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Authorities: Peoria man, daughter died in small plane crash

Oct. 27, 2020 3:22 PM EDT

CORDES LAKES, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday released the names of two people who were killed in the crash of a small plane in a remote area of Yavapai County. The victims were 34-year-old William Engel Bell of the Phoenix suburb of Peoria and his 8-year-old daughter Amira Caballero, according to...

1 killed when small plane crashes in Lubbock neighborhood

Oct. 26, 2020 8:36 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The lone occupant of a small plane was killed Monday when the aircraft crashed into a back alley in a Lubbock neighborhood and burst into flames, officials said. The single-engine Cessna Centurion out of Belen, New Mexico, crashed about 4 p.m. Monday while heading toward the Lubbock...

Small plane crashes in Yavapai County; 2 people aboard dead

Oct. 26, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

CORDES LAKES, Ariz. (AP) — Two bodies were found in the wreckage of a small plane in a remote area in Yavapai County, authorities said Monday County Sheriff’s officials said an Arizona Department of Public Safety helicopter located a downed non-commercial aircraft about 5 ½ miles east southeast...

Florida police chief dies in single-engine plane crash

Oct. 26, 2020 8:33 AM EDT

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Ocala Police Chief Greg Graham died Sunday when the small plane he was piloting crashed into a field, sheriff's officials said. Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a call just after 11:30 a.m. from the Marion County Airport, which is near Dunnellon, officials said. The plane crashed...

Florida police chief piloting plane killed in crash

Oct. 25, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

DUNNELLON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police chief died Sunday morning when the plane he was piloting crashed into an open field, authorities said. Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn confirmed the death of Ocala Police Chief Greg Graham, news outlets reported. Marion County Fire Rescue said the plane crashed around 11:30...

Servicewomen killed in Alabama plane crash identified

Oct. 25, 2020 8:43 PM EDT

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have identified the two service members who were killed when their plane crashed in a residential Alabama neighborhood. U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett, 24, and U.S. Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross, 30, were on a routine training flight Friday out of Naval Air Station Whiting...

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.