German plane evacuated Madeira bus crash survivors

Europe 04/20/19, 06:55

Portuguese media says that a German army plane is evacuating 12 German tourists who survived this week's bus accident on the island of Madeira that claimed 29 lives.Portuguese state broadcaster RTP says Saturday that one German survivor will remain in the hospital in the island*s capital, Funchal. Another German injured ...

German survivors of Madeira bus crash to be flown home

Europe 04/19/19, 05:11

A German plane is expected to arrive on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Friday to take home survivors from a bus crash that killed 29 tourists.Germany's foreign minister announced late on Thursday that the plane and medical crew were being readied. Heiko Maas also said that bodies of the ...

Update: Merkel: “Sadness and shock” over Madeira deaths

Europe 04/18/19, 03:05

The Latest on the deadly bus crash on Portuguese island of Madeira (all times local):10 a.m.German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expressing "sadness and shock" over the bus crash that killed many of her compatriots on Portugal's Madeira island.In this image from video, emergency services attend the scene after a tour ...

German pastor praises Madeira medics after deadly bus crash

Europe 04/18/19, 02:19

A German pastor working on Madeira is praising the medics who cared for the survivors of the bus crash on the Portuguese island that killed 29 people.Ilse Everlien Berardo told German broadcaster n-tv Thursday the survivors she spoke to were "very calm. Of course, they were in a state of ...

Bus carrying Germans crashes, kills 29 on Portugal’s Madeira

Europe 04/17/19, 17:59

A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 29 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities said.The bus, which was carrying 55 people, rolled down a steep hillside after veering off the road on a bend east of the capital, Funchal, and struck at ...

Bus carrying Germans crashes, kills 28 on Portugal’s Madeira

Europe 04/17/19, 16:12

A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 28 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities said.The bus carrying 55 people rolled down a steep hillside after veering off the road on a bend east of the capital, Funchal, and struck at least one ...

Hurricane Leslie approaching Portugal, Spain

Europe 10/12/18, 22:04

Forecasters expect Hurricane Leslie to bring heavy rains and dangerous winds and surf to parts of Portugal and Spain. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Friday night that the Category 1 storm was about 795 miles (1,280 kilometers) southwest of Lisbon, Portugal. Leslie is moving northeast at 35 mph (55 kph) ...

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