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  • Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 possibly downed by another plane: report

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 possibly downed by another plane: report
    Dutch prosecutors investigating the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believe the aircraft might have been shot down from the air but that a ground-to-air missile attack is more likely, a senior prosecutor said in a German media interview. The...
  • MH17 investigators still awaiting U.S., Russian intelligence reports

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch prosecutors are still awaiting U.S. intelligence reports on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 but American laws on passing on such information to criminal investigations are complicating the process, the Dutch...
  • Malaysia PM vows to bring MH17 culprits to justice

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday vowed to bring to justice the perpetrators of the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17, but said he feared fighting in Ukraine might block access to the crash site. In an interview with Reuters in...
  • Criminal probe ordered in Russian crash that killed Total CEO

    Russian investigators have opened a criminal probe into the fiery crash that killed Total SA chief executive Christophe de Margerie and the three French crewmen piloting his private jet out of a Moscow airport, officials announced on Tuesday. A...
  • 3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick

    3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick
    Three people were killed and two others were injured in a crash between a plane and a helicopter at Frederick Municipal Airport Thursday, State Police said. State Police identified the three who died as Christopher D. Parsons, 29, of Westminster;...
  • No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision

    No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision
    A small airplane and helicopter made no distress calls before they collided near a Maryland airport killing all three aboard the helicopter and injuring the two men on the plane, federal investigators said on Friday. Investigators from the National...
  • Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'

    Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'
    The National Transportation Safety Board issued a preliminary report on the plane crash in Palos Hills that killed three Kansas doctors, but officials said it may take a year or more before air safety investigators determine the cause of the accident....
  • Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport

    Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport
    A regional jet bound for Chicago was forced to divert and make an emergency landing at DuPage County Airport on Monday night after the pilots reported problems controlling the plane and maintaining altitude, the Federal Aviation Administration said....
  • Plane crashes into Big Bear Lake picnic area, killing pilot

    Plane crashes into Big Bear Lake picnic area, killing pilot
    The pilot of a small plane was killed Monday morning after it crashed in a picnic area on the north shore of Big Bear Lake, fire officials said. The San Bernardino County Fire Department reported the pilot, who was the plane's only occupant, was dead by...
  • Skeletal remains, wreckage found months after pilot, plane vanished

    Skeletal remains, wreckage found months after pilot, plane vanished
    Skeletal remains and aircraft wreckage found in Marion County have been linked to a Zephyrhills pilot who vanished in April. Pilot Theodore Weiss, 74, departed from Dunnellon/Marion County Airport and never arrived at his destination in Zephyrhills, a...
  • Cabin walls break mid-flight on American Airlines plane

    Cabin walls break mid-flight on American Airlines plane
    An American Airlines plane on its way from San Francisco to Dallas was forced to make an emergency landing when panels on the cabin walls and ceiling started to break mid-flight, according to USA Today. A possible blown air duct was to blame for the...