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Plane Crash

Tragedy Over Lake Huron

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | Detroit

ST. IGNACE, Mich. -- The U.S. Coast Guard says searchers have found the wreckage of a single-engine plane that crashed in northern Michigan, killing t...

Pilot In Fatal Crash Had Excellent Military Rating

AP | Posted 01.12.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Aviation investigators say the South Dakota-based Air Force pilot killed in the crash of his civilian airplane in Colorado ...

Plane Carrying 32 People Crashes In The Wilds Of Papua New Guinea

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | World

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — A plane crashed in stormy weather in Papua New Guinea's remote forests, killing 28 people and leaving only four...

Former Space Shuttle Astronaut in Center of Love Triangle Survives Plane Crash

AP | By RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The former space shuttle pilot at the center of a bizarre love triangle involving another astronaut survived a small plane crash ...

Plane Crashes Into Moving Ferris Wheel, Traps 2 Children

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 12.01.2011 | World

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Air Show Crash Plane Underwent 'Radical Changes' To Compete

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH and BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 11.19.2011 | Sports

RENO, Nev. — The World War II-era plane that plummeted into an air-race crowd like a missile bore little resemblance to its original self. It wa...

'Mass Casualty Situation' After Plane Crashes Into Stands At Nevada Air Show (VIDEO)

AP | KEN RITTER and DON THOMPSON | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

RENO, Nev. — The death toll rose to nine Saturday in an air race crash in Reno as investigators determined that several spectators were killed o...

Midair Crash Survivor Landed Plane At Near Stall

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 11.08.2011 | Travel

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The survivor of a midair collision in Alaska last week that killed her boyfriend, who was piloting the other plane, managed ...

PHOTOS: Plane Crash Kills Dozens

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 11.07.2011 | World

By LYNN BERRY, Associated Press TUNOSHNA, Russia -- A Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team crashed just after takeoff Wednesday, killing at l...

Two Planes Collide In Air Over Alaska

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | Travel

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Authorities say two single-engine planes have collided in midair over western Alaska. Each reportedly carried just a pilot. ...

TV Host Feared Dead In Plane Crash

AP | EVA VERGARA | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — A Chilean air force plane with 21 people aboard, including a popular local television host, crashed Friday near the Juan Ferna...

Small Plane Crashes Into California Yard

AP | Posted 10.29.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- A pilot suffered a broken leg after crashing a small plane into the yard of a home near Santa Monica Airport, authorities said...

Plane Crash Kills 1 Of Alaska Village's Only 3 Teachers

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 10.15.2011 | Education

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A federal investigator looking into a fatal plane crash in Alaska said Monday one of the four survivors told him the small a...

WATCH: Rescued Pilot Recounts 18 Hours In Lake Huron

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.27.2011 | New York

[DETROIT] — A pilot who treaded water and swam without a life jacket for 18 hours after his small plane crashed into Lake Huron said a number of boa...

78 Dead As Morocco Military Plane Crashes

AP | By HASSAN ALAOUI | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

RABAT, Morocco (Associated Press)-- A C-130 military transport plane crashed into a Moroccan mountain Tuesday in bad weather, killing 78 people, the s...

Small Plane Crash Kills 3: FAA

AP | Posted 09.23.2011 | Travel

RANTOUL, Ill. -- Three people died in a fiery crash after a single-engine airplane went down shortly after takeoff Sunday in central Illinois, authori...

Grisly Details Of Santa Cruz Plane Crash Emerge

AP | Posted 09.21.2011 | San Francisco

WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- A plane that crashed into a Central California medical building, killing four people on board, took off at a steep angle, rolle...

On Paul Wellstone's Birthday

Roger Wolfson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics
Roger Wolfson

Today would have been the great liberal Senator Paul Wellstone's sixty-seventh birthday. Over the years since his death, most of us have only missed him more. And the gaping hole his loss created in our political system has only widened.

Video: Suicidal Son Crashes Plane Into Mother's House

Posted 09.20.2011 | World

A suicidal Swiss man crashed a light aircraft into his mother's house, in an apparent attempt to kill her. Konrad Schmidt, 47, had been feuding wi...

Plane Crash In Brazil Kills 16

AP | By BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 09.12.2011 | World

SAO PAULO -- A regional airliner crashed in a northeastern city in Brazil on Wednesday, killing all 16 people on board, the nation's Air Force said. ...

UPDATE: Two Dead After Plane Crashes Into Hospital

Watsonville, CA Patch | Posted 09.10.2011 | Los Angeles

A single-engine Mooney plane crashed into an OB-GYN clinic adjacent to the Watsonville Community Hospital on Thursday night, killing the two people ab...

7 Dead In Alabama Plane Crash

AP | Posted 09.09.2011 | Home

DEMOPOLIS, Ala. — A small plane crashed in Alabama after one of its engines failed, killing a family of seven onboard, authorities said Sunday. ...

Suburban Man Dies In Plane Crash Near Lewis University

Romeoville, IL Patch | Andre Salles, Lauren Williamson, and Shannon Antinori | Email the Authors | June 26, 2011 | Posted 08.27.2011 | Chicago

Victor Pantaleo, of Darien, was killed in a plane crash near Lewis University Airport Sunday afternoon, his family has confirmed. Another person was s...

Plane Crash Over Argentina's Patagonia Leaves No Survivors

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 07.18.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A turboprop plane carrying 22 people crashed and exploded in Argentina's southern Patagonia region, killing all on boa...

New Air France Wreckage Discovered, Raising Hopes For Answers

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 06.03.2011 | World

PARIS — Underwater search teams have located pieces of an Air France plane that crashed in the Atlantic in 2009, French investigators said Sunda...