Stories tagged: plane crash
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016, 1:18 P.M.
Egypt says it has found plane wreckage
Egypt says it has spotted the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board.
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 3 P.M.
Crop duster pilot killed in northern Idaho crash
Authorities in northern Idaho say a crop duster pilot died Monday morning after his plane struck power lines and crashed into some trees.
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 5:30 P.M.
Pilot dies in Blue Angels plane crash
A U.S. Navy Blue Angels aerobatic fighter jet crashed during a practice session outside Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday afternoon, killing the pilot in what witnesses described as an explosive vertical …
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 1:22 P.M.
Obama meets Air Force pilot who ejected before jet crash
An Air Force Thunderbird jet crashed Thursday in Colorado just after a flyover at a graduation ceremony for Air Force Academy cadets where President Barack Obama had spoken.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 1:20 P.M.
Ship detects signals from crashed EgyptAir plane’s black box
A French ship searching the Mediterranean has detected black box signals from a missing EgyptAir flight in the waters between the Greek island of Crete and the Egyptian coast, a …
UPDATED: MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016, 6:28 P.M.
Plane crash on Kauai kills five during skydiving tour
Five people died in a fiery plane crash on Kauai Monday morning, officials said.
MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016, 12:04 P.M.
Investigators search for wreckage of EgyptAir plane, test DNA
The French navy said Monday that one of its ships has joined the search for the wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, focusing especially on the hunt for its flight recorders, …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 1:13 P.M.
Body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet located
Search crews found human remains, luggage and seats Friday from the EgyptAir jetliner that fell out of the sky over the Mediterranean Sea, as investigators pored over the passenger list …
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016, 1:50 P.M.
NTSB: pilot’s inability to fly in clouds caused crash
Federal investigators say a small airplane that crashed into Washington’s Cascade Mountains last July was caused by the pilot’s decision to fly during bad weather despite knowing that he was …
FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016, 12:58 P.M.
Woodland plane crash victim ID’d as Renton man
The person who died in a plane crash at Woodland State Airport Thursday afternoon was identified as a Renton, Washington, man.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016, 10 P.M.
Ex-cabinet minister dies in Quebec plane crash
A small plane has crashed killing seven people in eastern Quebec.
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016, 7:06 A.M.
4 killed in plane crash near Idaho-Wyoming border
Authorities say four people have died after a small plane crashed near the Palisades Reservoir along the Idaho-Wyoming border.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, OCT. 31, 2015, 2:25 P.M.
Officials search for cause of plane crash over Egypt’s Sinai
A Russian passenger airliner crashed Saturday in a remote mountainous part Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula 23 minutes after taking off from a popular Red Sea resort, killing all 224 people on …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, OCT. 9, 2015, 9:30 P.M.
Widow of Forrest Bird dies in plane crash
A small plane crash Thursday morning near Hope, Idaho, killed three friends and pilots, including the widow of Dr. Forrest Morton Bird, whose research in breathing apparatuses led to the …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, OCT. 8, 2015, 11:03 P.M.
Fatal plane crash near Sandpoint
The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal plane crash near Sandpoint that occurred sometime Friday.
UPDATED: MONDAY, OCT. 5, 2015, 11:15 A.M.
Pilot killed in Deer Park crash identified
The pilot who died last week in a plane crash in Deer Park was George Bell, 79, the Spokane County medical examiner’s office said Monday. Bell’s plane crashed near the …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, OCT. 2, 2015, 9:50 P.M.
Man killed in plane crash near Deer Park
A small plane crashed in Deer Park near the airport Friday morning, killing the pilot on board.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, OCT. 1, 2015
6 U.S. service members among 11 dead in Afghan plane crash
Eleven people, including six U.S. service members, were killed early Friday when a U.S. Air Force C-130J transport plane crashed in Afghanistan.
TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015
Teen says couple died in plane crash she survived
SEATTLE – A teenage girl who survived a small-plane crash in the craggy, thickly forested mountains of north-central Washington emerged from the wilderness after hiking “for a couple of days” …
MONDAY, JULY 13, 2015, 4:17 P.M.
Teenager turns up at Mazama store saying she’d been in a plane crash
A motorist found a teenage girl who said she had survived a small-plane crash on Saturday.
SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2015
Pilot in fatal Spokane River plane crash fought to ‘get back’
After barely recovering from an in-flight emergency just after takeoff from Felts Field, pilot Richard Runyon somehow managed to get the single-engine plane stabilized over Newman Lake and had nearly …
FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015, 9:07 A.M.
Felts Field pilot radioed about aileron problem before crashing into Spokane River
The pilot of a plane that crashed into the Spokane River earlier this month had already recovered from one in-flight emergency and was on final approach to Felts Field when …
SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015, 4:39 P.M.
Plane recovered from Spokane River
Using airbags, boats, divers, a crane and lots of time, workers on Saturday brought most of the plane that crashed into the Spokane River to shore.
SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015
Pilots in Spokane River crash were well known
Lyndon Amestoy flew out of Felts Field so often he had a reserved seat at the Skyway Cafe. It’s next to a plaque commemorating pilots with the dubious honor of …
FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015
Plane plunges, sinks in river
Two men in a plane that crashed during a test flight and sank into the Spokane River near Felts Field Thursday afternoon died after they were underwater for nearly 30 …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015, 10:56 P.M.
Two dead in plane crash in Spokane River
Two men were pulled from a single-engine airplane that crashed into the Spokane River this afternoon near Felts Field, authorities said.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2015
Aaron Leetch, former Whitworth athletic director, killed in plane crash
A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including former Whitworth University Athletic Director …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015
Airline knew of pilot’s depressive episode
BERLIN – Lufthansa knew six years ago that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from a “serious depressive episode,” the …
THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015, 4:50 P.M.
Friends of German co-pilot doubt he intentionally crashed plane
MONTABAUR, Germany — Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot’s job with Germanwings, according to those who helped him learn to fly as a teenager …
THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015
Plane that crashed in Spokane wrongly filled with jet fuel, report says
A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board confirms the plane that crashed in downtown Spokane last month was filled with jet fuel before taking off. The plane was …