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  • Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast

    Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast
    NORFOLK — It was a mechanical malfunction that caused a fire in the cabin of a MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter that crashed off the coast of Virginia on Jan. 8, killing three of the five crew members, according to a Navy report released Thursday....
  • College commemoration offers lessons of 9/11

    College commemoration offers lessons of 9/11
    Josh McKinsey stood in the entryway to the Irvine Valley College Performing Arts Center with his eyes fixed on 13-year-old television footage from Sept. 11, 2001. The 23-year-old student watched as two Boeing 767s slammed into the north and south towers...
  • Local communities commemorate 9/11

    Local communities commemorate 9/11
    David Zakaryan, 12, stood on the sidewalk outside Rosemont Middle School in La Crescenta Thursday morning, holding a miniature American flag in his hands. David wasn’t alive when the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought the nation to a...
  • Navy pilot missing after 2 aircraft crash in Pacific Ocean

    The U.S. Navy is searching for a pilot missing after two combat jets crashed at sea in the western Pacific Ocean on Friday, Navy officials said. The two F/A-18 Hornets were operating from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson when the strike-fighter jets...
  • U.S. Navy pilot missing after two aircraft crash in Pacific Ocean

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy is searching for a pilot missing after two combat jets crashed at sea in the western Pacific Ocean on Friday, Navy officials said. The two F/A-18 Hornets were operating from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson when...
  • Two jets from West Coast-based aircraft carrier crash in western Pacific

    The Navy has safely recovered one pilot and is searching for the second after two F/A-18 Hornets from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson crashed Friday in the western Pacific Ocean, the Navy said. The jets are from Carrier Air Wing 17 and assigned...
  • Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing

    Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing
    Two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets crashed after taking off from the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean. One of the pilots was quickly located and brought aboard the carrier for medical attention. Search efforts...
  • China's military secrecy justifies surveillance flights: U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is justified in carrying out surveillance flights in East Asia, in spite of Chinese objections, given a lack of transparency in China's military buildup, a senior U.S. official said on Friday. Beijing called...
  • U.S. Navy identifies pilot presumed dead in Pacific Ocean crash

    U.S. Navy identifies pilot presumed dead in Pacific Ocean crash
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy on Sunday identified a fighter jet pilot who is presumed dead following a mid-air collision with another jet over the western Pacific Ocean. The missing pilot is Lieutenant Nathan Poloski, 26, of Lake Arrowhead, Calif., a 2009...
  • U.S. airstrike targets leader of Somali terror group

    WASHINGTON American military planes destroyed a suspected terrorist camp in Somalia during airstrikes targeting the head of the al-Shabab network, the Pentagon said Tuesday. U.S. special operations forces using manned aircraft and drones carried out...
  • Turbulent reaction to airport expansion plans

    Some Pembroke Pines residents and city commissioners are unhappy with North Perry Airport's planned upgrades, which include a runway expansion, updated hangars and a hotel. Airport officials presented their plans during the Aug. 18 City Commission...