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  • Malaysia crash inquiry could be among most challenging ever

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Confirmation that a missing Malaysian airliner crashed in the Indian Ocean opens the way for what could be one of the most costly and challenging air crash investigations in history. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said...
  • Korea-bound Malaysia Airlines Airbus diverted due to electrical fault

    Korea-bound Malaysia Airlines Airbus diverted due to electrical fault
    A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 271 people from Malaysia to South Korea on Monday was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Hong Kong after a technical fault involving an onboard generator, the airline said. The incident early on Monday came as 26...
  • China demands Malaysian satellite data on missing airliner

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Xie Hangsheng told Malaysia's ambassador in Beijing on Monday that China was demanding Malaysia hand over all relevant satellite data analysis on the missing Malaysian airliner, the Foreign Ministry...
  • Chinese plane spots object in Malaysia jet search area

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A succession of satellite images from the Australians, the Chinese and the French, as well as a Chinese plane's report of "suspicious objects," has bolstered hopes for a breakthrough in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines...
  • Turkey shoots down Syrian plane it says violated air space

    Turkey shoots down Syrian plane it says violated air space
    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish armed forces shot down a Syrian plane on Sunday that Ankara said had crossed into its air space in an area where Syrian rebels have been battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces for control of a border crossing. "A...
  • Media judgment vanished in Flight MH370 coverage

    Media judgment vanished in Flight MH370 coverage
    Rush Limbaugh is right on this one. The reporting on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared March 8, has turned into a spectacle — not the good kind. It's all "such a show," Limbaugh told his listeners Monday. "We've got anchors and...
  • Facts go missing in nonstop coverage of MH370 mystery

    Let me go out on a limb: The Malaysian airliner did not get sucked into a black hole, vanish over the Indian Ocean equivalent of the Bermuda Triangle or crash-land on the spooky island from "Lost." Those "theories" were actually discussed on CNN this...
  • Report: 1 killed, 2 hurt after plane crashes on Pinellas road

    Report: 1 killed, 2 hurt after plane crashes on Pinellas road
    A Chicago-area man who was flying his teenage daughter and her friend to Clearwater died today after the plane they were in crashed on a busy road in Pinellas County, tampabay.com is reporting. Two girls were hospitalized in Tampa after the crash on...
  • Seattle helicopter spun 360 degrees before plummeting off building: NTSB

    Seattle helicopter spun 360 degrees before plummeting off building: NTSB
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Video footage shows a news helicopter that crashed this week in a crowded area of downtown Seattle, killing two people, spinning off a building before nose-diving to street level, the National Transportation Safety Board said on...
  • NTSB's preliminary report provides no definitive cause of Seattle copter crash

    SEATTLE The National Transportation Safety Board has made a preliminary review of three security-camera recordings showing the moments before the KOMO-TV helicopter crashed near the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Broad Street in Seattle on Tuesday...
  • Report: Plane crashes into loading dock at Lowes in Palatka

    Report: Plane crashes into loading dock at Lowes in Palatka
    A pilot and passenger are being treated after their plane crashed behind a Lowes home improvement store in Palatka in Putnam County, myfoxorlando.com is reporting. Read the full story at myfoxorlando.com.