Stories tagged: plane crash
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 10:59 A.M.
South Sudan plane crashes, all 49 passengers, crew survive
A passenger plane crash-landed and burned in Wau, northwestern South Sudan, but all 49 passengers and crew survived, said an airport official.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 9:14 A.M.
Small plane crash shut down Bellingham airport for 24 hours
Authorities say a small plane crash during a snowstorm shut down the Bellingham International Airport for nearly 24 hours.
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 11:15 P.M.
Plane hits houses in California, leaving three dead and two injured
One person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed into two homes Monday evening in Riverside shortly after taking off from a nearby airport, leaving fiery …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 6:39 P.M.
Pilot radioed in ‘Mayday’ call before Australian plane crash that killed four U.S. tourists
A pilot repeatedly yelled out “Mayday” but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall, killing himself and …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 11:06 P.M.
Four U.S. tourists and pilot killed in Australian plane crash
An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday shortly after takeoff in …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 11:22 A.M.
Pilot error likely cause of 2015 plane crash that killed Pamela Bird
A report says pilot error and insufficient preflight preparations are the likely causes of a 2015 small plane crash that killed three people.
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 5:59 P.M.
Another lawsuit filed against airplane manufacturer in 2015 Felts Field crash
Another wife of a pilot who died in a plane crash near Felts Field last year has filed a lawsuit this month against the two companies that built and maintained …
THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 1:37 P.M.
Supreme Court justice in Brazil dies in plane crash
Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki, one of the most respected judges in the country who had been overseeing a large part of major corruption investigation, has died in a …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 1:26 P.M.
Turkish 747 cargo jet crashes in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens
A Boeing 747 cargo aircraft crashed Monday during its approach to Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, most of them on the ground. The jumbo jet …
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 2:54 P.M.
Investigators study flight recorder from Black Sea jet crash
Investigators recovered the flight-data recorder from a crashed Russian military plane Tuesday and began reviewing its contents to learn why the jet went down moments after takeoff, killing all 92 …
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 9:31 A.M.
Colombia probe finds jetliner ran out of fuel before crash
Colombian aviation authorities say a preliminary investigation has found that the plane that crashed with a Brazilian soccer team aboard had run out of fuel.
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 9:16 A.M.
Widow of pilot killed in Felts Field crash sues airplane manufacturer, alleging flawed design
The wife of one of the men who died in a plane crash near Felts Field last year has filed a lawsuit against the companies that built and maintained the …
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 9:12 A.M.
Kremlin plays down terror attack possibility in jet crash
Fragments of a plane were dragged out of the Black Sea on Monday amid a massive search operation as Russian officials declared that their investigation into the crash would focus …
SUNDAY, DEC. 25, 2016, 8:34 P.M.
Choir tragedy: A look at Russian ensemble wiped out by crash
The Russian military choir that lost most of its singers in a plane crash Sunday is often described as the Kremlin’s “singing weapon.”
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 9:50 A.M.
32 injured in Russian military plane crash; no deaths
A Russian military plane carrying combat pilots crash-landed Monday while approaching an Arctic airport, injuring most of the 39 people on board, officials said.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 12:46 P.M.
Search underway for Marine pilot off coast of Japan
Search and rescue efforts are underway for a Marine pilot who ejected about 120 miles off the coast of Japan on Wednesday.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 10:30 A.M.
Pakistani plane crash kills all 48 aboard
A plane belonging to Pakistan’s national carrier crashed and burst into flames on Wednesday with 48 people on board, killing all of them, police and an airline spokesman said.
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016, 6:21 P.M.
Soccer fans gather at service for Brazilian players who died in plane crash
On a rainy Saturday that only accentuated the grief, 20,000 people filled a tiny stadium under umbrellas and plastic ponchos to say goodbye to members of the Chapecoense soccer club …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 7 A.M.
Colombia begins repatriating dead from chartered plane crash
An honor guard played taps early Friday as members of Colombia’s military loaded five flight crew victims of an air crash that also killed most members of a soccer team …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 2:03 P.M.
Pilot told Colombia controllers ‘no fuel’ before crash
The pilot of the chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel and desperately pleaded for permission to land before crashing …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 12:11 P.M.
Colombia plane crash probe focuses on fuel, electrical systems
Air crash investigators in Colombia sought Wednesday to piece together the terrifying final moments aboard a charter jet carrying a Brazilian soccer team for the biggest match in its history, …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 3:23 P.M.
VP-elect Mike Pence’s plane landed halfway down runway, NTSB says
The National Transportation Safety Board says a plane that overran a runway at New York’s LaGuardia Airport last month while carrying Republican then-vice presidential candidate Mike Pence “floated” nearly halfway …
MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016, 12:12 P.M.
Three die in Montana airplane crash
Three people were killed in the weekend crash of a twin-engine airplane in southeastern Montana.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016, 1:26 P.M.
Witness: ‘Ice Road Truckers’ star’s plane veered to right before Montana crash
A witness to an airplane crash that killed “Ice Road Truckers” driver Darrell Ward said the Cessna 182D was making a second attempt to land at a Western Montana airstrip …
MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016, 9:47 P.M.
Montana plane crash kills ‘Ice Road Truckers’ TV show star
A plane crash in Western Montana killed a star of the History channel reality series “Ice Road Truckers” who was planning to film a pilot episode of a show about …
SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016, 10:42 P.M.
Plane crash near Missoula leaves two dead
Authorities said two people have died after a single-engine plane crashed on the edge of Interstate 90 southeast of Missoula.
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 1:53 P.M.
Crews find wreckage of small medical plane; 2 confirmed dead
Authorities found the wreckage of a small medical transport plane with four people aboard and confirmed at least two deaths Friday after the pilot reported smoke filling the cockpit and …
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 4:18 P.M.
Two from missing plane found alive in ocean
The Coast Guard has rescued two people from the ocean off Hawaii nearly a day after their plane disappeared from radar.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016, 10:03 A.M.
Coast Guard halts search for 3 aboard plane that crashed
The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its more than 12-hour search for three people aboard a small plane that crashed in southern Oregon.
FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016, 5:15 P.M.
Lawsuit: attendant who refueled plane that crashed should have been barred from working
The lawsuit claims a refueling attendant at Felts Field had a history of drug problems that should have precluded him from getting the job. It claims Western Aviation hired him …