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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Families of victims of Flight MH17 downing plan to sue Ukraine, president

    Survivors of German victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 downed over Ukraine plan to sue the country and its president for manslaughter by negligence in 298 cases, the lawyer representing them said Sunday. Professor of aviation law Elmar Giemulla,...
  • Disabled Southwest Airlines plane makes emergency landing at LAX

    A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing Saturday at Los Angeles International Airport after the plane's flaps malfunctioned. Flight 1704, which took off from Sacramento, was supposed to land at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank but was diverted...
  • One person killed in plane crash in Anza-Borrego Desert

    A man has been killed in the crash of a small plane in a desolate part of the Anza-Borrego Desert, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said Saturday. The plane, a single-engine Cessna, crashed Friday in a part of the desert known as the Borrego...
  • Turbulent reaction to airport expansion plans

    Some Pembroke Pines residents and city commissioners are unhappy with North Perry Airport's planned upgrades, which include a runway expansion, updated hangars and a hotel. Airport officials presented their plans during the Aug. 18 City Commission...
  • Small plane crashes in Pompano Beach; two fliers unhurt

    Small plane crashes in Pompano Beach; two fliers unhurt
    Federal authorities are investigating the crash of a small plane at Pompano Beach Airpark. The plane's two occupants were uninjured Tuesday night when the single-engine Alpha Trainer fixed-wing aircraft lost power, hit some trees and struck a...
  • Plane crashes in parking lot of San Diego Costco; 1 killed

    Plane crashes in parking lot of San Diego Costco; 1 killed
    An 80-year-old female passenger of a single-engine plane that crashed in a Costco parking lot in San Diego Wednesday has died, authorities confirmed.  The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. in the 7000 block of Othello Avenue in Kearny Mesa, said Lee...
  • Parking lot plane crash: San Diego witnesses describe close call

    Parking lot plane crash: San Diego witnesses describe close call
    Witnesses on the ground described close calls and their shock when a small airplane crashed and burst into flames Wednesday in the parking lot of a Costco in San Diego. “It was pretty nuts. I was just minding my own business and then a plane falls...
  • Air India jet makes emergency landing in New Jersey after engine fire

    An Air India jet carrying more than 300 passengers made an emergency landing in Newark, N.J., with just one functioning engine after a fire in one of its two engines forced the pilot to abort the flight, an airport spokeswoman said Sunday night. No...
  • Missile downs Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine; 298 aboard killed

    A Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down by a surface-to-air missile Thursday over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, apparently killing all 298 people on board and dramatically raising stakes in the conflict with the Kremlin-backed forces. U.S....
  • 298 killed after Malaysian plane 'blown out of the sky' over Ukraine

    298 killed after Malaysian plane 'blown out of the sky' over Ukraine
    At least 298 passengers were killed when a Malaysian airliner was apparently shot down by a surface-to-air missile in eastern Ukraine Thursday, according to early intelligence reports. The Boeing 777 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was "blown out of...
  • Malaysia jet one of 3 plane crashes in Ukraine this week: What we know

    Malaysia jet one of 3 plane crashes in Ukraine this week: What we know
    The Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that crashed Thursday with 298 people on board was the third plane to go down in Ukraine this week, according to Ukrainian officials. Here is a quick breakdown of the three incidents, all of which Ukrainian...