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5 who died in New Mexico hot air balloon crash identified

Jun. 27, 2021 11:56 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities on Sunday released the names of the pilot and two couples who died after a hot air balloon they were riding in struck a power line and crashed onto a busy street in Albuquerque. New Mexico State Police on Sunday identified the pilot...

5 dead after hot air balloon crashes in Albuquerque street

Jun. 26, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

A hot air balloon hit a power line and crashed onto a busy street in Albuquerque on Saturday, killing all five people on board, including the parents of an Albuquerque police officer, police said. The crash happened around 7 a.m. in the city's west side, police spokesman...

Midshipman pilot injured when small plane crashes

Jun. 24, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

EASTON, Md. (AP) — A Naval Academy midshipman was injured when the small plane he was piloting crashed and caught fire Thursday morning as it approached an Eastern Shore airport, authorities said. Troopers responded after a Trident Air single-engine plane crashed in a...

Four people killed when plane crashes into Mississippi home

May. 05, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

A small plane crashed into a Mississippi home, killing one of the home's four occupants and three Texas residents who were flying to a university graduation ceremony, authorities said Wednesday. A National Transportation Safety Board investigator was en route to...