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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • F-16s dispatched for unresponsive pilot of small plane near D.C.

    (Reuters) - Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to check on a small plane that entered restricted airspace around Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and the fighter pilots observed the person at the controls to be unconscious before the plane ran out of...
  • Ukrainian cargo plane with seven on board crashes in Algeria: ministry

    ALGIERS (Reuters) - A cargo plane with six Ukrainians and one Russian on board crashed in Algeria's far south early on Saturday, an Algerian transport ministry official said. The Ukrainian Antonov-12 plane en route to Equatorial Guinea could have crashed...
  • Pentagon identifies F-15 pilot killed in Virginia crash

    Pentagon identifies F-15 pilot killed in Virginia crash
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Friday identified the pilot killed in the crash of an F-15C fighter in Virginia as Lieutenant Colonel Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr., a U.S. Air Force veteran. Fontenot, an F-15 instructor and combat veteran, was...
  • Pilot killed in F-15 crash identified as Lt. Col. Fontenot Jr.

    Pilot killed in F-15 crash identified as Lt. Col. Fontenot Jr.
    Military officials have identified the Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot who was killed when his F-15 jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia as Lt. Col. Morris “Moose” Fontenot Jr. Officials did not release his age. After...
  • Pilot's body recovered after F-15 jet crashes in Virginia

    The remains of an Air National Guard pilot whose F-15 jet crashed in the Virginia mountains were found Thursday. The crash happened about 9:05 a.m. Wednesday when the F-15C went down in a remote area near Deerfield Valley, according to a news release...
  • Four killed in New Mexico medical transport flight crash

    ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - A small medical transport plane bound for Arizona crashed in New Mexico outside of Las Cruces late on Wednesday, killing a patient and three crew members aboard, a state police official said on Thursday. The plane, en...
  • Malaysia, Australia to share costs for latest phase of MH370 search

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Malaysia on Thursday said it would share with Australia the cost of the latest effort to uncover signs of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, in the hope of unlocking modern aviation's greatest mystery. Months of searches have...
  • Fighter plane crashes in Virginia national forest

    Fighter plane crashes in Virginia national forest
    A Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter crashed in mountainous western Virginia on Wednesday and the fate of the pilot was unknown, officials said. The fighter plane went down shortly after 9 a.m. EDT in the George Washington and Jefferson...
  • After disasters, stricken Malaysia Airlines staff brace for job cuts

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - As bodies from downed Flight MH17 were brought home last week, a group of Malaysia Airlines flight attendants, in black mourning headscarves contrasting with their pink and turquoise uniforms, sobbed and clung to each other in...
  • Pilots' union, UPS barred from probe of 2013 U.S. crash

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board told United Parcel Service Inc and its pilots union on Monday that they can no longer take part in the investigation of a 2013 crash that killed two UPS pilots. The agency said in a...
  • Rockville college student among 4 killed in Ohio plane crash

    Rockville college student among 4 killed in Ohio plane crash
    An 18-year-old Rockville man was one of four college students killed in a plane crash in Ohio Monday night, police said. Abraham Pishevar, a Georgetown Preparatory School graduate and freshman at Case Western Reserve University, died in the crash at...