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2008-10-03 09:00:23

Turbulence causes Taiwan plane to lose control in Thai airspace before landing, 21 injured BANGKOK, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- A China Airlines passenger plane lost control and experienced a steep drop over Thai airspace when approaching Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport Thursday noon, injuring 21 people on board. The CI641 jetliner heading for Bangkok, a 10-year-old Boeing 747- 400 passenger aircraft which belongs to Taiwan's major carrier China Airlines, had departed from Hong Kong at 10:50 a.m....


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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