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Pilot sucked out of window after Airbus windshield shatters

Sichuan Airlines Flight 8633 diverted to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport after a windshield on the copilot's side of the cockpit blew off. The flight crew made a difficult landing with decompression failure and extremely low temperature. The copilot and a flight attendant were reported injured.

The Alaskan cruise ship strikes an underwater rock

The Empress of the North struck Rocky Island while navigating a 90-degree turn to starboard about 50 nautical miles from Juneau, Alaska in Icy Strait. She began taking on water, forcing all 248 passengers to abandon ship. Reports that the vessel either grounded on Hanus Reef, several miles away, or later drifted there were in error.

Carrollton bus collision

The Carrollton bus collision occurred on Interstate 71 in unincorporated Carroll County, Kentucky. Involving a former school bus in use by a church youth group and a pickup truck driven by an impaired driver, the head-on collision was the deadliest incident involving drunk driving and the third-deadliest bus crash in United States history.