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Student pilot among crew that died in Navy crash in Alabama

Oct. 24, 2020 3:22 PM EDT

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) — The two crew members who died when a U.S. Navy training plane out of Florida crashed in an Alabama residential neighborhood were an instructor pilot and a student aviator, the Navy said Saturday. The two-person crew, whose names were not immediately released, were on a routine training...

US Navy: 2 onboard training plane killed in Alabama crash

Oct. 23, 2020 9:40 PM EDT

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) — A U.S. Navy training plane that took off from Florida crashed Friday in an Alabama residential neighborhood near the Gulf Coast, killing both people in the plane, authorities said. Zach Harrell, a spokesperson for Commander, Naval Air Forces, said both people in the T-6B Texan II...

US Navy: Both crew members on training plane from Florida that crashed in Alabama killed; victims' names not released

Oct. 23, 2020 9:36 PM EDT
FOLEY, Ala. (AP) — US Navy: Both crew members on training plane from Florida that crashed in Alabama killed; victims' names not released.
FILE - In this April 11, 2003 file photo, a flight deck handler watches as an F/A 18E Super Hornet is launched from the USS Nimitz in the Prsian Gulf. The Navy says a fighter jet has crashed in the Mojave Desert but its pilot safely ejected. The F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California's Central Valley went down Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 in Superior Valley south of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Navy jet crashes in California, but pilot ejects safely

Oct. 20, 2020 5:59 PM EDT

CHINA LAKE, Calif. (AP) — A Navy fighter jet crashed Tuesday in the Mojave Desert, but its pilot safely ejected, the Navy said. The F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California's Central Valley went down during a routine training mission in Superior Valley south of Naval Air Weapons...

Today in History

Oct. 20, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 20, the 294th day of 2020. There are 72 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 20, 1973, in the so-called “Saturday Night Massacre,” special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox was dismissed and Attorney General Elliot L....

2 killed in Louisiana plane crash

Oct. 17, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

HOUMA, La. (AP) — The bodies of two people were pulled from the wreckage after a single-engine, fixed-wing plane went down in south Louisiana. The Cessna 182 crashed around noon Friday near Lake Hatch in Terrebonne Parish, news outlets reported. The bodies were released to the Terrebonne Parish Coroner's...

Small plane crashes in Ohio; 2 escape with minor injuries

Oct. 13, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — A small plane crashed and caught fire at an airport in western Ohio on Tuesday, but two people aboard the aircraft escaped with only minor injuries, authorities said. The small light sport plane crashed around 2 p.m. near the Andy Barnhart Memorial Airport in New Carlisle. The...

2 small aircraft collide in France, killing 5 people

Oct. 10, 2020 4:56 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — An ultra-light airplane collided on Saturday with another small plane, killing five people as the two aircraft fell into gardens around a small town in France. The collision occurred in the skies above Loches, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Tours, southeast of Paris, according to the...

In this photo provided by Spectrum News Buffalo, a helicopter circles the site of a small plane crash near Pembroke N.Y., Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. Two people aboard the aircraft died. (Spectrum News Buffalo via AP)

Prominent NY attorney, niece, killed in small plane crash

Oct. 2, 2020 7:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Personal injury attorney Steve Barnes, whose law firm Cellino & Barnes was known on two coasts for its catchy TV jingle, was killed Friday in a small plane crash in western New York. Barnes, a registered pilot, died along with his niece, Elizabeth Barnes, his longtime law partner told...

Canada forms own probe into Iran downing of Ukraine plane

Oct. 2, 2020 6:08 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is forming its own forensic examination and assessment team to examine evidence and information after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing all 176 people on board. The office of Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne told The...