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Vintage Plane Nosedives in Alps, Kills All Aboard

Officials say crash of tourist plane Saturday 'relatively complex'

(Newser) - All 20 people aboard a Junkers Ju-52 vintage propeller plane were killed when it slammed near vertically into the Swiss Alps on Saturday, reports the AP , spurring an investigation that officials are already expecting to be "relatively complex." The crash occurred near the resort town of Flims, and... More »

In F-22's Wake, USAF Embraces Cheaper Aircraft

(Newser) - The scrapping of the F-22 has sent the US Air Force into an abrupt about-face, Time reports. Newly installed officials are asking for 100 cheap, multirole planes that can attack ground positions and also be used to train other countries' pilots in their use. The aircraft must have a range... More »

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