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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

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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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.