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Loved Ones Remember Southwest Airlines Victim Jennifer Riordan As Passionate, Vibrant, 'Bedrock Of Our Family'

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The country is still reeling from Tuesday's engine failure and tragedy on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 from NYC to Dallas that claimed the life of Jennifer Riordan, a bank executive from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Riordan — who became the first person to die in a commercial air incident in the United States since 2009 — was nearly sucked out of the Southwest Airlines plane when the left engine apparently failed, exploded, and sent shrapnel piercing through the window by her seat.

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The Albuquerque native and mother of two was Vice President of Community Relations for Wells Fargo bank for nearly ten years, according to her LinkedIn account, but family, friends, and citizens in Albuquerque are remembering her for far more than her career.

In a statement released to the media, her family recalled Jennifer's "vibrancy, passion, and love" while memorializing her after the tragedy (below):

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Ice Road Truckers Star Dies In Plane Crash On His Way To Film Show About Plane Crashes…

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This is one sad twist of fate.

Darrell Ward, one of the stars of History Channel's hit show Ice Road Truckers, has died after a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Montana.

Oddly, the 52-year-old was on his way to begin filming a documentary about the recovery of plane wreckage.

Related: Gene Wilder Passes Away At 83

Missoula County (MT) authorities report that a Cessna 182 trying to land at a local airport crashed ahead of the runway. Both Ward, who was later identified as the pilot, and his co-pilot were killed in the crash.

Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board arrived today from Seattle to investigate the crash, which took place

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Plane Crash In Egypt Kills 224 — ISIS Terrorist Group Claims Responsibility Despite Early Reports Of Mechanical Flaws

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This is so sad — and scary.

A plane carrying 224 people heading for St. Petersburg, Russia from a resort town in Egypt crashed several hours ago, leaving everyone on board dead in an awful tragedy.

Related: Horrific Car Crash Sends Driver Flying — Leaving Body Suspended Above Freeway For Hours

The plane, which had just taken off from the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on the Red Sea on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, crashed in a desolate region of mountains, according to the country's aviation ministry.

Family members of Russian passengers (above) waited for news of the crash and the status of their relatives and loved ones earlier Saturday morning.

And in a scary twist to this tale,

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Germanwings Plane Was Crashed 'Deliberately' According To Black Box Investigation

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The story of the crash of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 in the French Alps has taken an awful and unexpected turn.

According to information gleaned from the recovered black box, it appears that the co-pilot may have intentionally crashed the plane.

First Officer Andreas Lubitz was apparently in the cockpit alone — with the captain locked out — when the plane began its descent.

There were then sounds of banging on the recording, implying

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Missing Missoni Airplane Finally Found!

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The airplane carrying Vittorio Missoni and others to Venezuela in January has been found

The small aircraft carrying Vittorio Missoni, his wife Maurizia Castiglioni, two friends, and two crew members that went missing in January off the coast of Venezuela has finally been found.

The plane was discovered five days ago in the northern part of the Los Roques archipelago by an oceanographic ship called Sea Scout.

After the discovery, representatives for Missoni released a statement saying:

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