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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Baggage handler killed in vehicle crash at Midway airport

    A Southwest Airlines employee driving a baggage vehicle has been killed in a crash at Chicago's Midway International Airport. Police say the 52-year-old man was thrown from the vehicle when it crashed into another baggage vehicle Friday night. The...
  • Agency cites pilot error in fatal hot air balloon crash

    The failure of a pilot to stay clear of power lines contributed to the crash of a hot air balloon last year in Virginia that killed him and two passengers, the National Transportation Safety Board said. The balloon struck power lines and caught fire a...
  • Officials still working to ID victims of Atlanta plane crash

    A medical examiner in Atlanta is still working to positively identify the four people killed when a small plane crashed into an Atlanta interstate. DeKalb County Medical Examiner Patrick Bailey said his office will likely need until early next week to...
  • Illinois State Police gets FAA approval to use drones

    Illinois State Police gets FAA approval to use drones
    Illinois State Police say they've received approval to use drones to photograph crash and crime scenes. But the agency is avoiding term "drones." The police agency announced Friday that the Federal Aviation Administration has authorized what it calls its...
  • Autopsies: 2 men in plane crash died of impact injuries

    Autopsies show that two men killed when a small plane crashed into the Spokane River died of blunt impact chest injuries, the Spokane County medical examiner's office said Friday. The men who died Thursday have been identified as Lyndon Amestoy, 60,...
  • 4 dead in small plane crash on Georgia interstate

    ATLANTA Four people who died when their small plane crashed Friday morning on the eastbound lanes of Interstate-285 told passengers of another flight they were headed to a college graduation. The victims, three men and one woman, were reportedly headed...
  • Helicopter carrying foreign diplomats crashes in Pakistan

    Helicopter carrying foreign diplomats crashes in Pakistan
    Two foreign diplomats and the wives of two others were killed Friday, along with three Pakistani crew members, when a military helicopter crash-landed in northern Pakistan en route to the ceremonial opening of a ski lift. The Pakistani military said a...
  • Dozens of vintage World War II planes to fly over DC

    Dozens of vintage military aircraft from World War II flew low over the nation's capital to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, though one had to make an emergency landing due to mechanical trouble. The flyover lasted nearly an hour...
  • Small plane crashes into busy Atlanta interstate; 4 killed

    A small passenger airplane dropped from the sky, grazed the hood of a tractor-trailer and crashed into an Atlanta interstate Friday, killing all four people aboard and starting an intense fire on the busy highway. The Piper PA-32 took off from DeKalb...
  • 3 men, 1 woman dead in small plane crash on Georgia interstate

    ATLANTA Four people died when their small plane crashed on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 285 near Atlanta on Friday morning around 10 a.m. Drivers reported hearing a loud boom and seeing a ball of fire when the plane, reportedly a single-engine Piper...
  • Small plane crashes on Atlanta highway, killing 4

    Small plane crashes on Atlanta highway, killing 4
    A small passenger airplane crashed into an Atlanta interstate Friday, killing all four people aboard and starting an intense fire on the busy road, authorities said. The Piper PA-32 took off from DeKalb Peachtree Airport and apparently ran into...