Latest Plane crashes News

Coroner identifies pilot in Indianapolis plane crash

Feb. 03, 2023 18:45 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Officials have identified the pilot who was killed when his plane crashed on the south side of Indianapolis last month. WXIN-TV reported Friday that the Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the pilot on Thursday as 20-year-old Shane Pennington II. ...

Damaged engine blamed for fatal New York plane crash

Feb. 03, 2023 18:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A small plane that crashed last month as it approached a suburban New York airport, killing two people on board, had a damaged engine that led the aircraft to bleed oil, according to an investigation by National Transportation Safety Board. Investigators said they...

Today in History: FEB 3, The day the music died

Feb. 03, 2023 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2023. There are 331 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 3, the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, providing for a federal income tax, was ratified. ...

Polish leader donates to Ukraine army to end defamation case

Feb. 01, 2023 06:36 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish ruling party leader, Jarosław Kaczyński, has paid 50,000 zlotys ($11,500) for the needs of the Ukrainian army to settle a defamation case with a political rival. Kaczyński was ordered by a court in December to pay Radek Sikorski more than 700,000...

Connie Britton's new show is a 'Friday Night Lights' reunion

Jan. 30, 2023 15:18 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Connie Britton's new series “ Dear Edward " gave her the opportunity to revisit a past project that she holds dear, “Friday Night Lights.” Developed and executive produced by Jason Katims, the series “Friday Night Lights” was ratings-challenged but...

Today in History: JAN 28, Space Shuttle Challenger explodes

Jan. 28, 2023 00:12 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 28, the 28th day of 2023. There are 337 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 28, 1973, a cease-fire officially went into effect in the Vietnam War, a day after the signing of the Paris...

Lawsuits in NC plane crash that killed 8 settled for $15M

Jan. 27, 2023 16:23 PM EST

The families of five passengers killed in a 2022 plane crash off the North Carolina coast have settled wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned the plane and employed the pilot and the pilot's estate for $15 million, family representatives announced Friday. All eight...

Black boxes from Nepal plane crash to be sent to Singapore

Jan. 26, 2023 02:55 AM EST

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The black boxes recovered from the Jan. 15 plane crash in Nepal are being sent to Singapore for analysis to identify the cause of the crash that killed all 72 people on board, officials said Thursday. Both the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder...

Police: 1 dead after small plane crashes in Indianapolis

Jan. 24, 2023 17:50 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One person died in a small plane crash Tuesday afternoon on the south side of Indianapolis, police said. Indianapolis police, fire crews and medics were called to the scene about 4 p.m. along railroad tracks in a residential area near the University of...

60 of the Nepal plane crash victims handed over to relatives

Jan. 23, 2023 22:38 PM EST

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Authorities in Nepal have handed to relatives the bodies of 60 of the 72 people killed in a plane crash last week, the airline said. Rescuers were still searching for two bodies at the site where a Yeti Airlines flight with 72 on board crashed on Jan. 15 at...