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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Two survive small plane crash in Boca Raton

    Two survive small plane crash in Boca Raton
    Two people walked away Sunday afternoon after a single-engine plane crashed at a construction site and flipped over about three miles northwest of the Boca Raton Airport, according to federal officials. No injuries were reported when the Cessna 180...
  • Dutch PM: unlikely investigators will get to MH17 crash site

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday it was increasingly unlikely Dutch investigators would be able to reach the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash zone in eastern Ukraine due to fighting and the approach of winter. Speaking at a...
  • Airplane briefly quarantined in Las Vegas due to Ebola false alarm

    LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A Delta Air Lines plane was briefly quarantined on the tarmac of Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport on Friday due to an Ebola scare that turned out to be a false alarm, and an all-clear has been issued, airline and hospital...
  • Islamic State claims downing Iraqi military helicopter

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed that it shot down an Iraqi army helicopter in northern Iraq, the SITE monitoring group reported early on Thursday. The helicopter crashed on Wednesday in Salahuddin province north of Baghdad near the Baiji oil...
  • U.S. F-15 fighter jet crashes into field in England, pilot safe

    LONDON (Reuters) - A United States Air Force fighter jet crashed into a field in eastern England on Wednesday but the pilot was safe after ejecting from the aircraft. Police said they were alerted by members of the public that a jet had come down in a...
  • California's air tanker fleet grounded after deadly Yosemite crash

    All of California's 22 S-2T air tankers have been grounded after one of the aircraft crashed while fighting a wildfire in Yosemite National Park, killing the sole pilot. Most of the tankers haven't been in use recently, as the large wildfires that raced...
  • Bomb threat forces Miami-bound plane to land in New Orleans

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A passenger's bomb threat aboard a United Airlines-SkyWest plane bound for Miami on Wednesday forced the airliner to land in New Orleans, authorities said. The threat was not believed to be credible but the pilot had little...
  • Warning light prompts pilot to divert Southwest flight to LAX

    The pilot of a jet bound for Burbank on Sunday afternoon opted to divert the plane to LAX after a warning light indicated a possible mechanical problem. Southwest Airlines flight 1429 took off from Sacramento shortly after 4 p.m. and was heading...
  • Outspoken Yazidi politician wins award for women against war

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The pain of a broken leg from a helicopter crash pales in comparison with the suffering of her persecuted fellow-Yazidis, the 2014 winner of an award for women working in war-stricken countries said on Monday....
  • No signs of foul play seen in Pennsylvania 9/11 memorial fire

    (Reuters) - Investigators have found no signs of foul play or arson in a fire at a 9/11 memorial complex in Pennsylvania which destroyed a U.S. flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, authorities said on Sunday. Also lost in Friday...
  • Hot air balloon proposal off San Diego ends in the water

    The groom-to-be was looking for a memorable ride. He got what he paid for. As the sun was slipping down toward the Pacific on Sunday evening, the man and his girlfriend were floating over the coast at Cardiff-By-The-Sea, north of San Diego, in a hot...