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'Ghost Plane' Wreckage Believed To Have Sunk Off Jamaica

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2014 | World

(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 | World

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...

5 Dead In Colorado Plane Crash

AP | Posted 09.01.2014 | Crime

ERIE, Colo. (AP) — Four of the five people killed in a small-plane crash north of Denver were identified Monday as a woman and her three children. ...

Pilot Was Unconscious When Plane Crashed In Ocean: Feds

AP | Posted 08.31.2014 | Crime

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jet...

4 College Students Killed In Plane Crash

AP | Posted 08.26.2014 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The four people killed in a plane crash near an Ohio regional airport were students at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland....

Let There Be Peace

Lillie Leonardi | Posted 08.05.2014 | 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 07.28.2014 | 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...

Police Visit To MH17 Disaster Site Canceled

AP | DMITRY LOVETSKY and PETER LEONARD | Posted 07.27.2014 | World

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain contro...

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 07.22.2014 | World
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 | 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...

Ukraine: Rebels Took All Bodies From Plane Crash

AP | YURAS KARMANAU and PETER LEONARD | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

TOREZ, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern ...

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

Dan McDermott | Posted 07.19.2014 | 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.

Iowa Plane Crash Survivors Gather In Rememberance

AP | Posted 07.19.2014 | Crime

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- As he sat in a crippled airliner, Ron May braced his head between his legs and prayed for his wife, who was seven months' pre...

Scientists Heading To AIDS Conference On Board Doomed Plane

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

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 | World

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 | World

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...

Plane Crash Leave 1 Dead, 5 Injured

AP | Posted 05.11.2014 | Crime

PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — A single-engine plane carrying a pilot and six French tourists crashed while landing at a northern Arizona airport, killing one p...

Pilot Who Crashed Plane Into Home Was Its Former Owner

AP | cssgpvs | Posted 07.06.2014 | Weird News

NORTHGLENN, Colo. (AP) — The pilot who survived a crash into a home near Denver used to live in the house but so far the connection seems to be a co...

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.

Plane Carrying 239 People Loses Contact With Air Traffic Control

Posted 03.08.2014 | World

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people lost contact with air traffic control early Saturday morning (local time). Flight MH370 is a B777-200 a...