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NTSB: Engine oil warnings sounded moments before jet crash-landed on Florida highway, killing 2

Feb. 27, 2024 17:05 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Moments before the deadly crash of a charter jet on a Florida highway, three warnings about oil pressure problems in its two engines sounded, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday. The Bombardier aircraft flying...

Single-engine plane crashes at a small New Hampshire airport and no injuries are reported

Feb. 26, 2024 12:25 PM EST

MOULTONBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — A single-engine plane crashed at a small airport in New Hampshire and was found off the runway near some trees, a fire department said. The two people on board were not injured. The plane crashed about 5:15 p.m. Sunday at Moultonborough Airport in the...

3 killed in Ohio small plane crash identified as father, son and family friend heading to Florida

Feb. 25, 2024 11:57 AM EST

JACKSON, Ohio (AP) — The three people killed when their a small plane crashed shortly after takeoff in southeast Ohio were identified as a father, his son and a family friend on their way to Florida to pick up a newly purchased vehicle over the weekend, authorities said. The pilot,...

Single-engine plane crash in southern Ohio kill 3, sheriff's office says; FAA, NTSB investigating

Feb. 24, 2024 17:54 PM EST

JACKSON, Ohio (AP) — A small plane crash near an airport in southern Ohio has claimed the lives of three people, authorities said. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a preliminary investigation indicates that a Piper PA 32 Cherokee Six crashed into a field about a quarter-mile...

Seaplane crashes near PortMiami, all 7 passengers escape without injury, officials say

Feb. 23, 2024 18:58 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A seaplane overturned Friday afternoon while trying to land near PortMiami, but no serious injuries were reported, officials said. The aircraft came down in a channel between the port's cruise ship terminals and a causeway that connects Miami to Miami Beach, according...

2 National Guard members die in northeast Mississippi helicopter crash

Feb. 23, 2024 18:13 PM EST

BALDWYN, Miss. (AP) — Two National Guard members died after a helicopter crashed Friday afternoon during a training flight in northeast Mississippi, officials said. The aircraft went down in a wooded area near Baldwyn, Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar told WTVA-TV. The site is...

Passenger jet hits equipment on takeoff from Belgrade airport and is forced to make emergency return

Feb. 19, 2024 06:44 AM EST

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A passenger jet with 106 people on board returned safely to the Belgrade airport after it hit runway equipment and sustained severe damage shortly after takeoff from the Serbian capital, media and airline blogs reported Monday. There were no injuries. The...

Today in History: February 19, Franklin Roosevelt paves way for internment of Japanese

Feb. 19, 2024 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2024. There are 316 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 19, 1942, during World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which paved the way...

Nerve agents, poison and window falls. Kremlin foes have been attacked or killed over the years

Feb. 16, 2024 15:52 PM EST

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — The attacks range from the exotic — poisoned by drinking polonium-laced tea or touching a deadly nerve agent — to the more mundane of getting shot at close range. Some take a fatal plunge from an open window. Over the years, Kremlin political critics,...

Airplane bumps into fence in third mishap in 2 weeks at Norway's main airport

Feb. 14, 2024 09:39 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Scandinavian Airlines plane struck a fence at the Oslo airport on Wednesday, causing minor damage to the aircraft and no injuries, the airline said. It was the third mishap in two weeks reported at Norway's main airport. The plane bound for Stockholm...