Breaking news – Polish president dies in plane crash

Polish president’s plane crashes in western Russia

16:33 10/04/2010 Polish President Lech Kaczynski and members of his official delegation died in the air crash>>

Polish President Lech Kaczynski dies in plane crash in SW Russia

11:56 10/04/2010 A passenger plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski crashed near the city of Smolensk, killing all 87 on board, Russia’s Emergencies Ministry said on Saturday.>>


US Navy E-2C Hawkeye crashed yesterday

From U.S. 5th Fleet Public Affairs

E-2C Hawkeye aircraft on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)
US Navy photo: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian M. Brooks

MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) — An E-2C Hawkeye from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121 stationed aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) crashed at sea March 31 while operating in the North Arabian Sea.

Three of the four crew members have been recovered and search and rescue efforts for the fourth crew member are currently underway.

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Crashed Tu-204 guided by GPS

Crew of passenger jet used pocket GPS to make emergency landing – paper

11:20 25/03/2010 Investigators have said the crew of the Tu-204 plane that made a belly landing in the woods on its approach to a Moscow airport earlier this week used a pocket GPS instead of the primary air navigation system, a leading Russian business daily said on Thursday.>> courtesy