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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Pilot reported engine trouble before Kentucky plane crash that little girl survived

    The pilot of a twin-engine plane flying over Kentucky earlier this month reported losing power in the right engine and losing sight of the airport shortly before a crash that killed all on board except a 7-year-old girl, according to a preliminary...
  • In plane crash that killed family, spared 7-year-old, pilot reported engine trouble

    A preliminary report shows that the pilot of a small plane flying over western Kentucky lost sight of the airport and reported the right engine had stopped shortly before the plane crashed and killed everyone aboard except a 7-year-old girl. The...
  • Lakeland plane crash investigation that killed two continues

    Lakeland plane crash investigation that killed two continues
    Authorities on Friday afternoon recovered the bodies of the two men who were killed in Thursday's plane crash into a warehouse in Lakeland. Firefighters were also able to collect about 80 percent of the hazardous materials inside the warehouse,...
  • For first time, divers enter crashed AirAsia plane's fuselage

    For first time, divers enter crashed AirAsia plane's fuselage
    For the first time, Indonesian divers were able Friday to enter the fuselage of the AirAsia jetliner that crashed last month into the Java Sea and retrieved six bodies, an official said. The operations chief at the National Search and Rescue Agency,...
  • Plane crashes into Lakeland warehouse

    Plane crashes into Lakeland warehouse
    Officials say they've received reports that an airplane crashed into a building in Central Florida, halfway between Tampa and Orlando. Lakeland police Sgt. Gary Gross says witnesses saw a plane in distress around 10 a.m. Thursday. When officials...
  • 2 killed after flight-school plane crashes in Lakeland

    2 killed after flight-school plane crashes in Lakeland
    A student pilot and his instructor died Thursday after a flight-school plane crashed into a storage warehouse in Lakeland. The victims were identified as instructor Terry Lee Butt, Sr., 62, of Winter Haven, and student pilot Gregory Todd Geng, 41, of...
  • Taiwan plane crash survivor says engine 'did not feel right shortly after takeoff'

    Taiwan plane crash survivor says engine 'did not feel right shortly after takeoff'
    From the start of the flight in Taiwan's capital, survivor Huang Jin-sun suspected trouble. "There was some sound next to me. It did not feel right shortly after takeoff. The engine did not feel right," the 72-year-old man told ETTV television Thursday...
  • Two National Guard soldiers hurt in San Diego County helicopter crash

    Two National Guard soldiers hurt in San Diego County helicopter crash
    Two soldiers were hurt Tuesday night when a military helicopter crashed at a civilian airport in northeast San Diego County. The two, from the California Army National Guard, were on a routine training mission when the UH-60 Blackhawk crashed at the end...
  • European plane maker ATR in focus again after 2nd Taiwan air disaster since July

    European aircraft maker ATR is in the spotlight again after the dramatic crash Wednesday of a TransAsia Airways turboprop into a river in Taiwan. It's the second time in seven months that a TransAsia ATR has been involved in a fatal accident. THE...
  • 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...
  • Bodies of pilot, co-pilot found after Taiwan crash

    TAIPEI The bodies of the pilot and co-pilot were retrieved from the wreckage of a plane that crashed into a river in Taiwan killing at least 31 people, media reports said Thursday. TransAsia Airways flight GE235 was en route from Taipei's Songshan...