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Plane crash near Ohio airport kills 3; federal authorities investigating

Jul. 20, 2024 11:27 AM EDT

VIENNA, Ohio (AP) — A plane trying to make an emergency landing at an airport in northeastern Ohio crashed, killing all three people aboard, authorities said. The Federal Aviation Administration said Saturday that the twin-engine Beechcraft 60 went down near the Youngstown-Warren...

This is how Secret Service protection has changed for presidents over the years

Jul. 20, 2024 07:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — During Abraham Lincoln's presidency, anyone could come to the White House and see him. Come they did: mothers looking to have their sons released from military service, wives urging that their husbands be freed from prison after resisting the draft, others who simply wanted to...

2 killed in a military aircraft crash in Armenia

Jul. 19, 2024 09:14 AM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A small Armenian air force training plane crashed Friday, killing its two-member crew, officials said. Authorities said the Soviet-made Yak-52 aircraft crashed 20 kilometers (about 12 miles) north of Yerevan, Armenia's largest city and capital. ...

Five people survive after a helicopter crashes in Bali

Jul. 19, 2024 07:06 AM EDT

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Two Australian and three Indonesian nationals survived after a tourist helicopter crashed in Bali, due to being entangled in a kite string, officials said Friday. The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter, owned by PT. Whitesky Aviation, came down in Pecatu...

Pilot dies after small plane crashes into river on Maryland's Eastern Shore, officials say

Jul. 16, 2024 15:36 PM EDT

EASTON, Md. (AP) — The pilot of a small plane died Tuesday morning after an engine failure caused the aircraft to crash into a river on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, authorities said. The twin-engine Cessna 402 crashed into the water near Easton around 9:30 a.m. after the pilot...

Russian passenger jet crashes flying empty near Moscow, killing its crew of 3

Jul. 12, 2024 14:56 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian passenger jet crashed Friday near Moscow while flying without passengers, killing its crew of three, officials said. The Sukhoi Superjet 100 plummeted into a forest near the village of Apraksino about 90 kilometers (55 miles) southeast of the Russian...

Russian authorities say a passenger jet has crashed near Moscow while flying empty, killing its crew of three.

Jul. 12, 2024 09:43 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities say a passenger jet has crashed near Moscow while flying empty, killing its crew of three.

Pilot killed when firefighting plane crashes into Montana reservoir while scooping up water

Jul. 10, 2024 20:46 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The pilot died when a single-engine firefighting aircraft crashed into a Montana reservoir Wednesday afternoon while scooping up water to fight a nearby blaze, officials said. The crash was reported shortly after noon on Hauser Reservoir on the Missouri River...

Here's what to know about Boeing agreeing to plead guilty to fraud in 737 Max crashes

Jul. 09, 2024 08:05 AM EDT

Boeing will have a felony conviction if it follows through on an agreement with prosecutors to plead guilty to fraud in connection with approval of its 737 Max before two of the planes crashed, killing 346 people off the coast of Indonesia and in Ethiopia. The American aerospace...

3 killed when small plane crashes in western North Carolina mountains, officials say

Jul. 08, 2024 16:41 PM EDT

MARION, N.C. (AP) — Three people were killed when a small plane crashed in western North Carolina, officials said Monday. McDowell County Emergency Management said in a statement that emergency personnel responding to a report of a missing small plane found the downed aircraft near...