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August 4, 2018 1:57 PM Several dead after small plane crashes in Switzerland forest

Police say the aircraft burnt out and officials have not been able confirm the exact number and identity of those who died. The aircraft went down near the town of Hergiswil, with police alerted to the crash just before 10am local time. Authorities sent a helicopter to extinguish the burning wreck of the aircraft before rescue workers could get to the scene 35

August 4, 2018 8:19 AM Eighteen dead as Russian helicopter crashes soon after take-off

The transport ministry has launched an investigation after the deaths of three members of the aircraft crew and 15 passengers. The Russian transport ministry said the model Mi-8 aircraft went down soon after take-off from a gas field in Turuhansk at 5.43am local time due to a collision with machinery being carried by another helicopter. Among those killed 57

August 2, 2018 1:35 PM Crash on A259 in Brookland triggers emergency response

The accident, which happened at 12.15pm today on the A259 in Brookland, near the Woolpack Inn, has caused the road to be closed in both directions. Slow traffic has been reported between the pub and Lamb Farm Cottages, drivers are advised to approach with caution. Police spokesman Steve Knight said: "Kent Police was called at 12.14pm following a single-vehicle 36

July 31, 2018 11:01 PM Mexico plane crash: Aeromexico jet crashes near Durango

A PASSENGER plane operated by Aeromexico has crashed shortly after taking off from Durango in Mexico. At least 80 people were on board the plane when it went down near Guadalupe Victoria International airport, local media reports. A Durango State Civil Protection spokesman said 80 people were injured in the accident. Two people injured are in a critical 56

July 30, 2018 11:49 AM Vibeke Skofterud: Former Olympic champion dies in jet-skiing accident

Olympic cross-country skiing gold medallist Vibeke Skofterud has died in a jet-skiing accident at the age of 38. The Norwegian won 4x5km relay gold at the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010 and was also a two-time world champion in the discipline. Skofterud was reported missing on Saturday, and her body was found by rescuers near the island of St Helena 40

July 28, 2018 1:52 PM Sheppey: Tributes to Shane Gray who died in lake accident in Chichester, West Sussex

Scores of people have paid tribute to a popular Islander who died in an accident at a lake in West Sussex. Shane Gray, from Leysdown, died at Lakeside Holiday Park near Chichester on Wednesday. The former Minster College pupil was believed to have been working at the park. Paying tribute, Shane's family said: "We don't know really where to start 30

July 27, 2018 4:17 PM PICTURES: Air ambulance takes casualty to Bristol after A4361 crash

A MOTORIST was airlifted to Southmead Hospital after a serious crash near Wroughton. South Western Ambulance Service sent five ambulances to the scene of the two-car accident on the A4361 at around 2.50pm on Friday. The air ambulance was also called to the crash, together with a paramedic officer and rapid response paramedic car. One person was taken 21

July 27, 2018 2:31 PM Stanley Metcalf: Boy, 6, dies after being 'shot with pellet gun' in Yorkshire village

THE six-year-old boy who died in Sproatley, East Yorkshire after being "shot with a pellet gun" has been named as Stanley Metcalf. He was taken ill yesterday afternoon at a house in Church Lane in Sproatley, where he was understood to be while visiting relatives. The youngster, a keen football fan, was rushed to Hull Royal Infirmary where he later died, according 38

July 27, 2018 10:40 AM Man remains in serious condition after crash in Northfleet

A man remains in hospital with serious injuries after a collision in Northfleet. Kent Police are appealing for information after a motorcyclist in his 30s was taken to hospital after an accident at a roundabout. Officers were called to the A2260 just after 8pm last night (July 26), where the man suffered serious injuries to his legs and chest. He was taken 29

July 25, 2018 6:47 AM Overturned car and trailer on A249 Maidstone Road

A truck with a trailer has overturned on the A249 near Bobbing, causing long delays. The road's Maidstone-bound carriageway was closed at the Key Street roundabout exit following the accident, which happened at about 5am. A police spokesman said: "Kent Police was called at 5.31am on Wednesday, July 25 regarding a report that a truck and trailer had overturned 31