Flight academy, instructor sued over fatal 2017 plane crash
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The sister of a student pilot who died in a small plane crash in Connecticut in 2017 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit accusing the instructor of failing to prevent the crash and the flight school of failing to maintain the plane.
It’s the second such lawsuit ...
Kenya police: 5 dead including 3 Americans in plane crash
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. ...
Soccer player Sala died of head, torso injuries in crash
LONDON (AP) — A post-mortem found Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala died from injuries to his head and torso when his plane crashed in the English Channel.
The evidence was heard at a coroner’s hearing in the English ...
2 seriously injured in small plane crash in Monterey
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two people were hospitalized with serious injuries after a small plane crashed into a field at Monterey Bay Academy Airport.
Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said the single-engine Bellanca Citabria crashed around 10:40 a.m. ...
Report: 1 man rescued when small plane crashes in Atlantic
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says crews are responding to reports of a Conquest Air plane that crashed in the Atlantic Ocean about 13 miles (21 kilometers) off the coast of Miami.
The agency said in a news release sent Friday that the airplane went down east of Bay Harbor Island while ...
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people have gathered in a candlelight ceremony to remember five people killed when a small plane crashed into a Southern California home.
The vigil was held Thursday night in a schoolyard in Yorba Linda.
A Cessna piloted by 75-year-old Antonio ...
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a small plane crashing into a Southern California neighborhood (all times local):
Southern California officials say five people are dead after a small plane crashed into a house Sunday, setting the home on fire.
Orange County ...
KNOTTS ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say no one was injured when a small private airplane crashed in the marsh of a North Carolina island.
The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia, reports ...
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a small plane carrying two people crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Florida.
A U.S. Coast Guard news release they were responding Friday afternoon to a downed Piper PA-32R aircraft 23 miles east of Palm Beach.
Records show ...
At least 1 killed in crash of small plane near Houston
HOUSTON (AP) — At least one person was killed when a small airplane crashed near a Houston-area residential development.
The crash happened about 4:15 p.m. Thursday in a wooded area about 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Houston.
Peter Knutson, a spokesman for the National ...
The Latest: Small plane crashed hours before it was found
OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a small plane crash in San Diego County (all times local):
Authorities say a single-engine aircraft found on a northern San Diego County hillside Tuesday morning had crashed hours earlier.
One of its two occupants was killed and ...
OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A small plane has crashed into a hillside in coastal San Diego County.
KGTV reports one person was killed and another was trapped after the crash Tuesday ...
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Bangladeshi airliner was misaligned with the runway and its pilot was disoriented and tried to land in “sheer desperation” when the plane crashed last year in Nepal, an investigation report said.
US-Bangla Airlines Flight BS211 from Dhaka crashed on its second ...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A small airplane crashed on a Lexington horse farm, but the people aboard suffered only minor injuries.
The Lexington Fire Department and police responded to Calumet Farm Saturday afternoon, after a small craft went down.
APPLE CREEK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two pilots are dead after a plane crashed into the snow-covered front yard of a rural Ohio home shortly after taking off from a private airfield nearby.
The State Highway Patrol says initial reports indicate the plane had engine trouble Monday ...
Plane crash after takeoff in rural Ohio, 2 dead
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A woman who was a passenger in a seaplane that crashed into a Northern California river two weeks ago has died from her injury.
The daughter of Candace Marshall posted on Facebook that her mother died Thursday.
CBS13 in Sacramento
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Federal investigations into two recent fatal plane crashes in South Dakota have been hindered by the partial government shutdown.
National Transportation Safety Board investigators have been furloughed during
Small plane crashes in West Jordan; Pilot escapes uninjured
WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crashed in West Jordan, but the pilot walked away with no injuries.
The plane went down Tuesday morning near the West Jordan Soccer Complex.
Police say the 42-year-old pilot was doing touch-and-go maneuvers at South Valley ...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, Indonesian officials said Monday, in a possible boost to the investigation into why the 2-month-old plane nosedived at high velocity, killing 189 ...
SALEM, S.D. (AP) — One person is dead after a small plane crashed in southeastern South Dakota.
The crash happened just after 2:30 p.m. Sunday south of Salem.
The McCook County Sheriff’s Office confirms one person died.
SEATTLE (AP) — A man who died when the small plane he was flying crashed on Whidbey Island has been identified.
Island County officials identify him as 63-year-old Marc Drake of Everett.
His passenger was taken to a Seattle hospital in critical condition after Saturday’s crash in ...
Small plane crashes in field in eastern Germany, 2 dead
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a small plane has crashed east of Berlin, killing two people.
The two-engine aircraft took off from the town of Strausberg late Saturday morning and came down in a field near Praedikow, a few kilometers (miles) away.
Police said on Twitter that it ...
HENDERSON, La. (AP) — A prominent Louisiana chef killed in a California plane crash during a hunting trip is being remembered by friends and family in his local community as an ambassador of Cajun culture.
Lionel Robin’s legacy includes his crawfish etouffee being featured on the Food ...
COLUSA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say two men were killed when a small plane they were in crashed into a pond in a rural area.
The Colusa County Sheriff’s office said Tuesday deputies found the bodies of 66-year-old Jeffrey Webber, of Healdsburg, California, and ...
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crash landed in Prescott, and no injuries were reported.
According to the city, the crash happened Thursday afternoon at Prescott Regional Airport when the aircraft turned sharply, became inverted and came to rest upside ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two people were injured when a small plane they were in crashed into the American River in Northern California.
The Sacramento Bee reports the two-seat plane crashed Wednesday near ...
Small plane crashes after deer on runway prevents landing
APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — A small plane has crashed in central Florida after a deer on the runway kept the pilot from landing.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that the Cessna 400 plane developed mechanical problems after it was unable to land and crashed into woods near ...
Funeral service held for couple killed in plane crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Sioux Falls husband and wife killed in a Christmas Day plane crash are being eulogized at a funeral service.
The memorial for Vaughn and JoAnn Meyer is being held Monday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. The Meyers, both 68 years old, died when ...
Philanthropist couple killed in South Dakota plane crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A couple who were well-known Sioux Falls philanthropists were killed when a small plane crashed in a residential neighborhood of South Dakota’s largest city, police said Wednesday.
The Minnehaha County coroner positively identified the victims as Vaughn and JoAnn ...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on a small plane that crashed in a South Dakota city (all times local):
Authorities in Sioux Falls have identified a couple killed when a small plane crashed in a residential neighborhood of the South Dakota city.
Police said late ...
1 dead after small airplane crash in South Dakota
1 dead after small airplane crashes in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A single-engine airplane has crashed into a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, neighborhood, leaving at least one person dead and four homes evacuated.
The Argus Leader
Small plane crashes on a Florida beach; 4 injured
MIAMI (AP) — Florida officials say a small plane crashed on Miami Beach, injuring four people.
The crash happened just after 2 p.m. Monday on Haulover Beach.
Local 10 News
Student pilot killed in Florida while practicing landings
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a 64-year-old student pilot is dead after a small plane crash.
Lakeland police and fire officials say Gary Mansell was practicing what’s called touch-and-go landings, which is landing on a runway and then going airborne again. On his third ...
3 killed, 1 hurt in plane crash near Georgia airport
BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say three people died and another was wounded when a single-engine plane crashed near a north Georgia airport.
News outlets report authorities say the passenger wounded in the Wednesday night crash at the Blairsville Airport was taken to a trauma center. ...
Small plane crashes at NW Indiana airport, killing 1 person
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane has crashed at an airport in northwestern Indiana, killing one person.
The single-passenger plane crashed about 10:45 a.m. Thursday at the Porter County Regional Airport, which is near Valparaiso, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) ...
Pilot seriously injured after military jet crash off Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii Air National Guard civilian contractor was in serious condition Wednesday after his plane crashed off the coast of Honolulu during a military exercise, authorities said.
The pilot of the Hawker Hunter jet ejected safely from the plane, Joint Base Pearl ...
BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. Army Air Forces pilot from Massachusetts whose plane crashed during World War II has been accounted for.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Tuesday that 1st Lt. Allen R. Turner, of Brookline, was accounted for in September.
The 25-year-old Turner ...
Victims of Gander crash being remembered at ceremony
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell is holding a memorial service for 248 soldiers who were killed 33 years ago in a plane crash.
A statement from the U.S. Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line says the service will be held Wednesday at the Gander Memorial Site. It will be the final ...
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The remains of an Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania whose plane crashed off Croatia during World War II have been interred.
The Tribune Review
Armenian warplane crashes during training, 2 pilots killed
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The Armenian military says that one of its combat jets has crashed, killing both pilots.
Defense Ministry spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan said that a Su-25 two-seat aircraft crashed during a regular training mission Tuesday.
It said the plane took off from ...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two people are dead after a small plane crashed through the roof of a Florida building that contained a therapy center for autistic children.
Local media say that the crash occurred Saturday afternoon near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport and caused a ...
Small plane crashes on Georgia college campus
Plane crashes in Sao Paulo neighborhood, 2 dead, 12 injured
SAO PAULO (AP) — A small plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in Brazil’s biggest city Friday, killing at least two people and injuring a dozen, firefighters said.
The charred remains of the single-plane spilled from a hole in one of the three homes it hit near Sao Paulo’s small ...
Relative: Pilot was fixing plane before fatal Indiana crash
MARION, Ind. (AP) — A relative of a man who died in a small plane crash in northeastern Indiana says the aircraft had been having engine issues that were being repaired before it went down.
Gage Barrett tells WISH-TV that ...
Small plane crashes on campus of Kennesaw State University
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say a small plane has crashed on the campus of Kennesaw State University.
It happened about 7 p.m. Thursday on the school’s Kennesaw campus, which is about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northwest of downtown Atlanta. It’s unclear what caused the ...