2 killed in fiery plane crash in Kansas
A small plane crashed moments after takeoff from the Johnson County Executive Airport in Olathe, Kansas, killing two on New Year's Eve.The single-engine Mooney M20S was engulfed by a post-crash fire, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
On Wednesday evening, Edmontonians gathered at the Alberta Legislature to pay tribute to the individuals who died in a plane crash in Iran early Wednesday mo The crash claimed the lives of 176 individuals, including 27 who were from Edmonton.
Media caption"She was full of dreams and now they're gone": Vigil held for Iran plane crash victims in Toronto. In the aftermath of the deadly Ukraine Canada is home to a large Iranian diaspora, with some 210,000 citizens of Iranian descent, according to the federal census. But Mr Mortazavi said that
Hassan Shadkhoo spoke with his wife on WhatsApp 20 minutes before hertook off from Iran on Wednesday.
Sheyda Shadkhoo was returning to Toronto after spending three weeks visiting her mother and sisters.
"She wanted me to assure her there wasn't going to be a war,'' Shadkhoo told Canadian broadcaster, referring to heightened between the United States and Iran. "And I told her not to worry. Nothing's going to happen.''
Military plane crash in Sudan's West Darfur leaves 18 dead
A military transport plane crashed on Thursday after taking off from an airport in Sudan's West Darfur, killing 18 people on board, according to the military .The Antonov 12 plane crashed five minutes after taking off from El-Geneina, killing its crew of seven as well as three judges and eight other civilians, including four children, the statement said.The cause of the crash is being investigated.El-Geneina, which is the capital of West Darfur and lies close to Sudan's border with Chad, has seen deadly clashes between ethnic groups in recent days.
Also among the victims were Ontario residents Evin Arsalani, 30, and her husband Hiva Molani More than 210,000 residents of Iranian descent live in Canada, according to the country’s most recent census Iranian officials have stated they suspect mechanical issues were a factor in the crash .
Roja Azadian and her husband , Mohsen Ahmadipour, had expected to travel back to Ottawa Ontario resident Hamed Esmaeilion lost his wife , dentist Parisa Eghbalian, 42, and nine- year -old daughter Mourners attend a vigil for the victims of a Ukrainian plane crash in Iran at University of Toronto
Iran plane crash:
The chemist was one of 176 victims,, when Flight 752 shortly after took off. U.S. and Canadian officials on Thursday said they believe the plane was .
In the CBC interview Wednesday, Hassan Shadkhoo said his wife of 10 years saved his life.
"I lived because of her,'' he said. "I lived for her.''
Asked what was going through his mind in the wake of the crash: "I wish I didn't exist right now.''
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Canada investigators to examine Iran crash wreckage later on Wednesday .
Crash investigators from Canada have visited the site of an Iranian plane disaster in which 57 Canadians died and will examine the wreckage later on Wednesday, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said. © Reuters/CANDACE ELLIOTT Mourners attend a service in memory of the victims of a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed in Iran The investigators have not yet been granted access to the flight and cockpit recorders, Garneau told a news conference.Iran has issued visas to a team of Canadian officials, including two specialists from the Transportation Safety Board who are in Tehran to probe how and why Iran on Jan.