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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • After deadly avalanche, sherpas must decide whether to climb again

    After deadly avalanche, sherpas must decide whether to climb again
    The low boom, like thunder, didn't startle Galden Sherpa at first. At Mt. Everest base camp, climbers often heard the loud rumble of ice fracturing as the first sunlight struck the mountainside above. Then word came over the radio: A massive glacier had...
  • American Boeing 787 doing training flights in West Texas

    A big commercial jet has been doing training runs over remote West Texas and observers are being told there's no emergency. Officials with Midland International Air & Space Port say an American Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be doing practice runs...
  • Saudi military says helicopter crashes kills 4 crew members

    Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says four crew members were killed when their military helicopter crashed during a night training exercise in an area near the kingdom's border with Iraq and Kuwait. A short Defense Ministry statement issued early...
  • American Boeing 787 doing training flights in West Texas

    American Boeing 787 doing training flights in West Texas
    A big commercial jet has been doing training runs over remote West Texas and observers are being told there's no emergency. Officials with Midland International Air & Space Port say an American Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be doing practice...
  • Small plane crashes at Utah golf course, 2 aboard survive

    A small plane crashed and ended upside-down Saturday at a golf course in northern Utah, but both men aboard survived. According to witnesses, the Cessna's lone engine sputtered to a stop and its wing clipped a tree before it crashed near a sand trap at...
  • Report: Icing conditions caused 2013 Iowa helicopter crash

    Ice covering parts of a medical helicopter is what caused it to crash near Ventura in 2013, killing three people, according to a federal report. The National Transportation Safety Board report on the Jan. 2, 2013, crash of the Mercy Air Med helicopter...
  • AP top news in Iowa at 3:58 p.m. CST

    Ice covering parts of a medical helicopter is what caused it to crash near Ventura in 2013, killing three people, according to a federal report. The National Transportation Safety Board report on the Jan. 2, 2013, crash of the Mercy Air Med helicopter...
  • Image of Asia: Wanting answers about missing Malaysian plane

    In this photo by Joshua Paul, a relative of a passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 looks on during a news conference presented by family members who are demanding more information after Malaysia's Civil Aviation Authority declared the missing plane...
  • Plane crash survivor wants to fly again soon

    One of the two men who survived a small plane crash near Fort Meade says he will fly again when he's recovered from his injuries. Jeffry Barnett of Glen Burnie was one of two men who walked away from a small plane crash last Sunday near the Tipton...
  • New England editorial roundup

    The Boston Globe, Feb. 10, 2015 The pain that Jordanians feel after the brutal murder of downed fighter pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh by Islamic State militants in Syria is one that, after the beheading of James Foley and Steven Sotloff, Americans can relate...
  • Head-On Crash Closes West Street In Vernon

    Head-On Crash Closes West Street In Vernon
    VERNON — A head-on crash that injured three people has closed a section of West Street. Police said they expect West Street between Dailey Circle and Grand Avenue to be closed for several hours as police investigate. A medical helicopter was...