Bodies of Ukrainians killed in Iran plane crash repatriated

Honour guards carry the coffin of one of 11 victims at Borispil international airport outside Kyiv (Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP) Bodies of Ukrainians killed in Iran plane crash repatriated Independent.ie The bodies of the 11 Ukrainians who died when an Iranian missile shot down a passenger plane have been repatriated ahead of a memorial...

Deputy PM tells Iranian crash vigil ‘we will get justice’

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland vowed to “get justice” while speaking to about 1,700 mourners at a Toronto vigil for the victims of the Iranian passenger jet disaster.Premier Doug Ford and Mayor John Tory were also among those who turned up at the University of Toronto’s Convocation Hall on Sunday for the emotional 2 1/2-hour vigil.Some of the 176 killed when Iran shot down the...

Families of Canadians killed in Boeing crash see no hope in FAA hearings

TORONTO -- A Canadian who lost five family members in the Ethiopian Airlines crash is urging aviation authorities to conduct their own safety tests of the aircraft before letting the Boeing 737 Max 8 fly again. Paul Njoroge, who lost his wife, mother-in-law and three children in the March 10 plane crash, was in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday for a hearing of the U.S. House Transportation...

Loughton school crash: Man held over collision which killed boy, 12

Image caption Essex Police has urged the public not to speculate on the circumstances of the crash A man has been arrested over a hit-and-run crash outside a school in which a boy died, police have said.The 51-year-old was detained on suspicion of murder and attempted murder after the car crash on Monday afternoon in Loughton, Essex.Two boys, 15, a 13-year-old boy, a girl, 16, and a 53-year-old...

Alcohol and speeding may be to blame for crash in Saint-Thérèse: SQ

File Two men were seriously injured when their car went off the road in Saint-Thérèse.The accident took place around 3:15 a.m. on Saturday as the driver took the on-ramp for Highway 640 from route 117, which also goes by Curé-Labelle Blvd. in that area. The vehicle rolled over several times.The driver, 30, and his passenger, who is in his twenties, were both seriously injured but their lives...

Man fighting for his life after car crash in Boisbriand

A 55-year-old man is fighting for his life in a hospital after a car crash in Boisbriand.The accident took place shortly after midnight on Saturday morning on Grande-Allée Blvd. near Lavoisier St.The driver, who was alone in his vehicle, lost control and crashed into a tree.Witnesses informed police officers that the man was driving at high speeds in the moments leading up to the accident, said...

Stabbing, head injury and car crash after St-Leonard street fight

A Montreal police car with crime-scene tape. Pierre Obendrauf / Montreal Gazette files At least one suspect is at large after street fight in St-Leonard ended with a stabbing, a head injury and a car crash Saturday afternoon.Police say a conflict between two groups in a parking lot off Lacordaire Blvd. erupted into violence around 5:15 p.m. Things escalated dramatically when one man, 25, was...