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  • Memorial service set Thursday for pastors who died in plane crash

    Memorial service set Thursday for pastors who died in plane crash
    A memorial service will be Thursday in Sunrise for a husband and wife who died last month in a plane crash en route to a church conference in the Bahamas. The private jet took off from Lynden Pindling International Airport near Nassau on Nov. 9. It...
  • Mom, children among 6 dead after jet crashes into Maryland home

    Mom, children among 6 dead after jet crashes into Maryland home
    An executive jet crashed into a Maryland house on Monday, killing all three people aboard the plane and a mother and two children inside the house, a fire official said. The pilot of the jet who died in the crash had previously crashed a plane...
  • Plane crashes into Gaithersburg home, killing 6

    Plane crashes into Gaithersburg home, killing 6
    An executive jet crashed into a Gaithersburg house Monday, killing all three people aboard the plane and a woman and her two children inside the house, authorities said. The victims inside the house were identified as Marie Gemmell, 36, and her two...
  • Plane headed to Philly makes emergency landing in Rome

    Plane headed to Philly makes emergency landing in Rome
    A US Airways plane headed from Tel Aviv to Philadelphia had to make an unscheduled landing in Rome early Saturday morning after several people aboard the flight complained of feeling sick. US Airways 797, an Airbus A330 with 129 passengers, was in...
  • Safety board finds pilot error in 2012 Polk County crash that killed family

    Safety board finds pilot error in 2012 Polk County crash that killed family
    A plane crash two years ago in Polk County that killed a Kansas family flying home from the Bahamas likely was caused by pilot error, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Ronald Bramlage, 45, was at the controls of his recently...
  • Malaysia plane wreckage to be reassembled in Netherlands for inquiry

    Malaysia plane wreckage to be reassembled in Netherlands for inquiry
    Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 recovered from its crash site in eastern Ukraine will be reassembled for an investigation at a military base in the Netherlands, Dutch authorities said Monday. The wreckage, collected by local emergency...
  • MH17 wreckage to be reassembled for investigation

    MH17 wreckage to be reassembled for investigation
    Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 recovered from its crash site in eastern Ukraine will be reassembled for an investigation at a military base in the Netherlands, Dutch authorities said on Monday. The wreckage, collected by local emergency...
  • Two Hospitalized In East Hampton Head-on Crash

    Two Hospitalized In East Hampton Head-on Crash
    EAST HAMPTON — One person was taken by LifeStar Helicopter to Hartford Hospital and another by ambulance after a head-on crash on Route 66, police said A 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo crossed into the eastbound lane and struck a 2009 Honda Accord for...
  • Cyber attacks, drones increase threats to plane safety: insurer

    Cyber attacks, drones increase threats to plane safety: insurer
    Cyber attacks and commercial drones pose a growing risk of commercial aeroplane crashes, a major insurer said, running counter to a long-term decline in fatal accidents and insurance premiums. Technical advances in aircraft design and navigation...
  • No-fly zones over Disney have cynical Mickey-haters smelling a rat

    No-fly zones over Disney have cynical Mickey-haters smelling a rat
    Somewhere in Washington, there are committees of bureaucrats assigned to assess which American icons are most likely to be attacked by terrorists. At the Federal Aviation Administration, there is such a task force that looks at national landmarks to guess...
  • Weather may be factor in plane crash that killed popular pastor, 8 others

    Weather may be factor in plane crash that killed popular pastor, 8 others
    NASSAU Bahamas - The investigation continues into the plane crash that killed Myles Munroe, an influential and popular religious leader, and eight others in the Bahamas on Sunday. An official investigation into the crash continued on Monday, with...