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  • PICTURED: Instagram stars and models on their private plane to Las Vegas moments before it...

    04/11/2018 10:35:10 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 113 replies
    FULL HEADLINE: "PICTURED: Instagram stars and models on their private plane to Las Vegas moments before it crashed onto golf course killing all six on board" Four of the six people who died when their private plane crashed during a flight from Arizona to Las Vegas on Monday have been identified as Instagram stars, models and nightclub promoters. Models Mariah Coogan, 23, and Helena Lagos, 22, nightlife promoter Anand 'Happy' Patel, 26, and nightclub host and aspiring pilot James Pedroza, 28, were all on board the Piper PA-24 Comanche when it crashed into a golf course moments after taking off...
  • At least 257 dead in Algerian military plane crash near base, officials say

    04/11/2018 5:02:04 AM PDT · by infool7 · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | Greg Norman
    At least 257 people were killed Wednesday when a military plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Algeria, officials said. Broadcasters showed images of body bags lined up in a field with mangled plane parts visible in the background.
  • F-16 jet crashes at Nellis Air Force Base outside Las Vegas, officials say

    04/04/2018 1:59:19 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 4th, 2018
    An Air Force F-16 jet crashed Wednesday at Nellis Air Force Base outside of Las Vegas, defense officials told Fox News. The status of the pilot, or pilots, was not immediately clear. In a statement, the Air Force said, “Emergency responders are on the scene. As soon as additional details become available, they will be provided. The accident is under investigation." The jet crashed around 10:30 a.m. during routine training at Nevada Test and Training Range, officials said.
  • Navy F18 crash (Key West)

    03/14/2018 3:02:02 PM PDT · by JohnThree3to16 · 23 replies
  • Passenger jet crash in NEPAL (overshoots runway)

    03/12/2018 3:10:04 AM PDT · by JohnThree3to16 · 67 replies
  • Russian Plane Crash

    02/12/2018 8:23:17 AM PST · by neverbluffer · 40 replies
    Self | 02/12/2018 | Neverbluffer
    I just hear on local talk radio that the Russian plane crash in Moscow had high ranking figures from the Uranium One deal aboard. This is the first I have heard of this. Has anyone else heard this?
  • Four killed in small plane crash flying out of Henderson airport

    02/11/2018 9:08:13 PM PST · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 35 replies
    News 3 LV ^ | 2/11/18 | Gabby Hart
    LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Four people were killed in a small plane crash that took off from the Henderson Executive Airport on Sunday morning. The plane went down Sunday morning in this mountainous area about 40 miles north of Los Angeles. It was headed to Van Nuys airport.
  • Russian jet 'crashes' after Moscow take-off

    02/11/2018 5:04:47 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    A Russian airliner carrying 71 passengers and crew has crashed after vanishing from radar screens as it left a Moscow airport for the Urals, media say. The Saratov Airlines An-148 regional jet was en route to the city of Orsk when it went missing.
  • At least 71 people are dead after a plane crashed near Moscow

    02/11/2018 5:15:27 PM PST · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 36 replies
    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian passenger plane believed to be carrying 71 people crashed Sunday afternoon near Moscow, shortly after takeoff from one of the city's airports. No survivors were immediately reported. The An-148 regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo Airport en route to the city of Orsk, some 1,000 miles southeast of Moscow.
  • Smolensk crash: Explosions on board before plane hit ground, investigator says

    02/06/2018 4:13:42 PM PST · by annalex · 42 replies
    Sky News ^ | Saturday 03 February 2018 | Lisa Holland
    A British air accident investigator has told Sky News he believes there were explosions on board a plane before it crashed eight years ago, killing Polish President Lech Kaczynski. Frank Taylor's findings challenge the original reports of authorities The wreckage after the crash in April 2010
  • Executive From Comey’s Former Hedge Fund And Family Killed In Costa Rica Plane Crash

    01/05/2018 2:01:05 PM PST · by Cats Pajamas · 35 replies
    True pundit ^ | Jan 2 2018
    Prominent Bridgewater Associates executive Bruce Steinberg and his family were among 10 Americans killed when a charter plane crashed into a mountain in Costa Rica on Sunday........ Ex-FBI Director James Comey was a top executive at Bridgewater.
  • US Navy locates crashed plane deep on Pacific seabed

    01/06/2018 2:03:08 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 18 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Jan 06, 2018 | AP via Washington Examiner
    he U.S. Navy has located a transport aircraft deep on the Pacific Ocean floor where it crashed in November, killing three sailors on board. The C-2A "Greyhound" aircraft, which was traveling to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan when it crashed the day before Thanksgiving in the Philippine Sea, rests at a depth of about 18,500 feet (5,640 meters), the Japan-based 7th Fleet said in a statement Saturday. Salvaging it will be the deepest recovery attempt of an aircraft to date, the Navy said. The plane was located last week by a contracted salvage vessel that deployed a pinger locator...
  • Who Is John Shannon? Florida Plane Crash On Christmas Eve Kills Prominent Lawyer

    01/05/2018 8:49:31 PM PST · by ransomnote · 27 replies ^ | 12/25/17 | JULIANA ROSE PIGNATARO
    A family flight to Key West ended in tragedy Sunday when the small plane crashed and killed all five people on board. Among those was the pilot, John Shannon, a prominent Florida Lawyer. Shannon, 70, was a former marine who owned an ran an independent law firm in Lakeland, Florida, for 36 years, WTVT reported. The law firm specialized in serious injury, death and insurance claims, according to its website. Shannon was described as an “accomplished pilot” and was the president of the Lakeland Republican Club. He was also actively involved with the Citric Center Kiwanis Club and ran for...
  • Top CEO Killed In New Year's Eve Plane Crash (Richard Cousins, Australia)

    01/02/2018 9:28:08 AM PST · by ransomnote · 25 replies ^ | 1/1/2018 | Daniel Shane
    The CEO of one of Britain's biggest companies and four of his family members were killed in a seaplane crash in Australia on New Year's Eve. International catering firm Compass Group (CMPGF), a Global Fortune 500 company, said Monday that CEO Richard Cousins, died when the aircraft crashed in New South Wales. "We are deeply shocked and saddened by this terrible news," Compass chairman Paul Walsh said in a statement. Four members of Cousins' family and the pilot of the plane also died in the disaster. There were no survivors. "The thoughts of everyone at Compass are with Richard's family...
  • 12 killed in Costa Rica plane crash

    12/31/2017 2:12:59 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/31/2017
    The private aircraft was carrying 10 foreign passengers and two Costa Rican crew members, the ministry said. The crash occurred near Punta Islita, in Costa Rica's Guanacaste province, officials said. It was not immediately clear what caused the crash. Authorities said they were traveling to the area to recover the victims' bodies.

    11/14/2017 2:47:29 PM PST · by buckalfa · 5 replies
    History.come m ^ | 2009 | History. com Staff
    On November 14, 1970, a chartered jet carrying most of the Marshall University football team clips a stand of trees and crashes into a hillside just two miles from the Tri-State Airport in Kenova, West Virginia. The team was returning from that day’s game, a 17-14 loss to East Carolina University. Thirty-seven Marshall football players were aboard the plane, along with the team’s coach, its doctors, the university athletic director and 25 team boosters–some of Huntington, West Virginia’s most prominent citizens–who had traveled to North Carolina to cheer on the Thundering Herd. “The whole fabric,” a citizen of Huntington wrote...
  • Plane registered to Roy Halladay crashed into Gulf of Mexico: report

    11/07/2017 1:07:15 PM PST · by Repealthe17thAmendment · 48 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | November 7, 2017 | NT Daily News
    A plane registered to two-time Cy Young winner Roy Halladay crashed into the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, according to a report from WTSP in Tampa. One person was killed in the crash, but it is not immediately known if Halladay was piloting - or aboard - the plane, per the report.
  • Small plane crashes on St. Pete road, 4 people taken to hospitals

    10/22/2017 5:46:44 AM PDT · by ETL · 22 replies
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A small plane crashed on a road and hit multiple cars in St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon. St. Pete police and fire departments are on scene at 18th Avenue South and 16th Street South. Two people were on the plane. Four people overall were taken to area hospitals and one person was treated at the scene. According to the FAA website, the plane is a 1978 model Cessna 402b, owned by Noble Charter Service out of Opa Locka airport. ..." Tabitha Callihan applauds the pilot for putting the plane down where he did. “Where I looked...
  • Iraqi pilot killed in training crash near Fort Thomas

    09/09/2017 9:29:33 AM PDT · by SandRat · 32 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | David Bell and Ronald Arrellin Jr. Eastern Arizona Courier
    FORT THOMAS — For the second time in two years, an Iraqi jet crashed during a training mission above the Arizona desert, killing its pilot. According to 1st Lt. Lacey Roberts, public information officer with the 162nd Wing of the Arizona Air National Guard, an F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed in Fort Thomas at about 3 p.m. The crash was in the vicinity of Blackrock Road, near the shooting range. “The pilot was doing a routine training mission in that area,” Roberts told Eastern Arizona Courier. Cause of the crash has not yet been released. An interim safety investigation board has...
  • Two A-10 Thunderbolt II Jets Crash Near Nellis AFB, Nevada; Both Pilots Eject Safely

    09/07/2017 4:47:32 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 33 replies
    The Aviationist ^ | 9/7/2017 | Tom Demerly
    The Two Aircraft of the 57th Wing Were On Routine Training Mission. Early reports and a release from Nellis AFB say two Fairchild Republic A-10C Thunderbolt II attack aircraft, referred to as the “Warthog”, have crashed northwest of Las Vegas in the Nevada Test and Training Range. Both pilots of the single-seat ground attack aircraft ejected safely and were transported to the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center at Nellis for evaluation. The accident occurred at approximately 8:00 PM local time in Nevada on Wed. Sept. 6. Sunset in the region was reported as 6:58 PM. Weather in the region was...