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    Russian Cargo Plane Crash In Karachi

  • Cargo plane crash kills 37, destroys village in Kyrgyzstan

    BISHKEK: A Turkish cargo plane crashed on Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, destroying half of a village and killing at least 37 people in the plane and on the ground, the Emergency Situations Ministry said...

    Footage from the scene showed the plane’s nose stuck inside a brick house and large chunks of debris scattered around...

  • Russian plane crash points to Egypt’s counter-insurgency flaws

    EL-ARISH: Giant posters of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in military uniform hang at security checkpoints leading to the Sinai, but the crash of a Russian airliner in the peninsula has shattered the image of control they seek to project...

    Whatever the case, the death of 224 mostly Russian tourists has raised tough questions about the wisdom of Sisi’s approach to militants...

  • Investigators hunt for clues over Russian passenger plane crash

    Investigators will examine on Monday numerous possible causes of one of Russia's worst ever aviation accidents that saw a passenger plane carrying 71 people crash near Moscow minutes after take off, killing everyone on board...

    The Antonov An-148 plane went down in the Ramensky district on the outskirts of Moscow at 2:48 pm on Sunday after taking off from Domodedovo airport in the capital...

  • Amazon unveils cargo plane as it expands delivery network

    SEATTLE: Seattle-based Amazon is unveiling its first branded cargo plane at the annual Seafair Air Show, one of 40 jetliners that will make up Amazon's own air transportation network...

    Amazon has leased 40 Boeing jets from Atlas Air and Air Transportation Services Group, which will operate the air cargo network...

  • Cargo jet crash kills at least 37 in Kyrgyzstan

    A cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, the Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday...

    The Boeing 747 crashed just outside the Manas airport, south of the capital Bishkek, killing people in the residential area adjacent to the airport as well as those on the plane...

  • Survivor recalls horror of Karachi plane crash that killed 97

    One of the two people to survive a plane crash in Karachi that killed 97 people has described jumping from the burning wreckage of the aircraft after it hurtled into a residential neighbourhood...

    The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane came down among houses on Friday after both engines failed as it approached Karachi airport, the airline said...

  • Airbus experts visit PIA plane crash site in Karachi as probe opens

    Airbus experts on Tuesday opened a probe into last week's plane crash that killed 97 people when a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A-320 went down in a crowded neighbourhood near Karachi airport...

    The Airbus experts and engineers also visited the crash site of flight PK-8303, where they were given a briefing by officials of the Aircraft Accident Investigation Board, Radio Pakistan reported...

  • Virus compounds Karachi plane crash grief

    Gathered together via Zoom, friends and relatives of Wahida and Fazal Rahmaan watched from afar as the beloved couple were buried in Pakistan, days after they were killed in a plane crash...

    The Rahmaans, married 53 years, were among 97 people killed when the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus plummeted into a Karachi neighbourhood, killing all but two people on board...

  • Call to start cargo trains between Karachi, Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry senior vice president Ziaul Haq Sarhadi has demanded of the government to start export cargo train between Peshawar and Karachi...

    Earlier cargo services like 0012 down, 002 down and others that were operated from Peshawar were a big source of income for Pakistan Railways, he added...

  • Karachi port cargo handling rises 14pc

    KARACHI: The Karachi port handled a record tonnage of cargo during the first quarter (July-September) of this fiscal year, showing a growth of 14 per cent at 12...

    899m tonnes of dry general cargo as against 5...

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