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Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso | An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso — the third major international aviation disaster in a week.

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Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

File - This July 17, 2014, file photo show people walking amongst the debris at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine. Ukraine said the passenger plane was shot down as it flew over the country, killing all 298 people on board. Aviation ha…

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Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

A forensic team recovers human remains among the wreckage of crashed TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan on Thursday. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline …

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Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

WASHINGTON | Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of d…

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Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

A departure flight board displays various canceled and delayed flights in Ben Gurion International airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration imposed a 24-hour restriction on flights after a Hamas rocket landed within a mile of the airport. Aviat…

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France: Air Algerie flight vanishes over N Mali

France: Air Algerie flight vanishes over N Mali

The logo of the Air Algerie company office, at the Opera avenue in Paris Thursday July 24, 2014. A flight operated by Air Algerie has disappeared from radar while traveling from Burkina Faso in West Africa to Algiers. Authorities say it was carrying over 100 passengers and crew when air navi…

July 24, 2014 7:12 am
Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Dutch cargo plane crew members wait as Ukrainian honor guards load a coffin with the body of a Malaysian Airlines plane passenger in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The Dutch government has declared Wednesday a day of national mourning as the country prepares for the arri…

July 23, 2014 9:20 am
Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

People lay flowers in front of a plane prior a ceremony to mark the return of the first bodies, of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, from Ukraine at Eindhoven military air base, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. After being removed from the planes, the bodies …

July 23, 2014 9:20 am
Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Ukrainian honor guards lift up a coffin, holding the body of one of the Malaysian Airlines plane passengers, to load it onto a Dutch cargo plane in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The Dutch government has declared Wednesday a day of national mourning as the country prepar…

July 23, 2014 9:20 am
Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Ukrainian honor guards march away from a cargo plane, as Dutch crew members load a coffin holding the body of one of the Malaysian Airlines plane passengers in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The Dutch government has declared Wednesday a day of national mourning as the co…

July 23, 2014 9:20 am
Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

A woman lights a candle near flowers and candles placed in honour of 3 citizens, a mother,17 year old daughter and 13 year old son who were among the victims of flight MH17 in Delft, Netherlands, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The Netherlands was observing a day of national mourning as it prepare…

July 23, 2014 9:20 am
Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Flowers and a teddy bear are placed in front of a plane prior a ceremony to mark the return of the first bodies, of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, from Ukraine at Eindhoven military air base, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. After being removed from the pl…

July 23, 2014 9:20 am
Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Indonesian Christine holds a portrait of her fiance Willem Grootscholten of the Netherlands who was a passenger of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, at her guesthouse in Bali, Indonesia, Wednesday, June 23, 2014. The passenger plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine with the loss of …

July 23, 2014 9:20 am
Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Interpol officers and international experts walk in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 during the ceremony of loading coffins containing remains of passengers of Malaysian Boeing 777 that was downed over eastern Ukraine. The Dutch government has declared Wednesday a day of na…

July 23, 2014 9:20 am
Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

A youth holds a placard during a rally to seek justice for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, outside the Parliament house in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. A team of Malaysian investigators visited the site along with members of the the Organization for Secur…

July 23, 2014 9:20 am
Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profound consequences for the world's airlines.

July 18, 2014 9:36 am
Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

A closed desk of Malaysian airlines is seen at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam on  Thursday. Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsib…

July 18, 2014 9:36 am
Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce

Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce

An Israeli tank maneuvers to take a position along the Israel-Gaza Border, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Israel and Hamas have begun observing a five-hour humanitarian cease-fire, as fighting extended into a 10th day. The two sides agreed to the pause following a request by the United Nations so …

July 17, 2014 5:11 pm
Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

Smoke rises up at a crash site of a passenger plane, near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, Thursday, July 17, 2014. A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country and plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village i…

July 17, 2014 4:52 pm
Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

In this Nov. 15, 2012 photo, the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 with tail number 9M-MRD _ the same aircraft that was shot down near the Ukraine Russia border on Thursday, July 17, 2014 _ takes off from Los Angeles International Airport. Ukraine said the passenger plane was shot down Thursd…

July 17, 2014 2:50 pm
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