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Plane Crash

Paige Lavender

Obama: Germanwings Plane Crash 'Particularly Heartbreaking'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke about the plane crash that occurred in the French Alps on Tuesday, saying the crash is "particularly heartbreaking" becau...

White House: Germanwings Crash Doesn't Appear To Be A Terror Attack

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2015 | Politics

(Updates with comment from White House) WASHINGTON, March 24 (Reuters) - The crash of a Germanwings Airbus plane in a remote area of t...

150 Feared Dead After Germanwings Plane Crashes In South France

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 03.24.2015 | Home

A plane carrying 150 people crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday en route to Düsseldorf, Germany, from Barcelona, Spain. No one is believed to have ...

How One Man Used Meditation To Survive A Fiery Plane Crash

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Doctors were amazed when Allan Lokos not only survived a plane crash in 2012 but also the severe burns he sustained during his escape from the aircraf...

In the Event of a Water Landing

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 04.22.2015 | Fifty
Janet Eve Josselyn

According to a recent study, passenger satisfaction with airline service rose for the first time in many years. Mine didn't. My complaints are many, b...

6 Dead After Plane Crashes Into Maryland House

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 12.08.2014 | Crime

Spokesperson Pete Piringer, with the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, has confirmed that six people have died after a plane in Maryland cras...

Plane Crashes Into Maryland Home, Kills 3

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 12.08.2014 | Crime

UPDATE 12:20 p.m.: NBC4 reports that three people were killed in the crash. Previously: A plane crashed into a Maryland home Monday morning, ca...

An "Alive" Andes Hero Gives Thanks, and Thoughts

Ximena Ortiz | Posted 01.25.2015 | Home
Ximena Ortiz

Leading into the Thanksgiving season, something in the bareness of the trees and drop in temperature made me think of my cousin, Roberto Canessa, one of the two "Alive" survivors that climbed a 14,774-foot headwall to save himself, his friends and, he explained on the phone, his mother waiting in Uruguay.

What Is the Farthest Someone Has Fallen Without Dying?

Quora | Posted 01.19.2015 | Weird News
Quora

Her name is Vesna Vulović. She is a (now 64 year old) Serbian woman who used to be a flight attendant. In 1972, she was working on a flight that was over the (now) Czech Republic when a bomb explosion in the baggage compartment caused the plane to break apart.

'Ghost Plane' Wreckage Believed To Have Sunk Off Jamaica

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2014 | Home

(Adds details, quotes; in paragraphs 1, 3-5, 8) By Aileen Torres-Bennett KINGSTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) - The search for the...

Missing Plane Debris May Have Been Spotted Near Jamaica

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2014 | Home

By Aileen Torres-Bennett KINGSTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Rescuers were searching on Saturday for the wreckage of a small U.S. private plane that crash...

Let There Be Peace

Lillie Leonardi | Posted 10.05.2014 | Impact
Lillie Leonardi

In the aftermath of this heinous act, I wonder how long it will take mankind to realize we must stand up for peace.

Plane Crash-Lands On Florida Beach, Killing Man And Injuring His Daughter

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2014 | Crime

(Adds identity of victims, condition of girl) July 27 (Reuters) - A man was killed and his daughter injured on Sunday when a small pla...

Clinton: Putin 'Bears Responsibility' For Malaysia Plane Crash

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Russian President Vladimir Putin "bears responsibility" for the crash of a Malaysian airliner that was ...

Where Is the Respect?

David Kessler | Posted 09.21.2014 | Home
David Kessler

We honor loss by individualizing it. That's what we need to do for each of the 298 souls lost. These events are reminders of how important peace is to us. These bodies remind us of the importance of life.

Sam Stein

White House Case Against Russia In MH17 Crash: There Is No Believable Alternative

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top Obama administration officials said Monday they have high confidence that Russian influence and weaponry was directly responsible fo...

Malaysian Airliner Shot Down, FedEx Charged Over Drug Shipments (VIDEO)

Dan McDermott | Posted 09.18.2014 | Media
Dan McDermott

We discussed the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight 17, the Russian-made Buk-M1 2 Missile System and the criminal charges against FedEx on The Weekend Show with Kenny Shelton Saturday July 19, 2014 on The Virginia Talk Radio Network.

Scientists Heading To AIDS Conference On Board Doomed Plane

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.18.2014 | Home

Many of the passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday were World Health Organization staffers heading...

Malaysia Airlines Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.17.2014 | Home

A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard. The plane was on its way from Amsterdam to ...

Malaysian Passenger Plane Crashes In Ukraine

Reuters | Anton Zverev | Posted 07.17.2014 | Home

By Anton Zverev GRABOVO, Ukraine, July 17 (Reuters) - A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian militants on Thursday,...

Rockefeller Family Member Killed In Small Plane Crash Near New York City

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, June 13 (Reuters) - The great-grandson of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller was killed on Friday when his...

Pilot Seriously Injured In Plane Crash At Yellowstone National Park

Posted 06.02.2014 | Crime

A 54-year-old pilot was seriously injured when his single-engine airplane crashed inside Yellowstone National Park, officials say. The unidentified...

Search for Missing Plane Distracts From Bigger Environmental Concerns

David Dietz | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
David Dietz

With each potential discovery our hopes were raised only for the authorities and the media to casually inform us the debris or oil slicks were not from a plane but sea trash and oil slicks. The media's nonchalance and our societal indifference is hardly surprising but astoundingly scary.

Philadelphia Plane Aborts Takeoff After Mechanical Failure

Posted 03.13.2014 | Crime

A plane was forced to abort takeoff at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday evening after a mechanical issue. The US Airways flight was d...

How Air Catastrophes Affect Flight Crews

Sarah Steegar | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Sarah Steegar

Generally I approach accidents like a surgeon to her patients. Cool detachment. "Minor" incidents are a piece of cake. They are proof of our procedures working, every day. The major incidents are like old relationships -- you feel differently about each one. And for some reason, the missing Malaysian Airlines jet sticks out.