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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Indonesia calls off search for remaining AirAsia victims

    Indonesia has called off the search for the remaining victims of the AirAsia plane crash in the Java Sea, an official said Wednesday. All 162 people aboard Airbus A320-200 died when it went down Dec. 28 while flying from Surabaya, Indonesia's second-...
  • 2 Dutch peacekeepers killed in helicopter crash in Mali

    Two Dutch peacekeepers died in a helicopter crash during a military exercise in northern Mali on Tuesday, Dutch and United Nations officials said. The two-man crew of the Apache helicopter performed a "hard landing" during the drills near Gao, in the...
  • False alarm for FedEx plane with fire indicator light on

    A FedEX plane has landed safely at Philadelphia International Airport after a fire indicator light went on but no fire was found. Airport spokeswoman Mary Flannery says workers checked the cargo plane and did not find a fire. She says the emergency has...
  • Correction: Military Helicopter Crash story

    In a story March 14 about a military helicopter crash off Florida that killed 11 people, The Associated Press reported erroneously when the Black Hawk crashed. It crashed late Tuesday, not early Tuesday. A corrected version of the story is below:...
  • Pilot OK after small plane goes down in southern Wisconsin

    A pilot wasn't seriously hurt when his small plane lost power and went down in southern Wisconsin. Sheriff's officials say the 33-year-old pilot from Fairmont, Minnesota was flying from the Chicago area to the Twin Cities when the plane lost power Monday...
  • Report: Crews relied on computers in military midair crash

    An Air Force investigation finds the crews of two military aircraft that collided over Fort Bragg last year were relying too much on computer systems to avoid the crash. The report, obtained by The Fayetteville Observer (http://bit.ly/19vrIOH ) through...
  • FHP: Man on motorized bicycle died after losing control

    FHP: Man on motorized bicycle died after losing control
    An Orlando man died Tuesday when he lost control of his bicycle and flew over the handlebars, landing on the ground, officials said. Florida Highway Patrol troopers identified the man as Gabriel Rodriguez, 25. About 1:40 a.m., Rodriguez was riding a...
  • Foreign minister: Vanuatu destruction 'quite a devastating sight'

    Foreign minister: Vanuatu destruction 'quite a devastating sight'
    Relief workers saw a flattened landscape and widespread destruction in their first views of Vanuatu's outer islands Tuesday after struggling for days to assess the areas of the South Pacific nation hardest hit by a fierce cyclone. Radio and telephone...
  • Small plane slides off airport runway; no injuries reported

    Authorities say a small plane slid off the runway at a western Pennsylvania airport, but no one was injured. Emergency dispatchers in Butler County said the plane ran off the end of the runway at the Butler County Airport in Penn Township shortly...
  • Asiana plane returns to Hong Kong due to wrong passenger

    An Asiana plane with 259 passengers aboard returned to Hong Kong on Monday after finding a wrong passenger was aboard the aircraft, airline officials said. The plane was bound for Incheon, South Korea, when it had left Hong Kong earlier Monday. But it...
  • Plane lands in Fargo after woman suffers medical emergency

    A United Airlines jet flying from Anchorage, Alaska, to Chicago made an unscheduled landing at Fargo's Hector International Airport early Monday after a passenger suffered a medical emergency. Police tell KFGO radio (http://bit.ly/1BoEiVb ) that...