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Today in History

Dec. 01, 2021 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2021. There are 30 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 1, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln sent his Second Annual Message to Congress, in...

Small plane crashes in Pennsylvania leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

Nov. 25, 2021 13:03 PM EST

GROVE CITY, Pa. (AP) — A small plane crashed near a landfill in western Pennsylvania, killing one person and injuring another. The single-engine Cessna 210 went down around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday in a wooded area near the Grove City airport in Mercer County, according to...

Victims killed in northwest Nebraska plane crash identified

Nov. 23, 2021 20:42 PM EST

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A coroner on Tuesday identified three people killed in a northwest Nebraska plane crash, which was the second small plane crash in the Nebraska Panhandle in a month. Coroner and Dawes County Attorney Vance Haug named the victims as Scottsbluff...

Pilot dies in crash of small plane in Southern California

Nov. 23, 2021 15:19 PM EST

TEMECULA, Calif. (AP) — A pilot died Tuesday in the crash of a small plane on a hillside in Southern California, authorities said. The single-engine Zodiac 601XL crashed just southeast of French Valley Airport in Temecula around 10:30 a.m., according to the Federal...

Pakistan disputes India's claim that pilot downed F-16 jet

Nov. 23, 2021 07:18 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Tuesday rejected India's claim that an Indian pilot shot down the Islamic nation’s F-16 fighter plane in 2019. The statement from Pakistan came a day after Indian President Ram Nath Kovind awarded pilot Abhinandan Varthaman India's...

Pilot in fatal New Mexico plane crash was Texas man

Nov. 22, 2021 16:55 PM EST

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say the pilot who died in a small plane crash last week outside Carlsbad, New Mexico was a 27-year-old Texas man. New Mexico State Police were quoted Monday by the Carlsbad Current-Argus saying that Michael Kozlovsky of Burnet, Texas...

Plane crash in northwest Nebraska kills pilot, 2 passengers

Nov. 22, 2021 11:33 AM EST

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Three people died Sunday in a plane crash in northwest Nebraska. The pilot and two passengers were found dead after the plane went down near Chadron, Nebraska, the Star-Herald reported. Witnesses called police to report seeing...

Iran publishes photos of closed hearing into plane shootdown

Nov. 22, 2021 07:23 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian state media on Monday published photographs of the trial investigating the shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger jet in 2020 by the country's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, trying to tamp down criticism of the largely closed-door proceeding. ...

1 pilot killed, 2 injured in crash involving 2 jet trainers

Nov. 19, 2021 20:00 PM EST

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — A crash involving two jet trainers Friday left a pilot dead and two other pilots injured, one critically, at the Laughlin Air Force Base in West Texas, Air Force officials said. It happened about 10 a.m. on the ground at the base near Del Rio,...

Detective: 'Tiger King' star won't talk about missing spouse

Nov. 18, 2021 18:44 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A detective in Florida investigating the disappearance of Carole Baskin's second husband said Thursday that the “Tiger King” star had three times refused requests for interviews, and that the probe was ongoing. Cpl. Moises Garcia of the...