Latest Plane crashes News

Officials: 3 killed after planes collided in California

Aug. 19, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Three people and a dog were killed after two small planes collided in Northern California while trying to land at a rural airport, authorities said Friday. The names of those killed after their planes crashed Thursday at the Watsonville Municipal Airport...

Officials: At least 2 die after planes collide in California

Aug. 18, 2022 21:39 PM EDT

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Two small planes collided in Northern California while trying to land at a local airport Thursday and at least two of the three occupants were killed, officials said. The planes crashed at Watsonville Municipal Airport shortly before 3 p.m., according to...

Officials: 2 planes collided in Northern California while trying to land at local airport; multiple fatalities reported

Aug. 18, 2022 19:28 PM EDT
WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Officials: 2 planes collided in Northern California while trying to land at local airport; multiple fatalities reported.

6 French tourists on plane that crashed into lake, killing 2

Aug. 16, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — A small plane that plunged into a lake that straddles the Arizona-Utah state line, killing two people and injuring five, was carrying six French tourists plus a pilot, authorities said Tuesday. Kane County Sheriff’s officials in Utah said witnesses reported...

Oregon firefighter, twin brother, die in Idaho plane crash

Aug. 15, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A 38-year-old firefighter from Oregon died in a small plane crash Monday, according to Bend Fire & Rescue. Daniel Harro was flying with his twin brother Mark near Yellow Pine, Idaho, when their plane crashed, fire officials said in written statement. ...

Coroner: Central Illinois plane crash killed Santa Fe couple

Aug. 15, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A coroner Monday identified a Santa Fe, New Mexico, couple as the two people killed when a single-engine plane crashed on a roadway in central Illinois. Killed in the crash Saturday in the small community of Hanna City were 75-year-old pilot James Everson and...

Airplane part falls from sky, nearly hits man in Maine

Aug. 15, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A metal object believed to have fallen from a trans-Atlantic jet came crashing down outside the Maine State House, landing with a loud bang just feet from a Capitol Police worker, officials said Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration was alerted Friday...

Plane plunges into lake at Arizona-Utah border, killing 2

Aug. 15, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — A small plane plunged into a lake that straddles the Arizona-Utah state line over the weekend, killing two people and injuring five, authorities said Monday. The pilot of the single-engine plane reported an engine problem late Saturday afternoon before the Cessna...

Dutch court expects November verdicts in MH17 downing trial

Aug. 15, 2022 08:29 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Verdicts in the Dutch trial in absentia of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged with involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are expected to be delivered on Nov. 17, the court announced Monday. The court said the date is...

2 killed when small plane crashes on roadway in Illinois

Aug. 13, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

HANNA CITY, Ill. (AP) — Two people were killed Saturday when a single-engine plane crashed on a roadway in the small central Illinois community of Hanna City, officials said. According to officials in Peoria County, the plane crashed at about 12:30 p.m. on Route 116. Peoria County...