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Relatives of passengers of Lion Air flight JT610 that crashed into the sea cry at the airport on Monday in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, where the plane was bound. Antara Foto Agency/Reuters hide caption

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Red Cross workers and rescue workers carry an injured person on a stretcher as airline workers walk away from the site where an Aeromexico airliner crashed in a field near the airport in Durango, Mexico, on Tuesday. Red Cross Durango via AP hide caption

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A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 passenger plane is seen stuck in mud on an embankment, a day after skidding off the airstrip, after landing at Trabzon's airport on the Black Sea coast on Jan. 14. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, a C-2A Greyhound prepares to land in August. Three remained missing after the same type of plane crashed Wednesday in the Philippine Sea. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Corona/AP hide caption

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Luiz Otávio of Brazil's Chapecoense (left) celebrates with teammate Wellington Paulista after scoring against Colombia's Atlético Nacional in April. Chapecoense has a chance at another title — that of the Recopa Sudamericana — when it plays Atlético again in the second leg of the final this week. Andre Penner/AP hide caption

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An image from 2015 shows a Pakistan International Airlines plane preparing to leave Chitral for Islamabad. A different plane flying that same route crashed Wednesday. Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman mourns at a makeshift memorial for the victims of a jetliner crash outside Pulkovo International Airport in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. Vasily Maximov /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A family leaves flowers and toys at an entrance of Pulkovo airport outside St. Petersburg, Russia, during a day of national mourning for the plane crash victims. Dmitry Lovetsky/AP hide caption

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Emergency services attend the scene on the A27, where seven people died after a plane crashed into cars on the major road during an aerial display at the Shoreham Airshow in West Sussex. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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Officials work on the scene of a vintage airplane that had been piloted by actor Harrison Ford when it crash-landed in March on the Penmar Golf Course in the Venice area of Los Angeles. Federal safety investigators have concluded that a problem with a carburetor part led to engine failure. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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An image from AFP TV video taken Tuesday shows smoke billowing from scattered debris of the Germanwings Airbus A320 at the crash site in the French Alps above the town of Seyne-les-Alpes, France. Denis Bois/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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