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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • European plane maker ATR in focus again after 2nd Taiwan air disaster since July

    European aircraft maker ATR is in the spotlight again after the dramatic crash Wednesday of a TransAsia Airways turboprop into a river in Taiwan. It's the second time in seven months that a TransAsia ATR has been involved in a fatal accident. THE...
  • Bodies of pilot, co-pilot found after Taiwan crash

    TAIPEI The bodies of the pilot and co-pilot were retrieved from the wreckage of a plane that crashed into a river in Taiwan killing at least 31 people, media reports said Thursday. TransAsia Airways flight GE235 was en route from Taipei's Songshan...
  • FAA orders inspections after fatal Colorado chopper crash

    The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded more than 300 Enstrom helicopters nationwide until they can be inspected for possible cracks like the one that may have caused a crash last month that killed two people in Colorado. In an emergency...
  • Flight from Los Angeles makes emergency landing in Hawaii

    A Delta Air Lines flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu with 234 people aboard had divert to Hawaii's Big Island because of a mechanical issue. The airline says in a statement that Flight 1559 encountered a mechanical issue Thursday with one of the plane's...
  • Korean Air jet clips parked plane at night, still takes off

    A Korean Air Lines Co. plane returned to Yangon International Airport on Friday after officials discovered it had clipped another aircraft while taxiing. The airline said in a statement that Flight 472 bound for Incheon, South Korea returned to Myanmar's...
  • Fighter jets buzzing Ga coast in training exercise

    About 1,400 troops and fighter jets are assembled on the Georgia coast for a major training exercise. Savannah is hosting units from across the nation this week for Sentry Savannah, a large event run by the Georgia Air National Guard's Air Dominance...
  • Western Iowa man critically injured in single-vehicle crash

    A western Iowa man has been critically injured after his truck swerved off the road and struck a bridge support. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office says 54-year-old Roger Schneckloth was hurt in the single-vehicle accident occurred Thursday...
  • Coroner IDs 2 killed in small plane crash in Weld County

    Authorities have released the names of two people who were killed in a small plane crash in Weld County. The county coroner's office identified the victims Thursday as 79-year-old John "Jack" Burt, of Aurora, and 65-year-old Richard LaCourse, of Denver....
  • Victims of Southwest Miami-Dade plane crash were with Venezuela company; probe begins

    MIAMI The twin-engine airplane that crashed Wednesday in Southwest Miami-Dade County, killing all four people aboard, belonged to the Venezuelan unit of Brink's security company, a company spokesman told the Miami Herald. Ed Cunningham said the plane...
  • 4 dead in plane crash in rural part of southern Florida; pilot reported engine trouble

    Florida authorities say a twin-engine propeller plane crashed in a rural part of Miami-Dade County shortly after takeoff Wednesday, killing all four people aboard. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen identified the plane as a...
  • 4 killed in plane crash near Kendall airport

    KENDALL, Fla. A small plane crashed into trees, broke apart and burst into flames Wednesday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade County, killing all four people on board, authorities said. The Beech 1900 aircraft went down two miles west of Miami...