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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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