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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek investigators said on Friday they found three skeletons at the site of last year's Cypriot passenger plane crash east of Athens and that they could be the remains of three people missing from the flight.
NICOSIA (Reuters) - Aviation authorities in Cyprus said on Monday they had grounded a Boeing aircraft run by budget carrier Helios Airways after the plane carrying British tourists had to turn back twice with technical problems.
NICOSIA (Reuters) - A British engineer who cleared the takeoff of a Cypriot airliner which crashed in Greece, killing 121 people, fears for his safety and refuses to return to Cyprus for questioning, a Cypriot official said on Wednesday.
By Michele Kambas NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus's president said on Monday his administration would take full responsibility if a Greek team investigating the country's worst air disaster found that Cypriot aviation authorities were to blame.
NICOSIA (Reuters) - The operator of a Cypriot airliner that crashed in Greece killing 121 people earlier this month announced on Tuesday it would suspend flights on the doomed plane's route between Larnaca and Prague via Athens.
By Karolos Grohmann ATHENS (Reuters) - An exhausted-sounding man sent last-minute Mayday calls from a Cypriot airliner that crashed earlier this month, Greek officials investigating one of civil aviation's most baffling incidents said on Monday.
An exhausted-sounding man sent last-minute Mayday calls from a Cypriot airliner that crashed earlier this month, Greek officials investigating one of civil aviation's most baffling incidents said on Monday.
By Brian Williams ATHENS (Reuters) - Cyprus's president said on Wednesday the weekend crash of a Cypriot airliner was "peculiar" with only one precedent, indirectly suggesting a link to U.S. golfer Payne Stewart's similar plane death six years ago.
By Brian Williams ATHENS (Reuters) - Investigators believe the key to discovering what caused a Cypriot plane to crash in Greece, killing all 121 people on board, may be found in the flight's final 23 minutes.
By Brian Williams ATHENS (Reuters) - The co-pilot and two stewardesses on a Cyprus airliner were alive when the plane crashed in Greece at the weekend killing all 121 aboard, the chief coroner of the investigation said on Tuesday.
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