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2 killed when small plane crashes northeast of Houston

Oct. 25, 2020 3:41 PM EDT

WOODBRANCH, Texas (AP) — Officials say two persons were killed in the crash of a small plane Sunday morning north of Houston. The crash happened about 8:30 a.m. Sunday in a residential neighborhood in Woodbranch, 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Houston. The Federal Aviation Administration reports the...

Student pilot among crew that died in Navy crash in Alabama

Oct. 24, 2020 3:22 PM EDT

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) — The two crew members who died when a U.S. Navy training plane out of Florida crashed in an Alabama residential neighborhood were an instructor pilot and a student aviator, the Navy said Saturday. The two-person crew, whose names were not immediately released, were on a routine training...

US Navy: 2 onboard training plane killed in Alabama crash

Oct. 23, 2020 9:40 PM EDT

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) — A U.S. Navy training plane that took off from Florida crashed Friday in an Alabama residential neighborhood near the Gulf Coast, killing both people in the plane, authorities said. Zach Harrell, a spokesperson for Commander, Naval Air Forces, said both people in the T-6B Texan II...

US Navy: Both crew members on training plane from Florida that crashed in Alabama killed; victims' names not released

Oct. 23, 2020 9:36 PM EDT
FOLEY, Ala. (AP) — US Navy: Both crew members on training plane from Florida that crashed in Alabama killed; victims' names not released.

Authorities: U.S. Naval aircraft crashes in Alabama; details about possible fatalities unclear

Oct. 23, 2020 7:52 PM EDT
MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, Ala. (AP) — Authorities: U.S. Naval aircraft crashes in Alabama; details about possible fatalities unclear.

No one hurt as jet slides off Chicago-area airport runway

Oct. 22, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

WHEELING, Ill. (AP) — No one was hurt when a Lear jet carrying nine people slid off a runway and crashed into a fence at a Chicago-area airport, authorities said. The jet slid off a runway at Chicago Executive Airport in northwest suburban Wheeling late Wednesday. The jet skidded on the runway, hit a...

A person takes a picture of the site where a small plane crashed the night before into a wooded area off of Lincoln Highway, just west of Interstate 394 in Ford Heights, Ill., on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Authorities say a suburban Chicago man who was seriously injured when the plane he was piloting crashed along the highway Tuesday later died from his injuries. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Suburban Chicago man dies after plane crashes near highway

Oct. 21, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

FORD HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man who was seriously injured when the plane he was piloting crashed Tuesday night near a highway later died from his injuries, authorities said. Lawrence Jagmin, 70, was pronounced dead at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, the Cook County medical examiner’s office...

FILE - In this April 11, 2003 file photo, a flight deck handler watches as an F/A 18E Super Hornet is launched from the USS Nimitz in the Prsian Gulf. The Navy says a fighter jet has crashed in the Mojave Desert but its pilot safely ejected. The F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California's Central Valley went down Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 in Superior Valley south of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Navy jet crashes in California, but pilot ejects safely

Oct. 20, 2020 5:59 PM EDT

CHINA LAKE, Calif. (AP) — A Navy fighter jet crashed Tuesday in the Mojave Desert, but its pilot safely ejected, the Navy said. The F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California's Central Valley went down during a routine training mission in Superior Valley south of Naval Air Weapons...

Today in History

Oct. 20, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 20, the 294th day of 2020. There are 72 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 20, 1973, in the so-called “Saturday Night Massacre,” special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox was dismissed and Attorney General Elliot L....

Small plane crashes near Graham after losing power

Oct. 19, 2020 9:09 AM EDT

GRAHAM, Wash. (AP) — A small plane crash-landed in a church parking lot on Saturday night near Graham. KIRO-TV reports Graham Fire and Rescue crews were called to 187th Street East. Officials said three people were on the plane when it lost power. All three walked away from the crash without injury, first...