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Plane Crashes in Utah Neighborhood; Pilot Survives

FAA looking into cause of accident

(Newser) - A pilot is in critical condition following a fiery plane crash in Utah, and investigators are trying to figure out what happened. The Cessna 210 single-engine plane went down in a residential neighborhood last night, ripping into pieces as it fell. Pilot Clayton Roop, 46, had been cleared for landing... More »

The Horrific Scene of the Stevens Crash

Survivors lay in mangled wreckage as chilled rain fell

(Newser) - When Ted Stevens and his companions left their lodge, they thought they were headed for a quick trip to a salmon fishing camp. When they hadn’t arrived hours later, the lodge sent out search planes, who quickly found a horrific scene, the AP reports. The nose of the plane... More »

Plane Kills Man Jogging on Beach

Emergency crash-landing off Hilton Head claims life of bystander

(Newser) - A small plane making an emergency crash landing on a South Carolina beach last night struck and killed a jogger, authorities say. The 38-year-old Georgia man was listening to his iPod and probably could not hear the single-engine aircraft, which was operating without power. Oil leaking onto the windshield hampered... More »

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