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Turkey's brand new A330-200 arriving at JFK for UN Week.
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Spotting Review

PHOTOS: Look Who Visited During UN Week 2014!

Posted October 15, 2014 by Ben Granucci

In late September, plane spotters converged on New York City for the annual UN Week. Take a look at which aircraft paid the area a visit.

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A United Nations Mil Mi-8 helicopter (RA-24492). (Photo by Sudan Envoy via wikimedia, CC-BY)
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Crashes

Afghanistan Helicopter Crash Injures United Nations Employees

Posted October 15, 2012 by BNO News

A Mil Mi-8 helicopter belonging to the UN crashed Sunday afternoon in central Afghanistan, injuring a number of UN employees.

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Aviation News

United Nations Plane Crash in Bolivia Kills 6

Posted May 7, 2011 by BNO News

Six people were killed on Thursday when a Bolivian Air Force plane carrying United Nations staff members crashed northeast of the capital of La Paz, the UN confirmed on Saturday.

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Aviation News

United Nations Plane Crashes in Congo, Killing At Least 16

Posted April 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

At least 16 people were killed Monday when a United Nations aircraft crashed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, CNN reported.

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Aviation News

Turkey Intercepts Another Iranian Plane, Seizes Cargo

Posted March 23, 2011 by BNO News

Turkey on Wednesday seized the cargo of an Iranian plane which was en route to Syria for violating United Nations sanctions.

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Moammar Qadaffi personal Afriqiyah Airbus A330 taxis to take off from New York's JFK Airport following an appearance at the UN General Assembly in 2009
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Aviation News

Libya Closes All Airports After UN Authorizes No-Fly Zone

Posted March 18, 2011 by BNO News

Libyan authorities have reportedly closed civilian airports, including Tripoli International Airport, after the United Nations Security Council approved a resolution to impose a no-fly zone on Libya.

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Airline News

Air Traffic Up Substantially in 2010: UN Report

Posted January 5, 2011 by BNO News

Passenger and freight air traffic grew substantially in 2010 as positive economic prospects worldwide overshadowed the depressed levels of 2009 caused by the global financial crisis, according to United Nations report.

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