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  • Training for electronic warfare? Navy plan not flying in Washington state

    SEATTLE For the Navy and the Forest Service, it didn't seem like a big deal, doing some aircraft training over the Olympic National Forest. Oh, boy. Guess what happened? The plan is for Growler jet pilots flying out of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island...
  • 1944 plane crash off coast of New Point in Mathews County remains a mystery 70 years later

    1944 plane crash off coast of New Point in Mathews County remains a mystery 70 years later
    Seventy years ago, on the morning of Oct. 3, 1944, an Army Air Forces B-24J took off from Langley Field on a training mission. Roughly 30 minutes later, the plane crashed into the Chesapeake Bay off the coast of New Point in Mathews County....
  • NTSB begins probe into plane crash near Big Bear airport

    NTSB begins probe into plane crash near Big Bear airport
    Federal transportation officials are headed to San Bernardino National Forest to investigate a plane crash near Big Bear airport Thursday afternoon. Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to begin surveying the wreckage...
  • Three die when plane crashes in field in Palos Hills

    Three die when plane crashes in field in Palos Hills
    Three people died when a small plane crashed near a neighborhood in Palos Hills moments after taking off from Midway Airport, authorities said. The twin-engine Beechcraft Baron was headed to Lawrence, Kan. when it crashed around 10:40 p.m. Sunday in a...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California air tanker that crashed went down after striking tree

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California firefighting plane that crashed while battling a wildlands blaze near Yosemite National park this month is believed to have gone down after its wing struck a tree and broke off, the results of an investigation showed...
  • 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...
  • 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...