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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • In plane crash that killed family, spared 7-year-old, pilot reported engine trouble

    A preliminary report shows that the pilot of a small plane flying over western Kentucky lost sight of the airport and reported the right engine had stopped shortly before the plane crashed and killed everyone aboard except a 7-year-old girl. The...
  • Lakeland plane crash investigation that killed two continues

    Lakeland plane crash investigation that killed two continues
    Authorities on Friday afternoon recovered the bodies of the two men who were killed in Thursday's plane crash into a warehouse in Lakeland. Firefighters were also able to collect about 80 percent of the hazardous materials inside the warehouse,...
  • For first time, divers enter crashed AirAsia plane's fuselage

    For first time, divers enter crashed AirAsia plane's fuselage
    For the first time, Indonesian divers were able Friday to enter the fuselage of the AirAsia jetliner that crashed last month into the Java Sea and retrieved six bodies, an official said. The operations chief at the National Search and Rescue Agency,...
  • NTSB wants devices to prevent flight disappearances

    WASHINGTON The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending to the Federal Aviation Administration that it require aircraft on trans-oceanic routes be equipped with devices that will allow searchers to find them if they crash. The recommendations...
  • 2 killed after flight-school plane crashes in Lakeland

    2 killed after flight-school plane crashes in Lakeland
    A student pilot and his instructor died Thursday after a flight-school plane crashed into a storage warehouse in Lakeland. The victims were identified as instructor Terry Lee Butt, Sr., 62, of Winter Haven, and student pilot Gregory Todd Geng, 41, of...
  • Plane crashes into Lakeland warehouse

    Plane crashes into Lakeland warehouse
    Officials say they've received reports that an airplane crashed into a building in Central Florida, halfway between Tampa and Orlando. Lakeland police Sgt. Gary Gross says witnesses saw a plane in distress around 10 a.m. Thursday. When officials...
  • Two National Guard soldiers hurt in San Diego County helicopter crash

    Two National Guard soldiers hurt in San Diego County helicopter crash
    Two soldiers were hurt Tuesday night when a military helicopter crashed at a civilian airport in northeast San Diego County. The two, from the California Army National Guard, were on a routine training mission when the UH-60 Blackhawk crashed at the end...
  • Military helicopter crashes in rural San Diego County

     A military helicopter crashed Tuesday night in the rural area of northeast San Diego, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The two military personnel aboard were able to crawl out when the helicopter landed on its...
  • Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane

    Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane
    Wreckage found on the side of a mountain at the edge of the Mojave Desert is believed to be the remains of an aircraft that went missing on radar Tuesday night while en route to Nevada, search team officials said. The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza...
  • AirAsia flight: Jet may have climbed at abnormal rate before crash

    The Indonesia AirAsia plane that crashed last month was climbing at an abnormally high rate of speed before plunging into the Java Sea, an analysis of radar data shows. Indonesian Transport Minister Ignasius Jonan told the parliament Tuesday that data...
  • Propeller washes up on beach near scene of fatal plane crash

    Propeller washes up on beach near scene of fatal plane crash
    A propeller has washed up on a Florida beach near the scene of a fatal small plane crash. The Jan. 13 crash killed pilot Mihoko Tabata of Japan. No one else was aboard the single-engine Cessna. Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue says the...