RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Air Transportation Disasters

A collection of news and information related to Air Transportation Disasters published by this site and its partners.

Top Air Transportation Disasters Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • Survival 101

    Survival 101
    Sometime before midnight in the absolute blackness of the Vermont forest, my fellow survival campers and I snuffed out the fire we had built (OK, they had built) to kill time and energy before the inevitable, and edged toward the survival shelters we...
  • Navy pilot from Lake Arrowhead presumed dead in jet crash

    A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday over the Pacific Ocean was identified Sunday as Lt. Nathan Poloski of Lake Arrowhead. Poloski, 26, was involved in the apparent collision of two F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets from the...
  • U.S. Navy identifies pilot presumed dead in Pacific Ocean crash

    U.S. Navy identifies pilot presumed dead in Pacific Ocean crash
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy on Sunday identified a fighter jet pilot who is presumed dead following a mid-air collision with another jet over the western Pacific Ocean. The missing pilot is Lieutenant Nathan Poloski, 26, of Lake Arrowhead, Calif., a 2009...
  • U.S. Navy ends search for pilot presumed dead in Pacific crash

    U.S. Navy ends search for pilot presumed dead in Pacific crash
    The Navy has ended its search for a fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday in the Pacific Ocean, west of Wake Island, officials said. The pilot, whose identity has not been released, was involved in a collision of two F/A-18 fighter...
  • Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast

    Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast
    NORFOLK — It was a mechanical malfunction that caused a fire in the cabin of a MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter that crashed off the coast of Virginia on Jan. 8, killing three of the five crew members, according to a Navy report released Thursday....
  • Owner: Banner-plane pilot avoided sunbathers in Miami Beach ocean crash

    When a banner plane lost power over Miami Beach, the pilot steered clear of the sand and ditched in the water, the company's owner said Sunday. At 500 feet in the air, the plane's engine stopped, giving the pilot just a few seconds to decide on a course...
  • State support for job cuts boosts prospects of latest Malaysia Airlines plan

    State support for job cuts boosts prospects of latest Malaysia Airlines plan
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The plan to save Malaysia Airlines (MAS) could succeed where past endeavours have failed because the government has finally put politics aside by agreeing to sweeping job cuts, people briefed on the restructuring told Reuters. The...
  • Local communities commemorate 9/11

    Local communities commemorate 9/11
    David Zakaryan, 12, stood on the sidewalk outside Rosemont Middle School in La Crescenta Thursday morning, holding a miniature American flag in his hands. David wasn’t alive when the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought the nation to a...
  • Obama leads U.S. in remembrance of September 11 victims

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Led by President Barack Obama, Americans commemorated the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on Thursday by observing moments of silence for the thousands killed that day at New York City's World Trade Center, the...
  • Obama on 13th anniversary of 9/11: 'America stands tall'

    President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks Thursday with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House under a partly cloudy sky. The...
  • Pilot, passenger OK after crash at Spruce Creek in Port Orange

    Pilot, passenger OK after crash at Spruce Creek in Port Orange
    A pilot and passenger are OK after a plane crash at Spruce Creek Fly-in on Wednesday night, officials said. The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. when the plane landed in some trees, dispatchers said. The two suffered only minor injuries and did...