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An Iranian Plane Has Crashed And All 65 People On Board Died

An Iranian Plane Has Crashed And All 65 People On Board Died

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An Aseman Airlines plane takes off with an Iran Air aircraft in the foreground at Tehran airport. Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters A passenger plane crashed in the mountains in central Iran on Sunday, and all 65 passengers and crew members on board were killed, the airplane company told state press.The plane, a 20-year-old ATR-72 flown by Iran's Aseman Airlines, left Tehran at around 5 a.m. local time and was en route to Yasuj when it disappeared from radar. Though initial reports stated that 66 people had been killed in the crash, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported Sunday night that one person did not make the flight.Those on board included 59 passengers and six crew members, according to IRNA reports. The passengers included one child, according to t...
Gus Kenworthy Tears Up Over Tragic Death of His Best Friend: 'I Felt Guilt He Died and Not Me'

Gus Kenworthy Tears Up Over Tragic Death of His Best Friend: 'I Felt Guilt He Died and Not Me'

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Before free skier Gus Kenworthy hit the Pyeongchang slopes at the 2018 Winter Olympics, he made a visit to E!’s Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry where he broke down in tears recalling the death of his best friend Brooks “Hoot” Brown. Brown died in March 2006 while at a sunset photoshoot at Colorado’s Telluride Ski Resort after falling sideways off the back of a snowcat snow-grooming machine and getting caught in the tracks. He was just 16. Kenworthy, 26, was by his friend’s side at the time along with two of their other friends. The pals has piled on the back of the snowcat to get to the top of the mountain, which was closed at the time. The tragic loss left Kenworthy questioning whether he wanted to continue with skiing. “I didn’t think I wanted to continue skiing after Hoot passed away,
Army Veteran Who Nearly Died in Crash Relearns to Walk and Dances with Daughter at Her Wedding

Army Veteran Who Nearly Died in Crash Relearns to Walk and Dances with Daughter at Her Wedding

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Barry Carlton and his girlfriend were riding through a Florida backroad on his new motorcycle in 2012 when tragedy struck. “They were going into a curve, a car was coming out of the curve and the car didn’t see them,” Carlton’s daughter, Shelby Parmenter, tells PEOPLE. “It came over into the other lane and hit them head on. It took my dad’s leg immediately … thought he was dead. He started crying out and they realized, ‘Oh my gosh, he’s alive.’ ” Along with losing his left leg, Carlton suffered a fractured pelvis along with other injuries, Parmenter says. Parmenter, who was just 21 years old at the time, tells PEOPLE that she was devastated when she got the news, adding that she and her then-teen sister burst into tears. “We were hysterical. My first thought was of that initial thing, ‘My