Plane crashes

February 26, 2019 - 12:12 pm
ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) — In a story Feb. 25 about a cargo plane crash in Texas, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the first two bodies were recovered Sunday. One was recovered on Saturday and the other was recovered Sunday. A corrected version of the story is below: Search continues for...
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February 25, 2019 - 9:41 am
LONDON (AP) — Air accident investigators say the plane carrying soccer player Emiliano Sala was not licensed for commercial use by authorities. The initial report from the Air Accident Investigation Branch says investigators have yet to determine if it could be classified as a private flight if...
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February 25, 2019 - 3:56 am
ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) — Search and recovery crews have recovered one body and the search continued Sunday for two more at the site where a Boeing 767 cargo plane crashed into a coastal bay near Houston with three people aboard. The Chambers County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook that the body was...
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February 24, 2019 - 9:39 am
MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say that two people have died when a small plane crashed more than 100 kilometers (60 miles) north of Madrid. Emergency services for the region of Castilla y Leon say that both people were passengers on the plane that had taken off from a local airfield. Emergency...
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Houston cargo crash
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February 23, 2019 - 8:36 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard disintegrated after crashing Saturday into a bay east of the city, according to a Texas sheriff. Witnesses told emergency personnel that the twin-engine plane "went in nose first," leaving a debris field three-...
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February 23, 2019 - 8:29 pm
MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say an instructor pilot and his student died when the small plane they were in crashed at a Massachusetts airport. Mansfield police say 31-year-old Sydney Miti, of Waltham, and 18-year-old Julian Lattermann, of Dover, were killed on impact. Authorities didn't say...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 file photo, shows the reconstructed wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, put on display during a press conference in Gilze-Rijen, central Netherlands. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 broke up high over Eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people on board. A Dutch safety watchdog says airlines around the world need more and better information to make risk assessments about flying over conflict zones. The Dutch Safety Board issued a report Thursday Feb. 21, 2019, following up on its publication in 2015 of a probe into the cause of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
February 21, 2019 - 6:23 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — More than four years after a Malaysian passenger jet was shot down over conflict-ravaged eastern Ukraine, airlines around the world still need more and better information to make risk assessments about flying over war zones, a Dutch safety watchdog said Thursday. The...
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February 13, 2019 - 9:59 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan police official says a small plane has crashed in the country's west killing all five people on board, including three Americans. Kericho County Commander James Mugera said Wednesday the Cessna plane crashed at Kamwingi area in Londiani in western Kenya. Photographs...
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FILE - This Dec. 24, 2018, selfie by Julia Ackley shows herself and her father, Antonio Pastini, at Lake Tahoe near Carson City, Nev. Pastini, who had also gone by Jordan Isaacson and was known for years as Ike, was killed while piloting a small plane that crashed into a house in Yorba Linda, Calif., Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. (Julia Ackley via AP, File)
February 09, 2019 - 12:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pilot whose plane broke apart and crashed into a Southern California home, killing five people, was disciplined for dangerous flying years earlier, it was reported Friday. Antonio Pastini, 75, of Gardnerville, Nevada, was flying home after visiting his daughter and...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2014 file photo, a pro-Russian rebel touches the MH17 wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine. The Dutch foreign minister said Thursday Feb. 7, 2019, that the Netherlands is in diplomatic discussions with Russia about his country’s assertion that Moscow bears legal responsibility for the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine in 2014. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
February 07, 2019 - 3:49 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands is in diplomatic discussions with Russia about the European country's assertion that Moscow bears legal responsibility for its role in the 2014 downing of a passenger jet over Ukraine, the Dutch foreign minister said Thursday. Foreign Minister Stef Blok...
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