Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 170 people crashes near Tehran – local media 

A Ukrainian passenger plane bound for Kiev appeared to already be in flames before it fell from the sky and into a farm field outside of Tehran on Wednesday, sparking speculation it was shot down before killing all 170 passengers on board.  Ukrainian International Airlines flight PS752 crashed near just three minutes after takeoff from […]

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Multiple dead after plane crashes on Gabriola Island

A twin-engine Piper Aerostar similar to one believed to have gone down on Gabriola Island on Dec. 10, 2019. [PNG Merlin Archive] PNG Several people have died after a plane crashed on the north end of Gabriola Island on Tuesday evening. “It was terrifying,” said Bette Lou Hagen, who lives about 100 metres from where […]

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Australia fires: helicopter crashes as 140 blazes rage in NSW and Queensland – live | Australia news

Queensland is choking on NSW’s bushfire smoke as a southerly change sweeps across the state bringing testing conditions for firefighters. The southeast corner of the state is shrouded in smoke, with the World Health Quality index showing unhealthy levels of air quality across parts of Queensland. “We have seen a southerly change move up from […]

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