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  • No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision

    No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision
    A small airplane and helicopter made no distress calls before they collided near a Maryland airport killing all three aboard the helicopter and injuring the two men on the plane, federal investigators said on Friday. Investigators from the National...
  • 3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick

    3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick
    Three people were killed and two others were injured in a crash between a plane and a helicopter at Frederick Municipal Airport Thursday, State Police said. State Police identified the three who died as Christopher D. Parsons, 29, of Westminster;...
  • Russian Vnukovo airport CEO, deputy resign after plane crash

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The chief executive of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy have resigned after a fatal plane crash which killed the head of France energy company Total, the airport said on Thursday. The airport said in a statement that Vnukovo...
  • Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'

    Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'
    The National Transportation Safety Board issued a preliminary report on the plane crash in Palos Hills that killed three Kansas doctors, but officials said it may take a year or more before air safety investigators determine the cause of the accident....
  • Total names refining boss to replace de Margerie

    PARIS (Reuters) - French oil company Total has appointed refining boss Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive to succeed Christophe de Margerie who was killed in a plane crash in Moscow this week. Pouyanne, 51, head of refining, had been considered as...
  • Total board to consider split of CEO/Chairman roles: Les Echos

    PARIS (Reuters) - The board of French oil group Total will meet on Wednesday to consider splitting the chairman and chief executive roles previously held by Christophe de Margerie, who died in a plane crash in Moscow on Monday, Les Echos newspaper...
  • Skeletal remains, wreckage found months after pilot, plane vanished

    Skeletal remains, wreckage found months after pilot, plane vanished
    Skeletal remains and aircraft wreckage found in Marion County have been linked to a Zephyrhills pilot who vanished in April. Pilot Theodore Weiss, 74, departed from Dunnellon/Marion County Airport and never arrived at his destination in Zephyrhills, a...
  • U.S. drone crashes on landing at airport in Niamey: Niger sources

    NIAMEY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An unarmed U.S. Reaper drone crashed on landing at the main airport in the capital of Niger on Monday, damaging the runway but causing no injuries, airport sources in Niger and the U.S. Air Force said. Washington deployed...
  • Total’s 'Big Mustache'- bon vivant, deal-maker and risk-taker

    PARIS (Reuters) - Christophe de Margerie, the head of French oil and gas giant Total who died when his jet crashed in Moscow, was a gregarious bon vivant with a passion for risk-taking and deal-making. Known as "The Big Mustache" for his bushy, gray...
  • Criminal probe ordered in Russian crash that killed Total CEO

    Russian investigators have opened a criminal probe into the fiery crash that killed Total SA chief executive Christophe de Margerie and the three French crewmen piloting his private jet out of a Moscow airport, officials announced on Tuesday. A...
  • French prosecutors open probe into Total's CEO death: source

    PARIS (Reuters) - Paris prosecutors opened a manslaughter investigation following the death of Christophe de Margerie, the head of French oil group Total, in a plane crash in Russia, a judiciary source told Reuters on Tuesday. Separately, French accident...