Latest Plane crashes News

Passenger killed in New Mexico crash ID'd as Colorado man

Oct. 22, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A passenger killed in a Sept. 26 plane crash in northern New Mexico has been identified as a 29-year-old Colorado man. The New Mexico State Police said Tuesday that the state Office of Medical Investigator identified the passenger as Eric Page of Littleton. The pilot killed in the...

Officials investigate cause of plane crash in rural Alabama

Oct. 22, 2019 4:58 AM EDT

ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine what caused a small plane to crash in rural Alabama, killing the pilot. WBRC-TV reports the Calhoun County coroner's office has identified the pilot as 70-year-old Harvell Jackson Walker, of Fayetteville, Georgia. Officials found the crashed plane...

Boeing shares extend slide after Wall Street downgrades

Oct. 21, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

Boeing's stock extended its slide following revelations about internal concern over a flight system tied to two deadly crashes of its 737 Max jetliner. Credit Suisse and UBS downgraded their ratings on Boeing's stock on Monday. Analysts cited Friday's disclosures that a senior Boeing pilot struggled while testing...

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, led by tech companies, banks

Oct. 21, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing higher Monday, led by gains in technology companies and banks. The technology sector of the S&P 500 rose 1.1%, snapping a three-day losing streak. Apple rose 1.7%. Intel gained 1.5%....

Florida veterinarian, wife die in plane crash near airport

Oct. 21, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Florida veterinarian and his wife were identified Monday as victims of a deadly plane crash near a North Carolina airport, devastating friends who remembered their generosity and devotion to animals. Dr. Harvey Partridge and Patricia Partridge, both 72, of Terra Ceia, Florida,...

The Latest: Officials identify 2 killed in plane crash

Oct. 21, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a small plane crash in North Carolina (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Officials at a North Carolina airport have identified the two people killed in the crash of a small plane. Raleigh-Durham International Airport said in a news release that Dr. Harvey Partridge, a...

Highway patrol officials says two people dead in small plane that crashed while approaching North Carolina airport

Oct. 21, 2019 12:49 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Highway patrol official: 2 people dead in small plane that crashed while approaching North Carolina airport.

1 dead after plane landing on Alaska island went off runway

Oct. 19, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — One person died after a commuter airplane went off the end of a runway while landing at an airport in the remote Aleutian Islands fishing community of Unalaska, authorities said Friday. Alaska State Troopers identified the victim as David Allan Oltman, 38, of Washington state. The...

The Latest: City plans to remove plane from site Saturday

Oct. 19, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

UNALASKA, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a plane that went off the runway while landing at an Aleutian Islands community (all times local): 4:46 p.m. The city of Unalaska said in a statement Friday evening that it plans to remove on Saturday the PenAir airplane from the scene of a crash The state Department...

Messages from former Boeing test pilot reveal Max concerns

Oct. 18, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A former senior Boeing test pilot told a co-worker that he unknowingly misled safety regulators about problems with a flight-control system that would later be implicated in two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max. The pilot, Mark Forkner, told another Boeing employee in 2016 that the...