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  • Virginia Law Enforcement Reveal Identity of Suspect in Deadly Charlottesville Car Crash

    08/12/2017 5:46:00 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 340 replies ^ | Aug 12th, 2017
    Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail Superintendent Martin Kumer identified the suspect behind the deadly Charlottesville Car Crash to the Washington Post. The suspect is 20-year-old James Alex Fields of Ohio.
  • FAA: Two killed after State Police helicopter crashes in Charlottesville

    08/12/2017 3:20:03 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 84 replies ^ | 8/12/17 | Elizabeth Tyree
    FAA confirms that two people were killed after a state police helicopter crashed in Charlottesville around 5 p.m. Saturday.
  • American F-18 crash lands in Bahrain, pilot ejects to safety after engine failure

    08/14/2017 6:36:22 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/14/2017 | staff
    A US F/A-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed Saturday at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from the island nation off the coast of Saudi Arabia that's home to the US Navy's 5th Fleet. Images on social media showed the grey fighter jet's nose tipped into the air but largely intact after what the Navy described as an 'uncontrollable' landing. The F-18 took off from the USS Nimitz, an aircraft carrier now in the Persian...
  • A long lost airplane that crashed during WWII is finally discovered almost perfectly preserved on

    08/09/2017 9:33:40 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 95 replies
    U.K. Daily Mail ^ | 8/9/2017 | James Draper
    (full article title: A long lost airplane that crashed during WWII is finally discovered almost perfectly preserved on the riverbed of a remote Pacific island) Holidaymakers can expect to witness numerous unexpected wonders when they explore the world. But tourists visiting the Micronesian archipelago of Palau discovered an unusually rare sight, recently - after stumbling across a doomed WW2 plane. The long lost aeroplane was found in a shallow river on the archipelago of Palau, which boasts 500 picturesque islands. An image of the remarkable relic, which surfaced on Imgur, shows the plane largely intact with the wings still attached...
  • Search for three US marines called off

    08/05/2017 10:50:28 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 10 replies ^ | 6th August 2017
    US miliary officials have effectively confirmed they don't expect to find three Marines missing after their aircraft crashed off Queensland's coast alive and say recovery attempts could drag on for months. Authorities on Sunday suspended search and rescue operations less than 24 hours after their aircraft crashed off Queensland's coast while trying to land. The US Navy and Marine Corp - with help from the Australian Defence Force - are now focusing their efforts on salvage and recovery, which they warn could take several months. The three missing marines' next-of-kin have been notified, the Marine base Camp Butler in Japan...
  • US Marine aircraft crashes off east coast of Australia

    08/05/2017 5:27:28 AM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 32 replies ^ | 5th August 2017
    A MASSIVE search is underway after a Marine Corps aircraft crashed off the coast of Australia. Military officials said in a statement an MV-22 crashed off the east coast of Australia. It’s unclear how many service members were on board.
  • The Deadliest Air Show Accident In History: The Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Flanker Crash ...

    07/31/2017 7:22:59 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 17 replies
    The Aviationist ^ | July 27, 2017 | David Cenciotti
    A Ukrainian Flanker crashed during a display at Sknyliv airfield, in Ukraine. The accident killed 77 people and injured 543. The deadliest air show accident in history occurred on Jul. 27, 2002, at Sknyliv airfield near Lviv, Ukraine, when a Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Flanker crashed during its display routine. The two pilots, Volodymyr Toponar and Yuriy Yegorov, ejected safely but as a consequence of the crash 77 people died and 545 were injured, 100 of whom were hospitalised. Several videos show the incident from different viewpoints. The Flanker can be seen performing a sort of split-S at low altitude,...
  • No Marines from Cherry Point involved in Mississippi Crash, Official Says

    07/11/2017 8:54:40 AM PDT · by Cecily · 30 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 11, 2017
    IITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. military plane used for refueling crashed into a soybean field in rural Mississippi, killing at least 16 people aboard in a fiery wreck and spreading debris for miles, officials said. Leflore County Emergency Management Agency Director Frank Randle told reporters at a briefing late Monday that 16 bodies had been recovered after the KC-130 spiraled into the ground about 85 miles (135 kilometers) north of Jackson in the Mississippi Delta. A witness said some bodies were found more than a mile from the crash site. Marine Corps spokeswoman Capt. Sarah Burns said in...
  • At Least Five Dead after Military Plane Crashes in Mississippi

    07/10/2017 6:15:10 PM PDT · by DoughtyOne · 68 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 07/10/2017 | Christopher Brennan
    At least five people are dead after a military transport plane crashed in Mississippi, according to reports. The plane came down early Monday evening, sending plumes of black smoke billowing into the air above a field near Moorhead, northwest of Jackson. Sheriff Ricky Banks told the Clarion-Ledger that at least five people had died on the aircraft, believed to be carrying nine.
  • Amelia Earhart May Have Survived Crash-Landing, Newly Discovered Photo Suggests

    07/05/2017 1:25:49 PM PDT · by Main Street · 97 replies
    nbc ^ | Jul 5 2017 | Tom Costello and Daniel Arkin
    A newly discovered photograph suggests legendary aviator Amelia Earhart, who vanished 80 years ago on a round-the-world flight, survived a crash-landing in the Marshall Islands. The photo, found in a long-forgotten file in the National Archives, shows a woman who resembles Earhart and a man who appears to be her navigator, Fred Noonan, on a dock. The discovery is featured in a new History channel special, "Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence," that airs Sunday. Independent analysts told History the photo appears legitimate and undoctored. Shawn Henry, former executive assistant director for the FBI and an NBC News analyst, has studied...
  • Motorists record plane’s crash landing on crowded freeway

    07/01/2017 11:57:14 AM PDT · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 38 replies
    The Extract ^ | 7.1.17
    Shortly after takeoff this week, a small plane experienced engine problems and was forced to crash into a busy stretch of California’s 405 freeway.
  • Small Plane Crashes on 405 Freeway Near John Wayne Airport; 2 Hospitalized

    06/30/2017 10:36:40 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 41 replies
    Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Larry Kurtz said the plane had crashed and two people in their early 60s were hospitalized with traumatic injuries. Both patients “had vitals” when they were removed from the plane, he said. It’s not clear what caused the plane to crash, he said. “As far as exactly what occurred to the aircraft, that’s up to the FAA for investigation,” Kurtz said. The plane’s wreckage was on the southbound freeway near the MacArthur Boulevard exit, on the path that aircraft use when landing at John Wayne Airport. The Cessna 310 aircraft “landed” on the freeway short...
  • Surveillance camera records plane crashing into daycare

    06/27/2017 12:14:03 PM PDT · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 6 replies
    The Extract ^ | 6.26.17 | Editor
    A recent plane crash that killed one passenger and sent the pilot to the hospital was caught on camera in Fort Meyers, Fla. The pilot was reportedly trying to make an emergency landing when the aircraft crashed into a daycare facility.
  • Last Sea Vixen plane bursts into flames as it crashes on the runway (tr)

    05/28/2017 1:16:51 PM PDT · by DFG · 46 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 05/28/2017 | Alice Evans
    A pilot had a lucky escape after the last remaining Sea Vixen plane, known as the Foxy Lady, did an emergency landing at an airfield in Somerset yesterday. The pilot was unharmed after the aircraft, which served in the Royal Navy in the 1960s, did a 'belly-landing' on return to its base in Yeovilton. Scott Dabinett, 32, captured incredible photos of the heart-stopping incident, which saw the pilot touchdown without landing gear after flying back from the Duxford Air Show in Cambridgeshire.
  • Plane clips truck, crashes at airport; no injuries reported

    05/12/2017 7:25:25 AM PDT · by bigbob · 18 replies
    Cleveland 19 ^ | 5-10-17 | Cleveland 19 Digital Team
    FREMONT, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio truck driver who heard a strange thud while driving down a state highway says he pulled over to find landing gear sticking out his trailer after it was clipped by a small plane making a low approach. No one was injured in the collision near the Fremont airport Tuesday. The pilot of the plane landed the aircraft on its belly. Truck driver Russ Street pulled over at the airport, thinking he might have blown a tire, and saw a small tire sticking out of the top of his trailer. State police say it's unclear...
  • Icon A5 Amphibious Plane Crashes, Killing 2 Company Engineers

    05/11/2017 12:17:01 PM PDT · by DFG · 25 replies
    Popular Mechanics via Yahoo ^ | May 9, 2017 | Andrew Moseman
    Tragedy has struck one of the hopeful new companies trying to invent the future of aviation. On Monday an Icon A5 crashed next to Lake Berryessa in northern California. The disaster killed Icon lead engineer Jon Karkow and his colleague, Cagri Sever. We don't yet know the cause of the crash. The National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating that. CEO Kirk Hawkins published the following statement on the company's Facebook page. I flew in an A5 two years ago when Icon brought the aircraft to New York for media test rides on the Hudson River. It is a gorgeous...
  • #DEVELOPING: A military jet that left from Joint Base Andrews has crashed Clinton, Md

    04/05/2017 6:53:21 AM PDT · by HokieMom · 55 replies
    FOX 5 DC‏Verified account @fox5dc 39s40 seconds ago #DEVELOPING: A military jet that left from Joint Base Andrews has crashed Clinton, Md. … #fox5dc

    03/24/2017 4:57:37 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 14 replies
    COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A plane crashed into a home in a Cobb County neighborhood. The crash happened on Vista Woods Drive in Marietta. The house is on fire. Viewers report seeing smoke from the Kennesaw State University football stadium. We have a crew on the way to the scene to learn more for updates on Channel 2 Action News and
  • My Daughter just witnessed a jet crash in Cobb County Georgia

    03/24/2017 4:38:26 PM PDT · by nevergore · 101 replies
    Vanity ^ | 3/24/2017 | Nevergore
    Ambulances arriving as I'm typing....My daughter just witnesses a small Jet crash into a housing development in Marietta GA. She's on scene now....ran to help.... Anyone hearing anything on the wires?
  • Women Survive Deadly Plane Crash In Riverside, Both In Critical Condition [CA]

    02/28/2017 4:41:53 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    cbs2la ^ | 02/28/2017
    Authorities say one of two survivors of a deadly plane crash in Riverside suffered burns on 90 percent of her body. Riverside Fire Capt. Tyler Reynolds said Tuesday that both adult women who survived are hospitalized in critical condition. ... Reynolds says the bodies of an adult woman, adult man and a female teenager have been recovered by the coroner. He says the surviving woman who was burned was found in a bedroom of a home that burned. Their identities are being withheld pending family notification. ... The women who survived the crash, believed to be in their late 30s...