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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Pittsburgh fugitive crashes into car during chase, hurting 5

    Five people were hurt when police say a fugitive crashed into another car during a chase in downtown Pittsburgh. Officers chased 23-year-old Devon Davis on foot after the crash Wednesday and found him in a pool of blood at a nearby intersection with...
  • Helicopter crash north of Iran's capital, Tehran, kills 3

    An Iranian news agency says a helicopter belonging to the country's air force has crashed north of Tehran, killing all three crew members on board. Thursday's report by the semi-official Fars news agency quotes a district governor, Ezzatollah...
  • German police help passport-less Vonn travel to Bulgaria

    German police say they helped American skier Lindsey Vonn get to Bulgaria for a World Cup event after she forgot her passport in Austria. Munich airport police say Vonn realized after arriving Wednesday for a flight to Sofia that she had left her...
  • Plane problem forces No. 5 Wisconsin to land in Pittsburgh

    Plane problem forces No. 5 Wisconsin to land in Pittsburgh
    MADISON, Wis. -- No. 5 Wisconsin had one tough night. The Badgers were stuck in Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning after the plane that was flying them home from a 59-53 loss at Maryland had to make an emergency landing on Tuesday night because of an...
  • Wisconsin men's basketball team had plane trouble after loss to Terps

    Wisconsin men's basketball team had plane trouble after loss to Terps
    The Wisconsin basketball team had one tough night. The No. 5 Badgers returned to Madison on Wednesday after getting stuck in Pittsburgh following a 59-53 loss on Tuesday night at Maryland. The plane flying the team home had to make an emergency...
  • 9/11 victim's son gives inflight aid to stricken attorney of attack's alleged planner

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba When an attorney for the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks suddenly collapsed on a recent war court airplane shuttle, only one passenger was equipped to offer emergency care a young man whose father was...
  • Companies increasingly turn to tech to keep drones out of no-fly zones

    Low-cost hobby drones are making the power of flight accessible to anyone with a few hundred bucks to spare. But a combination of technology and safety laws could take the controls out of users' hands. When a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter drone crashed at the...
  • Pilot shortage means business for flight schools

    Pilot shortage means business for flight schools
    An imminent pilot shortage has enrollment taking off at Florida flight schools. About 35,000 pilots are expected to retire within the next six years, the result of captains and first officers facing mandatory retirement at 65. Regional airlines...
  • 2 Turkish reconnaissance planes crash; 4 pilots killed

    Turkey's military says two of its RF-4E reconnaissance planes have crashed in central Turkey, killing all four pilots on board. The military says the aircraft disappeared off the radar Tuesday evening about an hour after taking off from the Malatya...
  • No fatalities in military plane crash in south Georgia

    A military plane flying from a South Carolina base crashed in south Georgia. The Valdosta Daily Times (http://bit.ly/1FNGnBL) reports the F-18 jet crashed at 2:53 p.m. Sunday. Military authorities at the scene say it was flying from Beaufort Marine Corps...
  • Remnants of deadly 1947 crash remain in Georgia forest

    In the woods east of the Robins runway are remnants of a tragedy that happened 68 years ago. On Feb. 13, 1947, a twin-engine C-45 took off with seven people on board. They were headed to Wright Field, now called Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio....