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'Miracle Girl' Who Survived
Plane Crash Testifies in France
May 23, 2022 2:40 PM CDT
'Miracle Girl' Who Survived Plane Crash Testifies in France
Bahia Bakari told her story in a French courtroom as part of a suit against Yemenia Air
- Bahia Bakari was 12 years old when fishermen plucked her from the Indian Ocean, where she was clinging to debris from Yemenia Air Flight 626. According to the
, Bakari—the only survivor of the 2009 crash that killed 152 other passengers and crew—testified publicly in French court about...
Report: Plane Crashed Into
the Earth Intentionally
May 17, 2022 1:14 PM CDT
Report: Plane Crashed Into the Earth Intentionally
Sources tell 'WSJ' what US officials reportedly determined about China Eastern crash
- When a China Eastern Boeing 737-800 crashed into the earth in March , the impact caused a 65-foot-deep crater and smashed the plane into tens of thousands of pieces, some of them buried underground by the force . The
Wall Street Journal
now reports on a preliminary assessment of what caused that...
Small Plane Crashes
Into SUV in Florida
May 15, 2022 9:01 AM CDT
Small Plane Crashes Into SUV in Florida
Five injured near Miami, and there's an unconfirmed report of one death
- A small plane with three people aboard crashed Saturday on a bridge near Miami, striking an SUV with three occupants, the FAA says. Two people aboard the plane were taken to a trauma center and three people with non-life threatening injuries were taken to a hospital, according to Miami-Dade Fire...
Fatal Plane Crash,
'You Guys Are Crazy'
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
May 14, 2022 3:35 PM CDT
Minutes Before Fatal Plane Crash, 'You Guys Are Crazy'
NTSB report is out on 2019 crash that killed 9 of 12 members of Idaho family on board
- Federal investigators confirmed that the buildup of ice on the wings and other parts of the plane was a key factor in a 2019 crash that killed nine of 12 members of an Idaho family on board an overloaded small plane, the AP reports. The National Transportation Safety Board said...
13 Years After Jet Crash, Sole
Survivor May 'Know the Truth'
May 10, 2022 9:02 AM CDT
13 Years After Jet Crash, Sole Survivor May 'Know the Truth'
Bahia Bakari, who emerged from 2009 crash that killed 152, attends trial of Yemenia in France
- The lone survivor of a 2009 passenger plane crash in the Indian Ocean that killed 152 people sat in the front row of a Paris courtroom Monday at the opening of the trial of the Yemeni airline that operated the flight. Yemen's main airline, Yemenia, has been charged with...
Crash of Small Plane Kills
2 Wanted Gang Members
May 6, 2022 8:30 AM CDT
Crash of Small Plane Kills 2 Wanted Gang Members
Including the No. 2 on Canada's most-wanted list
- Two men with ties to organized crime—one an alleged international hit man and the other accused in a murder plot, both with outstanding warrants for their arrests—have died in a small plane crash in Canada. Authorities are investigating what brought down the plane over a stretch of forest...
Report: EgyptAir Crash Likely
Caused by Pilot's Cigarette
Apr 28, 2022 10:44 AM CDT
Report: EgyptAir Crash Likely Caused by Pilot's Cigarette
Terrorism was initially blamed for 2016 crash that killed 66; French investigators found otherwise
- Smoke was detected on EgyptAir Flight 804 shortly before it plunged into the Mediterranean on May 19, 2016, killing all 66 aboard, and initial analyses pointed toward terrorism. Now, a report from French investigators points to something far less nefarious: a fire caused by a cigarette smoked by one...
They Tried to Swap Planes
Midair. It Didn't Quite Work
Apr 25, 2022 8:13 AM CDT
They Tried to Swap Planes Midair. It Didn't Quite Work
FAA probing Sunday stunt in Arizona, which led to one plane crashing; both pilots are OK
The Federal Aviation Administration has launched a probe into a failed stunt in the sky. Cousins Luke Aikins and Andy Farrington, daredevil Red Bull skydivers who'd hoped to swap Cessna single-seat airplanes in midair, didn't see their feat go as planned on Sunday: One of the pilots...
FAA: YouTuber Crashed
Plane for the Clicks
Apr 22, 2022 12:43 PM CDT
FAA: YouTuber Crashed Plane for the Clicks
Former Olympian Trevor Jacob's pilot license to be revoked
- A pilot deliberately crashed his small plane so he could air the footage on his YouTube page, a Federal Aviation Administration investigation has concluded. Trevor Jacob, a former Olympian snowboarder whose YouTube channel dedicated to extreme sports counts 134,000 subscribers, had multiple cameras rolling as he jumped out of...
Search at Muddy
Crash Site Yields
49K Debris Pieces
Mar 31, 2022 8:48 AM CDT
Challenging Search at Muddy Crash Site Yields 49K Debris Pieces
All 132 on board China Eastern Flight MU5735 died in March 21 accident; search is now ending
- Chinese officials said Thursday that the search for wreckage in last week's crash of a China Eastern Boeing 737-800 is basically done, and that more than 49,000 pieces of debris had been found. Flight MU5735 plunged from 29,000 feet into a mountainside in southern China's Guangxi...
China Authorities Make Grim
Confirmation After Plane Crash
Mar 27, 2022 9:40 AM CDT
China Authorities Make Grim Confirmation After Plane Crash
No survivors of China Eastern tragedy; second 'black box' has been found
- The second “black box” from a China Eastern Boeing 737-800 was found Sunday, raising hopes that it might shed light on why the passenger plane nosedived into a remote mountainous area in southern China last week, killing all 132 people on board. Firefighters taking part in the search found...
Mystery Deepens in
China Eastern Crash
Mar 24, 2022 8:41 AM CDT
Mystery Deepens in China Eastern Crash
Analysts say 'intentional downing' can't be ruled out
- The cause of China's deadliest plane crash in more than a decade is still unknown but pilot inexperience can probably be ruled out—the pilot and two co-pilots on Flight 5735 had a combined 39,000 hours of flying experience, the
New York Times
reports. According to reports in...
Severely Damaged Black Box
Found at Crash Site
Mar 23, 2022 6:11 AM CDT
Severely Damaged Black Box Found at Crash Site
It's unclear which of the 2 black boxes searchers have discovered
- A black box has been found at the site where a Chinese Eastern Airlines flight crashed in southern China on Monday—but it's so badly damaged that investigators aren't sure whether it’s the flight data recorder, which logs airspeed, altitude, and pilot actions, or the cockpit voice...
At China Eastern Crash Site,
Only Remnants of Lives Lost
Mar 22, 2022 6:38 AM CDT
At China Eastern Crash Site, Only Remnants of Lives Lost
No survivors found at remote crash site that left a pit in a mountainside
- Mud-stained wallets. Bank cards. Official identity cards. Some of the personal effects of 132 lives presumed lost were lined up by rescue workers scouring a remote mountainside Tuesday for the wreckage of a China Eastern plane that one day earlier inexplicably fell from the sky and burst into a fireball...
'The Plane Fell
Vertically From the Sky'
Mar 21, 2022 12:57 PM CDT
'The Plane Fell Vertically From the Sky'
No sign of survivors after Boeing with 132 aboard crashes in China
- The early reports from the aftermath of a passenger jet crash in China are grim: No sign of survivors has been found after the Boeing 737 crashed into the mountains in a remote southern region, reports the AP . China Eastern Airlines, which operated the flight, has publicly offered its condolences,...
Crashes in China
Mar 21, 2022 5:17 AM CDT
Boeing 737 Crashes in China
132 people were aboard, but there's no word yet on casualties
- A China Eastern Boeing 737-800 with 132 people on board crashed in the southern province of Guangxi on Monday, officials said. The Civil Aviation Administration of China said the crash occurred near the city of Wuzhou in Teng county, per the AP . The flight was traveling from Kunming in the...
4 US Troops Die During
NATO Exercise in Norway
Mar 19, 2022 5:30 AM CDT
4 US Troops Die During NATO Exercise in Norway
Cold Response exercise unrelated to war in Ukraine, Norway's PM says
- Four US soldiers were killed in a plane crash in a Norwegian town in the Arctic Circle during a NATO exercise unrelated to the Ukraine war, Norway's prime minister said Saturday. Jonas Gahr Stoere tweeted that they were killed in the crash on Friday night. The cause was under...
'Residual Effects' of 2019 Crash
Remain for Earnhardt Daughter
Mar 2, 2022 8:36 AM CST
'Residual Effects' of 2019 Crash Remain for Earnhardt Daughter
Racing star's wife, Amy, says 3-year-old Isla still gets frightened at takeoff
- When Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s private plane caught fire and ran off the runway during a crash landing in Tennessee in August 2019, reports noted that the racing legend and his family escaped with just "cuts and abrasions." But while the physical effects may have been minimal,...
Plane Carrying 8 People
Crashes Off NC Coast
Feb 14, 2022 2:06 PM CST
Plane Carrying 8 People Crashes Off NC Coast
Coast Guard says debris field has been found
- Crews are searching the ocean off North Carolina after finding a debris field where a small plane carrying eight people went down Sunday, the Coast Guard says. Watchstanders received a report of a possible downed aircraft about 4 miles east of Drum Inlet from a Marine Corps Air Station Cherry...
Famed YouTube Skateboarder
Dies in Plane Crash
Feb 8, 2022 12:03 PM CST
Famed YouTube Skateboarder Dies in Plane Crash
Bodies of Josh Neuman, 3 others found in Iceland's second-largest lake
- American skateboarder and YouTube star Josh Neuman is one of four people confirmed to have died in a small plane crash in Iceland. The bodies of the 22-year-old, the pilot of the Cessna 172, and two other passengers were discovered Sunday in Lake Thingvallavatn—Iceland's second-largest lake, some 30...
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