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Woman killed in speedboat accident 'was on honeymoon'

The accident happened near the island of Koh Samui on Thursday

A British woman who was killed in speedboat accident in Thailand on Thursday was on her honeymoon, according to reports.

Monica O'Connor, 28, and at least two others died when a huge wave capsized their boat off the coast of Koh Samui.

Meanwhile a search operation has resumed for a missing British man, Jason Parnell, 47, who was celebrating his first wedding anniversary with his wife Puja when the crash happened.

Timelapse shows SpaceX rocket successfully landing at sea

NASA has released footage of the unmanned rocket SpaceX Falcon 9 making a third successful return to earth in under two months.

The timelapse footage from the onboard camera shows the rocket journeying back to earth and landing on an autonomous drone ship at sea.

SpaceX are testing ways to recycle boosters to lower launch costs, opening space to more people.

NASA is currently one of SpaceX's largest customers and uses the rocket to fly cargo to the International Space Station with the aim of sending astronauts next year.



Small plane crashes into New York's Hudson River

A boat searches for the wreckage of a vintage P-47 Thunderbolt airplane that crashed into the Hudson River on Friday evening. Credit: Reuters

A small plane crashed into New York's Hudson River on Friday, police said.

The World War Two vintage P-47 thunderbolt aircraft went down off Manhattan's West 79th Street, a few miles south of the George Washington Bridge.

The plane was taking part in celebrations for its 75th anniversary.

The New York Police Department said it recovered a body from the plane believed to be the 56-year-old male pilot, but said it could not confirm the body's identity.

It made kind of a U-turn, and then there was a stream of smoke coming from it.

It was tilting down toward the water. I thought they were doing some sort of trick. I didn't realize it at first, but it was a plane crash.

– Siqi Li, witness speaking to Daily News

Around six police and fire rescue boats trawled through the river into Friday night as authorities continued their search.

New Jersey State Police Sergeant Jeff Flynn said the plane was in the area because of Fleet Week, a week-long celebration of the US military's seafaring service members.

An investigation has been launched into the causes of the crash.

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