RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Air Transportation Disasters

A collection of news and information related to Air Transportation Disasters published by this site and its partners.

Top Air Transportation Disasters Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • 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...
  • TransAsia begins compensating families of plane crash victims

    TransAsia begins compensating families of plane crash victims
    TransAsia Airways representatives met Sunday with relatives of the victims of last week's plane crash in Taiwan to discuss compensation after it began distributing money to families of the deceased for funeral costs. At the river crash site, divers...
  • 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...
  • American Boeing 787 doing training flights in West Texas

    A big commercial jet has been doing training runs over remote West Texas and observers are being told there's no emergency. Officials with Midland International Air & Space Port say an American Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be doing practice runs...
  • Saudi military says helicopter crashes kills 4 crew members

    Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says four crew members were killed when their military helicopter crashed during a night training exercise in an area near the kingdom's border with Iraq and Kuwait. A short Defense Ministry statement issued early...
  • 2 injured in small plane crash at Fort Meade

    2 injured in small plane crash at Fort Meade
    Anne Arundel County authorities say two people were left injured after a small plane crashed near the Tipton Airport in eastern Maryland. Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman Capt. Russ Davies said one person is trapped. Davies says both people...
  • Head-On Crash Closes West Street In Vernon

    Head-On Crash Closes West Street In Vernon
    VERNON — A head-on crash that injured three people has closed a section of West Street. Police said they expect West Street between Dailey Circle and Grand Avenue to be closed for several hours as police investigate. A medical helicopter was...
  • American Boeing 787 doing training flights in West Texas

    American Boeing 787 doing training flights in West Texas
    A big commercial jet has been doing training runs over remote West Texas and observers are being told there's no emergency. Officials with Midland International Air & Space Port say an American Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be doing practice...
  • Small plane crashes at Utah golf course, 2 aboard survive

    A small plane crashed and ended upside-down Saturday at a golf course in northern Utah, but both men aboard survived. According to witnesses, the Cessna's lone engine sputtered to a stop and its wing clipped a tree before it crashed near a sand trap at...
  • Report: Icing conditions caused 2013 Iowa helicopter crash

    Ice covering parts of a medical helicopter is what caused it to crash near Ventura in 2013, killing three people, according to a federal report. The National Transportation Safety Board report on the Jan. 2, 2013, crash of the Mercy Air Med helicopter...