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  • Putin under scrutiny after downing of Malaysia Airlines jet

    The downing of a passenger jet over separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine puts Russian President Vladimir Putin in a tight spot. What he does about it, and whether that changes the nature of the Ukrainian conflict, depends on the strength...
  • Parking lot plane crash: San Diego witnesses describe close call

    Parking lot plane crash: San Diego witnesses describe close call
    Witnesses on the ground described close calls and their shock when a small airplane crashed and burst into flames Wednesday in the parking lot of a Costco in San Diego. “It was pretty nuts. I was just minding my own business and then a plane falls...
  • If not for twist of fate, Bobby Bowden, Perry Moss might have perished in Marshall plane crash

     If not for twist of fate, Bobby Bowden, Perry Moss might have perished in Marshall plane crash
    "You never know. "You just never know." Perry Moss uttered those words a few years ago when discussing how our lives can be determined in the most fateful — and fatal — ways. Moss, whose 50 years in the coaching business included stops...
  • CNN's Chris Cuomo Talks Malaysia Airlines Coverage

    Chris Cuomo has his share of harrowing on camera moments, but on Tuesday he had a dramatic one off-camera: While talking to a reporter about his current effort to follow the remains of victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the CNN anchor was stopped...
  • Single-engine plane crashes in Rancho Cucamonga; pilot injured

    Single-engine plane crashes in Rancho Cucamonga; pilot injured
    A man was injured Friday evening when the single-engine plane he was piloting crashed in a field in Rancho Cucamonga. The crash occurred about 6:15 p.m. at Haven Avenue and Almond Street, said San Bernardino County Fire Battalion Chief Eric Noreen. ...
  • Cockpit voice recorder in crashed Air Algerie jet unintelligible

    Cockpit voice recorder in crashed Air Algerie jet unintelligible
    The cockpit voice recorder from the Air Algerie flight that crashed last month in northern Mali, killing all 116 passengers and crew, is unintelligible, investigators said on Thursday. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft, en route to Algiers, smashed...
  • 39 killed as passenger plane crashes in Iran

    39 killed as passenger plane crashes in Iran
    An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic route crashed into a Tehran suburb shortly after takeoff early Sunday, killing 39 and leaving nine injured, according to official accounts. There were unconfirmed reports that three survivors were being treated...
  • Ukraine troops nearing MH-17 crash site; U.N. opens war-crime probe

    Ukrainian government forces recaptured three towns from pro-Russia separatists and were pressing toward the Malaysia Airlines crash site in eastern Ukraine where the separatists accused of downing the plane have obstructed international disaster...
  • Turbulence hits Allegiant flight from Fort Lauderdale

    An Allegiant Air flight departing Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Monday afternoon en route to Asheville, N.C. was forced to make an emergency landing at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. The MD-80 aircraft with 144 passengers...
  • Plane crashes in parking lot of San Diego Costco; 1 killed

    Plane crashes in parking lot of San Diego Costco; 1 killed
    An 80-year-old female passenger of a single-engine plane that crashed in a Costco parking lot in San Diego Wednesday has died, authorities confirmed.  The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. in the 7000 block of Othello Avenue in Kearny Mesa, said Lee...
  • Malaysia Airline's shares suspended pending announcement

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airline System Bhd (MAS) said on Friday that it had halted trading in its shares pending an announcement, confirming an earlier report by Reuters. The airline said trading of its shares would be suspended from 9 a.m....