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Aeroméxico Flight 498 Collided with a Plane in California Killing 82 in 1986

Today in Latin American history, Aeroméxico Flight 498 collided with a plane in California killing 82 in 1986. continue reading »

Air France Flight 447 Crashed Off the Coast of Brazil in 2009

Today in Latin American history, Air France Flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic off the coast of Brazil killing 228 in 2009. The deadliest in the history of Air France, the investigation was difficult because authorities were unable to locate the wreckage. continue reading »

Ecuadorian President Aguilera Died in Plane Crash in 1981

Today in Latin American history, Ecuadorian President Jaime Roldós Aguilera, his wife & his committee died in a plane crash in 1981. A plane carrying the President, Minister of Defense, assistants and their spouses crashed into the Huairapungo Mountain, in Celica Canton of Loja Province. The crash left no survivors. continue reading »

SAM Colombia Flight 501 Crashed into Mountain in 1993

Today in Latin American history, SAM Colombia Flight 501 crashed into mountain at Medellin, Colombia killing 132 on board in 1993. The crew had reported they were approaching Medellín and were cleared to descend. The 727 had actually not yet reached the location they had given thus they descended into mountainous terrain. continue reading »

Plane Crash in Northern Brazil Leaves 3 Dead

Three people died and three others were seriously injured when their small plane crashed and exploded Tuesday just after taking off from the Brazilian city of Manaus, authorities said. continue reading »

Authorities Investigating Deadly San Francisco Plane Crash

U.S. investigators are examining on Sunday the hard landing of an Asiana airlines jet that killed two people and injured hundreds at the San Francisco international airport. continue reading »

MEXICO: Plane Crash in Zacatecas Kills 6

Six people who were traveling in a small plane belonging to the Mexican Attorney General's Office died Tuesday when it crashed in the northern state of Zacatecas, authorities told Efe. continue reading »

Death Toll of Chiapas Plane Crash Rises to 8

Eight people, three of them children, were killed Thursday when a small plane crashed just seconds after it took off from an airport in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, authorities told Efe. continue reading »

Jenni Rivera Family Outraged Over Leaked Video of Plane Crash Scene

The family of the late Latin American pop star Jenni Rivera is outraged over a leaked video of the plane crash site where she died Sunday. continue reading »

Multiple Plane Crashes Kill 6 in Brazil

At least six people died and a youngster was injured in two air accidents in Brazil over the past 24 hours, authorities of the western state of Mato Grosso and the southern state of Santa Catarina reported Saturday. continue reading »

Single-Engine Planes Collide in Brazil, Killing 4

At least four people died Saturday in a collision between two small, single-engine airplanes in Sao Paulo state, officials said. continue reading »

Plane Crash Kills Prominent Mexican Businessman

Two occupants of a small plane, one of them a prominent local businessman, died Saturday in Mexico when their plane crashed in a park in the northern city of Monterrey, emergency management officials told Efe. continue reading »

$1.3M Found On Board Mexican Plane that Crashed in Ecuador

The small Mexican-registered plane that crashed last weekend in Ecuador was carrying $1.3 million, police said. Santiago Alfonso Lopez Monzon, 22, and Cruz Alfredo Solis Lopez, 36, who had Mexican documents, died in Sunday's accident. continue reading »

Chile Hires Psychic to Locate Plane Crash Victims (VIDEO)

The government of Sebastián Piñera has organized a giant search party to find the bodies of the 21 victims of the weekend’s plane crash and Defense Minister Andrés Allamand said all “human and superhuman” resources available were being used to find victims and that includes hiring a psychic. continue reading »

Chilean Military Plane Crashes With 21 Aboard- Incl. Felipe Camiroaga

Chilean officials have begun recovering bodies from the crash of a military airplane that went down in the Pacific Ocean with 21 people aboard. Search crews have also found many pieces of the CASA 212 that crashed Friday afternoon after two failed attempts to land in difficult weather on the remote Juan Fernandez islands. Officials said they believe all aboard died. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: No Survivors Found at Cuban Plane Crash Site

Rescuers found no survivors when they reached the site of the Cuban passenger plane that crashed shortly after 6:00pm Cuban time on Thursday, killing all 68 people on board, Cuba's Civil Aviation Authority said. continue reading »

UPDATE: 36 Survive Venezuela Plane Crash

UPDATE: 36 of the 51 passengers on the Venezuela’s state run airline- Conviasa that crashed yesterday have survived. The plane came down near the entrance of the Vast Sidor mill on the banks of the Orinoco River. Employees at the steel plant worked quickly to pull survivors from the wreckage. Puerto Ordaz hospital received injured people and bodies from the crash site. Hospital director Yanitza Rodriguez said many of the injuries were serious. continue reading »