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  • Divers retrieve flight data recorder from crashed AirAsia jet, search for other black box

     
    Divers retrieved one of the black boxes Monday from the AirAsia plane that plummeted more than two weeks ago into the Java Sea, a major breakthrough in the slow-moving hunt to recover bodies and wreckage....
  • 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...
  • For AirAsia families tragedy, but more resolution than for MH370

    Images of the bodies floating in Indonesian waters gave relatives of those lost aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 anguish and grief, but they also provided the answers that other families have sought in vain for nearly 10 months. Those with loved ones aboard...
  • 7-year-old crash survivor may be able to help investigators determine what brought plane down

    Sailor Gutzler, the 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash, walked a mile through the cold, dark woods to safety and then helped authorities locate the wreckage and remains of her family, may not be done helping investigators. National Transportation...
  • AirAsia search resumes with focus on plane's tail section

    AirAsia search resumes with focus on plane's tail section
    Indonesian navy divers focused Monday on locating the tail of the crashed AirAsia jet, which was believed to hold the “black box” flight recorders that could help determine what caused the plane to plunge into the Java Sea. A day earlier,...