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  • Small plane with WWII Nazi design lands on Georgia highway

    July 25, 2017 2:25 PM

    DACULA, Ga. - A small airplane designed to look like a Nazi Germany-era warplane landed safely on a Georgia highway. News outlets report that Gwinnett County police said the aircraft landed safely in the median on Ga. 316 Monday afternoon in Dacula, with no reported injuries. The plane was... more »
  • Passengers use duct tape to subdue unruly man on Hawaii-bound flight

    May 20, 2017 6:11 PM

    HONOLULU - A man on a Hawaii-bound flight described as unruly and disheveled was subdued by passengers and a flight attendant who used an airplane drink cart to block him from getting to the front of the jet. He was then immobilized with duct tape in a seat until the... more »
  • Blue Angels pilot killed; no civilians hurt

    June 2, 2016 4:40 PM

    SMYRNA, Tenn. -An official in Tennessee says a pilot was killed when his Blue Angels fighter jet crashed, but no civilians were hurt on the ground. Harry Gill, the town manager in Smyrna just outside Nashville, said Thursday that the pilot was the only casualty. Some power outages were caused... more »
  • Obama says Turkey has right to defend airspace

    November 24, 2015 12:56 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey points to an "ongoing problem" with Russia's airstrikes in Syria. Obama says Turkey "has a right to defend its territory and its airspace." And he says that Russia is operating very close to the Turkish border... more »
  • Plane catches fire at airport; passengers evacuate on slides

    October 30, 2015 7:17 AM

    DANIA BEACH, FL.- A jet plane's engine caught fire as it prepared for takeoff from Florida and more than 100 passengers had to evacuate using emergency slides. Officials say one person was seriously injured. Dozens of passengers could be seen in video footage Thursday gliding down the slides of the... more »
  • F-16, small plane collide over S. Carolina

    July 7, 2015 12:32 PM

    CHARLESTON, SC - An Air Force spokeswoman says the pilot of a crashed F-16 fighter jet ejected to safety. Maj. Morshe Araujo, a spokeswoman at Air Force headquarters at the Pentagon, says the F-16 originated from Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina. Araujo says the pilot of the jet,... more »
  • Search to resume at jetliner crash site

    March 25, 2015 2:11 AM

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France - Crews are getting set for a second day of searching on an Alpine mountain side where a German jetliner crashed with no distress call on Tuesday, killing 150 people on board. Investigators are hoping a black box discovered among the debris will help them figure out what... more »
  • Officials: No survivors after plane crashes carrying 148 people

    March 24, 2015 6:12 AM

    PARIS, France - French President Francois Hollande says no survivors are likely in the Alpine crash of a passenger jet carrying 148 people. The Germanwings passenger jet crashed Tuesday in the French Alps region as it traveled from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, French officials. Eric Ciotti, the head of the regional... more »
  • Plane with 53 passengers crashes in river

    February 4, 2015 2:04 AM

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - At least 19 people are dead and 24 are missing after a Taiwanese flight crashed shortly after takeoff from Taiwan's capital, Taipei, with 58 people aboard. Video shows the TransAsia Airways plane turning on its side in midair, clipping an elevated roadway and careening into a shallow... more »
  • Bodies retrieved from Indonesian waters

    December 30, 2014 4:11 AM

    PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia - Six bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters have painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people aboard and was lost to searchers for more than two days. The bodies were found about 100 miles from... more »
  • Australian plane spots objects in sea in AirAsia search area

    December 29, 2014 2:04 AM

    SURABAYA, Indonesia - An Indonesian official says objects have been spotted in the sea by a search plane hunting for the missing AirAsia jet. Jakarta's Air Force base commander Rear Marshal Dwi Putranto says he was informed Monday that an Australian Orion aircraft had detected suspicious objects near Nangka island,... more »
  • Obama calls for immediate access to crash site

    July 21, 2014 10:35 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have "immediate and full access" to the site in eastern Ukraine where a passenger jet was shot down last week. Obama accused pro-Russian separatists in the area of removing evidence and bodies from the crash site. He says that... more »

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