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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Small plane crashes on busy Atlanta highway, 4 dead

    Small plane crashes on busy Atlanta highway, 4 dead
    A small passenger airplane dropped from the sky and grazed the hood of a tractor-trailer before it crashed into an Atlanta interstate Friday, killing all four people aboard and starting an intense fire on the busy road. The Piper PA-32 took off from...
  • New Malaysia Air CEO vows turnaround for battered airline

    The new CEO of Malaysia Airlines said its financial situation is more challenging than anticipated and it will shrink in size as it tries to overcome a tarnished image with the travel industry and the public. Malaysia Airlines was battered last year by...
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CAMERON EMERGES AS BRITISH ELECTION WINNER The Tory leader will keep his post as prime minister as his party wins big at the expense of Labour and...
  • Two ambassadors killed in Pakistani army helicopter crash

    ISLAMABAD A Pakistani military helicopter carrying diplomats to the north of the country made a crash landing on Friday, killing the ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines as well as the wives of the Indonesian and Malaysian ambassadors, an army...
  • Ambassadors Killed In Pakistan Helicopter Crash

    ISLAMABAD — The ambassadors to Pakistan from the Philippines and Norway and the wives of the ambassadors from Malaysia and Indonesia were killed Friday when a Pakistani army helicopter carrying foreign dignitaries made a crash landing in the...
  • Marine helicopter lands on beach after possible emergency

    Marine helicopter lands on beach after possible emergency
    A Marine helicopter made an emergency landing Wednesday morning at Solana Beach after crew members noticed a light indicating low oil pressure. None of the Marines aboard the CH-53E Super Stallion was hurt. There were also no injuries on the beach,...
  • Vanilla Ice's grand entrance mistaken for plane crash on Intracoastal

    Vanilla Ice's grand entrance mistaken for plane crash on Intracoastal
    The splash Robert Van Winkle, aka rapper Vanilla Ice, made in the Intracoastal Wednesday caused a few more waves than he expected. The landing of the seaplane he was on happened about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on the Intracoastal Waterway in Lantana. It was...
  • Air Force demonstration plane makes emergency landing

    A fighter plane belonging to the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron has made an emergency landing at Albuquerque's international airport. Airport officials say the F-16 Thunderbird landed at Albuquerque Sunport without incident Thursday morning...
  • No injuries when small plane crashes in northeastern Indiana

    Authorities say a pilot wasn't hurt when a small-engine plane crashed near a municipal airport in northeastern Indiana. WANE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1DTQsXn ) that Kendallville police and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the...
  • Germanwings co-pilot practiced descents hours before crash

    The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have practiced sending the jetliner into a deadly descent on another flight, just two hours before he intentionally crashed it into the French Alps, investigators said Wednesday. The revelation...
  • Germanwings co-pilot practiced slow descent hours before crash

    Germanwings co-pilot practiced slow descent hours before crash
    The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have practiced sending the jetliner into a deadly descent on another flight, just two hours before he intentionally crashed it into the French Alps, investigators said Wednesday. The revelation appeared...