October 17, 2013 One U.S. citizen was among the passengers in the turboprop that crashed into the Mekong River in southern Laos on Wednesday.
October 16, 2013 The plane reportedly went into the Mekong River on approach to an airport in the southern city of Pakse.
July 11, 2013 When the jet came to a rest, passengers were first instructed to stay put. It was another 90 seconds or so before the evacuation order was given. Investigators say pilots sometimes feel it's safer to wait for emergency personnel to arrive. But when pilots realize there's a fire, there's no choice but to get out.
April 13, 2013 More than 100 passengers survived a crash into the sea, after the Boeing 737 they were traveling on from West Java to Bali, Indonesia, missed the runway at Denpasar International Airport. The plane came to rest in shallow waters, simplifying rescue efforts. Photographs showed the Lion Air jet in the water, its fuselage broken just behind its wings.
November 5, 2010 More than a million people are still living in tents and under tarps in Haiti as Hurricane Tomas nears. Merapi death toll tops 100 as searing gas hits a village thought to be in the safe zone. No survivors on Aero Carribean flight 883.
August 24, 2010 Chinese Airline Crash Kills At Least 43 At Yichun Airport