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  • Helicopter crashes in Southern California’s Mojave Desert, six missing

    02/10/2024 8:54:36 AM PST · by devane617 · 32 replies
    apnews ^ | 02/10/2024
    <p>BAKER, Calif. (AP) — A helicopter carrying six people crashed near a small town in Southern California’s Mojave Desert, authorities said.</p><p>The helicopter went down Friday evening near Baker, a town of 700 people about 95 miles (153 kilometers) southwest of Las Vegas, KABC-TV reported.</p>

    02/08/2024 5:19:47 AM PST · by V_TWIN · 63 replies ^ | February 8th 2024 | CBS News
    The five Marines who went missing while traveling aboard a helicopter from Nevada to California have been found dead, officials said Thursday morning. The helicopter was found crashed in a mountainous area in Southern California, the Marine Corps confirmed on Thursday. This is a developing story.
  • Experts reveal what caused Buddy Holly’s plane to crash 65 years ago today

    02/03/2024 4:29:47 PM PST · by Bonemaker · 89 replies ^ | 02/03/2024 | Hillary Andrews
    So many sing about “the day that music died” on Feb. 3, 1959, when Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson were killed in a plane crash. Don McLean coined the term in his 1971 hit “American Pie.”
  • Thungela sees 'limited impact' from latest Transnet train derailment (South Africa)

    01/16/2024 12:43:16 PM PST · by dynachrome · 2 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1-16-24 | Reuters
    South Africa's Thungela Resources (TGAJ.J), opens new tab on Tuesday said it does not expect a derailment on the country's main coal export line to significantly impact its operations. State-owned freight rail operator Transnet was on Tuesday still working to clear the line to Richards Bay, South Africa's major coal export port, after two trains collided on Sunday, the utility said. It did not say what caused the accident or when services would be restored. Transnet said no serious injuries were reported after the incident, but that the disruption of services to Richards Bay would throttle mineral shipments already constrained...
  • Woman's body, wreckage found after plane crashes into ocean in Half Moon Bay, California

    01/16/2024 7:55:56 AM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 25 replies
    MSN ^ | January 15, 2024 | Natalie Neysa Alund
    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a small plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean in Northern California and a woman's body was found in the sea near the wreckage. An FAA spokesperson told USA TODAY a single-engine Cozy Mark IV crashed into water on Sunday near Half Moon Bay, about 30 miles south of San Francisco. Aviation officials said the crash took place about 7:30 p.m. and two people were on board the plane. The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office reported the aircraft took off from the East Bay and shortly after, authorities responded to reports of "a small...
  • Urgent search underway after plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean south of San Francisco near Half Moon Bay

    01/15/2024 4:29:55 AM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/15/24 | Paul Farrell
    An airplane crashed into the frigid waters of the Pacific Ocean after 'flying erratically' near an airport south of San Francisco Sunday evening, authorities said. Sgt. Philip Hallworth of San Mateo County Sheriff´s Office said crews were searching for the plane that went down in Half Moon Bay around 7:15 p.m.. Officials have recovered some wreckage, reports ABC San Francisco, but there is still no word on possible survivors. It's not clear how many people were on board at the time of the crash. The crash occurred a few miles from the Half Moon Bay Airport on the Cabrillo Highway,...
  • Truck driver transporting natural gas crashes into Schenectady County bridge, causing massive blast (New York)

    12/22/2023 3:56:15 PM PST · by dynachrome · 37 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12-22-23 | EVAN ROSEN
    A truck driver transporting compressed natural gas reportedly suffered severe burns when his vehicle crashed into a Glenville, N.Y., bridge and exploded on Thursday evening. Town Supervisor Chris Koetzle announced that power in the area was knocked out due to the explosion. The driver survived with third-degree burns, he added. Over 1,200 customers initially lost power in the affected area, according to National Grid, but that number has been steadily improving, CBS 6 Albany reported.
  • US economist predicts 2024 will bring 'biggest crash of our lifetime'.

    12/19/2023 5:00:39 AM PST · by Carriage Hill · 106 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12.19.2023 | Kristin Altus
    As the clock ticks closer to 2024, one outspoken economist is making a dire predication about the markets in the new year. "Since 2009, this has been 100% artificial, unprecedented money printing and deficits; $27 trillion over 15 years, to be exact. This is off the charts, 100% artificial, which means we're in a dangerous state," Harry Dent told Fox News Digital. "I think 2024 is going to be the biggest single crash year we'll see in our lifetimes."
  • UPDATE: Reckless Driver Who Crashed into Biden’s Motorcade Identified and Charged with DUI

    12/18/2023 10:48:12 AM PST · by dynachrome · 19 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 12-18-23 | Cullen Linebarger
    As the Daily Mail reported, Wilmington police charged 46-year-old James Cooper with driving under the influence. The sitting “president” was put in danger because an idiot had too much alcohol in his system and decided to get behind the wheel of a car. Wilmington police released the following statement to the Daily Mail: Following our investigation, Wilmington Police have determined that this was an accidental collision and have charged the driver of the striking vehicle – a 46-year-old Wilmington man – with Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol and Inattentive Driving. Unbelievably, Cooper was released from custody last...
  • Oakland becomes even MORE of a Mad Max hellscape as robbers CHASE driver in multiple cars, ram him and then steal his belongings when vehicle flipped and crashed

    12/17/2023 3:46:12 AM PST · by Libloather · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/16/23 | Dolores Chang
    An Oakland restaurant owner was robbed by multiple suspects after his vehicle crashed and flipped upside-down in a Mad Max-style car chase. The harrowing event occurred early Friday morning on Lakeshore Avenue in Oakland, California - a city likened to a hellscape in the Mad Max film series, where gangs roam in packs of vehicles in search of fuel. Photos and videos captured the victim's Honda Accord flipping and landing on the Lake Merritt walking trail, as witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots after the crash. The car chase started at International Plaza, a strip mall in the Little Saigon neighborhood...
  • Mechanical failures led to emergency landing in McKinney in which plane crashed into car, NTSB says

    12/09/2023 4:17:35 PM PST · by DFG · 24 replies
    Fox 4 Dallas ^ | 12/09/2023 | Fox 4 Staff
    The NTSB found that mechanical failures caused a plane to go off the runway and crash into a car in McKinney last month. It happened on November 11 and the pilot was coming from Abilene. The only injury reported was the person in the car that was struck. Investigators said the first problem was a door seal that failed on the single-engine Lancair IV-P. The plane lost pressurization, so the pilot made an emergency descent, then noticed a caution light about the propeller. The pilot reduced power and tried an emergency landing at Aero Country Airport in McKinney, but the...
  • Thieves ram-raid Seattle businesses with 'crash and grab' burglary trend taking off across the city

    11/25/2023 4:00:50 PM PST · by Libloather · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/25/23 | Kamal Sultan
    A newly-opened boutique store in Seattle has suffered two 'crash-and-grab' burglaries within four days as the worrying trend spreads across the state. Rush Hour, which specializes in buying, selling, and trading sneakers, streetwear, and vintage items, was smashed into just before 5am on November 17 using a stolen Chevrolet Silverado. The thieves then ran inside to steal their merchandise but the owners of the store were optimistic this would not deter them and hoped to recoup some their losses on Black Friday. But they were again targeted by thieves on November 20 who used a stolen Kia Sedona to crash...
  • Suspected human smuggler in fatal Texas car crash identified as 17-year-old Honduran

    11/11/2023 2:21:31 PM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/11/23 | Adam Shaw
    The suspected human smuggler who caused a deadly car crash that killed him along with seven others, including two Americans, has been identified as a 17-year-old boy from Honduras, authorities say. The Texas Department of Public Safety said the accident on Wednesday occurred when the smuggler, who was carrying five illegal immigrants in his vehicle, was fleeing from the Zavala County Sheriff’s Office in Batesville, Texas, when he tried to pass an 18-wheeler in a no-passing zone. He reportedly went into oncoming traffic and collided with the SUV occupied by two Americans from Georgia. The collision killed the Americans from...
  • The US's massive debt pile is fueling the bond-market crash. These 4 charts tell the story.

    10/30/2023 9:27:55 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 15 replies ^ | October 28, 2023 | George Glover
    The Treasury-bond rout that's rattled US markets this month is forcing investors to zero in on the government's spiraling debt. The accelerated increase in America's indebtedness has already sparked concern for investors in 2023, with lawmakers only narrowly avoiding a catastrophic default in June thanks to President Joe Biden and then-House Speaker Kevin McCarthy brokering an 11th-hour deal to raise the federal borrowing limit. Now, some of Wall Street's best-known names are raising the possibility that so-called "bond vigilantes" – who dump fixed-income assets in a bid to stymie what they see as imprudent policymaking – have helped fuel the...
  • Crash victim targeted by heartless thieves in Wild West-style robbery on LA freeway in broad daylight

    10/27/2023 8:41:45 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/27/2023 | Richard Pollina
    A startling video showed a group of brazen car thieves rob a man on the side of a Los Angeles highway in broad daylight after intentionally running the victim off the road. Four criminals wearing dark clothing and masks were captured racing out of a black Dodge Caravan toward a wrecked black Alfa Romeo sedan on the eastbound side of I-10 around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to KTLA. “Hands up,” one of the highway robbers yells at the victim as the robbers rush toward him. The unidentified victim put his hands over his head and got on his knees as...
  • Crazy moment motorcyclist zips between semi-trucks and cars on a busy freeway - before crashing and suffering more than 20 fractures: 'Thankfully I made it out alive and didn't lose any limbs'

    10/25/2023 5:38:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/25/23 | Dominic Yeatman
    A Florida biker says he has 'learned his lesson' after posting heart-stopping footage of the 140mph crash that nearly killed him. The motorcyclist who calls himself 'Street Demon PC' won a fanatical online following with tailcam videos of his highly illegal speeding through traffic-choked roads at speeds in excess of 100mph. His audience feared the worst after he went silent for months before he told them he had only just recovered enough to post film of the crash that cost him more than 20 broken bones. 'I'll be back to ride again one day, but not like I used to,'...
  • Stock Market Crash Ahead

    10/23/2023 7:00:35 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 145 replies ^ | Oct 23, 2023 | John S. Tobey Contributor
    There's no ducking it now. The widespread, serious negatives have reached a critical level. There are no cures available except a major reset of investor beliefs, rationale and expectations. Importantly, this reset is not of the "typical" overoptimistic, fad-driven, easy-money booms. Instead, it is the return to traditional capital market operations that had been skewed by the Federal Reserve since 2008 — 15 years! Never has there been such an extended period and enormous, anti-capital market actions. The Fed's two primary actions were near 0% interest rates that produced dramatic inequities, and $trillions of money creation that has led to...
  • North Dakota senator and family killed in plane crash

    10/02/2023 4:00:31 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 36 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/10/23
    North Dakota state senator Doug Larsen, his wife and their two young children died when the small plane they were traveling in crashed in Utah, a Senate leader said Monday, according to The Associated Press. Larsen’s death was confirmed in an email that Republican Senate Majority Leader David Hogue sent to his fellow senators and was obtained by AP. The plane crashed on Sunday evening shortly after taking off from Canyonlands Airfield about 15 miles north of Moab, according to a Grand County Sheriff’s Department statement posted on Facebook. The sheriff’s office said all four people on board the plane...
  • Why the missing F-35 was hard to find — and didn’t stray too far

    09/21/2023 5:10:36 AM PDT · by Fish Speaker · 63 replies
    Breaking Defense ^ | September 18, 2023 at 12:46 PM | Michael Marrow
    UPDATED 9/18/2023 at 7:24 pm ET with Joint Base Charleston’s announcement that the F-35’s “debris field” was located in South Carolina. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump once referred to the F-35 as “invisible.” At least as far as officials in South Carolina are concerned, he might have been right. On Sunday, a pilot from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort punched out of his F-35B near Charleston. The pilot is safe, a spokesman for the station told Breaking Defense, but what’s unusual is that his Joint Strike Fighter wasn’t found until a full day later, with officials announcing its recovery Monday...
  • Pilot Chris Rushing killed in mid-air crash in Reno

    09/19/2023 4:40:18 AM PDT · by Paul R. · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | Sep 18, 2023 | FOX 11 Los Angeles
    Two pilots, including one out of Van Nuys, were killed Sunday after their planes collided during an air race competition in Reno, Nevada, the Reno Air Racing Association announced.