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  • Fourth ship to join search for Malaysian airliner 10 months after it vanished off Australia

    A fourth ship with specialized underwater sonar equipment will join the search for a Malaysia Airlines jet 10 months after it vanished under mysterious circumstances, an Australian official said Monday. The ship Fugro Supporter was on its way to the...
  • Signal detected from area where AirAsia Flight 8501 debris found

    Search teams detected a signal from the floor of the Java Sea on Friday but were not immediately able to discern if it was coming from the "black boxes" of the crashed AirAsia jet, officials said. Divers were sent to the area but returned empty-handed,...
  • French police seeking widow of slain terror suspect; she may be in Syria already

    A young Frenchwoman of North African origin, she opted to wear an Islamic veil, though she said the pious choice of attire cost her a job as a cashier. She has accused the U.S. of killing innocent Muslims, and was photographed wielding a crossbow....
  • AirAsia jet's tail lifted from sea, but no black boxes found

    AirAsia jet's tail lifted from sea, but no black boxes found
    A day after the tail of the crashed AirAsia plane was fished out of the Java Sea, the search for the missing black boxes intensified Sunday with more pings heard. The signals were detected over an area spanning from 1 kilometer to 4 kilometers (1.6...
  • Pilot killed in small plane crash was NASA scientist

    Pilot killed in small plane crash was NASA scientist
    The pilot of a small plane that crashed at a Los Angeles intersection was a NASA and Jet Propulsion Labs researcher who helped determine that there was once water on the surface of Mars, his colleagues said. Alberto Behar, 47, of Scottsdale, Arizona,...
  • Pilot killed after crashing small plane into Los Angeles intersection was NASA scientist

    The pilot of a small plane that crashed at a Los Angeles intersection was a NASA and Jet Propulsion Labs researcher who worked on the Mars Curiosity Rover expedition. KNBC reports (http://bit.ly/1C1gSIc ) Alberto Behar died instantly when his single-...
  • Crashed AirAsia plane's tail hoisted from sea, but no 'black box' found

    Crashed AirAsia plane's tail hoisted from sea, but no 'black box' found
    The tail of the crashed AirAsia jet was lifted from the Java Sea on Saturday but it did not contain the “black box” flight recorders that are crucial to helping investigators determine why the jet went down two weeks ago. “The tail...
  • Funerals held for Illinois family killed in plane crash

    Three members of a southern Illinois family killed in a Kentucky plane crash that a 7-year-old girl survived were remembered during a private funeral. Friday's services at a church in Nashville, Illinois, for Marty Gutzler, wife Kim Gutzler and their 9-...
  • 1 killed as small plane crashes on street in Los Angeles shortly after takeoff from airport

    A small plane crashed Friday in a Los Angeles intersection just south of Van Nuys Airport, killing the one person aboard, authorities said. The aircraft did not hit any vehicles or structures and there was no fire, Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott...
  • 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...
  • Divers' pictures show tail of missing AirAsia plane on sea floor

    Divers' pictures show tail of missing AirAsia plane on sea floor
    Ten days after Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 crashed into the Java Sea, search crews on Wednesday found the aircraft’s tail underwater in the first confirmed sighting of the wreckage of the Airbus A320-200. “I can confirm that we have...