Latest Plane crashes News

None injured in East Texas crash-landing of a small plane

Dec. 02, 2021 19:28 PM EST

CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — The pilot of a small plane managed to avert a serious crash Thursday when he landed next to a busy southeast Texas highway, authorities said. The plane with three people aboard was on a flight from Jennings, Louisiana, to Junction, Texas, when it...

China clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again

Dec. 02, 2021 16:02 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China’s aviation regulator cleared the Boeing 737 Max on Thursday to return to flying with technical upgrades more than two years after the plane was grounded worldwide following two fatal crashes. China is the last major market where the Boeing 737 Max...

Plane catches fire after belly landing at an Arizona airport

Dec. 01, 2021 19:14 PM EST

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — A small plane caught fire after having to make a wheels-up belly landing at Lake Havasu Municipal Airport on Wednesday, according to authorities. Responding city fire crews said the emergency landing punctured the plane’ right-side fuel...

'Our miracle': Girl goes home after surviving plane crash

Dec. 01, 2021 12:58 PM EST

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An 11-year-old girl who survived a Michigan plane crash that killed her father and three other people was released Wednesday from a rehabilitation hospital. “She’s Laney, she’s great and she’s our miracle,” said Christie Perdue of...

Today in History

Dec. 01, 2021 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2021. There are 30 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 1, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln sent his Second Annual Message to Congress, in...

Small plane crashes in Pennsylvania leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

Nov. 25, 2021 13:03 PM EST

GROVE CITY, Pa. (AP) — A small plane crashed near a landfill in western Pennsylvania, killing one person and injuring another. The single-engine Cessna 210 went down around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday in a wooded area near the Grove City airport in Mercer County, according to...

Victims killed in northwest Nebraska plane crash identified

Nov. 23, 2021 20:42 PM EST

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A coroner on Tuesday identified three people killed in a northwest Nebraska plane crash, which was the second small plane crash in the Nebraska Panhandle in a month. Coroner and Dawes County Attorney Vance Haug named the victims as Scottsbluff...

Pilot dies in crash of small plane in Southern California

Nov. 23, 2021 15:19 PM EST

TEMECULA, Calif. (AP) — A pilot died Tuesday in the crash of a small plane on a hillside in Southern California, authorities said. The single-engine Zodiac 601XL crashed just southeast of French Valley Airport in Temecula around 10:30 a.m., according to the Federal...

Pakistan disputes India's claim that pilot downed F-16 jet

Nov. 23, 2021 07:18 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Tuesday rejected India's claim that an Indian pilot shot down the Islamic nation’s F-16 fighter plane in 2019. The statement from Pakistan came a day after Indian President Ram Nath Kovind awarded pilot Abhinandan Varthaman India's...

Pilot in fatal New Mexico plane crash was Texas man

Nov. 22, 2021 16:55 PM EST

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say the pilot who died in a small plane crash last week outside Carlsbad, New Mexico was a 27-year-old Texas man. New Mexico State Police were quoted Monday by the Carlsbad Current-Argus saying that Michael Kozlovsky of Burnet, Texas...