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  • You can join a trip that aims to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery

    You can join a trip that aims to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery
    Only rarely does a group tour come along that makes the most fiercely independent traveler’s heart beat faster -- a journey so complex that you couldn’t pull it off alone, and so unusual that you can’t help yearning to go. An...
  • State Police: Afternoon plane crash in Topping kills passenger, pilot

    State Police: Afternoon plane crash in Topping kills passenger, pilot
    Monday 2:30 p.m. UPDATE: The female passenger of the plane, Misty Dawn McIntyre, 48, of Newport in Giles County, has died as a result of her injuries, according to the Virginia State Police. McIntyre is the second victim of a plane crash in the...
  • Three killed when plane crashes into cliff of Santa Ana Mountains

    Three killed when plane crashes into cliff of Santa Ana Mountains
    Federal Aviation Administration officials are investigating the crash of a small plane near Lake Elsinore on Sunday that killed three people and started a small brush fire. Firefighters were called to an area in the Santa Ana Mountains off Ortega...
  • Charges could prompt film industry to take crew safety more seriously

    Criminal charges brought against producers of the independent film "Midnight Rider," which was shut down after a deadly train crash, could prompt the movie industry to take crew safety more seriously on risky location shoots, industry experts say. A...
  • Vintage fighter plane crashes in Durango, Colo., killing 2

    A vintage World War II fighter plane built in 1944 crashed Friday morning shortly after taking off in Durango, Colo., killing the two people aboard, authorities said. The victims' identities have not been released. Dan Bender, spokesman for the La...
  • Huntley crews respond to downed balloon -- 2nd in 5 days

    Huntley crews respond to downed balloon -- 2nd in 5 days
    The pilot of a hot air balloon made an emergency landing on a residential street in Huntley this morning to avoid power lines - the second time in five days police and fire crews in the far northwest suburb have responded to a downed balloon. No injuries...
  • Air Museum Presentation Sheds Light On Earhart Disappearance

    Air Museum Presentation Sheds Light On Earhart Disappearance
    Like the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, it's a mystery as to what happened to Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan on July 2, 1937. Ric Gillespie talked about the research and theories regarding Earhart at two recent presentations,...
  • Asiana Airlines crash: NTSB video details plane's final moments

    Asiana Airlines crash: NTSB video details plane's final moments
    Federal investigators Tuesday revealed key moments in the final minutes of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 that caused the Boeing 777 to fly into San Francisco International Airport too low and slow, and ultimately crash. During a hearing in Washington, D.C....
  • Asiana Airlines says it's dealing with SFO crash problems

    Asiana Airlines says it's dealing with SFO crash problems
    Asiana Airlines said Tuesday it is also addressing problems cited by a federal safety panel investigating last year's jet crash in San Francisco. The panel found the Asiana pilots mismanaged their landing approach and inadvertently shut off an automatic...
  • Asiana Crew Confused By Aircraft's Technology, NTSB Finds In July 6 Crash

    WASHINGTON — The deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport resulted directly from the crew's confusion over the plane's technology, federal officials said Tuesday, adding that emergency officials responding to...
  • 1 dead, 1 hurt when ultralight aircraft crashes into Fox River

    1 dead, 1 hurt when ultralight aircraft crashes into Fox River
    A Chicago man was killed and an Arizona man was injured when their ultralight aircraft crashed into the Fox River in Ottawa, authorities said. The pilot, Nicholas Peterson, was able to cut himself out of the powered parachute after it crashed just...