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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Plane makes emergency landing after wall panels come loose

    Plane makes emergency landing after wall panels come loose
    An American Airlines plane made an emergency landing in San Francisco on Monday after a number of interior wall panels came loose mid-flight, an airline spokesman said. The flight, carrying 184 passengers and six crew, was en route for Dallas when the...
  • 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...
  • Fire at Flight 93 memorial damages some Sept. 11 artifacts

    A fire broke out near the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., on Friday afternoon, seriously damaging a building that housed at least 10% of the artifacts that were saved after the plane crashed in a field on Sept. 11, 2001, officials said....
  • Military firms likely to benefit from airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

    Three days after U.S. warships fired 47 cruise missiles at Sunni militant targets in northern Syria last week, the Pentagon signed a $251-million deal to buy more Tomahawks from Raytheon Co., a windfall for the military giant and its many subcontractors....
  • Marine is first U.S. death in operations against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Marine who went into the sea from a V-22 Osprey during a flight mishap over the northern Gulf this week was the first American killed in U.S. military operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Corporal...
  • 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...