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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Search for wreckage of runaway plane continues off Jamaican coast

    MIAMI A small private aircraft flew past its destination of Naples Municipal Airport in Florida with an apparently unconscious pilot at the controls Friday, and it was tracked by U.S. fighter jets before it crashed off the coast of Jamaica six hours after...
  • Flight makes emergency landing at BWI

    Flight makes emergency landing at BWI
    A flight from Atlanta to Providence was forced to make an emergency landing at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Friday night for mechanical trouble. Delta flight 772 safely made the emergency landing around 10:30 p.m. and no...
  • All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport

    All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport
    DENVER (Reuters) - All five people aboard a single-engine airplane died after it crashed on Sunday in a field beside a runway during an attempt to land at a northern Colorado airport, authorities said. Peter Knudson, spokesman for the National...
  • Five killed in single-engine plane crash in Colorado

    Five people were killed in a single-engine plane crash near Denver on Sunday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The Piper PA-46 was making its final approach into Erie Municipal Airport when it crashed in a field north of the main...
  • Report: Lauderdale firm's banner plane in fatal Tampa Bay crash

    A 70-year-old pilot was killed when his small plane crashed into the water near St. Petersburg's Albert Whitted Airport shortly after takeoff, TampaBay.com is reporting. Donald Thomasson was attempting to get a banner-pulling Piper PA-23 airborne Sunday...
  • Three killed, nine injured when Libyan war plane crashes in eastern city: medics

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Three people were killed and nine injured when a Libyan war plane crashed on Tuesday in a residential part of the eastern city of Tobruk, residents and medics said. The plane went down around one km (0.6 miles) from the seat of...
  • Russian airline says its helicopter likely shot down in South Sudan

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's UTair airline said its Mi-8 helicopter chartered by the United Nations in South Sudan was shot down on Tuesday, according to preliminary information. "According to preliminary information, the helicopter was shot down with...
  • Rockville college student among 4 killed in Ohio plane crash

    Rockville college student among 4 killed in Ohio plane crash
    An 18-year-old Rockville man was one of four college students killed in a plane crash in Ohio Monday night, police said. Abraham Pishevar, a Georgetown Preparatory School graduate and freshman at Case Western Reserve University, died in the crash at...
  • After disasters, stricken Malaysia Airlines staff brace for job cuts

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - As bodies from downed Flight MH17 were brought home last week, a group of Malaysia Airlines flight attendants, in black mourning headscarves contrasting with their pink and turquoise uniforms, sobbed and clung to each other in...
  • After F-15 jet crash in Virginia, rescue helicopters search for pilot

    After F-15 jet crash in Virginia, rescue helicopters search for pilot
    Helicopters are searching for an Air National Guard pilot after his F-15 jet crashed in the mountains of Virginia this morning, military officials said. The plane’s smoldering wreckage was found on a mountainside near the Virginia-West Virginia...
  • Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead

    Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead
    THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies. The name of the pilot will not be...