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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • After F-15 jet crash in Virginia, rescue helicopters search for pilot

    After F-15 jet crash in Virginia, rescue helicopters search for pilot
    Helicopters are searching for an Air National Guard pilot after his F-15 jet crashed in the mountains of Virginia this morning, military officials said. The plane’s smoldering wreckage was found on a mountainside near the Virginia-West Virginia...
  • F-16s dispatched for unresponsive pilot of small plane near D.C.

    (Reuters) - Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to check on a small plane that entered restricted airspace around Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and the fighter pilots observed the person at the controls to be unconscious before the plane ran out of...
  • Unresponsive, private U.S. plane crashes off coast of Jamaica

    KINGSTON (Reuters) - A small U.S. private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday after veering far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggering a U.S. security alert that prompted a fighter jet escort....
  • 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...
  • Ukrainian cargo plane with seven on board crashes in Algeria: ministry

    ALGIERS (Reuters) - A cargo plane with six Ukrainians and one Russian on board crashed in Algeria's far south early on Saturday, an Algerian transport ministry official said. The Ukrainian Antonov-12 plane en route to Equatorial Guinea could have crashed...
  • Pentagon identifies F-15 pilot killed in Virginia crash

    Pentagon identifies F-15 pilot killed in Virginia crash
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Friday identified the pilot killed in the crash of an F-15C fighter in Virginia as Lieutenant Colonel Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr., a U.S. Air Force veteran. Fontenot, an F-15 instructor and combat veteran, was...