Leaders of a Brazilian party that lost its presidential candidate in a plane crash have chosen his running mate to stand in his place, officials said Saturday, creating a new challenge to President Dilma Rousseff’s re-election.
Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying him and several campaign officials plunged into a residential neighborhood in the port city of Santos, a City Hall official there said.
Iranian state television reports 48 people have been killed in the passenger plane crash near the capital, Tehran.
A single-engine plane carrying an elderly patient to a hospital has crashed into a house in northeastern Brazil, killing the five people aboard.
French experts sifting through the debris of the Air Algerie plane that crashed last week, killing all 118 on board, are yet to see a single intact body.