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Authorities ID 3rd person killed in San Antonio plane crash

Dec. 4, 2019 2:18 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A 71-year-old woman from a Houston suburb was the third person killed when a single-engine plane crashed into a commercial part of San Antonio, authorities said Wednesday. Maureen Garrow, of Spring, was flying with 38-year-old pilot Robert Tyson Womble and 22-year-old college student...

Student, businessman among 3 dead in San Antonio plane crash

Dec. 3, 2019 11:59 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A 22-year-old college senior and 38-year-old businessman were among three people killed when a single-engine plane crashed into a commercial part of San Antonio. The San Antonio Express-News reports that finance major Eric Naranjo and the director of an Austin company that owned the...

Idaho community mourns 9 relatives killed in plane crash

Dec. 2, 2019 9:04 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — When Jim Hansen boarded his company’s single-engine aircraft for a pheasant-hunting trip to South Dakota, he brought along the same people he trusted with his business: his family. Three generations of Hansen’s clan ran a petroleum distribution business in Idaho...

2 companies declined Seward flight before fatal crash

Dec. 2, 2019 7:30 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An air ambulance that crashed on the Kenai Peninsula was on a flight to a location that other companies had declined. The Anchorage Daily News reports one air ambulance service Friday night declined to make a trip from Anchorage to Seward and another company said it would not make...

Officials: 3 dead after small plane crash in San Antonio

Dec. 2, 2019 7:00 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Officials say three people were killed when a single-engine plane crashed while attempting to land at San Antonio International Airport. San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood says the plane went down around 6:30 p.m. Sunday in a commercial district about a mile west of the airport. Hood...

Correction: Plane Crash-South Dakota story

Dec. 2, 2019 3:09 PM EST

In a story Dec. 1 about a South Dakota plane crash that killed nine people, The Associated Press reported the wrong last name for one of the victims. He is Kyle Naylor, not Kyle Taylor. A corrected version of the story is below: South Dakota airplane crash kills 9 in extended family A plane crash on a snowy...

Prosecutors say Russia let MH17 suspect leave the country

Dec. 2, 2019 10:01 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Russia deliberately allowed a suspect in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to leave the country, Dutch prosecutors said Monday, calling it a breach of a European extradition treaty. Prosecutors announced that Volodymyr Tsemakh is considered a suspect in the...

Officials: 3 dead after small plane crash in San Antonio

Dec. 2, 2019 8:06 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Three people were killed when a single-engine plane crashed on a city street one block away from a residential area while attempting to land at San Antonio International Airport, authorities said. San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood said the plane went down around 6:30 p.m. Sunday in an...

9 family members killed in South Dakota plane crash

Dec. 2, 2019 12:12 AM EST

Federal investigators are expected to arrive Monday at the South Dakota site where nine members of an extended Idaho family were killed in a plane crash. Travis Garza, president of the wellness company Kyani, said in a Facebook post Sunday that the crash near Chamberlain Saturday afternoon killed brothers and...

Deadly storm moves cross country taking aim at Northeast

Dec. 1, 2019 10:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of flights were canceled and thousands delayed for travelers heading home after the Thanksgiving holiday as a deadly winter storm moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice. The National Weather Service predicted more than a foot (0.3 meters) of snow...