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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Image of Asia: Wanting answers about missing Malaysian plane

    In this photo by Joshua Paul, a relative of a passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 looks on during a news conference presented by family members who are demanding more information after Malaysia's Civil Aviation Authority declared the missing plane...
  • 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....
  • Bahamas cites poor decisions by crew as cause of plane crash

    Investigators looking into a small plane crash that killed a prominent Christian minister and eight others last year have found it was likely caused by bad decisions by the crew during stormy weather, the islands' civil aviation department said Sunday. A...
  • Aerobatic stunt duo has scrape in sky, lands safely in India

    Two aircraft of an aerobatic team scraped each other in the sky Thursday while performing stunts at an air show in southern India. Both landed safely but the wing of one of the planes was damaged. The aircraft from the Flying Bulls stunt team from the...
  • USAF report: Pilot error caused midair collision in Kansas

    An F-16 crashed in a southeastern Kansas field in October after a student pilot failed to maintain visual contact with his instructor's jet, resulting in a midair collision that caused the instructor to lose control and eject, the Air Force said Friday....
  • Thai air force F-16A crashes during drill, killing pilot

    A Thai air force F-16A fighter jet crashed Friday during a drill in central Thailand, killing the pilot, an air force spokesman said. The single-seat jet crashed at the air force's training ground in Lopburi province during a weapon-training flight,...
  • NTSB: Miami plane crashed on 1st flight after prop overhaul

    Federal investigators say a twin-engine plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from a Miami airport earlier this month, killing four people, had just undergone a propeller overhaul. A National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report released...
  • Jordan says it has destroyed dozens of Islamic State targets

    Jordan says it has destroyed dozens of Islamic State targets
    Jordanian fighter planes have destroyed dozens of targets in a ramped-up bombardment against Islamic State positions in response to the killing of a captive Jordanian pilot, the nation’s top airman said Sunday. “We are determined to wipe out...
  • College basketball team's plane makes emergency landing

    A plane carrying the Mississippi State men's basketball players made an emergency landing in St. Louis when one of its engines failed, and a spokesman said Sunday the team plans to take a bus home. The mishap occurred after the Bulldogs defeated the...
  • After deadly avalanche, sherpas must decide whether to climb again

    After deadly avalanche, sherpas must decide whether to climb again
    The low boom, like thunder, didn't startle Galden Sherpa at first. At Mt. Everest base camp, climbers often heard the loud rumble of ice fracturing as the first sunlight struck the mountainside above. Then word came over the radio: A massive glacier had...