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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Claims that missile downed Malaysia airliner likely to take months to prove

    WASHINGTON The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine renewed the world's attention Friday to the conflict that's been raging there for months. But despite near unanimous assertions that a missile had blasted the plane from the sky, definitive blame...
  • Single-engine plane crashes in Rancho Cucamonga; pilot injured

    Single-engine plane crashes in Rancho Cucamonga; pilot injured
    A man was injured Friday evening when the single-engine plane he was piloting crashed in a field in Rancho Cucamonga. The crash occurred about 6:15 p.m. at Haven Avenue and Almond Street, said San Bernardino County Fire Battalion Chief Eric Noreen. ...
  • Dutch PM warns Putin on 'last chance' to help with plane disaster

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has one last chance to show he is serious about helping rescuers recover the bodies of the victims of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the Dutch prime minister said on Saturday. More...
  • Airman killed in crash 62 years ago finally buried

    Airman killed in crash 62 years ago finally buried
    Thousands of miles from the icy Alaska mountaintop into which his plane crashed in 1952, a 19-year-old airman was laid to rest Friday in South Florida with full military honors. Airman First Class Thomas Lyons was one of 52 passengers and crew aboard...
  • Putin under scrutiny after downing of Malaysia Airlines jet

    The downing of a passenger jet over separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine puts Russian President Vladimir Putin in a tight spot. What he does about it, and whether that changes the nature of the Ukrainian conflict, depends on the strength...
  • Obama demands Russia force separatists to aid Malaysia Airlines probe

    Obama demands Russia force separatists to aid Malaysia Airlines probe
    President Obama accused pro-Russia separatists of tampering with evidence at the site of last week’s crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet and called on Russia to use its influence to ensure a credible investigation into the downing of the plane over...
  • Rebel leader asks Russia for help with deteriorating Ukraine crash site

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A rebel leader appealed to Russia on Saturday for help with worsening conditions at the crash site of a Malaysian airliner, accusing the Ukrainian government of preventing experts from arriving and allowing bodies to rot....
  • Indiana University student among those killed in Malaysia airline crash

    Indiana University student among those killed in Malaysia airline crash
    An Indiana University student from Amsterdam was among those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in Ukraine, killing all on board, the school said in a statement. Karlijn Keijzer, 25, was a doctoral student in the chemistry department of the...
  • UPDATE: Rebel leader asks Russia for help with deteriorating Ukraine crash site

    UPDATE: Rebel leader asks Russia for help with deteriorating Ukraine crash site
    A rebel leader appealed to Russia on Saturday for help with worsening conditions at the crash site of a Malaysian airliner, accusing the Ukrainian government of preventing experts from arriving and allowing bodies to rot. Aleksander Borodai, prime...
  • Russia calls on Kiev, rebels to help experts at plane crash site

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia called on Ukraine's authorities and rebels on Saturday to give international experts access to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner, the foreign ministry said. "The Russian side appeals to both sides of the Ukrainian conflict,...
  • Ukraine charges anti-aircraft systems moved to Russia

    Three Buk missile systems have made their way from eastern Ukraine across the border into Russia, Ukrainian officials said Saturday, including one lacking the missile they believe brought down a Malaysia Airlines jet the day before. Officials also...