Latest Plane crashes News

Pilot killed in small-plane crash, fire in southwest WA

Jun. 28, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A pilot died in a fiery crash on a runway Tuesday in Vancouver, Washington, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The single-engine Beechcraft V35B ended up upside down and ablaze at Pearson Field at around 7:30 a.m., The Oregonian/OregonLive...

NTSB investigating Central Texas plane crash that killed 2

Jun. 26, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday it is investigating a Central Texas plane crash that killed two people. Authorities say the small plane crashed near the airport in Kerrville at around 7 p.m. on Saturday. Kerrville is located about 65...

Pilot hospitalized after plane crash in suburban Will County

Jun. 24, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

PEOTONE, Ill. (AP) — A pilot was hospitalized Friday after his small plane crashed in rural south suburban Will County. The plane appeared to have gone down at a steep angle into a wooded area next to a creek, WBBM-TV reported. The engine had come loose from the firewall, and it...

Russian military cargo plane crashes, killing 5 crewmembers

Jun. 24, 2022 13:21 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military cargo plane crashed Friday on a training flight after refueling about 124 miles (200 kms) southeast of Moscow, killing five crew members and leaving several others injured, officials said. The heavy-lift Il-76 cargo plane went down in the Ryazan...

Small plane crashes into Connecticut River, 1 person injured

Jun. 22, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. (AP) — A small plane crashed into the Connecticut River in New Hampshire, injuring one person, police said Wednesday. The person was taken to a hospital. The person's condition wasn't immediately known. Officials said the plane clipped power lines...

3 injured when jetliner crash lands, catches fire in Miami

Jun. 22, 2022 10:55 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The crash landing of a jetliner that caught fire on the runway at Miami International Airport with 126 people on board had passengers screaming and panicking, witnesses said. “People were very frightened,” RED Air Flight 203 passenger Mauricio Davis told the Miami...

Buckeye police identify men who died in crash of small plane

Jun. 19, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two men who died in the crash of a small plane in Buckeye. Federal Aviation Administration officials said the Cessna crashed around 7 a.m. Saturday in a desert area near the municipal airport in Buckeye, located about 35...

2 dead in plane crash near Buckeye Municipal Airport

Jun. 18, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed in a plane crash in the desert on the western edge of metro Phoenix on Saturday morning. The Federal Aviation Administration say the Cessna aircraft crashed near the municipal airport in Buckeye, located about 35 miles...

Iran fighter jet crashes after engine fails, pilots survive

Jun. 18, 2022 05:44 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian fighter plane crashed near the central city of Isfahan on Saturday after its engine failed, but both pilots survived, media reported. The pilots were taken to a local hospital, the official IRNA news agency said. It said there was a technical failure...

Paddleboarders rescue pilot who crashed plane in Austin lake

Jun. 17, 2022 07:44 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A pilot crashed a small airplane into Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin and was helped to shore by paddleboarders, officials said. The pilot, a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game warden, was on a test flight Thursday afternoon when the crash occurred,...