Category Archives: Accidents

3 people dead after helicopter crash in California

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Three people have been killed in southern California after a helicopter crashed into a house shortly after taking off.

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Colombia plane crash : Rescuers find survivors ..

A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia, officials say. Reports say there are six survivors. The plane reported electrical problems.The chartered aircraft, flying from Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense football team, airport officials said.The team was due to play in the final of the Copa Sudamericana, against Medellin team Atletico Nacional. The first leg of the final of the cup, South America’s second most important club competition, was scheduled for Wednesday, but has now been suspended.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s private jet has crash landed at Barcelona’s El Prat airport

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s private plane crashed during a landing at Barcelona’s El Prat airport , No injuries were reported.
Ronaldo, who was in Dortmund , Germany at the time as Real Madrid were preparing for what resulted in a 2-2 Champions League group stage draw against Borussia Dortmund, was not on the plane at the time of the crash.

At least 15 people die in Thailand boat accident

An overcrowded tourist boat carrying Muslim pilgrims was being piloted recklessly before it capsized, killing at least 15 Thai people, officials said on Monday as divers and other rescuers searched for 11 people still missing. The accident happened on Sunday on the Chao Phraya River in Ayutthaya , The double-decker tourist boat carrying around 100 Thai Muslims on a pilgrimage tried to overtake a sand barge and ran into a barrier, police said, causing the boat to capsize. 11 people are still missing and police divers resumed their search early on Monday. No foreigners were believed to be among the dead. The boat was 50 passengers over its capacity at the time of the accident, police said .