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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite fails after launch

    A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned Saturday shortly after its launch — the latest mishap to hit Russia's troubled space industry, whose Soviet-era glory has been tarnished by a series of launch failures. The rocket, a...
  • US Marine Osprey crashes in Hawaii; 1 dead, 21 injured

    A Marine Corps Osprey aircraft caught fire after crashing during a "hard landing" in Hawaii on Sunday, killing one Marine and sending 21 other people to hospitals. Dark smoke from the fire billowed into the sky as rescuers made their way to the scene at...
  • FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses

    FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses
    More drones will soon be humming overhead in Connecticut. They will lessen the need to climb ladders for roof inspections or rent helicopters for aerial views of real estate. They will assess storm damage more quickly and safely, and survey crops more...
  • Marines killed in Nepal crash were devoted to job, their families say

    Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Hug, a combat videographer from Arizona, considered being in the Marine Corps as “starting his life,” his mother told reporters in Phoenix. The last words that Sgt. Ward M. Johnson IV’s parents sent their 29-year-old...
  • Central Florida Marine confirmed dead in Nepal crash

     Central Florida Marine confirmed dead in Nepal crash
    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- The bodies of six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers who were aboard a Marine helicopter that crashed during a relief mission in earthquake-hit Nepal have been identified, officials said Sunday. Among those killed was Sgt....
  • Plane makes emergency landing at LAX

    A Delta Airline jet made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday morning after experiencing mechanical problems, officials said. Flight 1471A was scheduled to leave LAX at 5:35 a.m. for Atlanta, according to Delta's website. ...
  • Delta Air flight makes emergency landing in Los Angeles

    An airport official say a Delta Air Lines flight bound for Atlanta returned for an emergency landing shortly after taking off from an airport in Los Angeles. Marshall Lowe, a spokesman for Los Angeles International Airport, said flight 1471A reported...
  • Lithuanian plane with 2 on board missing over Baltic Sea

    Rescuers are searching the choppy waters of the Baltic Sea for a small Lithuanian plane with two pilots on board which has gone missing en route from Sweden to Lithuania. A spokesman for the Klaipedos Avialinijos company that owns the Soviet-built An-2...
  • Bodies of Marines, Nepalese recovered from crashed chopper

    The bodies of six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers who were aboard a U.S. Marine helicopter that crashed during a relief mission in earthquake-hit Nepal have been recovered, Nepal's army said. The wreckage of the UH-1 "Huey" was found Friday following...
  • Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite crashes after launch

    Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite crashes after launch
    Saturday’s launch dealt another setback to the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos. A Proton rocket carrying a satellite for the Mexican government crashed in Siberia just minutes after liftoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. An “...
  • 4 killed in crash of small plane in Central Texas

    Investigators say a Central Texas man, his wife and their two children died when the plane they were flying crashed next to a feed store shortly after takeoff. The Comal County Sheriff's Office identified those killed as 38-year-old pilot Michael Scott...