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August 5, 2018 6:42 PM Robert Martin, Tuskegee Airman who flew ‘63 and a half’ combat missions, dies at 99

Robert L. Martin, a combat pilot who said he flew “63 and a half” missions during Second World War as part of the barrier-breaking Tuskegee Airmen, was shot down over German-occupied territory on the 64th and spent five weeks trying to return to Allied lines with the help of Josip Broz Tito’s anti-fascist Yugoslav partisans, died July 26 at a senior 16

July 21, 2018 1:36 PM Wildfire threat prompts evacuations in northeastern Ontario

The fire known as Parry Sound 33 more than quadrupled in size Friday to about 19 square kilometres, prompting the ministry to recommend the mandatory evacuations of the Key Harbour area and the municipality of Killarney south of the French River Provincial Park. The Ministry also said in a release issued late Friday night that dense smoke from the fires 11

June 30, 2018 1:38 PM 18 dead, 14 injured after China bus-truck collision

Speeding, dangerous passing, poorly maintained vehicles and fatigued drivers are most often the cause of serious traffic accidents in China. Friday's accident appeared to be one of the worst in recent months. Despite vast improvements in safety, the World Health Organization says about 260,000 Chinese die each year in traffic accidents, many of them pedestrians 13

June 17, 2018 1:27 PM 'Suspicious' bag blamed for Winnipeg airport evacuation

Passengers were allowed back into the airport shortly after 8 a.m. RCMP say a "suspicious" abandoned bag is what prompted the evacuation of the Winnipeg's international airport around 7 a.m. Sunday. Passengers were allowed back inside shortly after 8 a.m. according to the email from RCMP. About 2,000 people had to leave the building and congregated in the airport 55

May 9, 2018 12:36 PM North Korean’s Kim Jong Un breaks with his flight-phobic father, travels by plane

Kim took a plane to the Chinese city of Dalian this week, becoming the first North Korean ruler to fly abroad in 32 years. Schooled for several years in Switzerland, Kim is believed to have travelled by air many times during his teenage years. After he became North Korea’s leader, state media said he was aboard Chammae-1 when he reviewed air force planes 17

May 8, 2018 7:36 PM Boeing to consult with U.S. on 'next steps' after Trump's Iran move

Boeing Co. said on Tuesday it will consult with the U.S. government on "next steps" following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a 2015 international agreement designed to deny Iran the ability to build nuclear weapons. IranAir has ordered 200 passenger aircraft worth $38.3 billion US at list prices, including 100 from Airbus, 80 from Boeing 34

March 23, 2018 12:24 PM Boeing will not appeal tariff ruling in Bombardier's favour

U.S. plane maker had sought tariffs of up to 300 per cent on imported Bombardier jets Aircraft giant Boeing will not appeal a ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission that allows its Canadian rival Bombardier to sell its newest commercial jets without heavy duties. Boeing launched a trade case with the independent International Trade Commission 71

March 10, 2018 5:13 PM Porter flight makes emergency landing in New Brunswick after electrical problems

The Halifax-to-Montreal flight was diverted Fredericton International Airport after the crew reported electrical sparking. The airline says all 72 passengers and four crew members made it safely off the plane. FREDERICTON—Airline officials say no one was injured as a flight from Halifax to Montreal was forced to make an emergency landing in New Brunswick 27

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 64

February 15, 2018 6:49 PM Canada weighing contribution to expanded NATO training mission in Iraq

Once planning is complete, Canada will have a better idea of what it can contribute, says defence minister Canada is considering how it can contribute to an expanded NATO training mission in Iraq, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Thursday. The military alliance, which already has a small team in Iraq instructing local security forces in bomb disposal 78