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  • Pilot Killed In Fighter Plane Crash In Virginia, Mass. Air National Guard Says

    The pilot of the Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter plane stationed in Westfield that crashed in Deerfield Valley, Va., on Tuesday was killed, military officials confirmed Thursday night. The pilot was identified Friday as Lt. Col. Morris...
  • Rockville college student among 4 killed in Ohio plane crash

    Rockville college student among 4 killed in Ohio plane crash
    An 18-year-old Rockville man was one of four college students killed in a plane crash in Ohio Monday night, police said. Abraham Pishevar, a Georgetown Preparatory School graduate and freshman at Case Western Reserve University, died in the crash at...
  • Russian airline says its helicopter likely shot down in South Sudan

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's UTair airline said its Mi-8 helicopter chartered by the United Nations in South Sudan was shot down on Tuesday, according to preliminary information. "According to preliminary information, the helicopter was shot down with...
  • Australian plane makes emergency landing after elderly passenger seizes controls

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian pilot made an emergency landing after wresting back the controls of his light aircraft from an 82-year-old passenger who grabbed them midflight, the aircraft's charter company said. Police said the elderly man chartered...
  • Four college students killed in fiery Ohio plane crash

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Four Ohio college students were killed late Monday in a fiery plane crash near a Cleveland-area airport, investigators and college officials said on Tuesday. The 1999 Cessna went down on Monday about 10 p.m. local time (2300 ET...
  • Report: Lauderdale firm's banner plane in fatal Tampa Bay crash

    A 70-year-old pilot was killed when his small plane crashed into the water near St. Petersburg's Albert Whitted Airport shortly after takeoff, TampaBay.com is reporting. Donald Thomasson was attempting to get a banner-pulling Piper PA-23 airborne Sunday...
  • Five killed in single-engine plane crash in Colorado

    Five people were killed in a single-engine plane crash near Denver on Sunday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The Piper PA-46 was making its final approach into Erie Municipal Airport when it crashed in a field north of the main...
  • All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport

    All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport
    DENVER (Reuters) - All five people aboard a single-engine airplane died after it crashed on Sunday in a field beside a runway during an attempt to land at a northern Colorado airport, authorities said. Peter Knudson, spokesman for the National...
  • Coast Guard suspends search for pilot who crashed off Chincoteague Island

    UPDATE: The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday morning for the pilot whose plane crashed off of Chincoteague Island Saturday afternoon after the pilot lost consciousness. At 11:30 a.m. Sunday, the guard called off its search after a fisherman...
  • Sorrow of Flight 370 finalized in Chicago court

    Sorrow of Flight 370 finalized in Chicago court
    Uma Mukherjee sat in an office chair in a conference room at the Chicago law firm of Mayer Brown, clutching a tissue in her left hand. The 66-year-old grandmother had traveled from her home in Mumbai, India, in July to give a deposition about her son,...
  • Melanoma risk is higher for flight crews that work at 40,000 feet

    Attention pilots and flight attendants: For your safety, please fasten your seat belts, note the location of the aircraft’s emergency exits -- and be sure to apply plenty of sunscreen to reduce your risk of melanoma. When it comes to the risks...