Plane crashes

March 11, 2018 - 5:10 pm
Sunday, March 11, 2018, 5:15 p.m. For editorial questions, call the department (800-845-8450, ext. 7636). For technical and service questions, call the AP Global Customer Support at 877-836-9477 or email apcustomersupport @ ap.org. NEW IRAN PLANE CRASH: Map locates crash in Iran of a jet flying...
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Delegates applaud as Chinese President Xi Jinping walks to his seat after casting his vote for an amendment to China's constitution that will abolish term limits on the presidency and enable him to rule indefinitely, during a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Sunday, March 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 11, 2018 - 2:32 pm
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March 11, 2018 - 12:13 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the Turkish plane crash in Iran (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says at least 11 people were on board the small Turkish private plane that crashed. That's according to a report Sunday night on the crash that quotes the Iranian Red...
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March 10, 2018 - 10:16 pm
SHARPSBURG, N.C. (AP) — Officials in eastern North Carolina say a man was unhurt when he crash-landed a single-engine plane in an open field. The Rocky Mount Telegram reports that 50-year-old Christopher Rowe of McLean, Virginia, was the only occupant of the plane that came down Saturday afternoon...
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March 08, 2018 - 5:46 pm
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Two people have died in the wreckage of a small plane that crashed at Laredo International Airport in South Texas after the pilot reported smoke coming from an engine. The Piper PA-31P had departed the airport Thursday morning and was attempting to return when it crashed in a...
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This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a member of the Syrian Civil Defense group helping a man who was wounded after airstrikes and shelling hit in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, March. 7, 2018. Government forces carried out punishing airstrikes against an opposition-held suburb of Damascus, seeking to divide the besieged enclave in two and further squeeze rebels and tens of thousands of civilians trapped inside, state-run media and opposition activists reported. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
March 07, 2018 - 5:23 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces seized vast swaths of territory including farmland in the opposition-held suburbs of Damascus on Wednesday, effectively dividing the besieged enclave in two and further squeezing rebels and tens of thousands of civilians trapped inside, state media and a war...
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March 07, 2018 - 11:59 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's civil war (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Sweden's U.N. Ambassador Olof Skoog is demanding immediate implementation of the U.N. resolution that his country sponsored with Kuwait demanding a cease-fire throughout Syria, calling the effort so far "totally and...
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This photo release by the Syrian Red Crescent, shows members of the Syrian Red Crescent distributing medicines for civilians in Douma, eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Monday, March. 5, 2018. Desperate for food and medicine, Syrian civilians in the war-ravaged eastern suburbs of Damascus hoped for relief Monday as a 46-truck aid convoy began entering the rebel stronghold, the first such shipment in months. (Syrian Red Crescent via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 10:17 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A Russian military cargo plane crashed near an air base in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 39 Russian servicemen on board in a blow to Russian operations in Syria. The Russian military quickly insisted the plane was not shot down and blamed the crash on a technical error. Meanwhile,...
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March 06, 2018 - 8:02 pm
ROSSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Federal investigators say the pilot of a plane struggled to regain control of the aircraft before it crashed into a central Indiana farm field, killing all three people aboard. The National Transportation Safety Board says in a preliminary report into the Feb. 22 crash that...
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This photo released by the Syrian Red Crescent shows a convoy of vehicles of the Syrian Red Crescent arriving to Douma, eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Monday, March. 5, 2018. Desperate for food and medicine, Syrian civilians in the war-ravaged eastern suburbs of Damascus hoped for relief Monday as a 46-truck aid convoy began entering the rebel stronghold, the first such shipment in months. (Syrian Red Crescent via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 1:36 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local): 8:30 p.m. France says the U.N. Security Council will meet Wednesday to discuss the failure to implement its Feb. 24 resolution demanding a cease-fire "without delay" in Syria. The truce was supposed to last for at least 30 days in...
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