LA UNION, Colombia (AP) — A chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match in its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, killing 71 people and leaving six survivors, officials said Tuesday.
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A plane crashed into the Mekong river in southern Laos on Wednesday, killing all 49 people on board. The ATR-72 turboprop plane, flying from the capital Vientiane, crashed five miles short of its destination Pakse, which is near the borders of both Thailand and Cambodia. Text and photos courtesy of Reuters.
Sept. 28 Photo Brief: Deadly Nepali plane crash, Bond under the hammer, Colombian pole dancers and no wife for Jesus
The Vatican claims the ancient papyrus mentioning Jesus’ wife is a fake, a bird causes a deadly plan crash in Nepal killing all 19 passengers, ladies compete in the annual Colombian pole dancing contest, London consumers and tattoo enthusiasts flock to the “50 Years of James Bond – the Auction” and the International London Tattoo convention and more in today’s daily brief.