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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Military helicopter crashes in rural San Diego County

     A military helicopter crashed Tuesday night in the rural area of northeast San Diego, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The two military personnel aboard were able to crawl out when the helicopter landed on its...
  • Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane

    Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane
    Wreckage found on the side of a mountain at the edge of the Mojave Desert is believed to be the remains of an aircraft that went missing on radar Tuesday night while en route to Nevada, search team officials said. The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza...
  • AirAsia flight: Jet may have climbed at abnormal rate before crash

    The Indonesia AirAsia plane that crashed last month was climbing at an abnormally high rate of speed before plunging into the Java Sea, an analysis of radar data shows. Indonesian Transport Minister Ignasius Jonan told the parliament Tuesday that data...
  • Divers fight waves to hoist tail of crashed AirAsia jet

    Divers fought strong currents and waves as they worked to hoist the tail of the crashed AirAsia plane out of the Java Sea on Saturday, two weeks ago after it went down, killing all 162 people on board. Inflatable bags were being attached to the rear...
  • AirAsia plane's tail may be lifted to find black boxes as divers again deterred by currents

    Strong currents and blinding silt thwarted an attempt by divers on Thursday to find AirAsia Flight 8501's black boxes, which are believed to still be in the recently discovered tail of the crashed plane. The flight data and cockpit voice recorders are...
  • Glance at AirAsia search nearly 2 weeks after crash

    An AirAsia jetliner crashed into the Java Sea on Dec. 28, killing all 162 crew and passengers on board the flight from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore. A massive international search is underway for bodies and wreckage. The efforts have been hindered by...
  • Small plane makes emergency landing at Great Park

    A small plane made an emergency landing in Irvine's Great Park on Saturday, the second time an aircraft has done so in the past two months. The plane, a single-engine Evektor Sportstar containing a flight instructor and a student, took off from John...
  • Central Florida men killed in plane crash at Sebring Airport

    Central Florida men killed in plane crash at Sebring Airport
    Two people are dead in a plane crash in central Florida. The Highlands County Sheriff's Office reports that the aircraft went down around 11 a.m. Friday at the Sebring Airport. It was found near the airport runway. Officials identified the pilot as 56-...
  • SpaceX releases video of rocket crash-landing on ocean barge

     
    SpaceX has released dramatic footage of its booster rocket trying to land on a floating ocean barge after a launch — an unprecedented attempt that ended in a fiery explosion....
  • Signals heard in Java Sea, but unclear if from AirAsia jet

    Signals heard in Java Sea, but unclear if from AirAsia jet
    Underwater ping-like sounds were heard Friday in an area where searchers are scouring the Java Sea for the crashed AirAsia plane, but it was unclear if they were coming from the all-important black boxes, an official said. The signals were picked up...
  • One dead as small plane crashes in street near Van Nuys Airport

    One dead as small plane crashes in street near Van Nuys Airport
    A 40-year-old man was killed Friday afternoon when a small plane crashed in a busy commercial intersection near Van Nuys Airport and a local hospital, fire officials said. The single-engine Lancair crashed about 1:14 p.m. under unknown circumstances...