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Air fatalities surge in 2018 after 6 big passenger plane crashes

Air fatalities surge in 2018 after 6 big passenger plane crashes

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Air fatalities surge in 2018 after 6 big passenger plane crashes

Airline safety: 2018 a sad year for plane crashes with sharp increase in fatal incidents. '

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Air fatalities surge in 2018 after 6 big passenger plane crashes

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An Indonesian aircraft with 189 people on board crashed into the sea on Monday as it tried to circle back to ...

A Lion Air plane with 189 passengers crashed on Monday morning

Russia: All 71 Onboard Killed in Plane Crash

Airline safety: 2017 was safest year in history for passengers around world, research shows

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Near misses, turbulence and aircraft fires are all among these nerve-inducing incidents

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2018 has already had 3 deadly commercial passenger plane crashes

A Saratov Airlines Antonov AN-148 plane takes off from the Domodedovo airport.

The pilots of Lion Air Flight 610 seem to have encountered a malfunction as well, but with a different ending.

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A Russian passenger jet crashed near Moscow. All 71 people aboard are feared dead.

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Since 1969 Boeing has produced more than 1,500 jumbo jets. But around two-thirds

British Airways aircraft line up at an airport

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Remains of Bangladesh's US-Bangla Flight BS211 lies on the ground as a plane takes

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The wreckage of British Airways Flight 38, a Boeing 777 that crashed at London Heathrow Airport

Last 6 years one of the darkest for commercial air passengers transport globally: study

A Mooney M20J plane carrying two passengers crashed into the Palo Alto Baylands on Sept. 4, 2018, near the Duck Pond. The pilot died on impact but the two ...

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Relatives of passengers comfort each other as they wait for news on a Lion Air plane that crashed off Java Island at Depati Amir Airport in Pangkal Pinang, ...

Graphic on Lion Air JT 610 that crashed shortly after take-off on Monday with

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The Airbus A380 is the world's largest passenger plane Credit: Getty

A Japanese Coast Guard ship and a United States Navy plane during a search operation for a United States Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet near ...

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Plane crashes are getting rarer and rarer. (Alexander Klein/AFP/Getty Images)

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Relatives of passengers comfort each other as they wait for news on a Lion Air plane that crashed off Java Island at Depati Amir Airport in Pangkal Pinang, ...

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Flight 901 after a runway overrun on 28 February 1984, with passengers evacuating.

Rescue team members arrange the wreckage, showing part of the logo of Lion Air flight

Indonesia Airline Crash - Lion Air Boeing 737 Accident Into Sea Island Of Bali

The accident aircraft:

Prior to the introduction of jets, most commercial airplanes were propeller driven, like the DC-3 pictured here. These planes had a limited cruising ...

The accident aircraft

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When learning to fly the Max 8, the new Boeing 737 model that crashed last month, Lion Air pilots only take a three-hour online-learning program.

4X-AXG, the aircraft involved, seen at Los Angeles International Airport on 23 August 1992, approximately six weeks before the accident.

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The aircraft involved in the accident is believed to have belonged to Mexican carrier Global Air ...