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Plane Crashes

Student Pilot Who Crashed Plane Was Trying To Commit Suicide

Reuters | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.13.2016 | Home

U.S. investigators believe a Jordanian student pilot was trying to kill himself when he crashed a small plane in Connecticut this week but do not beli...

FBI Joins Investigation Of Fatal Plane Crash In Connecticut

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.13.2016 | Home

BREAKING: Photos from a plane crash on Main Street in #EastHartford.— Kevin Galliford (@KallMeKG) October 11, 2016 ...

What Caused Lynyrd Skynyrd's Plane to Crash?

Quora | Posted 04.26.2016 | Home

What Caused Lynyrd Skynyrd's Plane to Crash? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by p...

What We Know So Far About Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 03.28.2015 | Home

In the face of mounting evidence that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may have intentionally crashed Flight 9525 into the French Alps on Tuesday, ...

Developer CEO Larry Glazer Dies In Plane Crash Near Jamaica

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock & Andy Campbell | Posted 09.07.2014 | Home

The Rochester-based real estate mogul who died in a plane crash Friday was known in his community as an innovator who reinvigorated the city's develop...

Missing Plane: "Sometimes Knowing Is Worse Than Not"

Naomi Rand | Posted 05.22.2014 | Home
Naomi Rand

Where is the missing plane? Each day dawns bright, and with it, a new theory. Some are ominous. The transponders disabled, the crew complicit. The flight path reprogrammed via an on board computer. Houses are searched, conspiracies forwarded.

LOOK: The Deadliest Plane Crashes In Recent U.S. History

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 07.09.2013 | Home

It's been a dark few days for air travel. On Saturday, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco, killing two and seriously injuring oth...

25 Years Later, Remembering The Victims Of The Flight 255 Crash

Posted 08.16.2012 | Detroit

On the 25th anniversary of the Flight 255 crash, Detroiters and loved ones of the 156 individuals who died will gather to mark the occasion at a memor...

Flight 255 Rescuer Remembers: 'The Most Horrendous Thing I've Ever Seen'

Brighton Patch | Posted 08.16.2012 | Detroit

Twenty-five years ago today, Brighton Township resident Bruce Schneider responded to one of the worst disasters in aviation history - the crash of Nor...

WATCH: Passengers Survive As Plane Catches Fire, Rolls In Kyrgyzstan

Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

A Russian-made passenger jet skidded off a runway in southern Kyrgyzstan after landing in dense fog in the city of Osh on Wednesday. At least 31 pe...

The Single Most Terrifying Thing I Have Ever Been Through

Gary Lightbody | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home
Gary Lightbody

I used to be a happy flyer, but all that changed on a flight about six years ago from Auckland, New Zealand to LAX.

WATCH: How To Survive A Plane Crash

Posted 12.06.2011 | Home

How to survive a plane crash. It's a common thought with luckily little application. When the "Miracle on the Hudson" plane crashed into the Hudso...

3 Dead In Another Chicago-Area Plane Crash

Posted 11.29.2011 | Chicago

Updated story A small plane transporting a medical patient from West Palm Beach, Florida, to the Chicago area crashed Monday night in northwest sub...

'Damn It, We're Going To Crash:' Final Words Of Air France 447 Crew | Posted 12.14.2011 | Home

A new book has revealed the final words of the cockpit crew of doomed Air France Flight 447, which crashed into the South Atlantic off the coast of Br...

9 Tips For Surviving A Plane Crash

Telegraph | Andy Bloxham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The best clothing to wear is said to be stout shoes, long trousers and a long-sleeved cotton shirt. High heels cause problems, not least with inflatab...

Rule For New Planes Means More Airbags

NPR | By Adam Hochberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AmSafe is supplying the product to most major U.S. airlines to help comply with a new government crash standard. The rule has been phased in slowly ov...

TWA Flight 800 Crash Families Gathering For 13-Year Anniversary

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SLIDESHOW FROM GETTY, TEXT FROM AP SHIRLEY, N.Y. (AP) -- Relatives of victims of the TWA Flight 800 disaster are gathering to mark the 13th annive...

The Three Myths About Plane Crashes

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Sherwood

How can you survive a plane crash? After going through the FAA's plane crash survival school in Oklahoma City and interviewing many experts and survivors of plane crashes, here are four key tips.

Fatal Airline Crashes In US Down 65 Percent In Past Decade

New York Times | MATTHEW L. WALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After two infamous crashes in 1996 that together killed 375 people, a White House commission told the airline industry and its regulators to reduce th...