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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Veteran skydiver dies of injuries after hard landing

    State police say a veteran skydiver who was injured during a hard landing in northern New Jersey has died. Thirty-eight-year-old Paul Hayes was initiating a high-speed turn to land at Sussex Airport in Wantage when something went wrong Thursday. He...
  • Turkey says it shot down Syrian helicopter

    Turkish forces shot down a Syrian helicopter after it crossed into Turkish airspace, the country's defense minister said Saturday. Syrian state-run television denied the report, saying that a small drone was shot down. Turkish Defense Minister Ismet...
  • Nepal rescuers find 3 bodies near crashed US Marine chopper

    Nepalese rescuers on Friday found three bodies near the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared this week during a relief mission in the earthquake-hit Himalayan nation, and officials said it was unlikely there were any survivors from the...
  • Marines from Kansas, Arizona were on Nepal helicopter

    The people aboard a Marine helicopter that crashed in earthquake-ravaged Nepal included a military videographer from Arizona and a pilot from Kansas who was flying disaster relief supplies. Three bodies found near the wreckage had not yet been identified...
  • Officials: Drunk US man forces Dominican flight to return

    Authorities said Friday that they have detained a U.S. man who forced a New York-bound JetBlue flight to turn back because he made drunken threats to detonate a terrorist bomb. Airport security officials said in a statement that the incident forced the...
  • Officers remember fallen comrades in Will County ceremony

    Officers remember fallen comrades in Will County ceremony
    Though it's been more than 17 years since her sister died in a helicopter crash, Kim Sweeney does what she can to honor her memory. On Thursday, that meant attending the annual Will County Law Enforcement Memorial Day in Joliet. The Channahon woman...
  • Man flown to Shock Trauma following motorcycle crash

    A man was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center Thursday night after being injured in an accident north of Madonna, according to Maryland State Police. State Police were called to the crash near the intersection of Houcks Road and Norrisville Road...
  • Five things for Friday, May 15, 2015

    Five things for Friday, May 15, 2015
    Here are your stories for Friday in Central Florida: Chopper that crashed in Nepal carrying Marines with Florida ties found; more questions as photo of missing mother and baby released by attorney; Gov Rick Scott warning of government shutdown; new growth...
  • Missing U.S. chopper with Central Florida Marine onboard found in Nepal

    Missing U.S. chopper with Central Florida Marine onboard found in Nepal
    Wreckage from a U.S. military helicopter that carried a Marine with Central Florida ties was found Friday in Nepal. Nepalese rescuers found three bodies near the wreckage of the helicopter that disappeared earlier this week while on a relief mission...
  • Nepal Rescuers Find Three Bodies Near Crashed US Marine Chopper

    Nepal Rescuers Find Three Bodies Near Crashed US Marine Chopper
    KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepalese rescuers on Friday found three bodies near the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared earlier this week while on a relief mission in the earthquake-hit Himalayan nation, and officials said it was unlikely...
  • Still no sign of missing U.S. military helicopter in Nepal

    The father of the Kansas man who was flying a helicopter missing in Nepal says he is confident his son will be found OK. Richard Norgren said Wednesday his 31-year-old son, Capt. Chris Norgren, was flying the U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared...