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India Train Accident May 2012 – SELaplana

Share A passenger train in India slammed into the stopped freight train resulting to the death of at least 25 people and injuring dozens more, on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 3:15AM (local time). The freight train was on a stop at a station at Penukonda in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh state in Southern […]

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Philippine Air Force Jet Crash May 2012 – SELaplana

A trainerjet of the Philippine Air Force crashed off the water of Mariveles, Bataan on Friday. Its two pilots are still missing. About the PAF Plane The PAF Plane that crashed off Mariveles waters is the SF-260 TP turbo prop Warrior Cessna trainer plane, which is an Italian-built aircraft. It was used before by the […]

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USS North Carolina (SSN 777)

The USS (Submarine) North Carolina (SSN 777) has arrived at Subic in the Philippines on Sunday, May 13, 2012 as part of its western pacific deployment. Background The USS North Carolina (SSN 777) is the fifth and the latest one carrying the name North Carolina. Others were: USS North Carolina. A 3-masted battleship which commissioned […]

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Rylands Hall – SELaplana

Share Rylands Hall is now owned by the Iglesia Ni Cristo. The hall will be returned to its original use as a church (worship building) after it was being converted into a multi-office building. The INC paid the Leck Group of £750,000 for the property. History John Rylands, a textile magnate, sponsored the building of […]

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Jaimee’s Hotel and Resort

Jaimee’s Hotel and Resort is one of the hotel in Maasin City, Southern Leyte. It is located in Barangay Ibarra near the church of the Roman Catholic Church of Barangay Ibarra. It is owned by a couple:  Jim Donnachie  and Imee Mangle. About Jaimee’s Hotel and Resort Jaimee’s Hotel and Resort opened in December 2008. […]

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Costa Allegra Fire Incident February 2012 – SELaplana

Share The Costa Allegra left Northern Madagascar, on Saturday, February 25, 2012, carrying 413 crew members and 627 passengers for a 14-day cruise of which most of the passengers paid the Costa for £5,000. Out of the 627 passengers, 212 are Italians, 31 are British, and 8 of them are Americans. There are also Filipino […]

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VIA Rail Train February 2012 Derailment

VIA Rail Train was derailed on Sunday afternoon (local), February 26, 2012, in Plains Road and King Road near Aldershot station near Burlington. The train is bound to Toronto from Niagara Falls when 2 of its cars derailed and killing the 3 engineers. At0 least 2 passengers were airlifted to the hospital. There were 75 […]

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