Latest Plane crashes News

Boeing delays call to discuss issues with its newest plane

Nov. 20, 2018 8:46 PM EST

Boeing Co. scrapped a conference call that it scheduled for Tuesday with airlines to discuss issues swirling around its newest plane, which has come under close scrutiny after a deadly crash in Indonesia. The company didn't immediately give an explanation for canceling the call but later said it would instead...

Victims of air ambulance crash in North Dakota identified

Nov. 20, 2018 11:52 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified the three people who died when an air ambulance plane crashed in western North Dakota. Morton County identified the victims as 48-year-old pilot Todd Lasky and 63-year-old nurse Bonnie Cook, both of Bismarck, and 47-year-old paramedic Chris Iverson, of...

3 killed when air ambulance crashes in North Dakota

Nov. 19, 2018 3:37 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An air ambulance on its way to pick up a patient crashed shortly after taking off in North Dakota, killing all three people on board, and military officials involved in the response said the plane may have broken up in midair. The twin-engine Bismarck Air Medical airplane took off...

The Latest: Medical plane might have broken up in mid-air

Nov. 19, 2018 1:33 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on an air ambulance crash in western North Dakota that killed all three people on board (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A Civil Air Patrol official says an initial investigation indicates an air ambulance plane that crashed in western North Dakota might have broken up in...

WWII pilot killed in vintage airplane crash in Texas

Nov. 19, 2018 11:59 AM EST

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — The 93-year-old passenger who was killed when a World War II-era fighter aircraft crashed in South Texas had been a WWII pilot, according to group that arranges fighter plane rides for veterans. The P-51D Mustang had just participated in a flyby Saturday when it crashed in...

The Latest: Crashed WW II plane was part of museum event

Nov. 17, 2018 11:15 PM EST

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a vintage World War II fighter plane in Texas (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The director of a museum says that a vintage World War II fighter plane that crashed into the parking lot of an apartment complex in Fredericksburg, Texas, had performed during...

2 dead in vintage World War II fighter crash after flyover

Nov. 17, 2018 11:07 PM EST

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — A privately-owned vintage World War II Mustang fighter airplane that had participated in a flyover for a museum event crashed into the parking lot of a Texas apartment complex Saturday, killing the pilot and a passenger, authorities said. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt....

WWII pilot's remains will join those of his son at Arlington

Nov. 15, 2018 12:48 PM EST

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The remains of an Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania whose plane crashed off Croatia during World War II are coming home and will be interred alongside those of his son, a Vietnam War veteran, at Arlington National Cemetery. The remains of Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Eugene P. Ford will be...

Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

Nov. 14, 2018 11:15 PM EST

There was a loud bang, and suddenly the Southwest Airlines jet rolled sharply to the left. Smoke began to fill the cabin, and flight attendants rushed row by row to make sure all passengers could get oxygen from their masks. When flight attendant Rachel Fernheimer got to row 14, she saw a woman strapped in her...

1 pilot killed, 1 hurt in jet crash at Texas Air Force base

Nov. 14, 2018 9:48 PM EST

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — One pilot is dead and another was injured after a training jet crashed at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas. The base said in a statement on its Facebook page that the T-38C Talon crashed at approximately 7:40 p.m. on Tuesday. The dead pilot was identified as 28-year-old Capt. John F....