Three Dead, Many Hurt, In Turkey Plane Accident

Three people have died and 179 were injured when a plane skidded off the runway at an Istanbul airport, caught fire and split into three after landing in rough weather. Live images broadcast on Turkish television showed several people climbing through a large crack in the severed aircraft and escaping onto one of the wings... Continue Reading →

‘Completely Devastated’ Says Vanessa Bryant Over Kobe And Daughter’s Death

Vanessa Bryant spoke out Wednesday for the first time since her husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna were killed in a horrific helicopter crash, saying the family is “completely devastated” by the tragedy. Vanessa, who married Kobe in 2001 when she was still a teenager, took to Instagram to communicate her grief but said she was at a loss... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: All 9 Bodies Recovered From Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Crash (Photos) All nine bodies have been recovered by California rescuers from Kobe Bryant’s helicopter crash, the coroner’s office confirmed Tuesday. Three bodies were first retrieved from the scattered wreckage on Sunday, the day of the crash. On Monday, the remaining six were located as the search resumed. In a statement, the Los Angeles County coroner’s... Continue Reading →

R.I.P. Kobe Bryant, Daughter Gianna Among 9 Dead In Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant, 41, the legendary basketball star who spent 20 years with the Lakers, was killed Sunday morning when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed amid foggy conditions and burst into flames in the hills above Calabasas. His daughter Gianna, 13, was also on board, NBA authorities confirmed. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: Three Dead As Firefighting Plane Crashes In Australia

Three American crew helping to battle Australia’s devastating bushfires were killed Thursday when their water-bombing plane crashed in mountainous terrain during a sortie to tackle another outbreak of the deadly blazes. Officials said the Hercules C-130 plane erupted in a large fireball on impact in a national park the Snowy Mountains shortly before 1:30 pm... Continue Reading →

New Footage Shows Two Iranian Missiles Fired, One Hitting Ukraine Plane

New video footage has emerged showing two Iranian missiles tearing through the night sky and hitting a Ukrainian passenger plane, sending the aircraft down in flames and killing all 176 passengers and crew on board. The projectiles were fired 30 seconds apart and explain why the plane’s transponder was not working as it hurtled to... Continue Reading →

VIDEOS: Iranian Missile Brought Down Airliner, Says Canadian PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday multiple intelligence sources indicate that Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner after it took off from Tehran, killing all 176 onboard, including 63 Canadians. Trudeau’s comments came as video emerged that appeared to show the moment the airliner was hit. That and other footage posted on social media... Continue Reading →

Iran Says Ukrainian Plane Turned Back Before Crashing

Iranian authorities have said a Ukrainian airliner, which crashed outside Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board, turned back after suffering a problem, as Ukrainian experts joined the investigation Thursday. Both Canada and the United States called for a full investigation to determine the cause of Wednesday’s crash, which came shortly after... Continue Reading →

Grief And Mourning After Iran plane Crash Kills 176

Bereaved friends and families joined in mourning after a Ukrainian airliner crashed near Tehran killing all 176 onboard, as heartbreaking details started emerging about the victims, most of them from Iran and Canada. Both Canada and the United States called for a full investigation to determine the cause of Wednesday’s crash, which came shortly after... Continue Reading →

176 Killed As Boeing 737 Plane Crashes In Iran

All 176 people on board a Ukrainian passenger plane were killed when it crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday, Iranian state media reported. State news agency IRNA said 167 passengers and nine crew members were onboard the aircraft operated by Ukraine International Airlines TIME reports. “Obviously it is impossible that passengers” on... Continue Reading →

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