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  • 4 dead may be the 4 counted as missing after Wichita plane crash

    WICHITA, Kan. The four people that authorities thought were missing since a twin-engine aircraft crashed Thursday morning on top of a building at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport apparently are the same four who were confirmed dead earlier in the day,...
  • 4 dead, 5 injured after plane crashes at Kansas airport, sets off explosion

    4 dead, 5 injured after plane crashes at Kansas airport, sets off explosion
    Four people were killed, including the pilot, and five injured when a small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, on Thursday, setting off an explosion and huge ball of fire, officials said. Authorities said they...
  • Fighter jet from Newport News-based company crashes in California, pilot killed

    Fighter jet from Newport News-based company crashes in California, pilot killed
    A fighter jet owned by a Newport News-based company that provides training for the Navy crashed in Ventura County, Calif., on Wednesday and the pilot was killed, according to officials and media reports. The Hawker Hunter MK-58 was approaching Naval...
  • Pilot dead after fighter plane crashes near Port Hueneme in Ventura County

    Pilot dead after fighter plane crashes near Port Hueneme in Ventura County
    The pilot of a commercially owned military jet died Wednesday after his plane crashed just east of Pacific Coast Highway in Port Hueneme, officials said. The Hawker Hunter MK-58 was operated by Airborne Tactical Advantage Co., a Navy contractor that...
  • Cabin walls break mid-flight on American Airlines plane

    Cabin walls break mid-flight on American Airlines plane
    An American Airlines plane on its way from San Francisco to Dallas was forced to make an emergency landing when panels on the cabin walls and ceiling started to break mid-flight, according to USA Today. A possible blown air duct was to blame for the...
  • Flight 93 memorial fire damage tallied

    WASHINGTON The National Park Service has completed its inventory of items lost in the Pennsylvania fire thatdestroyed the flagflown above the Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001. Personal mementos from the 33 passengers and seven crew members killed when United...
  • Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 possibly downed by another plane: report

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 possibly downed by another plane: report
    Dutch prosecutors investigating the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believe the aircraft might have been shot down from the air but that a ground-to-air missile attack is more likely, a senior prosecutor said in a German media interview. The...
  • 3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick

    3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick
    Three people were killed and two others were injured in a crash between a plane and a helicopter at Frederick Municipal Airport Thursday, State Police said. State Police identified the three who died as Christopher D. Parsons, 29, of Westminster;...
  • No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision

    No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision
    A small airplane and helicopter made no distress calls before they collided near a Maryland airport killing all three aboard the helicopter and injuring the two men on the plane, federal investigators said on Friday. Investigators from the National...
  • Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'

    Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'
    The National Transportation Safety Board issued a preliminary report on the plane crash in Palos Hills that killed three Kansas doctors, but officials said it may take a year or more before air safety investigators determine the cause of the accident....
  • 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...