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  • 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...
  • Brazil Supreme Court judge handling graft probe killed in plane crash

    01/19/2017 2:22:55 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 1/19/17 | Raquel Stenzel and Brad Brooks | SAO PAULO
    Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki was killed in a plane crash on Thursday, raising questions about who will take over his investigation into dozens of politicians in the country's biggest ever corruption scandal. Rescuers found three bodies in the wreckage of the small, twin-prop plane that crashed off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state amid heavy rains, firefighters said. Zavascki, 68, had in recent weeks been reviewing explosive testimony from executives at engineering group Odebrecht, expected to implicate hundreds of politicians in a scandal involving kickbacks on contracts at state-run enterprises. The dual-propeller Hawker Beechcraft C90GT carrying Zavascki...
  • Syrian-bound Russian Defense Ministry Plane carrying 92 People including its Renowned Military ...

    12/25/2016 3:59:02 AM PST · by Cecily · 37 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | December 25, 2016 | Thomas Burrows & Liam Quinn
    A Syrian-bound Russian military plane carrying 92 people including Red Army Choir members crashed in the Black Sea minutes after taking off from Sochi. The Tu-154 model plane, which belonged to the Russian defense ministry, crashed shortly after take-off from the southern city of Adler at 5.40am (2.40am GMT). There were no survivors. Four bodies have been recovered off the coast of the resort city of Sochi, as a frantic search operation continued to find the missing. Viktor Ozerov, head of the defence affairs committee at the upper house of Russian parliament, said he 'totally excluded' terrorism as a possible...
  • 92 feared dead as Russian plane with military band crashes en route to Syria

    12/25/2016 2:34:13 PM PST · by RitchieAprile · 36 replies
    RT ^ | Dec 25 2016 | RT
    Rescue helicopters have discovered debris in the Black Sea from a Russian military transport plane which went off radar en route to Syria. Most of the passengers on the Tu-154 were members of the famous Alexandrov Ensemble army choir. According to the latest information, the Tupolev transport plane had 92 people on board, including 84 passengers and eight crew members. It went missing over the Black Sea at 2:40 GMT shortly after refueling at an airport near Sochi. Most of the passengers on board were members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, the official choir of the Russian Armed Forces, the Russian...
  • Russian military plane crashes en route to Syria with 92 on board

    12/24/2016 11:44:40 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 33 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 25, 2016 | By Polina Devitt
    MOSCOW--A Russian military plane with 92 people on board has crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday, and it was unlikely there would be any survivors. Russian agencies, citing unnamed security sources, said the TU-154 aircraft had crashed in the sea near the southern Russian city of Sochi after disappearing from radar screens. The plane was carrying Russian servicemen and members of a renowned military choir and dance ensemble, the Alexandrov Ensemble, who were being flown into Russia's Hmeymim air base in Syria to entertain military personnel in the run-up to...
  • Russian plane 'disappears from radar' near Sochi

    12/24/2016 9:17:32 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 81 replies
    BBC ^ | December 25 | Staff
    A Russian plane has disappeared from radar just minutes after take-off from the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russian media say. They are quoting a source at the emergency ministry as saying the missing aircraft is a Tu-154. Between 70 and 100 people are reported to be on board the plane. Unconfirmed reports say the aircraft belongs to the defence ministry, flying to Syria's Latakia province. Russian officials have so far made no comment.
  • EgyptAir crash: Explosives found on victims, say investigators

    12/15/2016 7:22:16 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    BBC ^ | December 15, 2016
    Traces of explosives have been found on victims of the EgyptAir plane crash over the Mediterranean in May, investigators say. A criminal investigation would now begin into the crash of the Airbus A320, Egypt's civil aviation ministry said in a statement. Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo plunged into the sea on 19 May killing all 66 people on board.
  • CNN Apologizes After Joking About Donald Trumps Plane Crashing

    12/02/2016 12:45:13 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 43 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/2/2016 | Kaitlan Collins
    CNN Apologizes After Joking About Donald Trumps Plane Crashing Kaitlan Collins Entertainment Editor 1:52 PM 12/02/2016 CNN has apologized after a reporter and producer were caught joking on camera about Donald Trumps plane crashing. In footage obtained and posted on YouTube by Scott Jones of FTV Live, an unidentified producer can be heard telling reporter Suzanne Malveaux that the president-elects plane crashed. That means his planes crashed, the producer says as Malveaux grins. No, Im kidding.
  • CNN Crew Jokes AboutTrump's Plane Crashing (Indianapolis, Yesterday)

    12/02/2016 7:44:02 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 31 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12-2-2016 | Scott Jones
    During the set-up for Trump's Carrier speech, at about the 1:20 mark, a producer in the background says, "Trump's Plane is about to land. If I do this, he's landed" And then she says, "If I do this, he's crashed, hopefully." You can see Suzanne Malveaux snicker and roll her eyes when she hears this.
  • CNN Crew Jokes About Trump's Plane Crashing

    12/02/2016 8:34:33 AM PST · by Fennie · 34 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 2, 2016
    CNN's Suzanne Malveaux joke about Donald Trump's plane crashing.
  • Crewman in Colombia plane crash... I survived because I followed safety protocols

    11/30/2016 9:09:26 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 86 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 10:47 AM | stephen rex brown
    Tweet email One of the five survivors of the plane crash in Colombia that killed 71 most of them belonging to a Brazilian soccer team said he dodged death because he followed safety instructions. Crew member Erwin Tumiri said that as many passengers panicked, he followed the guidelines repeated at the beginning of every flight. I survived because I followed safety protocols. Before the crash, many got out of their seats and started to scream, Tumiri said, according to Latin American news outlet NTN. ... The pilots on the British Aerospace 146 aircraft declared an emergency due to...
  • Few survive after plane carrying Brazilian soccer team crashes

    11/29/2016 6:01:02 AM PST · by oh8eleven · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | 29 November 2016 | Yaron Steinbuch
    Six people have been pulled out alive from the wreckage of a chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team that crashed in Colombia, killing 75 people, while en route to a championship match, officials said.
  • Plane With Brazilian Soccer Team Crashes in Colombia

    11/28/2016 9:58:36 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 22 replies
    New York Times ^ | NOV. 29, 2016
    BOGOTA, Colombia An airplane with 72 people on board, including players from a Brazilian soccer team heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport. Medellin's Mayor Federico Gutierrez said that it is possible there are survivors.
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  • Former Premier Jim Prentice among four dead in Kelowna plane crash

    10/15/2016 8:18:23 PM PDT · by A Formerly Proud Canadian · 12 replies
    660 News Calgary ^ | October 14, 2016 | 660 NEWS STAFF WITH FILES FROM THE CANADIAN PRESS
    660 NEWS has learned that one of the four people killed a plane crash in the Okanagan on Thursday was former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. He was 60 years old. In a statement, Prentices family says one of the other people in the plane was the father-in-law to one of their daughters.