Stories tagged: plane
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 5:19 p.m.
When Nick Mamer and Art Walker touched down at Felts Field in Spokane Valley on Aug. 20, 1929, they had just set become the first pilots to complete a non-stop …
Fri., July 19, 2019, 12:21 p.m.
A pilot flying a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Idaho State Highway 97 on Thursday.
Fri., June 7, 2019, 3:35 p.m.
Visitors will have the opportunity to see rare vintage aircraft up close, including a B-25 Mitchell and a TBM Avenger – two American bombers introduced and flown during World War …
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 7:18 p.m.
A Russian airliner that took off from Moscow was airborne for just 28 minutes before returning to make an emergency landing while still heavy with unburned fuel, which then ignited …
Thu., April 25, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
A pilot who was trying to crash-land this week in an Idaho field instead brought his small plane to rest at the top of a 60-foot tree, officials said.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 12:44 p.m.
Britain and Germany on Tuesday joined a rapidly growing number of countries grounding or closing airspace to a new Boeing plane involved in the Ethiopian Airlines disaster as a global …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
A high-level Israeli military delegation visited Moscow on Thursday to present detailed information related to the downing of a Russian warplane by Syrian forces that responded to an Israeli air …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean Sea, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday. It blamed Israel …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Cathey’s actions on that Aug. 5 flight to Yakima put her in the spotlight Monday at an all-employee meeting for Energy Northwest in Richland.
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Five people on board a small airplane were killed but nobody on the ground was hurt when the twin-engine Cessna crashed Sunday in a Southern California parking lot, authorities said.
Mon., July 30, 2018, 10:47 a.m.
Investigators are trying to find the pilot of a small civilian airplane that clipped a power line in northern Idaho on Sunday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 2:08 p.m.
A man tried to bring a python onto a plane in Miami by hiding it inside a hard drive, according to a news report. He and the snake did not …
Sun., June 24, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
A small plane hit a car after overshooting the runway at an airfield near Snohomish.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
A hulking military transport plane crashed just after takeoff Wednesday in Algeria, killing 257 people in the worst aviation disaster in the North African nation’s history and plunging the country …
Mon., March 5, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
Authorities say a man survived when his single-engine plane broke into several pieces upon crashing in a wooded gully near Enumclaw.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Officials say a United Airlines flight has landed safely in Honolulu after engine parts came off during its flight from California.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Tramping through snowy fields outside Moscow, emergency workers found both flight data recorders from a crashed Russian airliner on Monday as they searched for debris and the remains of the …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
The pilot of a small plane that made a nighttime emergency landing on a Southern California freeway said as soon as the engine died he knew he’d never make it …
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
A private jet carrying six people slid off a runway after landing in Bend, Oregon.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 1:49 p.m.
A commercial airplane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously Sunday off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the Black …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
A passenger was smoking in the bathroom somewhere between Portland and Sacramento on Saturday, according to the airline, and had gone so far as to tamper with the smoke detector.
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
A pilot and his passenger were uninjured after they ended up in the Pend Oreille River after trying to land their float plane around 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
An Air Canada plane with 140 people on board came within 100 feet of crashing onto two of four planes lined up to take off at San Francisco International Airport …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
The military transport plane that slammed into soybean fields Monday in the Mississippi Delta, killing 15 Marines and a Navy sailor, appears to have developed problems while high in the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
A navy ship found bodies and aircraft parts in the seas off Myanmar while searching Thursday morning for a military transport plane carrying 120 people, a spokesman said.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
A Malaysia Airlines plane returned to an Australian airport after a mentally ill passenger threatened to detonate a bomb and attempted to enter the cockpit before he was tackled and …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 7:29 a.m.
Cleveland officials say the search for a plane carrying six people that disappeared last week over Lake Erie has resumed.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Authorities in Jefferson County said a 63-year-old Sequim pharmacist was the pilot aboard a small plane that crashed last week, killing all four people on board.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 8:32 a.m.
A small plane crash-landed at Felts Field early Tuesday, causing damage to the propeller and underside of the aircraft but leaving the pilot uninjured.