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  • 3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick

    3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick
    Three people were killed and two others were injured in a crash between a plane and a helicopter at Frederick Municipal Airport Thursday, State Police said. State Police identified the three who died as Christopher D. Parsons, 29, of Westminster;...
  • No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision

    No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision
    A small airplane and helicopter made no distress calls before they collided near a Maryland airport killing all three aboard the helicopter and injuring the two men on the plane, federal investigators said on Friday. Investigators from the National...
  • Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'

    Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'
    The National Transportation Safety Board issued a preliminary report on the plane crash in Palos Hills that killed three Kansas doctors, but officials said it may take a year or more before air safety investigators determine the cause of the accident....
  • State Police Investigating Plane's Crash-Landing In Lebanon

    State Police Investigating Plane's Crash-Landing In Lebanon
    LEBANON – State police remain on scene after an ultralite aircraft's crash-landing near a private air field Sunday afternoon. Police said the pilot was removed from the aircraft and transported to Hartford Hospital by ambulance. The unnamed pilot...
  • Report: Florida man refused to move car for emergency helicopter

    Report: Florida man refused to move car for emergency helicopter
    A Florida man has been arrested after police say he drove around emergency vehicles and made it impossible for a sheriff's office helicopter to land at the scene of a fatal crash, according to The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Deputies were responding...
  • Criminal probe ordered in Russian crash that killed Total CEO

    Russian investigators have opened a criminal probe into the fiery crash that killed Total SA chief executive Christophe de Margerie and the three French crewmen piloting his private jet out of a Moscow airport, officials announced on Tuesday. A...
  • Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport

    Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport
    A regional jet bound for Chicago was forced to divert and make an emergency landing at DuPage County Airport on Monday night after the pilots reported problems controlling the plane and maintaining altitude, the Federal Aviation Administration said....
  • Plane crashes into Big Bear Lake picnic area, killing pilot

    Plane crashes into Big Bear Lake picnic area, killing pilot
    The pilot of a small plane was killed Monday morning after it crashed in a picnic area on the north shore of Big Bear Lake, fire officials said. The San Bernardino County Fire Department reported the pilot, who was the plane's only occupant, was dead by...
  • Skeletal remains, wreckage found months after pilot, plane vanished

    Skeletal remains, wreckage found months after pilot, plane vanished
    Skeletal remains and aircraft wreckage found in Marion County have been linked to a Zephyrhills pilot who vanished in April. Pilot Theodore Weiss, 74, departed from Dunnellon/Marion County Airport and never arrived at his destination in Zephyrhills, a...
  • Victims of plane crash ID'd as 3 Kansas doctors: 'They had the American dream'

    Victims of plane crash ID'd as 3 Kansas doctors: 'They had the American dream'
    The three people killed when their plane crashed near homes in Palos Hills were physicians from Kansas who had flown to Chicago for the day, police and relatives said. Tausif Rehman, 34, a neurosurgeon at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, Kan., was...
  • 1944 plane crash off coast of New Point in Mathews County remains a mystery 70 years later

    1944 plane crash off coast of New Point in Mathews County remains a mystery 70 years later
    Seventy years ago, on the morning of Oct. 3, 1944, an Army Air Forces B-24J took off from Langley Field on a training mission. Roughly 30 minutes later, the plane crashed into the Chesapeake Bay off the coast of New Point in Mathews County....