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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Weather may be factor in plane crash that killed popular pastor, 8 others

    Weather may be factor in plane crash that killed popular pastor, 8 others
    NASSAU Bahamas - The investigation continues into the plane crash that killed Myles Munroe, an influential and popular religious leader, and eight others in the Bahamas on Sunday. An official investigation into the crash continued on Monday, with...
  • Plane crash kills 9, including church leader, on Grand Bahama

    Plane crash kills 9, including church leader, on Grand Bahama
    A private jet struck a construction crane on approach to Grand Bahama International Airport on Sunday and crashed, killing all nine people aboard, including the leader of the Bahamas Faith Ministries, police and civil aviation officials said. Pastor...
  • Private jet strikes crane near airport in Bahamas, killing 9

    Private jet strikes crane near airport in Bahamas, killing 9
    NASSAU Bahamas (Reuters) - A private jet struck a construction crane on approach to Grand Bahama International Airport on Sunday and crashed, killing all nine people aboard, including the leader of the Bahamas Faith Ministries, police and civil aviation...
  • Three die when plane crashes in field in Palos Hills

    Three die when plane crashes in field in Palos Hills
    Three people died when a small plane crashed near a neighborhood in Palos Hills moments after taking off from Midway Airport, authorities said. The twin-engine Beechcraft Baron was headed to Lawrence, Kan. when it crashed around 10:40 p.m. Sunday in a...
  • State Police Investigating Plane's Crash-Landing In Lebanon

    State Police Investigating Plane's Crash-Landing In Lebanon
    LEBANON – State police remain on scene after an ultralite aircraft's crash-landing near a private air field Sunday afternoon. Police said the pilot was removed from the aircraft and transported to Hartford Hospital by ambulance. The unnamed pilot...
  • Report: Florida man refused to move car for emergency helicopter

    Report: Florida man refused to move car for emergency helicopter
    A Florida man has been arrested after police say he drove around emergency vehicles and made it impossible for a sheriff's office helicopter to land at the scene of a fatal crash, according to The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Deputies were responding...
  • Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares

    Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares
    As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon. A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
  • Police: Man, 14-year-old boy die in New York plane collision

    The pilot of a small plane and his 14-year-old passenger died on Saturday when their aircraft struck another plane and crashed during an event in upstate New York to introduce young people to aviation, officials said. A Cessna 172, single-engine plane,...
  • Los Cabos airport smacked by Hurricane Odile may reopen Oct. 8

    Los Cabos International Airport, battered by Hurricane Odile on Sept. 14, may open to commercial flights next month. The airport at the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico, had earlier opened only to planes bringing emergency supplies and evacuating...
  • Officials: Plane crashes at Merritt Island Airport

    Officials: Plane crashes at Merritt Island Airport
    A small, yellow plane crashed at Merritt Island Airport this afternoon, according to Brevard County officials. The incident happened around 2 p.m. on the airport's runway when the pilot of the single-engine lost control while taking off, officials said....
  • Virgin Galactic pilot defied the odds to survive crash

    Virgin Galactic pilot defied the odds to survive crash
    The Virgin Galactic rocket plane had just broken the sound barrier and was shooting toward the heavens when it began disintegrating, battered by powerful aerodynamic forces. The pilots were strapped into their seats as entire pieces were torn from...