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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Two National Guard soldiers hurt in San Diego County helicopter crash

    Two National Guard soldiers hurt in San Diego County helicopter crash
    Two soldiers were hurt Tuesday night when a military helicopter crashed at a civilian airport in northeast San Diego County. The two, from the California Army National Guard, were on a routine training mission when the UH-60 Blackhawk crashed at the end...
  • Military helicopter crashes in rural San Diego County

     A military helicopter crashed Tuesday night in the rural area of northeast San Diego, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The two military personnel aboard were able to crawl out when the helicopter landed on its...
  • Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane

    Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane
    Wreckage found on the side of a mountain at the edge of the Mojave Desert is believed to be the remains of an aircraft that went missing on radar Tuesday night while en route to Nevada, search team officials said. The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza...
  • AirAsia flight: Jet may have climbed at abnormal rate before crash

    The Indonesia AirAsia plane that crashed last month was climbing at an abnormally high rate of speed before plunging into the Java Sea, an analysis of radar data shows. Indonesian Transport Minister Ignasius Jonan told the parliament Tuesday that data...
  • Propeller washes up on beach near scene of fatal plane crash

    Propeller washes up on beach near scene of fatal plane crash
    A propeller has washed up on a Florida beach near the scene of a fatal small plane crash. The Jan. 13 crash killed pilot Mihoko Tabata of Japan. No one else was aboard the single-engine Cessna. Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue says the...
  • Indonesia: AirAsia plane climbed too fast, then disappeared

    An AirAsia plane that crashed last month with 162 people on board was climbing at an abnormally high rate, then plunged and suddenly disappeared from radar, Indonesia's transport minister said Tuesday. Ignasius Jonan told Parliament that radar data...
  • Taiwan plane crash survivor says engine 'did not feel right shortly after takeoff'

    Taiwan plane crash survivor says engine 'did not feel right shortly after takeoff'
    From the start of the flight in Taiwan's capital, survivor Huang Jin-sun suspected trouble. "There was some sound next to me. It did not feel right shortly after takeoff. The engine did not feel right," the 72-year-old man told ETTV television Thursday...
  • Small plane makes emergency landing at Great Park

    A small plane made an emergency landing in Irvine's Great Park on Saturday, the second time an aircraft has done so in the past two months. The plane, a single-engine Evektor Sportstar containing a flight instructor and a student, took off from John...
  • European plane maker ATR in focus again after 2nd Taiwan air disaster since July

    European aircraft maker ATR is in the spotlight again after the dramatic crash Wednesday of a TransAsia Airways turboprop into a river in Taiwan. It's the second time in seven months that a TransAsia ATR has been involved in a fatal accident. THE...
  • Central Florida men killed in plane crash at Sebring Airport

    Central Florida men killed in plane crash at Sebring Airport
    Two people are dead in a plane crash in central Florida. The Highlands County Sheriff's Office reports that the aircraft went down around 11 a.m. Friday at the Sebring Airport. It was found near the airport runway. Officials identified the pilot as 56-...
  • Bodies of pilot, co-pilot found after Taiwan crash

    TAIPEI The bodies of the pilot and co-pilot were retrieved from the wreckage of a plane that crashed into a river in Taiwan killing at least 31 people, media reports said Thursday. TransAsia Airways flight GE235 was en route from Taipei's Songshan...