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  • One person killed in plane crash in Anza-Borrego Desert

    A man has been killed in the crash of a small plane in a desolate part of the Anza-Borrego Desert, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said Saturday. The plane, a single-engine Cessna, crashed Friday in a part of the desert known as the Borrego...
  • Former Pennridge Airport owners killed in Argentina plane crash

    An Argentine couple killed Sunday when their twin-engine plane crashed into a Buenos Aires neighborhood once owned a small airport in upper Bucks County. The fiery crash killed Gustavo Andres Deutsch, 79, and his wife, according to The Daily Mail and...
  • JetBlue flight makes emergency landing at California airport, four hurt

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four people were injured on Thursday when a JetBlue plane carrying 147 people made an emergency landing at the Long, Beach, California, airport, because of an engine issue, an airport spokeswoman said. JetBlue Flight 1416, which...
  • JetBlue emergency landing in Long Beach: Cabin filled with smoke

    A JetBlue flight that departed from Long Beach on Thursday morning bound for Austin, Texas, was forced to turn back shortly after takeoff when the pilot declared an emergency with one of the plane’s engines, officials said. Flight 1416 took off...
  • Students get a history lesson as Remembrance Parade commemorates 9/11

    Students get a history lesson as Remembrance Parade commemorates 9/11
    David Zakaryan, 12, stood on the sidewalk outside Rosemont Middle School in La Crescenta last 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...
  • JetBlue emergency landing: Engine 'exploded,' smoke billowed, passengers say

    JetBlue emergency landing: Engine 'exploded,' smoke billowed, passengers say
    Passengers on a JetBlue flight that made an emergency landing in Long Beach on Thursday told how smoke and fumes from an engine fire filled the cabin moments before the captain told them over the public address system to brace themselves. Flight 1416...
  • 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...
  • 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....