Passenger plane crashes in stormy Taiwan

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A plane has crashed while making an emergency landing in Taiwan killing at least 40 people, according to reports.

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At least 50 killed in Russian plane crash

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At least fifty people were killed when a passenger plane crashed in central Russia on Sunday night, officials said.

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Jump or die: Exclusive images show chaos as skydiving planes collide midair

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Cameras strapped to skydivers’ helmets were supposed to capture their perfectly timed jumps. Instead, footage shows the terrifying moment when their aircraft collided above Wisconsin. Watch on Nightly News and TODAY.

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Coroner: Asiana Flight 214 victim killed by fire truck, not plane crash

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Ye Mengyuan, 16 (pictured), survived the horrific landing in San Francisco and was alive when a responding emergency vehicle struck her on the runway, San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault said.

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Asiana Airlines mulls legal action over offensive fake pilot names

Asiana Airlines is weighing legal action after the National Transportation Safety Board mistakenly confirmed to a California television station fake, racially offensive names for the pilots of the flight that crashed last week in San Francisco.

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Pilot in charge of Asiana flight was on first trip as instructor, investigators reveal

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Two flight attendants were ejected from the rear of the plane but survived, the NTSB also said on Tuesday, and the plane went into a 360-degree spin after impact.

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High stress in high heels: Asiana Air flight crew praised for timely response

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They punctured an emergency chute that inflated inside the damaged plane and trapped people beneath. They doused fires while guiding — and sometimes carrying — passengers through smoke to exits and away from the wreckage. With their brisk, measured actions, flight attendants aboard the Asiana Airlines jet that crash landed over the weekend became the talk of American flight crews Monday.

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NTSB: Officials recover black boxes from San Francisco crash site

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News that Asiana Airlines Flight 214’s black boxes were recovered came after the airline’s president said engine failure was likely not the cause of the crash that killed two at San Francisco International Airport.

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Officials: Two people died in San Francisco plane crash and scores were injured

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A Boeing 777 jetliner with more than 300 people on board crashed and burst into flames at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday.

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‘Pillars of smoke,’ ‘several flips’: Witnesses recount scene at San Francisco plane crash

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Witnesses watched in horror as a plane crashed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday.

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'We're all devastated': Americans killed in 747 crash mourned

Photo: Gary Stockdale, 51, of Romulus, Mich., was killed in a cargo plane crash on Monday. (AP / Courtesy Stockdale Family)

Jamie Brokaw was an experienced navigator who was no stranger to dangerous flying situations and had the skills to stay cool in the face of danger, according to close friend Chris Connerton.

"He was a very good person and very smart person," Connerton told The Associated Press by telephone from Rochester, Minn.

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Jet rolls off Moscow runway, splits apart

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MOSCOW — A Russian airliner split into pieces after it slid off the runway and crashed onto a highway outside Moscow on Saturday, killing at least four of the 12 crew on board and leaving smoking chunks of fuselage on the icy road.

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