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Belgium Plane Crash Kills 5, Children Among The Dead

AP | Posted 02.09.2013 | World

CHARLEROI, Belgium -- A small private plane crashed south of Brussels on Saturday, killing five members of a family including three small children, ac...

Plane Crashes In Kazakhstan

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 03.30.2013 | Travel

ALMATY, Kazakhstan — A passenger jet carrying at least 20 people crashed Tuesday in heavy fog near Kazakhstan's principal city, Almaty, killing ...

2 Rescued After Small Plane Crashes Into Icy Hudson

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | New York

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Two people were rescued Sunday when their single-engine plane crashed and sank into the icy Hudson River off Yonkers, authorities sai...

Passenger Plane Crashes At Moscow Airport

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 02.28.2013 | World

MOSCOW — A passenger airliner careered off the runway at Russia's third-busiest airport and partly onto a highway while landing on Saturday, bro...

Kazakhstan Military Plane Crashes, Killing 27

AP | Posted 12.25.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Kazakhstan's acting border service chief was among 27 people killed in a military plane crash Tuesday near a southern city, another blow to ...

Hope for the Holidays: Still "Alive" 40 Years Later

Nando Parrado | Posted 12.12.2012 | World
Nando Parrado

When I was at the top of an 18,000-foot peak with Roberto Canessa, looking at the vast scenery of snowy peaks surrounding us, we knew we were going to die. There was absolutely no way out.

Be Proud To Be Wrong

Ben Thomas | Posted 01.30.2013 | TED Weekends
Ben Thomas

Being right feels good; there's no doubt about that. But isn't learning an actual truth more important than defending an ego?

Air Force Jet Crashes Near Florida Base

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | Miami

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — An Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter jet crashed near a Florida Panhandle highway Thursday, but the pilot was able to...

Plane En Route To FAA Safety Conference Crashes Into Home

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR and EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 01.14.2013 | Crime

JACKSON, Miss. — Roger Latham had considered taking a short flight Tuesday night in his small plane with his flying instructor and a couple of o...

Brooklyn Baker Rescues Hamptons Plane Crash Victims (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.28.2012 | Impact

Run barefoot into the woods toward a crashed plane on fire? Scale a 12- to 14-foot fence? Pull a woman out of the wreckage before it explodes? No p...

Several Killed In Tahoe Plane Crash

AP | Posted 10.26.2012 | San Francisco

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. -- Authorities say a single-engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff from the South Lake Tahoe airport, and several people ...

Pilot And Jet Share Survival Story

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

Ex-Navy pilot Bob Besal survived a mid-air jet collision in 1974 and later became a decorated war hero. Last week, the 62-year-old discovered (h/t CNN...

Plane Crash in Kenya Kills Two German Tourists

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Two German tourists and two Kenyan pilots were killed when a plane carrying safari tourists crashed in Kenya's Maasai Ma...

Military Investigates Failed Hypersonic Jet

AP | Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The military has launched an investigation into why its latest unmanned hypersonic flight failed seconds into a test. The experimental...

WATCH: Survivor's Video Shows Harrowing Plane Crash (GRAPHIC)

AP | JESSIE L. BONNER and TODD DVORAK | Posted 10.10.2012 | Travel

BOISE, Idaho -- The survivors of a plane crash in central Idaho can prove just how close they came to death, with a seven-minute video documenting the...

64 Years Later, Dead Undocumented Immigrants Are Still Nameless in the New York Times

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The 1948 plane crash in California, last Sunday's truck crash in Texas, and the reporting of each incident by the New York Times, are eerily similar. Woody Guthrie's words written 64 years ago "They chase us like outlaws, like rustlers, like thieves" -- are hardly outdated.

Investigators Reveal Official Cause Of Air France 447 Crash

Posted 07.05.2012 | Travel

A French government investigation into the crash of Air France Flight 447 has found that pilot errors in the wake of technical problems were responsib...

Military Plane Slams Into Housing Complex

AP | ALI KOTARUMALOS | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Rescuers Friday resumed searching burned-out houses struck by an Indonesian air force plane that crashed into the military ...

13-Year-Old Plane Crash Victim's Body Found

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 08.08.2012 | Miami

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. -- Investigators combed through a 4-mile rural area in central Florida on Friday trying to determine what caused a single-engine p...

WATCH: Family Of 6 Killed In Plane Crash In Remote Florida Swamp

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 08.07.2012 | Miami

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A Kansas businessman, his wife and their four children were killed Thursday when their small plane crashed into a swampy a...

Passenger Plane Crashes Into Building

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 08.03.2012 | World

LAGOS, Nigeria — A commercial airliner crashed into a densely populated neighborhood in Nigeria's largest city on Sunday, killing all 153 people...

Ghana Plane Crash Kills At Least 10

AP | FRANCIS KOKUTSE and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 08.02.2012 | World

ACCRA, Ghana — A Boeing 727 cargo plane attempting to land at the international airport in Ghana's capital crashed Saturday, slamming into a bus...

Cause Of Deadly Plane Crash Revealed

AP | Posted 06.01.2012 | Los Angeles

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Federal investigators say a twin-engine plane that crashed and burned at Southern California's Long Beach Airport last year was ...

Homemade Plane Crashes, Kills Man, Injures Daughter

Posted 05.31.2012 | Denver

A 65-year-old Wiggins, Colorado, man was killed Monday when his homemade plane crashed at the Fort Morgan Airport. His 42-year-old daughter, a passeng...

The Day a Plane Crashed on Our Street

Wendy Fontaine | Posted 07.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Wendy Fontaine

It is a house like any other on our street. Small and neat, with a few tidy shrubs in the yard. The only sign that disaster occurred there is a patch of flattened sod near the sidewalk. Where the plane crashed.