Stories tagged: plane crash
Tue., June 20, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, debunks plane crash
Emergency services in Portugal said Tuesday they were making good progress in controlling a major wildfire that killed 64 people in the central area of the country, while officials said …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
Myanmar navy ship, fishermen find bodies in search for plane
Fishermen joined navy and air force personnel Thursday in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Myanmar military plane with 120 aboard goes missing
A military transport plane with 120 people on board went missing Wednesday on a flight from southern Myanmar to Yangon, a military spokesman said. There were fears it may have …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Poland’s former health minister questioned in 2010 crash
After autopsies revealed coffins with the remains of multiple victims, Polish prosecutors on Wednesday questioned a former health minister over alleged government negligence in the aftermath of the 2010 plane …
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Historian finds live warhead at decades-old military plane crash site in Grant County
A historian digging around a newly discovered 1955 military airplane crash site in Grant County found a live warhead in the wreckage this week.
Sun., May 21, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Pilot suffers only minor injures after plane tumbles 200 feet in crash at Felts Field
Spokane aviator Delbert (Deb) Wylie fell 200 feet and crashed while making an exhibition flight at Parkwater air field (now Felts Field). Wylie had just taken off and had gone …
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Police: Small plane crashes on Mukilteo street; no injuries
Authorities say a small plane crashed on a road shortly after it departed from Paine Airport north of Seattle.
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 2:40 p.m.
Cuban military plane crashes, killing 8 troops on board
An official says a Cuban military plane has crashed in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight people.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
Pilot, company culture blamed for 2015 Alaska plane crash that killed nine
Pilot error, an air company’s culture and its lack of a formal safety program were behind a fatal crash that killed nine people two years ago on sightseeing flight in …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Florida small plane crash kills 4; wasn’t noticed for a day
A vintage private plane that crashed in north Florida killing all four people aboard went unnoticed for nearly a day.
Sun., April 9, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
Family members who died in Oregon plane crash had zest for life
The three members of a California family killed in an Oregon plane crash are being described as fun-loving go-getters with a zest for life.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 1:16 p.m.
Four dead in Oregon plane crash that was approaching airport
A plane has crashed in western Oregon, killing four people.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Air Force: Pilot ejects safely before F-16 crashes near DC
The military says a fighter jet pilot on a training mission ejected safely before the aircraft crashed a few miles from the U.S. capital.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
Poland accuses Russians in plane crash that killed president
Polish prosecutors alleged Monday that a new analysis of evidence from the 2010 plane crash in Russia that killed the Polish president shows that two Russian air traffic controllers and …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Crews locate plane after crash in Olympic National Park
Two people on board a plane that was reported missing after it crashed in Olympic National Park have been hospitalized with minor injuries.
Mon., 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.
Wed., 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: Mon., 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: Tue., 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: Mon., 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: Thu., 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: Mon., 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 …
Thu., 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 …
Mon., 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 …
Tue., 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 …
Mon., 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.
Mon., 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 …
Mon., 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 …
Sun., 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.”
Mon., 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.