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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
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.