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Santo Domingo.– UN helicopters on Saturday reached the remote site of a plane crash that killed 11 peacekeepers when a surveillance flight slammed into a mountain in eastern Haiti.

All onboard died after the CASA C-212 twin engine turboprop aircraft went down Friday afternoon near the border with the Dominican Republic, about 45 kilometers from the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince.

The plane came to rest on an isolated mountainside near a farming town called Peyi Mouri, meaning "dead country" in Haitian Creole.

Two UN helicopters were able to land near the site Saturday morning and peacekeepers began the process of bringing bodies back to Port-au-Prince, mission spokesman David Wimhurst said.

The victims were Uruguayan and Jordanian troops serving with the 9,000-strong UN peacekeeping force that has been in Haiti since a 2004 rebellion ousted former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Six Uruguayan soldiers were killed in the crash, including the pilot and co-pilot, Uruguay's minister of defense told local media.

The mountainous border area between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, where Uruguayan plane was flying, is rife with drug and human smuggling.

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Written by: shaodonglin, 11 Oct 2009 3:13 AM
From: China, shanghai
Air disaster and earthquake hurricane flood related
The United Nations airplane yesterday crashed reason in Haiti and the Dominican Republic frontier to comment: Recently the earthquake and the hurricane flood will attack Caribbean Sea this area. Moreover, around Mexico City also earthquake, Mexican air disaster and this related.

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Written by: Grosero, 11 Oct 2009 10:31 AM
From: United States
TRY READING THE TRUTH .....

The blue beret symbolizes peace and protection. Children see these foreigners in blue hats, and they immediately trust them, they want to befriend them.

Unfortunately these men are not always what they seem, many have used the trust and power that the blue beret brings with it, to abuse extremely vulnerable woman and children.

Sexual abuse, human trafficking, sexual exploitation, rape…these are not words one expects to hear when describing the actions of peacekeepers.

Girls as young as 8 are being coursed into having sex in exchange for much needed food.


http://children.foreignpolicyblog....eepers-and-the-abuse-of-children/

NO TEARS FROM ME!
Written by: JRRubirosa, 11 Oct 2009 8:24 PM
From: United States, Port Washington, LI (New York)
Sorry to say since I fly airplanes myself but Haiti is cursed !
Written by: etiennc01, 12 Oct 2009 7:29 AM
From: United States
ruby , you are back.More venomous and ignorant than ever
Written by: xwill7, 12 Oct 2009 12:30 PM
From: United States, El cuarto bate
ethiennc,
I agree.. What the F do the first three comments have to do with this crash. Do you ever stop and think about how many children from the 11 people that died will be missing a parent???
Written by: shaodonglin, 12 Oct 2009 11:04 PM
From: China, shanghai
On October 12, Dominica has M3. 5 earthquakes. The big earthquake and the hurricane can occur. The government must pay attention to the disaster prevention.
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Written by: shaodonglin, 12 Oct 2009 11:28 PM
From: China, shanghai
On October 12, Dominica has M3. 5 earthquakes. The big earthquake and the hurricane can occur. The government must pay attention to the disaster prevention. The social turbulence and the rebellion and the earthquake flood air disaster and the heavenly body movement have the connection. The government must pay attention ?
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Written by: agibus This user is banned, 14 Oct 2009 3:15 PM
From: United States
UN plane crash in Haiti.investitgations or haitian police report are mute.Reasons about crash are misterious .UNplane was safe or pilots were drunk.More news days after UNcar rushed in a restaurant at Port-Salut near les Cayes in South west part of the island.Eight haitian customers founded dead and three Blue berets wounded.High level of alcohol in blood.What a mass in an occupied nation like Haiti.UN must give no excuses but millions in reparation to the familiesof poor victims.
Written by: shaodonglin, 15 Oct 2009 10:38 PM
From: China, shanghai
the air disaster, the hurricane, plague, the financial crisis” occurring completely had still silenced. in 1986 started to The US government forecast earthquake. Is also the silence. The disaster is very serious. Recently, transmitted the forecast continuously to the White House. Olbama had not responded. Pays attention to the California again earthquake.
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Written by: shaodonglin, 15 Oct 2009 10:38 PM
From: China, shanghai
After Honduran, Panamanian air disaster, the newspaper government does not take the earthquake prediction. The social agitation, the heavenly body and the diastrophism function physiology, the psychology changes; Disease and crime rate rise. Viral \ bacterial variation. The H1N1 initial period forecasts south Mexican, California, the Chinese Yunnan earthquake earthquake after the World Health Organization to occur silences. On April 27 the Mexican earthquake, the H1N1 mortality rate is a maximum value. First time forecasts the British earthquake. They silence. Second time told London police “you to like the earthquake, the flood,
Written by: cantave, 1 Mar 2010 11:42 PM
From: United States, !<82ndAbd>!Lt.Tigah>Fort Bragg>North Carolina, U.S>Platoon Leader>Tactical Hardcore.
etiennc01!!!!
"ruby , you are back.More venomous and ignorant than ever"

It seems you finally got your gonads back.
dont loose them again.
I 'll be watching you my friend
Written by: misshaiti, 12 Mar 2010 12:56 AM
From: Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
???
Written by: marlena21, 8 Apr 2010 10:14 AM
From: Albania
Reasons about crash are misterious .UNplane was safe or pilots were drunk.More news days after UNcar rushed in a restaurant at Port-Salut near les Cayes in South west part

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