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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Australia continues deep-sea search for Malaysia Airlines flight

    Somewhere off the coast of this western Australian city, most likely deep on the Indian Ocean seabed, may lie answers to the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Eight months after the Boeing 777 vanished, the international...
  • Snow scholarship fund looks to the future

    With a $100,000 initial donation, president Tim Snow announced the new Snow Education Endowment to grow the George Snow Scholarship Fund and keep it going for posterity. Snow chose Nov. 12, the exact day 34 years ago that his developer father George...
  • Plane Crashes in Clinton, Pilot Walks Away

    Plane Crashes in Clinton, Pilot Walks Away
    CLINTON — A pilot walked away with only minor injuries after her plane lost power and crashed into trees in Clinton on Saturday afternoon, police said. The 1975 Beech F33A Bonanza, flown by Shirley Onacilla, 62, of Jersey City, N.J., was on the...
  • Collection of wreckage of Malaysia plane begins, air inspectors say

    Local emergency services in eastern Ukraine have begun collecting parts of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from its crash site in the middle of the conflict zone, Dutch air accident investigators said on Sunday. Dutch inspectors had hoped...
  • 2 vehicles crash in Bangor; 1 person flown to hospital

    2 vehicles crash in Bangor; 1 person flown to hospital
    A medical helicopter flew one person from Bangor Memorial Park to a hospital Friday night after a two-vehicle collision in the borough. The collision was reported about 8:30 p.m. on the east side of Bangor on Market Street/Route 512. At least one person...
  • PBSO helicopter crash blamed on pilot, instructor

    PBSO helicopter crash blamed on pilot, instructor
    While about 750 feet above ground, a Palm Beach Sheriff's Office flight instructor cut the power in a Bell 407 helicopter to simulate an engine failure – and see how another deputy pilot would react. He didn't. By the time the flight instructor...
  • South Korea bans Asiana flights to S.F. as punishment for 2013 crash

    South Korea bans Asiana flights to S.F. as punishment for 2013 crash
    South Korean officials have banned Asiana Airlines from flying to San Francisco International Airport for 45 days due to last year's deadly runway crash. The nation's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced its decision to restrict...
  • Pilot in Virgin Galactic crash thrown from plane while strapped in seat

    Pilot in Virgin Galactic crash thrown from plane while strapped in seat
    The pilot who survived the Virgin Galactic crash in the Mojave Desert last month was thrown from SpaceShipTwo still strapped in his seat as the plane broke apart in midair, federal investigators reported. Pilot Peter Siebold told investigators that he...
  • New in paperback: 'The First Phone Call From Heaven,' others

    New in paperback: 'The First Phone Call From Heaven,' others
    The First Phone Call From Heaven by Mitch Albom, Harper, 327 pages, $15.99 The residents of Coldwater, Mich., begin receiving mysterious phone calls with voices on the other end saying they are calling from heaven. As "miracle fever" sweeps through...
  • NTSB: Deadly East Haven Plane Crash Caused By Pilot Error

    NTSB: Deadly East Haven Plane Crash Caused By Pilot Error
    Pilot error was the probable cause of a crash in August 2013 in which a plane hit two homes in East Haven, killing the pilot and three other people, the National Transportation Safety Board said. The report, released last month, points to the pilot's...
  • No-fly zones over Disney have cynical Mickey-haters smelling a rat

    No-fly zones over Disney have cynical Mickey-haters smelling a rat
    Somewhere in Washington, there are committees of bureaucrats assigned to assess which American icons are most likely to be attacked by terrorists. At the Federal Aviation Administration, there is such a task force that looks at national landmarks to guess...