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Sheriffs: 1 dead in plane crash in southern Arizona

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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed

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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed


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4 Moldovans dead in cargo plane crash off Ivory Coast

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4 Moldovans dead in cargo plane crash off Ivory Coast


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Police pilot felt ‘strong wind gust’ before helicopter crash, report says

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Anniversary of plane crash that claimed singer John Denver

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Anniversary of plane crash that claimed singer John Denver


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Couple killed in southern Oregon plane crash

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Grandpa dies, grandson hurt in Michigan helicopter crash

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Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash recalled 40 years later
Friday marks the 40 anniversary of one of classic rock music’s greatest tragedies – the crash of the plane carrying the Southern band Lynyrd Skynyrd. Killed in the crash on Oct. 20, 1977, were founder and lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines and his sister, singer Cassie Gaines, plus members of the plane crew. Other members of the band survived with various injuries – and eventually reformed the band, with Van Zant’s younger brother, Johnny, as lead singer   Read More ...
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Small plane crashes on St. Pete road, 4 people taken to hospitals
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A small plane crashed on a road and hit multiple cars in St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon. St. Pete police and fire departments are on scene at 18th Avenue South and 16th Street South. Two people were on the plane. Four people overall were taken to area hospitals and one person was treated at the scene. According to the FAA website, the plane is a 1978 model Cessna 402b, owned by Noble Charter Service out of Opa Locka airport   Read More ...
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Lynyrd Skynyrd fatal plane crash 40 years later: 5 things to know
U.S. district judge Robert Sweet has blocked the distribution of a film about Southern-rock pioneers Lynyrd Skynyrd. This came after a disagreement between the surviving members of the group and independent record label Cleopatra Records. Wochit. JACKSON, Miss. — Friday will mark the 40th anniversary of the plane crash of Southern rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd. Although they weren't Southern rock's first band — that title belongs to the Allman Brothers Band — Lynyrd Skynyrd was arguably the whiskey-soaked genre's most popular and influential crew   Read More ...
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Sheriffs: 1 dead in plane crash in southern Arizona
COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Authorities say one person is dead after a plane crashed in southern Arizona. The Cochise County Sheriff's Office says the single-engine airplane crashed north of Interstate 10 near milepost 355 on Thursday at 9:23 a.m. Deputies say the lone occupant in the airplane was found dead. First responders are searching the nearby area for any potential survivors, however, it does not appear any other people were inside the airplane   Read More ...
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Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar, Minn.
Eric Rudningen, of Kerkhoven, reportedly was on the plane with another individual when the plane lost power shortly after take-off from the Willmar Municipal Airport late Wednesday morning. Rudningen is also the fixed based operator at the Willmar Municipal Airport. The FAA report said the plane, a C150 Cessna, made a forced landing in the field. Rudningen reportedly suffered minor injuries, and the other pilot was not injured   Read More ...
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Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar, Minn.
Eric Rudningen, of Kerkhoven, reportedly was on the plane with another individual when the plane lost power shortly after take-off from the Willmar Municipal Airport late Wednesday morning. Rudningen is also the fixed based operator at the Willmar Municipal Airport. The FAA report said the plane, a C150 Cessna, made a forced landing in the field. Rudningen reportedly suffered minor injuries, and the other pilot was not injured   Read More ...
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Small Plane Crashes On Florida Street, Injuring Five
A small plane has crashed on a residential street in St. Petersburg, Florida, injuring five people. The incident happened this afternoon at 18th Avenue S and 16th Street S with images and video showing the twin-engine Cessna heavily damaged when it came to a stop after hitting two vehicles. Investigators are yet to determine why the plane crashed but the two people in the plane, as well as the three on the ground, survived   Read More ...
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Five People Injured After Plane Crashes On City Street In St. Petersburg
CBS Miami's Rick Folbaum reports on a small plane crash in St. Petersburg that injured five people.   Read More ...
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Greenpeace plane crashes in northern Brazil killing 1
SAO PAULO (AP) — A small plane used by Greenpeace crashed in Brazil's Amazon rain forest Tuesday, killing one of the five people on board, the environmental group said. Greenpeace said the single engine turboprop Cessna 208 Caravan crashed near the city of Manaus, capital of the northern state of Amazonas. The pilot and three Greenpeace staff members survived and were reported to be in good condition, the group's statement said   Read More ...
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Greenpeace plane crashes in northern Brazil killing 1
SAO PAULO (AP) — A small plane used by Greenpeace crashed in Brazil's Amazon rain forest Tuesday, killing one of the five people on board, the environmental group said. Greenpeace spokeswoman Camila Rossi said the single engine turboprop Cessna 208 Caravan crashed near the city of Manaus, capital of the northern state of Amazonas. The pilot and three Greenpeace staff members survived and were reported to be in good condition, Rossi said in a statement   Read More ...
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The Latest: Pilot killed in military jet crash near Madrid
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the military jet crash near Madrid (all times local): Spanish Defense Ministry says a pilot has died in a military jet crash at an air base outside Madrid. A ministry spokesman said the F-18 jet crashed at the Torrejon de Ardoz base outside Madrid on Tuesday during take-off. No one else was on the plane at the time   Read More ...
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Spanish Defense Ministry: A pilot has died in military jet crash at air base outside Madrid
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F-18 military jet crashes outside of Madrid, killing pilot
MADRID (AP) — An F-18 fighter jet crashed Tuesday at an air base outside Madrid, killing its pilot, the Spanish Defense Ministry said. A ministry spokesman said the F-18 jet crashed at the Torrejon de Ardoz base outside Madrid during takeoff. No one else was on the plane at the time. The ministry said it had no details about the cause of the incident, which took place shortly after 11 a   Read More ...
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The Latest: Pilot killed in military jet crash near Madrid
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the military jet crash near Madrid (all times local): Spanish Defense Ministry says a pilot has died in a military jet crash at an air base outside Madrid. A ministry spokesman said the F-18 jet crashed at the Torrejon de Ardoz base outside Madrid on Tuesday during take-off. No one else was on the plane at the time   Read More ...
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Military jet crashes at air base outside Madrid
MADRID (AP) — Spain's Defense Ministry says a military jet has crashed at an air base outside Madrid. A ministry spokesman said the F-18 jet crashed at the Torrejon de Ardoz base outside Madrid on Tuesday during take-off. The spokesman did not provide details on whether the pilot was injured or whether anyone else was hurt. Television images showed a massive cloud of smoke rising from the base area   Read More ...
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Military jet crashes at air base outside Madrid
MADRID (AP) — Spain's Defense Ministry says a military jet has crashed at an air base outside Madrid. A ministry spokesman said the F-18 jet crashed at the Torrejon de Ardoz base outside Madrid on Tuesday during take-off. The spokesman did not provide details on whether the pilot was injured or whether anyone else was hurt. Television images showed a massive cloud of smoke rising from the base area   Read More ...
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Friends, Co-Workers Remember Princeton Plane Crash Victims
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Pilot's Body Pulled From Anoka County Plane Crash
The Anoka County Sheriff's Office said Sunday it has recovered the body of a pilot killed in a plane crash Friday afternoon, Angela Davis reports (:52). WCCO 4 News Weekends - Oct. 15, 2017.   Read More ...
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Okinawa adopts resolution protesting U.S. helicopter crash, calls for use of helipads to be scrapped
The Okinawa prefectural assembly on Monday adopted a resolution protesting the recent crash-landing of a U.S. military transport helicopter near a residential area in Japan's southernmost prefecture. The assembly's resolution referred to the fact that since six new helipads have been built at the U.S. Northern Training Area, drills over private land and property close to the training area have increased of late   Read More ...
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Second body recovered following plane crash in Mississippi River
Authorities say they have recovered the body of the pilot who was flying a small plane that struck power lines and crashed into the Mississippi River near Ramsey Friday night. The Anoka County sheriff's department said divers on Sunday located the plane on the river's bottom and towed it to shore. An adult male's body was found in the wreckage. Investigators believe it is 47-year-old Chad Rygwall of Princeton   Read More ...
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Four Dead in Cargo Plane Crash Near Ivory Coast
Associated Press Oct. 14, 2017 11:47 p.m. ET ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast—A cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on its approach to the international airport in Abidjan, killing four crew members from Moldova and injuring six others from Moldova and France, officials said Saturday. Ten people were aboard the plane arriving from the capital of neighboring Burkina Faso, said Lt   Read More ...
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Princeton husband and wife were aboard plane that crashed into Mississippi River in Anoka Friday
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Princeton husband and wife were aboard plane that crashed into Mississippi River in Anoka Friday
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Princeton couple aboard plane that crashed into Mississippi River
A couple from Princeton are believed to be the victims in a small plane crash in the Mississippi River Friday evening. The Anoka county sheriff's office says the female victim has been identified as 48-year-old Jill Rygwall from Princeton. Authorities believe her husband was the pilot. His body has not been recovered from the water. Lt. Brent Erickson of the sheriff's office said rescuers used sonar equipment to locate the plane's fuselage and one wing on Saturday, but water conditions made it unsafe for divers   Read More ...
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Four killed after plane crashes off Ivory Coast amid thunderstorm
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Plane crashes into sea shortly after takeoff, killing 4
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast -- A cargo plane crashed Saturday into the Atlantic Ocean after taking off from Ivory Coast's international airport in Abidjan, while witnesses said they saw four bodies amid the wreckage. At least six people were injured, the spokesman for French forces in Ivory Coast said. The plane was carrying French military cargo, he said. He didn't know how many people had been on the plane   Read More ...
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Investigators search for remains in Mississippi River plane crash
An investigation continued Saturday into what caused a small plane to crash in the Mississippi River before sunset Friday evening, killing at least one passenger. Authorities do not yet know how many people were aboard the plane, which appeared to be a single-engine Cessna, when it struck power lines near the 6400 block of Riverdale Drive NW. around 5:35 p.m. Witnesses who called 911 reported the plane was flying low — at or below the treetops — and heading upriver when it hit power lines stretched across the waterway and "did a nose-dive into the river," said Lt   Read More ...
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4 Moldovans dead in cargo plane crash off Ivory Coast
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - A cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on its approach to the international airport in Abidjan, killing four crew members from Moldova and injuring six others from Moldova and France, officials said Saturday. Ten people were aboard the plane arriving from the capital of neighboring Burkina Faso, Lt. Issa Sakho, commander of the military fire brigade, said on national television   Read More ...
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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast’s main city, Abidjan, on Saturday, Ivorian and French officials said. Four French citizens survived the crash but were injured, Ivory Coast’s Security Minister Sidiki Diakite told reporters at the scene   Read More ...
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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed
The wreckage of a propeller-engine cargo plane is seen after it crashed in the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan The wreckage of a propeller-engine cargo plane is seen after it crashed in the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, October 14, 2017. REUTERS/Ange Aboa ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, on Saturday, Ivorian and French officials said   Read More ...
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4 Dead After Plane Crashes Into the Sea Off Ivory Coast
A crowd gathers at the shoreline, with a lifeless body on the beach in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, after a cargo plane believed to be carrying French military cargo crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 14, 2017.   Read More ...
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4 Moldovans dead in cargo plane crash off Ivory Coast
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — A cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on its approach to the international airport in Abidjan, killing four crew members from Moldova and injuring six others from Moldova and France, officials said Saturday. Ten people were aboard the plane arriving from the capital of neighboring Burkina Faso, Lt. Issa Sakho, commander of the military fire brigade, said on national television   Read More ...
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At least 1 dead in small plane crash north of Twin Cities
Authorities say at least one person died when a small plane crashed into the Mississippi River near Ramsey, north of the Twin Cities. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says the plane struck a set of power lines and went down into the water around 5:30 p.m. Friday. Authorities do not know how many people were aboard the plane. The sheriff's office says a woman was pulled from the water by witnesses   Read More ...
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At least 1 dead in small plane crash north of Twin Cities
RAMSEY, Minn. — Authorities say at least one person died when a small plane crashed into the Mississippi River near Ramsey, north of the Twin Cities. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says the plane struck a set of power lines and went down into the water around 5:30 p.m. Friday. Authorities do not know how many people were aboard the plane   Read More ...
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At least one dead in crash of small plane into river near Ramsey
A small plane crashed in the Mississippi River near Ramsey on Friday evening, and a woman pulled from the water died, the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office said. Lt. Brent Erickson said authorities do not yet know how many people were aboard the plane, which appeared to be a single-engine Cessna, when it struck power lines near the 6400 block of Riverdale Drive NW   Read More ...
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Police pilot felt ‘strong wind gust’ before helicopter crash, report says
The Gwinnett County police officer who was piloting a helicopter last month felt a “strong wind gust” just before it crashed in Lawrenceville, according to a federal report. That was followed by a "sudden, uncommanded, violent, right yaw" and "what seemed to be an uncommanded climb,” according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board regarding the Sept. 1 crash   Read More ...
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No one injured after plane crashes, overturns in field
KUSA - No one was injured after a plane crashed in a field north of Fort Collins Friday morning. he plane, which ended up north of US 287 and North Overland Trail, was seen on its roof. A photo tweeted by Poudre Fire Authority showed a large emergency responder presence in the area. The pilot was the only person inside the plane at the time   Read More ...
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Anniversary of plane crash that claimed singer John Denver
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Anniversary of plane crash that claimed singer John Denver
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Anniversary of plane crash that claimed singer John Denver
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