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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • 2 large objects found on sea floor in hunt for AirAsia crash wreckage

    Indonesian officials were hopeful Saturday they were honing in on the wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501 after sonar equipment detected two large objects on the ocean floor, one week after the plane went down in stormy weather. Teams equipped with a remote-...
  • Routine training flight was underway before fatal helicopter crash in Lantana

     
    Two pilots may have been practicing an emergency procedure during a routine training flight when the helicopter they were in crashed north of the Lantana Airport, killing one and seriously injuring the other, federal officials said Tuesday....
  • Islamic State uses social media to support call for pilot's execution

    Supporters of Islamic State militants appealed via social media this week for the execution of a Jordanian pilot whom the group captured after his plane crashed in Syria on Christmas Eve. Those using the Twitter hashtag "Suggest a way to kill the...
  • 7 bodies recovered from AirAsia crash as weather hampers search

    Bad weather hindered efforts to recover victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 on Wednesday and sent wreckage drifting far from the crash site, as grieving relatives prayed for strength to endure their losses. "Help us, God, to move forward, even though we...
  • Recovery of AirAsia wreckage to focus on bodies, data recorders that could explain crash

    The divers who try to recover more bodies and debris from the AirAsia jet that plunged into the sea won't have to deal with extreme depths, but they will have to work carefully to preserve evidence from the Airbus A320 that dropped from the sky with 162...
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    NATION JAKARTA, Indonesia Fighting high winds and choppy waves, recovery teams lifted seven bodies from Indonesian waters Wednesday as naval officials reportedly obtained the first sonar image showing a crashed Indonesia AirAsia jet lying upside down...
  • Bad weather stalls AirAsia wreckage search; 7 bodies recovered

    Fighting high winds and choppy waves, recovery teams lifted seven bodies from Indonesian waters Wednesday as naval officials reportedly obtained the first sonar image showing a crashed AirAsia jet lying upside down under the sea. A day after officials...
  • 2 officers hurt in police helicopter crash on residential street northeast of downtown Vegas

    A Las Vegas police helicopter crashed on a residential street Wednesday and two police officers were taken to a hospital for treatment of moderate injuries, authorities said. It wasn't immediately clear what caused the four-seat MD-500 helicopter to go...
  • Better weather allows search to resume for bodies and debris from AirAsia flight

    A much needed break in the weather gave searchers a window Thursday to "fight with full force" to find the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, with officials also hustling to locate the plane's fuselage after it crashed into the Java Sea four days ago. Seven...
  • AirAsia searchers may have spotted tail of jet; 30 bodies recovered

    The AirAsia crash investigation gathered pace Friday as U.S. Navy teams pulled several bodies from the Java Sea and an Indonesian crew spotted what appeared to be the aircraft’s tail on the sea floor. A Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter brought eight...
  • Girl, 7, survives fatal plane crash in Kentucky

    Girl, 7, survives fatal plane crash in Kentucky
     A 7-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four people Friday night, and the disoriented little girl walked away from the wreckage and reported the crash to a local resident, authorities said. The small Piper PA-34 reported engine trouble and...