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  • Victims of plane crash ID'd as 3 Kansas doctors: 'They had the American dream'

    Victims of plane crash ID'd as 3 Kansas doctors: 'They had the American dream'
    The three people killed when their plane crashed near homes in Palos Hills were physicians from Kansas who had flown to Chicago for the day, police and relatives said. Tausif Rehman, 34, a neurosurgeon at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, Kan., was...
  • American Airlines flight makes emergency landing in San Francisco

    Officials said an American Airlines flight on Monday made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport because of a pressurization problem after several interior panels shook loose and fell. Flight 2293, heading from San Francisco to...
  • Dutch PM: unlikely investigators will get to MH17 crash site

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday it was increasingly unlikely Dutch investigators would be able to reach the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash zone in eastern Ukraine due to fighting and the approach of winter. Speaking at a...
  • Airplane briefly quarantined in Las Vegas due to Ebola false alarm

    LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A Delta Air Lines plane was briefly quarantined on the tarmac of Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport on Friday due to an Ebola scare that turned out to be a false alarm, and an all-clear has been issued, airline and hospital...
  • Plane makes emergency landing after wall panels come loose

    Plane makes emergency landing after wall panels come loose
    An American Airlines plane made an emergency landing in San Francisco on Monday after a number of interior wall panels came loose mid-flight, an airline spokesman said. The flight, carrying 184 passengers and six crew, was en route for Dallas when the...
  • Iowa U.S. Senate Libertarian candidate dies in plane crash

    (Reuters) - A Libertarian Party candidate for Iowa's U.S. Senate seat has died in the crash of a small airplane near Dubuque Regional Airport in Iowa, authorities said on Tuesday. Dr. Douglas Butzier died when the single-engine airplane he was piloting...
  • Dutch experts help recover MH17 crash items despite nearby clashes

    HRABOVE Ukraine (Reuters) - Four Dutch experts and local emergency services made a start on Monday recovering personal belongings from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines MH17 last summer in east Ukraine, carting away boxes of personal possessions despite...
  • Three dead in small plane crash in Chicago suburb

    (Reuters) - Three Kansas doctors died in a small plane when it crashed into a vacant lot on a block of residential homes in a Chicago suburb, authorities said on Monday. Topeka, Kansas, doctors Tausif Rehman and Ali Kanchwala were killed in the crash,...
  • Senior police officers among seven dead in Iran plane crash: IRNA

    DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian police plane crashed late on Saturday killing four high-ranking officers investigating the deaths of police in a province that borders Pakistan and Afghanistan, state news agency IRNA reported. Three crew also died in the...
  • Two survive small plane crash in Boca Raton

    Two survive small plane crash in Boca Raton
    Two people walked away Sunday afternoon after a single-engine plane crashed at a construction site and flipped over about three miles northwest of the Boca Raton Airport, according to federal officials. No injuries were reported when the Cessna 180...
  • ODU prepares for Conference USA favorite Marshall

    NORFOLK — One of Old Dominion coach and movie hound Bobby Wilder's favorite flicks is "We Are Marshall," the story of the aftermath of the 1970 plane crash that killed 37 players and 70 members of the Thundering Herd football and athletic family....