Posts Tagged Accidents and disasters

10-man panel set up to review Bianchi crash in F1

PARIS (AP) — A 10-man working group set up to review the accident that has left Formula One driver Jules Bianchi fighting for his life will present its findings on Dec. 3.

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‘Superstorm’ crafts narrative from Sandy’s wrath

This book cover image released by Dutton shows "Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy," by Kathryn Miles. (AP Photo/Dutton)

“Superstorm” (Dutton), by Kathryn Miles

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S. Korea concert planner found dead after 16 die

Police officers stand around a collapsed ventilation grate in Seongnam, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 meters (60 feet) to their deaths Friday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed, officials said. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean man involved in planning an outdoor pop concert where 16 people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate was found dead Saturday in an apparent suicide, officials said, as doctors treated eight others facing life-threatening injuries from the disaster.

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16 dead in accident at South Korean concert

Rescue workers stand around a collapsed ventilation grate at an outdoor theater in Seongnam, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Fourteen people were feared dead Friday after the ventilation grate collapsed during a concert by popular girls’ band 4Minute, officials said. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Shin Young-geun) KOREA OUT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 meters (60 feet) to their deaths Friday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed, officials said.

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Man denied bond in fatal accident case

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A Brookhaven man has been denied bond on charges related to a fatal accident in which two high school football players died.

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