Latest Plane crashes News

4 who died in plane crash outside Seattle identified

Nov. 23, 2022 21:00 PM EST

SNOHOMISH, Wash. (AP) — The names of four people killed in a small plane crash northeast of Seattle last week were released by medical examiners on Wednesday. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner said the victims included three men from Washington state: Nathan Precup, 33, of...

Safety agency: Wing broke before plane crash in Washington

Nov. 21, 2022 17:50 PM EST

SNOHOMISH, Wash. (AP) — A wing from a Cessna 208B broke away before the plane crashed Friday into a field northeast of Seattle, killing the four people on board, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Monday. The NTSB said the wreckage has been recovered and taken to a...

NTSB: Pilot reported engine trouble before fatal crash

Nov. 21, 2022 16:58 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A plane that crashed in North Carolina, killing two people from Illinois, was experiencing engine trouble, federal authorities said. The pilot reported the engine trouble to the tower at Smith Reynolds Airport on Saturday as he approached to land, Pete...

Small plane crashes in Colombian neighborhood; 8 dead

Nov. 21, 2022 14:21 PM EST

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A small plane crashed Monday in a neighborhood in the central Colombian city of Medellín, killing eight people on board, airport authorities said. No injuries were immediately reported on the ground. The aircraft crashed after taking off from the Olaya...

2 dead after small plane crashes in North Carolina

Nov. 20, 2022 10:15 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A small plane crashed in Winston-Salem on Saturday, killing two people, authorities said. Winston-Salem Police Department spokeswoman Kira Boyd told the Winston-Salem Journa l that two people died in the crash of the small plane in a residential area on...

Official: Truck struck by plane on Lima runway was in drill

Nov. 19, 2022 21:34 PM EST

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian officials said a fire truck that collided with a LATAM Airlines plane on a runway at Lima's international airport was taking part in a nearby fire drill and entered the runway without authorization. Flight LA2213, operated with an Airbus 320neo, was...

4 die outside Seattle after Alaska company's plane crashes

Nov. 19, 2022 19:05 PM EST

SNOHOMISH, Wash. (AP) — Four people were killed in a fiery plane crash Friday morning northeast of Seattle, authorities said Saturday. The single-engine Cessna 208B crashed in a field, the Federal Aviation Administration said, not too far from a small airport near Snohomish. The...

Plane hits vehicle on runway, catches fire at Lima's airport

Nov. 18, 2022 21:59 PM EST

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A LATAM Airlines plane taking off from Lima's international airport struck a firetruck on the runway and caught fire Friday. Authorities said the plane's passengers and crew were all safe, but two firefighters in the truck were killed. Lima Airport Partners, the...

2 killed in small plane crash northeast of Seattle

Nov. 18, 2022 18:45 PM EST

SNOHOMISH, Wash. (AP) — Two people died Friday in the fiery crash of a small plane northeast of Seattle between Snohomish and Monroe. The Federal Aviation Administration said that a single-engine Textron 208B crashed in a field at around 9:30 a.m. Friday. Snohomish Fire District 4...

3 convicted in 2014 downing of Malaysian jet over Ukraine

Nov. 18, 2022 02:12 AM EST

SCHIPHOL, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court on Thursday convicted three men of murder for their role in shooting down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with a Russian surface-to-air missile, killing all 298 people aboard the aircraft as it flew over a separatist-controlled region of eastern...