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September 16, 1995 | Associated Press
A Malaysian Airlines plane crashed while landing Friday, plowed through a shantytown near the runway and exploded, killing at least 34 of the 53 people aboard. No one died in the shantytown, but at least 10 people who lived there were hospitalized, police said. The crash occurred in Tawau on the island of Borneo, about 700 miles south of Manila.
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September 16, 1995 | Associated Press
A Malaysian Airlines plane crashed while landing Friday, plowed through a shantytown near the runway and exploded, killing at least 34 of the 53 people aboard. No one died in the shantytown, but at least 10 people who lived there were hospitalized, police said. The crash occurred in Tawau on the island of Borneo, about 700 miles south of Manila.
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February 19, 1989 | From Associated Press
A Flying Tiger cargo plane crashed in the heavily wooded hills outside the capital today and burst into flames, killing all four people on board, authorities said. The dead were identified as U.S. citizens. The Boeing 747 cargo plane operated by the Los Angeles-based air freight company was on approach to land at Subang International Airport when it disappeared from radar, Civil Aviation Department officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1992
A Marine Corps co-pilot based at the El Toro air station has been found dead after a crash in Malaysia. The dead man was identified Sunday as 1st Lt. James B. Kelly, originally of Paris, Ill. A Royal Malaysian Air Force rescue team found Kelly strapped to his seat about 50 yards from the plane wreckage Saturday, said Abdul Majid Hamid, deputy officer in charge at the town of Kota Tinggi near the crash site.
NEWS
February 20, 1989
A search team recovered the bodies of four American crew members killed when their Flying Tiger cargo plane crashed into a hillside in Malaysia. A spokesman for the Los Angeles-based air freight firm identified the victims as Frank Helpin, 59 of Los Angeles; Jack Robinson, 54, of Tucson; Ron Penton, 70, of Burlingame, Calif., and Leonard Suleswki, 53, of Whitehouse Station, N.J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1992
A Marine Corps co-pilot based at the El Toro air station has been found dead after a crash in Malaysia. The dead man was identified Sunday as 1st Lt. James B. Kelly, originally of Paris, Ill. A Royal Malaysian Air Force rescue team found Kelly strapped to his seat about 50 yards from the plane wreckage Saturday, said Abdul Majid Hamid, deputy officer in charge at the town of Kota Tinggi near the crash site.
BUSINESS
September 5, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
A private jet carrying 12 people, including four Conoco Inc. executives and their spouses, disappeared Wednesday in eastern Malaysia, and company officials said the outlook was not good.
BUSINESS
September 5, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
A private jet carrying 12 people, including four Conoco Inc. executives and their spouses, disappeared Wednesday in eastern Malaysia, and company officials said the outlook was not good.
NEWS
February 20, 1989
A search team recovered the bodies of four American crew members killed when their Flying Tiger cargo plane crashed into a hillside in Malaysia. A spokesman for the Los Angeles-based air freight firm identified the victims as Frank Helpin, 59 of Los Angeles; Jack Robinson, 54, of Tucson; Ron Penton, 70, of Burlingame, Calif., and Leonard Suleswki, 53, of Whitehouse Station, N.J.
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February 19, 1989 | From Associated Press
A Flying Tiger cargo plane crashed in the heavily wooded hills outside the capital today and burst into flames, killing all four people on board, authorities said. The dead were identified as U.S. citizens. The Boeing 747 cargo plane operated by the Los Angeles-based air freight company was on approach to land at Subang International Airport when it disappeared from radar, Civil Aviation Department officials said.
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