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Plane Crash

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 07.22.2014 | 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 06.13.2014 | 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...

Plane Crash Leaves 3 Dead, 3 Others Injured

AP | Posted 02.27.2014 | Crime

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A small plane crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff from Hawaii's Lanai Island, killing three people and leavin...

3 Dead In Colo. Plane Crash

AP | Posted 02.17.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — Sheriff's deputies have reached the wreckage of a single-engine plane that crashed near a Colorado ski town's airport, killing all thr...

I'm Dying! And I Didn't Make The Bed!

Roz Warren | Posted 03.17.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

Five years ago, on January 15, 2009, Flight 1549 took off for Charlotte, North Carolina and, 3 minutes later, made an emergency landing in the Hudson River, with no serious harm to anyone but the geese who caused the problem. (They were liquefied into something called, in aviation jargon, snarge.)

Plane Crashes At Colorado Airport

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 03.07.2014 | Denver

DENVER (AP) — A fiery plane crash at the Aspen airport Sunday afternoon killed one person and injured two others, one severely, Colorado authorities...

State Health Director Killed In Hawaii Plane Crash

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — A small plane carrying nine people crashed into the ocean off the Hawaiian island of Molokai, killing the director of the state Depa...

Plane Crash Leaves 2 Dead

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 12.04.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A small cargo plane crashed near Puerto Rico's northern coast, killing the two U.S. citizens who were aboard, officials...

Infant Boy, 3 Others, Dead In Plane Crash

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities say a plane carrying a reported 11 people crashed Friday night near the western Alaska village of Saint Marys. ...

Jet Carrying 4 Plunges Into The Ocean

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | Miami

DANIA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard officials say search and rescue efforts continue for two people who were aboard a jet en route to Mexico that p...

3 Dead In Texas Plane Crash

AP | Posted 11.11.2013 | Crime

AMARILLO, Texas -- AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Three people were killed early Monday when the single-engine plane they were flying in crashed into a lake...