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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Pilot injured in small plane crash on Long Island

    Police say a pilot was injured when he crashed his single-engine plane while trying to take off from an airfield on the eastern end of Long Island. It happened just before 6:30 p.m. Monday at Klenawicus Airfield on Shelter Island. Det. Sgt. Jack...
  • Pilot placed emergency call before crash that killed 4 in Fort Lauderdale

    MIAMI The charred wreckage of the twin-turbine propeller plane that crashed near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport killing four people was hauled to Fort Pierce on Monday. Investigators now begin the process of sifting through more than 100 pieces to...
  • Police: 4 dead in small plane crash near Fort Lauderdale

    Police say four passengers aboard a small plane have died after it crashed into the woods near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. Federal Aviation Administration officials said the Piper PA-31 aircraft was trying to land around 4:30 p.m. Sunday when...
  • Plane makes emergency landing in Ohio for maintenance light

    Authorities at a southwest Ohio airport say a Milwaukee-bound plane carrying 78 people has made an emergency landing due to a maintenance light indicator. Dayton International Airport spokeswoman Linda Hughes says the plane landed safely without incident...
  • Four killed in plane crash near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport

    Four killed in plane crash near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
    FORT LAUDERDALE — Four people were killed Sunday when a plane crashed and burst into flames in the woods north of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. The twin-engine Piper Navajo was flying into the airport when it crashed into a nature preserve...
  • Russian sentenced in Prague over plane emergency landing

    A Prague court has handed a 30 month prison sentence to a Russian who forced a passenger plane to make an emergency landing by claiming he was carrying a bomb. Yevgeny Dagayev, who has changed his surname to Rotshtein, tried to break into the cockpit...
  • 4 die in plane crash near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport

    Aviation officials say a twin-engine Piper Navajo crashed into a nature preserve near Fort Lauderdale after declaring an emergency. The crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the woods north of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. Fort Lauderdale...
  • Germanwings plane evacuated after bomb threat received

    A Germanwings plane headed for Milan was evacuated at Cologne-Bonn airport on Sunday after a bomb threat against the flight was received, the airline said. The threat against flight 826 to Milan's Malpensa airport was received Sunday evening. The tower...
  • Route 309 shut down after crash

    Route 309 shut down after crash
    SELLERSVILLE — At least two people were injured Saturday in a crash that forced the closure of the Route 309 bypass for more than an hour. At about 11 a.m., two vehicles in the northbound lanes collided and one reportedly ended up down an...
  • AP investigation details perimeter breaches at US airports

    Several hundred times over the last decade, intruders have hopped fences, slipped past guardhouses, crashed their cars through gates or otherwise breached perimeter security at the nation's busiest airports — sometimes even managing to climb...
  • Pilot dies in crash of ultralight plane in Eagle Point

    Chippewa County authorities say a man has died in the crash of a single-engine ultralight plane in the town of Eagle Point. Chief Deputy Chad Holum tells the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram (http://bit.ly/1GWYZ1k ) the pilot was a man in his 70s. The crash...