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Canadian PM Trudeau says Iranian missile shot down Ukrainian jet

Jan 10, 2020 - 7:46 AM

Trudeau's comments come as images posted on social media increasingly pointed to a catastrophic mistake by Tehran's air defense batteries bringing the down Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 in flames

People stand near the wreckage after a Ukrainian plane carrying 176 passengers crashed near Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran on January 8, 2020. All 176 people on board a Ukrainian passenger plane were killed when it crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on January 8, Iranian state media reported. State news agency IRNA said 167 passengers and nine crew members were on board the aircraft operated by Ukraine International Airlines. ROHHOLLAH VADATI / ISNA / AFP

Pilot killed in Iran F-5 fighter jet crash

Aug 26, 2018 - 8:29 PM

The cause of the accident is still unknown

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British 'Red Arrows' jet crashes near air base

Mar 21, 2018 - 12:01 AM

Officials decline to give more details, but it was understood two people were on board when it crashed at the Valley Royal Air Force base

Pilot dead as F18 military plane crashes near Madrid

Oct 17, 2017 - 6:20 PM

The accident comes just days after the pilot of a Eurofighter jet was killed on the approach to landing at a military base at Albacete, 300 kilometers southeast of the capital

Poland accuses Russia of 'terrorism' over 2010 jet crash

Mar 14, 2016 - 9:19 PM

Poland accuses Russia of downing a Polish presidential jet in 2010 in what it calls an act of terrorism sparking an immediate retort from Moscow

AFTERMATH. A Russian policemen walks near the wreckage of a Polish government Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft that crashed near Smolensk airport on April 10, 2010. Photo by Maxim Malinovsky / AFP

Iranian fighter jet crashes, 2 pilots dead

Jan 12, 2016 - 10:51 PM

A local security official says the plane crashed about 65 kilometers from the city of Konarak in Iran s southern Sistan Baluchistan province

Manufacturer of crashed jet in Indonesia to join probe

Dec 22, 2015 - 11:12 AM

The crash of a T 50 Golden Eagle fighter jet during an air show in central Java marked the 3rd crash involving the South Korea developed supersonic training aircraft

SMOKE FROM CRASH. A plane was seen spiraling to the ground, followed by a dark plume of smoke. Photo from Rappler

11 likely killed in British air show crash – police

Aug 23, 2015 - 11:19 PM

The Hawker Hunter fails to pull out of a loop and crashed into traffic next to the Shoreham air show

WRECKAGE. Police and emergency services stand by the wreckage of the aircraft, West Sussex, Britain 22 August 2015. Photo by EPA

Indonesia calls off search for jet crash victims

May 19, 2012 - 1:54 PM

At the end of the operation 14 victims were identified and 35 body bags filled with victims remains were recovered

Indonesia jet crash bodies sent for identification

May 12, 2012 - 4:26 PM

The bodies of those who perished when Sukhoi s new Superjet 100 hit Mount Salak in western Java on Wednesday were badly dismembered