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  • Two jets from West Coast-based aircraft carrier crash in western Pacific

    The Navy has safely recovered one pilot and is searching for the second after two F/A-18 Hornets from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson crashed Friday in the western Pacific Ocean, the Navy said. The jets are from Carrier Air Wing 17 and assigned...
  • Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing

    Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing
    Two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets crashed after taking off from the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean. One of the pilots was quickly located and brought aboard the carrier for medical attention. Search efforts...
  • Malaysian PM: Report leaves 'strong suspicion' missile downed MH17

    Malaysian PM: Report leaves 'strong suspicion' missile downed MH17
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Tuesday that preliminary findings by Dutch investigators into the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in July suggested a missile downed the plane. The crash over territory held by...
  • Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast

    Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast
    NORFOLK — It was a mechanical malfunction that caused a fire in the cabin of a MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter that crashed off the coast of Virginia on Jan. 8, killing three of the five crew members, according to a Navy report released Thursday....
  • Former Pennridge Airport owners killed in Argentina plane crash

    An Argentine couple killed Sunday when their twin-engine plane crashed into a Buenos Aires neighborhood once owned a small airport in upper Bucks County. The fiery crash killed Gustavo Andres Deutsch, 79, and his wife, according to The Daily Mail and...
  • JetBlue flight makes emergency landing at California airport, four hurt

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four people were injured on Thursday when a JetBlue plane carrying 147 people made an emergency landing at the Long, Beach, California, airport, because of an engine issue, an airport spokeswoman said. JetBlue Flight 1416, which...
  • JetBlue emergency landing in Long Beach: Cabin filled with smoke

    A JetBlue flight that departed from Long Beach on Thursday morning bound for Austin, Texas, was forced to turn back shortly after takeoff when the pilot declared an emergency with one of the plane’s engines, officials said. Flight 1416 took off...
  • Students get a history lesson as Remembrance Parade commemorates 9/11

    Students get a history lesson as Remembrance Parade commemorates 9/11
    David Zakaryan, 12, stood on the sidewalk outside Rosemont Middle School in La Crescenta last Thursday morning, holding a miniature American flag in his hands. David wasn’t alive when the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought the nation to a...
  • Navy pilot from Lake Arrowhead presumed dead in jet crash

    A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday over the Pacific Ocean was identified Sunday as Lt. Nathan Poloski of Lake Arrowhead. Poloski, 26, was involved in the apparent collision of two F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets from the...
  • U.S. airstrike targets leader of Somali terror group

    WASHINGTON American military planes destroyed a suspected terrorist camp in Somalia during airstrikes targeting the head of the al-Shabab network, the Pentagon said Tuesday. U.S. special operations forces using manned aircraft and drones carried out...
  • Australian plane makes emergency landing after elderly passenger seizes controls

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian pilot made an emergency landing after wresting back the controls of his light aircraft from an 82-year-old passenger who grabbed them midflight, the aircraft's charter company said. Police said the elderly man chartered...