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Navy Orders Two Boeing 737-700 Jets

The Navy has ordered two of the newest Boeing Co. planes to replace aging emergency cargo and troop transport planes, the manufacturer announced Wednesday. Boeing said the two 737-700s, designed …


Keeping B-2 Bomber Invisible A New Challenge To Weather

It happened to the Invisible Man. And now, it seems, it’s happened to the Pentagon’s Invisible Bomber. The effect just plain wears off. Critics of the B-2 stealth bomber have …


Crew Safe After Navy Helicopter Crashes In The Gulf

A U.S. Navy helicopter crashed Saturday afternoon in the Gulf. All four crew were rescued.


Pilot Gives Account Of Fiery Plane Crash At Sea-Tac Airport Captain Says Small Cargo Craft Suddenly Stalled Over Runway

Road to recovery. Pilot Paul Goralski is expected to make a full recovery from injuries he suffered when the cargo plane he was piloting crashed Wednesday at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport


Florida Plane Crash Focuses On Cargo

The 45 tons of denim aboard the cargo plane that crashed on take-off did not appear to be secured properly because more than half of the plane’s latches were found …


Overloading May Be To Blame In Crash Of Miami Cargo Plane

Lilianan Alvarez, right, and friend Jacqueline Lima listen during a news conference Friday. Alvarez has listed her brother missing and believes he was in the area of the crash. Photo …


Rescue Effort Ends; Investigation Begins Searchers Give Up Hope Of Finding More Survivors Of Flight 801

These relatives of Flight 801 crash victims did not find their loved ones on the list of survivors at KAL offices in Seoul. Photo by Associated Press


Pilot Killed As Plane Strikes Building Just After Takeoff Passenger, Two On Ground Hurt In Crash Into Business Park

The pilot of a small private airplane was killed Monday when it slammed into a building shortly after takeoff. A passenger was taken by a Life Flight helicopter to Legacy …


Two Teenagers Killed In Clackamas Plane Crash

Rescue workers examine the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in Portland on Monday. Two people were killed and another was critically injured. Photo by Associated Press


Four On Plane Killed In Crash By B.C. Ski Area

Four people have died in a plane crash near this southeastern British Columbia community, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Monday. A U.S.-registered Piper Cherokee crashed Sunday near Mount Ymir …


Four Die In Plane Crash At Edge Of B.C. Ski Area

The bodies of four people killed in a small plane crash were found Monday near this southern British Columbia community, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said. A U.S.-registered Piper Cherokee …


American Warplanes Back On British Soil Queen To Open Museum Housing 21 Aircraft

Conservation worker Harmon King from Portland does the final cleaning in the cockpit of a B-17 bomber, one of the exhibits at a new museum. Photo by Associated Press


Canada Puts Brakes On Jet After Wild Ride Out Of Miami

Well, it LANDED smoothly. The Boeing 707 cargo jet that flew out of Miami in such spectacular, scary fashion Thursday afternoon - wobbling and weaving between downtown buildings, nearly buzzsawing …


Seventh Body Found; Tower Staffing Criticized

Police pull the wreckage of a private plane from Lake Michigan on Sunday. Photo by Associated Press


Pilot Of Crop-Duster Killed When Plane Hits Power Line

An airplane pilot was killed Sunday morning after he hit a power line while spraying crops outside of Pingree. Gaelard Jensen, 63, was killed when his plane hit the power …


Six Die When Private Planes Collide Over Lake Michigan

Two private planes collided over Lake Michigan on Saturday, smashing into the water within sight of revelers on Chicago’s beaches and killing six people on board. “They hit each other, …


Fatal Blast On Airliner Seen As Failed Try At Suicide

An explosion aboard a Brazilian airliner that hurled a man 8,000 feet to his death may have been part of a failed suicide attempt by another passenger, Brazilian media reported …


21 Bodies Found After Cuba Crash

Struggling against powerful currents, search teams probed deep waters off Cuba’s southeastern coast Sunday, hoping to recover more bodies from an airliner crash that probably killed all 44 people aboard. …


Paramedic Injured In Crash Of Air Ambulance Files Suit

The only survivor of a 1996 air ambulance crash is suing the federal government, claiming it should be accountable for inaccurate weather forecasts issued before the plane took off. Paramedic …


Two Walk Away From Ultralight Crash

The pilot and passenger of an ultralight walked away from a crash Sunday north of Eloika Lake after one of the plane’s wings collapsed in mid-flight. The plane was equipped …


F-16 Pilot Blamed For Midair Crash Earlier Air Force Report Linked Collision To Air Traffic Controllers

The Air Force reversed itself Friday and found that the pilot of an F-16 jet fighter shared the blame for a 1994 midair collision that killed 23 soldiers and injured …


Cut Wires Discovered In Airliner Cockpit

Cut wiring was found in the cockpit of a Pan Am airliner preparing to take off Wednesday from Kennedy Airport, a transportation official said. Wires also had been cut on …


Northwest Jet Makes Emergency Landing

A Northwest Airlines 757 made an emergency landing at Spokane International Airport after the pilot shut down an engine Thursday. The plane landed safely at about 10:43 a.m. There were …


Pilot Killed When F-86 Jet Crashes At Show

An F-86 fighter jet crashed in a huge fireball before 50,000 people watching at an air show in a Denver suburb Sunday, killing the pilot, officials said. The Korean War …


Single Sky Diver Leaps Before Crash Kills 6 Pilot, Five Other Parachutists Die As Survivor Floats To Ground

Survivor Carol O’Connell talks to police Sunday. Photo by Associated Press


Officials Identify Couple Killed In Small Plane Crash

A California couple killed Saturday when their plane crashed in the Deschutes National Forest were identified as William and Susanne Isaacs. The couple from Danville, Calif., were heading to Bend …


Boeing Considering A 737-900 Model

The Boeing Co., already working on nine new versions of its commercial jets, is considering a tenth: an even larger version of its best-selling 737. If built, the plane probably …


Private Plane Crash In Oregon Kills 2

A small plane crashed into a small meadow in the wooded hills near a private airstrip Saturday afternoon, killing the pilot and his passenger, authorities said. The pilot was Raymond …


Crop-Dusting Plane Nicked Ridge Investigators Of Fatal Crash Not Sure Why Pilot Was Too Low

The crop-duster killed Monday near Rosalia, Wash., crashed after the wheels of his airplane clipped a hillside, causing the plane to cartwheel and burst into flames, authorities said Tuesday. Witnesses …


Crop Duster Pilot Dies In Plane Crash

A pilot dusting crops was killed Monday night when his plane crashed just outside Rosalia, Wash., authorities said. Garland Bradford of Walla Walla crashed after clipping a hill with his …