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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Coast Guard suspends search for pilot who crashed off Chincoteague Island

    UPDATE: The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday morning for the pilot whose plane crashed off of Chincoteague Island Saturday afternoon after the pilot lost consciousness. At 11:30 a.m. Sunday, the guard called off its search after a fisherman...
  • Sorrow of Flight 370 finalized in Chicago court

    Sorrow of Flight 370 finalized in Chicago court
    Uma Mukherjee sat in an office chair in a conference room at the Chicago law firm of Mayer Brown, clutching a tissue in her left hand. The 66-year-old grandmother had traveled from her home in Mumbai, India, in July to give a deposition about her son,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lawsuit: Airline didn't do enough to help Pekin man who died after midflight chest pains

    Lawsuit: Airline didn't do enough to help Pekin man who died after midflight chest pains
    A Pekin, Ill., man died in 2012 shortly after landing at O'Hare International Airport despite having informed airline staff midflight that he had chest pains, according to a lawsuit filed this week in Cook County court. The lawsuit filed by Kevin...
  • Medical transport plane crashes in New Mexico, killing four

    Four people were killed Wednesday night when a Phoenix-bound medical transport plane went down in a fiery crash shortly after takeoff in southern New Mexico, police said. The twin-engine propeller plane was found burning near the Dona Ana County...
  • 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...