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February 19, 2018 2:19 PM Iranian search and rescue teams reach wreckage from deadly plane crash

The crash, which killed all 65 people on board the plane, was yet another fatal aviation disaster for Iran. TEHRAN, IRAN—Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran’s Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional 7

February 18, 2018 8:17 AM Dozens feared dead after plane crashes in Iran

Country has seen a spate of deadly aviation accidents in recent years An Iranian commercial airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all 65 people on board were killed. The crash of the Aseman Airlines ATR-72 marks 29

February 11, 2018 2:01 PM Russian plane carrying 71 crashes near Moscow

Regional jet had disappeared from radar screens shortly after takeoff A Russian passenger plane believed to be carrying 71 people crashed Sunday afternoon near Moscow, shortly after takeoff from one of the city's airports. No survivors were immediately reported. The An-148 regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo 21

February 10, 2018 7:27 AM Israel, citing Iranian drone launched from Syria, strikes back with force

Israel says it is holding Iran directly responsible for the violation of airspace The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday and struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it, in what the military called a "severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty." The military said its planes faced heavy 16

February 9, 2018 5:42 PM WestJet pilots’ union files complaint over airline’s recruitment for discount carrier Swoop

The Air Line Pilots Association, International alleges WestJet Airlines Ltd. violated provisions of the Canada Labour Code by directly negotiating with pilots instead of the union over employment at Swoop, WestJet’s new ultra-low-cost carrier slated to begin flying in June. CALGARY—The union that represents WestJet and WestJet Encore pilots says it has filed 8

February 2, 2018 6:52 PM Canada’s UN peacekeeping contributions shrink again, despite Trudeau Liberals’ promises

OTTAWA—The number of Canadian peacekeepers deployed on United Nations missions has reached a new low, despite repeated promises by the Trudeau government to increase Canada’s contributions. The latest UN figures show that Canada had just 43 peacekeepers deployed on missions at the end of December, down from 62 in November. The new figure comes despite 14

January 31, 2018 10:07 PM Flight path taken by B.C. pilot before crash not authorized: Sydney Seaplanes owner

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau's preliminary report ruled out bird strike, contaminated fuel problems The owner of a seaplane that crashed off the coast of Australia on New Year's Eve says the flight path taken by the B.C. pilot was not authorized. Forty-four-year-old Gareth Morgan of North Vancouver was killed along with his five British passengers 13

January 31, 2018 4:31 PM Three dead after helicopter crashes into California home

Two others were injured when a helicopter crashed into the house in Newport Beach with such force that it was barely recognizable. NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF.—Three people were killed and two others were injured when a helicopter crashed into a house in a suburban Southern California neighbourhood just a few minutes after taking off, officials said. The helicopter 12

January 14, 2018 2:19 PM ‘No hope’ for 29 missing sailors as burning oil tanker sinks off coast of China

The ship had been burning for days after a collision with another ship in the East China Sea. TEHRAN, IRAN—A burning Iranian tanker listing for days off the coast of China after a collision with another vessel sank Sunday, with an Iranian official saying there was “no hope” of survival for the 29 missing sailors onboard. State TV quoted Mahmoud Rastad 16

January 8, 2018 6:18 PM 64 migrants feared dead after traffickers’ overcrowded boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea: UN

Since trafficking dinghies are often crammed with far more than 100 migrants, fears quickly arose that dozens more could be missing in the sinking. UN officials said Monday that accounts from survivors bore out those fears. ROME—As many as 64 African migrants, including a mother whose surviving 3-year-old child desperately clung to her as she drowned 12