Latest Plane crashes News

Could a cockpit warning system prevent close calls between planes at US airports?

Jun. 13, 2024 18:00 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — As a Delta Air Lines jet began roaring down a runway, an air traffic controller at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport suddenly blurted out an expletive, then ordered the pilots to stop their takeoff roll. The controller saw an American Airlines plane...

Ospreys face flight restrictions through 2025 due to crashes, military tells Congress

Jun. 12, 2024 17:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The military’s hundreds of V-22 Ospreys will not be permitted to fly their full range of missions until at least 2025 as the Pentagon addresses safety concerns in the fleet, the head of the program told lawmakers at a hearing Wednesday. Vice Adm. Carl Chebi,...

Malawi announces state funeral and 21 days of mourning for vice president killed in a plane crash

Jun. 12, 2024 09:48 AM EDT

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The Malawi government said Wednesday that Vice President Saulos Chilima will be honored with a state funeral after he died in a plane crash along with eight other people. President Lazarus Chakwera announced 21 days of national mourning on Tuesday, when the...

A jet missing since 1971 was found submerged in Vermont's Lake Champlain

Jun. 11, 2024 21:31 PM EDT

Fifty-three years after a private plane carrying five men disappeared on a snowy Vermont night, experts believe they have found the wreckage of the long lost jet in Lake Champlain. The corporate jet disappeared shortly after departing the Burlington airport for Providence, Rhode...

Malawi's vice president and 9 others are confirmed dead after their plane's wreckage is found

Jun. 11, 2024 11:08 AM EDT

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi's Vice President Saulos Chilima and nine other people died when the small military plane they were traveling in crashed in bad weather in a mountainous region in the north of the country, the president said Tuesday. Chilima was 51. President Lazarus...

Malawi's vice president and 9 others have died in a plane crash, the president says

Jun. 11, 2024 06:42 AM EDT
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi's vice president and 9 others have died in a plane crash, the president says.

4 hospitalized after small plane crashes in suburban Denver yard after trying to land on street

Jun. 10, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Four people were hospitalized in serious to critical condition after a small plane crashed into the front yard of a suburban Denver home after trying to land in the street, authorities said. The plane burst into flames after crashing, and the injuries to the plane's...

Plane crash in southeastern Michigan kills 1, sends another to hospital

Jun. 10, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

One person is dead and another has been taken to a hospital after a small plane crashed into a field in southeastern Michigan. The plane went down near the Washtenaw-Lewanee County line around 1 p.m. Monday, WWJ-AM reported. Ken Krause, who lives in the area, says he saw the crash....

Colombia marks 1st anniversary of rescue of 4 children in the Amazon after their plane crashed

Jun. 09, 2024 20:17 PM EDT

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Colombia marked the first anniversary Sunday of the rescue of four Indigenous children who survived a small plane crash in the Amazon rainforest in an operation that gripped the world’s attention. A small ceremony was held in a Bogota military base that included an...

Arizona closes Picacho Peak State Park after small plane crash that killed pilot

Jun. 09, 2024 13:17 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Picacho Peak State Park in southern Arizona is closed until further notice after a small plane crashed near the summit, killing the pilot. Pinal County Sheriff’s officials said 68-year-old James Galvin of Oro Valley was the only person aboard the...