Three passenger plane crashes in the last week may have caused nearly the same number of fatalities over a seven-day period as all aviation fatalities in 2013, according to an international aircraft accidents body.
A U.S. teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also onboard.
Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a UN team to secure the crash site.
Passengers are stranded at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport after dozens of North American and European flights were cancelled. A young Ottawa woman was supposed to be on a flight today to Tel Aviv. It's her birthright trip; something she has been planning for months. But her family decided the situation is too dangerous
The mayor of La Prairie, Que., has died after suffering multiple wasp stings at her cabin. Lucie Roussel was in Stratford, Que., when she stepped on a wasp nest Sunday. She was reportedly stung by more than 15 wasps and died later in hospital.
Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
A would-be fun-filled weekend in New York City for more than 50 Quebecers turned tragic Friday when their tour bus rolled over in upstate New York, killing one teenage girl and injuring many other passengers.
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 298 people crashed in eastern Ukraine, between Donetsk and the border with Russia, where pro-Russian rebels have been fighting with government forces in the region for months.
Emergency workers, police officers and even off-duty coal miners spread out Friday across the sunflower fields and villages of eastern Ukraine, searching the wreckage of a jetliner shot down as it flew miles above the country's battlefield.