Disaster & Accident Breaking News: Quebec Crash Missing Presumed Dead, Making Toll 50

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Police have told grieving families that everyone missing in the fiery crash of a runaway oil train in Quebec is presumed dead. This brings the death toll to 50 in Canada's worst railway catastrophe in almost 150 years. Local residents have blamed the train's engineer for improperly setting its brakes before the disaster. Investigators are examining the cockpit interaction of two Asiana Airlines pilots who had taken on new roles before the crash of Flight 214 ? one of whom had seldom flown a Boeing 777 and an instructor who was on his first training flight. While the two men had years of aviation experience, this mission involved unfamiliar duties, and it was the first time they had flown together. The Arizona blaze that killed 19 firefighters is 100% contained, authorities said, turning the page on a painful chapter for the community.

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