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  • Navy confirms 'Top Gun' training pilot dead in Nevada mountain crash

    The pilot of a military plane that crashed in a mountainous region of northern Nevada was killed in the accident, the Navy said Sunday. The plane, an F/A-18C Hornet on loan from the Marine Corps to the Navy for "Top Gun" pilot training, crashed Saturday...
  • Search continues for military pilot whose plane crashed in Nevada

    Navy and civilian rescue teams will continue Sunday searching for the pilot of a Marine Corps plane that crashed Saturday in a mountainous area of northern Nevada, officials said. The plane, an F/A-18C Hornet on loan from the Marine Corps to the Navy...
  • Navy jet crashes in Nevada, search for pilot underway

    More than four hours after a Navy F/A-18C Hornet crashed in a remote mountainous region in northern Nevada, officials said they had not yet reached the scene and had not established the status of the pilot. The single-seat jet went down during a...
  • 3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai

    3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai
    Federal officials will investigate the crash of a twin-engine plane shortly after takeoff from Lanai Airport in Hawaii, killing three people and leaving three injured. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will...
  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Asiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year's crash in San Francisco, federal transportation officials announced Tuesday, noting that it took up to five days for the airline to contact...
  • Pilot tried to return to runway in Wellington crash

    Pilot tried to return to runway in Wellington crash
    The pilot of a homebuilt aircraft apparently lost power and tried to return to the runway, only to crash into a pond at the Wellington Aero Club last week, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday. Just before the...
  • Algeria military plane crash leaves dozens dead

    CAIRO — An Algerian military transport plane carrying at least 78 people crashed Tuesday in eastern Algeria, and rescuers who rushed to the scene found one survivor but confirmed the deaths of dozens of others, the state news agency said. The...
  • Helicopter that crashed onto Scottish pub had double engine failure

    Helicopter that crashed onto Scottish pub had double engine failure
    LONDON — A police helicopter that plummeted into a Scottish pub in November, killing 10 people, suffered failure of both its engines from an as-yet-undetermined cause, investigators of the accident said Friday. The chopper still had plenty of fuel...
  • NTSB weighs role of fatigue, pilot error in Alabama UPS plane crash

    The pilots of a UPS cargo jet killed in a crash in August had complained about the company's work schedules but also made mistakes shortly before the plane flew into a hillside and burst into flames, a National Transportation Safety Board investigative...
  • Review: 'Charlie Victor Romeo' gives voice to black-box transcripts

    Review: 'Charlie Victor Romeo' gives voice to black-box transcripts
    After the jaw-dropping plane crash sequence in the superb 2012 thriller "Flight," the action in the intimate docudrama "Charlie Victor Romeo," which brings to life — almost verbatim — the black-box transcripts from six actual aviation...
  • San Francisco firefighter files defamation claim in Asiana crash case

    San Francisco firefighter files defamation claim in Asiana crash case
    A San Francisco firefighter who responded to the July 6 crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner has filed a legal claim saying the city's fire department falsely identified her to the media as the person who killed a teenage crash survivor. Elyse...