KATHMANDU, Oct 14: A helicopter belonging to Manang Air, identified by its 9N-ANJ callsign, crashed while on a passenger rescue mission from Lukla to Lobuche on Saturday morning.

KATHMANDU, July 31: A water tanker crashed into the wall of the Mahankal temple in Kathmandu this morning, leaving the driver seriously injured.

KATHMANDU, July 11: A helicopter belonging to Manang Air that had gone out of contact has been found crashed in Lamjura areas in Solukhumbu district. The helicopter that flew from Surke, Solukhumbu, to Kathmandu was found crashed in the Lamjura area in the district.

PALAIOCHORI, Greece, July 17: An Antonov cargo plane operated by a Ukrainian airline crashed Saturday near the city of Kavala in northern Greece, authorities said. Local residents reported seeing a fireball and hearing explosions for two hours after the crash.

KATHMANDU, June 2: The postmortem of the bodies of those killed in the crash of Tara Air plane has begun.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Crash site of missing Tara Air aircraft has been located at Sanosware, Thasang-2, Mustang, according to Nepal Army. Wreckages of the missing aircraft were found scattered at a foothill located in the area.

KUNMING, China, March 22: No survivors have been found as rescuers on Tuesday searched the scattered wreckage of a China Eastern plane carrying 132 people that crashed a day earlier on a wooded mountainside in China’s worst air disaster in more than a decade.

BEIJING, March 21: A China Eastern Airlines (600115.SS) aircraft with 132 people on board crashed in mountains in south China on Monday while on a flight from the city of Kunming to Guangzhou, China's Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said.

KATHMANDU, March 21: A China Eastern Airlines aircraft carrying 133 people on board crashed in the Guangxi region of China on Monday.

Investigators on Sunday continued searching for the bodies of seven people believed killed in the crash a day earlier of a small jet into a Tennessee lake, including an actor who portrayed Tarzan in a 1990s television series

HOLTVILLE, March 3: An SUV packed with 25 people pulled in front of an oncoming tractor-trailer on a two-lane highway cutting through farmland near the U.S-Mexico border early Tuesday, killing 13 and leaving bodies strewn across the roadway. Most of the dead were Mexicans, a Mexican official said.

KYIV, Sept 26: A military transport plane carrying air force cadets crashed and burst into flames near a highway in northeastern Ukraine on Friday evening, killing at least 22 people on board, officials said.

PARIS Nov 26 : A midair collision between two helicopters has killed 13 French soldiers fighting against Islamic extremists in Mali, French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday.

Comic actor Kevin Hart’s wife says he’s “going to be just fine” following a weekend car crash that left him with a major back injury.

MOSCOW, Aug 16: A Russian pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled plane in a corn field after birds hit both engines said Friday that a quick landing was his only chance and he was not afraid of handling it.

MULTAN, July 11: A Pakistani government official says a passenger train has rammed into freight train in the southern city of Rahim Yar Khan, killing 10 people and injuring 64 others.

MEXICO CITY, May 26: A Mexican military helicopter engaged in firefighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew and an inspector with the national forestry commission, the Navy said on Saturday.

LUKLA, April 15: A co-pilot of Summit Air and two police personnel died when a Twin Otter plane skidded off the runway and collided with a parked helicopter at Lukla airport on Sunday morning.

ADDIS ABABA, April 4: The pilots of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines jet followed all of Boeing’s recommended procedures when the plane started to nose-dive but still couldn’t save it, according to a preliminary report released Thursday by the Ethiopian government.

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The aviation world was rocked by Ethiopian Airline’s (ET) recent crash involving a B737Max8 that happened less than five months after Lion Air (JT) crash in Indonesia. Normally, the period is not crucial, but the common narratives seem to show very identical circumstances with both crashing within few minutes after takeoff.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The main opposition Nepali Congress has expressed deep sorrow over the chopper crash at Taplejung that claimed seven lives including Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari among others.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: All seven passengers onboard confirmed dead in helicopter crash in Taplejung district on Wednesday afternoon. According to local resident Suraj Bhattarai, authorities retrieved all dead bodies.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Five out of seven onboard confirmed dead in helicopter crash in Taplejung district on Wednesday afternoon.

Srinagar, Feb 27: An IAF jet crashed on Wednesday in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing at least one person, the Press Trust of India reported quoting the Indian government officials.

KABUL, Oct 31: There have been no survivors in the deadly crash of a military helicopter that had at least 20 people on board in Anar Dara district of Afghanistan's Farah province, TOLOnews reported on Wednesday, citing local officials.

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JAKARTA, Oct 29: An aircraft with 189 people on board is believed to have sunk after crashing into the sea off Indonesia’s island of Java on Monday, shortly after takeoff from the capital on its way to the country’s tin-mining hub, officials said.

LEICESTER, Oct 28: A helicopter belonging to Leicester City football club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed in a ball of flames in the club’s car park on Saturday after a Premier League match, British media said.

CALIFORNIA, Oct 12: Internet users around the world may experience network connection failures on Thursday as the main domain servers and related infrastructure controlling the web will be powered down for some time.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The phone rang. The receiver was greeted with a frantic message from the other end. “Call your sister Dolma immediately! Looks like something really bad has happened.”It was around 9 am last Saturday.

DHADING/ NUWAKOT, Sept 9: Six people died while one was injured after an Altitude Air helicopter crashed into the dense forest of Mailungpakha in Meghan Rural Municipality-1, Basurgchet of Nuwakot district on Saturday morning.

HANOI, July 30: Thirteen people were killed and four injured when a minibus carrying guests on the way to a wedding in central Vietnam collided head-on with a large container truck on Monday, the government said in a statement.

HAVANA, July 28: Mailen Diaz Almaguer, 19, was initially one of three female survivors of the accident in which a Boeing 737 crashed shortly after take-off from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport.The sole survivor of the air crash that killed 112 people in Cuba in May remains in "critical condition" and is being constantly monitored, doctors report.

LOS ANGELES, July 11: A plane carrying 11 people crashed Tuesday (Jul 10) on a mountainside in Alaska, officials and rescuers said, but there were no deaths.

ROLPA, July 11: Dhanapuri Rokamagar, 61, of Thabang-5 in Rolpa district silently watched the cremation of her two sons on the bank of the Lungri River. Another son and a daughter were being cremated at the same time on the bank of Rapti in Dang district. She lost all four of her children in the tipper truck accident in Mustang Friday. Altogether 20 people were killed in the accident.

BEIJING, June 30: The death toll in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on a highway in central China has risen to 18, with another 14 people injured, police say.

CONNECTICUT, June 25: The idea that a trade war between US and China is good for the dollar is complete nonsense, according to investor Peter Schiff. He believes that greenback will only depreciate.

June 24: South Carolina Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington, who ousted incumbent U.S. Representative Mark Sanford in a primary this month, was seriously injured in a car crash that killed the driver of a second vehicle, her campaign said on Saturday.

URLABARI (Morang), May 22: An elderly citizen died in an auto-tempo crash on Monday evening at an inner road section in Madhumalla and Toribari of Miklajung rural municipality – 8.

HAVANA, May 20: Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday shortly after takeoff from Havana had killed 110 of the 113 on board, making it the Caribbean island’s deadliest air disaster in nearly 30 years.

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KATHMANDU, May 17: A Cessna 208B aircraft of Makalu Air flying to Simikot airport of Humla district from Surkhet airport  crashed on Wednesday, killing the pilot and co-pilot. The cargo flight of the light aircraft with call sign 9N AUJ went out of radar contact at 6:45 am.

JAPAN, May 8: A car driven by a Nepali national got into severe accident at Sapporo City, Hokkaido, Japan however no casualties have been reported. According to sources, it is informed that the driver was drunk and driving the car at midnight.

US-Bangla Airlines yesterday raised questions over the primary investigation report of the Nepalese authorities on the March 12 crash of its plane at Kathmandu airport that left 51 dead, 27 of them Bangladeshis.

KATHMANDU, April 14: A preliminary report of last month’s US Bangla air crash has claimed that there has been no lapse on part of the rescue operators after the crash, and that the airport’s rescue team had reached the accident site within two minutes after the aircraft hit fire.

April 12: At least 257 people were killed on Wednesday when a military plane crashed near the Algerian capital, Algiers, state media reported.

ALGIERS, April 11: More than 250 people including members of Western Sahara’s Polisario independence movement were killed when a military plane crashed in a field outside Algeria’s capital on Wednesday, officials said.

March 19: The bodies of 23 of the US-Bangla plane crash victims will be taken back home from Nepal today as their identification process was completed yesterday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 18: Two among those injured in the March 12 fatal crash involving the US-Bangla passenger airplane at Tribhuvan International Airport returned home from a hospital on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 18: The government of Bangladesh has assigned a 5-member accredited representative team to Nepal to assist the investigations of last week’s US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu. According to the Aviation Management Department of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA), the team will land in Kathmandu on Monday.

POKHARA, March 16: Turkish Airway's airliner had an accident at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) about three years ago.  All the passengers in the aircraft were unharmed. However, as the plane remained grounded at TIA for a few days, larger aircraft could not approach the runway, which affected the tourism sector greatly as the tourist season in Nepal was approaching.