Latest Plane crashes News

NTSB releases report on plane crash near Roy that injured 2

Dec. 8, 2019 11:51 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Transportation and Safety Board has released a preliminary report outlining the facts surrounding a plane crash last month near Roy that seriously injured the two people aboard. The crash occurred Nov. 17 and injured a commercial pilot and a student pilot. According to...

Updated list in Alaska shows 1,239 missing people since 1960

Dec. 6, 2019 7:18 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's list of missing people has been updated and now contains 1,239 names, public safety officials said Friday. The Missing Person Clearinghouse produced by the Alaska Department of Public Safety lists people missing from 1960 through Dec. 1. The online registry is the...

Boeing tries to reassure airline industry leaders about Max

Dec. 5, 2019 5:02 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Boeing is reassuring airline industry leaders about the safety of the grounded 737 Max as it continues working to get the plane back in service. The aircraft maker invited about 30 union officials, safety experts and others to the Seattle area for two days of meetings with Boeing executives...

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...