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NTSB: helicopter seen wobbling before fatal crash in Arizona

Aug. 4, 2020 8:56 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A helicopter that crashed last month while delivering supplies to firefighters in a remote area of the Tonto National Forest was wobbling in mid-air before it went down near Payson, killing the pilot, according to investigators. The National Transportation Safety Board issued its preliminary...

Late lawmaker's name to remain on Alaska primary ballot

Aug. 4, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The late-Rep. Gary Knopp's name will appear on the Aug. 18 primary ballot, and should he win, the Alaska Republican Party will be able to petition for a replacement candidate, a Department of Law spokesperson said. Knopp, a Kenai Republican who was seeking a third term in the state...

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) chases a play against the Chicago Bears during the second half of an NFL football game in Denver. Miller's body is buffer, his hair tinted orange on top.  The star linebacker says his dramatic offseason transfiguration was a result of his battle with the coronavirus, Kobe Bryant's untimely death and the Michael Jordan documentary. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

Von Miller's transformation driven by Kobe, MJ, COVID-19

Aug. 4, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller’s body is buffer, his hair tinted orange on top. The real changes go a whole lot deeper. The Broncos star linebacker on Tuesday revealed four factors that led to his dramatic offseason transformation: his substandard 2019 season, his battle with COVID-19, Kobe...

Clayton Homes co-founder dies in Tennessee helicopter crash

Aug. 4, 2020 3:59 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A co-founder of Clayton Homes, a national home-building company, was killed when a helicopter crashed into the Tennessee River, relatives said Tuesday. Three others escaped the wreckage and were rescued by a pontoon boat that was on the river near Knoxville on Monday night,...

Officials release name of Helena man killed in plane crash

Aug. 4, 2020 12:16 PM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Officials in Madison County have released the name of a Helena man who died in a plane crash in southwestern Montana last week. Brandon Hogan, 52, died last Thursday in a Cessna crash in the Madison Range east of Ennis, ABC Fox Montana reported. Two people were injured, one of...

A Boeing 737 MAX jet heads to a landing at Boeing Field following a test flight Monday, June 29, 2020, in Seattle. Federal regulators on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 outlined a list of design changes they will require in the Boeing 737 Max to fix safety issues that were discovered after two deadly crashes that led to the worldwide grounding of the plane. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

FAA spells out design changes needed in grounded Boeing jet

Aug. 3, 2020 7:40 PM EDT

Federal regulators on Monday outlined a list of design changes they will require in the Boeing 737 Max to fix safety issues that were discovered after two deadly crashes that led to the worldwide grounding of the plane. The Federal Aviation Administration proposed software changes to a flight-control system...

Two dead after small plane crash in southern Utah

Aug. 3, 2020 11:14 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two men are dead after a small plane crash in southern Utah. The single-engine North American Navion plane went down Sunday morning after hitting a communications tower near a regional airport close to Cedar City, the Deseret News reported. Officials did not immediately release the...

A small plane lays on a building after a crash in the village of Proti, near Serres town, northern Greece, on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. The single-engine plane crashed on Monday morning into the front of a small building but no injuries were reported and the pilot of the Cessna aircraft is well. (Ilias Kotsireas/InTime News via AP)

Greece: 1 hurt as small plane hits shut village coffee shop

Aug. 3, 2020 8:43 AM EDT

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A small training plane crashed into a village coffee shop in northern Greece Monday, injuring the teenage pilot and causing minor damage, authorities said. Police said the accident occurred during a morning training flight. The 19-year-old pilot, who was flying solo, apparently...

Federal investigators release report on Idaho plane crash

Aug. 2, 2020 6:17 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report of the facts of a fatal Idaho plane crash involving two airplanes. The mid-air accident over Lake Coeur d’Alene killed eight people July 5, KREM-TV reports. The agency's report said a de Havilland aircraft...

2 killed in small plane crash in southwest Utah

Aug. 2, 2020 5:29 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed in a small plane crash in southwest Utah. The Deseret News reports the crash happened near Hamilton's Fort on Sunday morning, and the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating. Ian Gregor, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation...