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2014-07-23 12:21:48

THE HAGUE, the Netherlands, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Investigation effort in full swing, black boxes currently being read out The Dutch Safety Board took over formal responsibility for the air crash investigation from Ukraine yesterday evening. The two black boxes have since arrived in the United Kingdom, where they are currently being read out and analysed by a team of international specialists. The on-site investigation in Ukraine is currently in full swing....

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2010-09-13 08:30:00

Green Bank Telescope's staff typically spend their days helping scientists carry out their research, but on one dramatic day in February 2010, they helped rescue soldiers from a crashed helicopter The National Radio Astronomy Observatory's (NRAO) Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope  (GBT) is the world's largest fully steerable telescope, an incredibly sensitive instrument that can detect complex molecules such as sugar (glycoaldehyde) in space, measure minuscule fluctuations in...

2009-04-21 11:35:00

SOMERSET, Pa., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite its remote location in southwest Pennsylvania, the crash site of United Flight 93 has already been visited by more than one million people from all 50 states and 120 countries, according to the National Park Service (NPS). A temporary memorial marks the site until the permanent Flight 93 National Memorial is built. The permanent National Memorial will be devoted to the lives and actions of 40 people who changed history on September 11, 2001,...

2008-08-24 21:00:03

BISHKEK. Aug 24 (Interfax) - The Boeing-737 which crashed in Kyrgyzstan, has burnt down completely, said Kyrgyz Emergency Minister Kamchibek Tashiyev said. "There were 90 people on board, 25 of them survived," Tashiyev told Interfax. Rescue operations at the crash site are underway. According to early reports, 25 people survived the air crash, the Kyrgyz Civil Aviation Department told Interfax. Two ambulance cars took to Bishkek the first nine victims of the Boeing 737 crash, a...

2007-06-26 21:01:37

By Mike Peters, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jun. 26--In a little green glen east of Greeley, shaded by huge cottonwoods, two men died in a fiery plane crash on Monday. The crash site was alongside 8th Street and about a half-mile from the nearest runway, out of sight from the road, but passers-by could see the billowing smoke just after the plane crash. The "amateur-built, experimental aircraft" went down about 100 feet from a water-filled irrigation ditch, southeast of the Greeley-Weld...

2006-08-23 14:18:26

By Gleb Garanich SUKHA BALKA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Rescue teams recovered all the bodies on Wednesday from the wreckage of a Russian airliner that crashed in Ukraine with at least 170 passengers and crew on board after flying into a severe thunderstorm. Accident investigators also retrieved the plane's flight recorders, known as black boxes, and began trying to work out exactly what caused the three-engine Tu-154 to crash on Tuesday. Distraught relatives, some barely able to stand,...

2006-08-23 04:25:34

By Gleb Garanich SUKHA BALKA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Investigators have found the black boxes of a Russian airliner which plummeted into a field in Ukraine with 170 people on board after flying into a severe thunderstorm. Distraught relatives, some barely able to stand, were being flown to the crash site from St Petersburg, where the Tu-154 had been bound on a flight from a Black Sea resort on Tuesday. There were no survivors after the aircraft operated by one of Russia's largest...

2006-08-22 20:35:29

By Alexander Khudotyoply SUKHA BALKA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Grieving relatives were to fly to eastern Ukraine on Wednesday where a Russian airliner carrying 170 holidaymakers home from a seaside resort crashed, killing everyone on board. Rescuers waded through marshes searching for the plane's "black box" flight recorders. Officials said the plane had probably been hit by lightning and then hurtled into the ground as the crew tried to maneuver out of a violent storm. Ten crew and 39...

2005-10-24 09:44:34

By Tume Ahemba LISSA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Recovery teams gathered human body parts in plastic bags and prepared to excavate a smoldering crater on Monday left by a Nigerian passenger plane that crashed killing all 117 people on board. Investigators are working on the theory that the Boeing 737 nose-dived into a marsh north of Lagos on Saturday night and most of the fuselage and victims of the crash were now buried beneath the impact zone. "The plane nose-dived, the wings blew off,...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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