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Hezbollah leader: Israeli drones over Lebanon will be downed

Aug. 25, 2019 2:00 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah said Sunday that his group will confront and shoot down any Israeli drones that enter Lebanese airspace from now on, raising the potential for conflict amid heightened regional tensions. Hassan Nasrallah also vowed to retaliate to an Israeli...

The Latest: Hezbollah leader: Israeli drones will be downed

Aug. 25, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the reported crash of two Israeli drones in Lebanon, following Israeli attacks on Iranian targets in neighboring Syria (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah says his group will confront and shoot down any Israeli drones that fly over Lebanon from now on....

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader says one of the Israeli drones that crashed over Beirut was on a military "suicide mission"

Aug. 25, 2019 12:15 PM EDT
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Hezbollah leader says one of the Israeli drones that crashed over Beirut was on a military "suicide mission"

Helicopter, small plane crash in Spain's Mallorca; 7 dead

Aug. 25, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A mid-air collision between a sightseeing helicopter and a small plane on the Spanish island of Mallorca killed seven people Sunday, authorities said. The victims included three adults and two children on the helicopter and two local men on the light plane, the regional government of Spain's...

Small plane crashes near Alpine pass in Switzerland, 3 dead

Aug. 25, 2019 10:08 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A small plane has crashed in the Simplon Pass area in the Swiss Alps, killing three people on board. Police in Valais canton (state) said the Piper plane set off Sunday morning from an airfield in western Switzerland and was headed for Italy. A little under 1 ½ hours later, it crashed...

Authorities on Spanish island of Mallorca say at least 5 killed in collision between helicopter, small plane

Aug. 25, 2019 9:10 AM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Authorities on Spanish island of Mallorca say at least 5 killed in collision between helicopter, small plane.

3 injured in Florida jet crash, 1 in cardiac arrest in water

Aug. 25, 2019 4:21 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — One person suffered life-threatening injuries and two others also were hurt in a jet ski crash in Florida. St. Johns Fire Rescue say the crash happened Saturday near the St. Augustine Inlet. A Good Samaritan in a pontoon boat rescued one victim. The Florida Times-Union reports the...

Report: Fatal Arkansas plane crash was on maintenance test

Aug. 24, 2019 1:51 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A preliminary report says a fatal plane crash in southwest Arkansas occurred while the plane was on a maintenance test flight. The Aug. 4 crash of the twin-engine Cessna less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the airport in De Queen, about 130 miles (209 kilometers) southwest of...

NTSB releases preliminary report on Earnhardt plane crash

Aug. 23, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says part of the landing gear collapsed and a section of the right wing hit the runway as the plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. touched down a third time during its crash in East Tennessee last week. The NTSB released a preliminary report...

Small plane makes emergency landing on Florida roadway

Aug. 23, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

HOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) — A small plane has made an emergency landing on busy Florida roadway. Authorities say three people aboard the plane escaped without injuries when it landed Friday on U.S. 1, also known as Federal Highway, in Hobe Sound, Florida. News reports say cars traveling on northbound lanes of...