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2005-08-26 12:02:27

By Mariana Bazo PUCALLPA, Peru (Reuters) - A Peruvian woman believed killed when a plane plowed into a jungle swamp has been found in a hospital, reducing the number of victims to 39 and bringing that of survivors to 59, the airline said on Friday.

2005-08-25 22:02:44

By Mariana Bazo PUCALLPA, Peru (Reuters) - A third American was identified among the dead after a plane crash in a swamp in the Peruvian jungle as searchers swarmed over the wreckage on Thursday, some trying to help, others seeking to loot.

2005-08-25 15:19:37

By Mariana Bazo PUCALLPA, Peru (Reuters) - Hundreds of people swarmed knee-deep in mud over the chaotic wreck of a Peruvian plane on Thursday -- some hunting for the black box, some for three missing victims and others just trying to grab thousands of bank notes strewn about or other curios, witnesses said.

2005-08-24 20:52:13

By Mariana Bazo PUCALLPA, Peru (Reuters) - Several hundred police and volunteers worked into the night in a muddy swamp on Wednesday to search for remaining bodies from a jet that crashed in Peru's northern jungle, killing 40 people.

2005-08-24 16:32:12

By Mariana Bazo PUCALLPA, Peru (Reuters) - Some 500 police and volunteers slogged through a thick swamp on Wednesday to search for remaining bodies from a jet that crashed in Peru's northern jungle, killing 41 people.

2005-08-24 13:42:33

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Rescue workers searched a lake in a thick swamp on Wednesday for the remaining bodies from a Peruvian jet that crashed in Peru's northern jungle, killing 41 people, including at least two foreign tourists.

2005-08-24 11:15:18

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Rescue workers with machetes hacked through swamps on Wednesday to search for bodies in the wreckage of a TANS airline jet that crashed in Peru's northern jungle, killing at least 41 people including foreign tourists.

2005-08-24 09:31:15

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Rescue workers with machetes hacked on Wednesday through swamps to search for bodies in the wreckage of a Boeing 737-200 TANS airline jet that crashed in Peru's northern jungle, killing at least 41 people including foreign tourists.

2005-08-23 20:14:26

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - A Peruvian passenger plane crashed during a severe storm in Peru's northeastern jungle on Tuesday, killing at least 40 people, police said.

2005-08-23 17:55:58

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - At least 40 people died when a passenger jet crashed in Peru's jungle on Tuesday, police said. "Until now, there are 40 cadavers that rescue teams are pulling from the wreckage.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.