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Richmond man, 38, dies following New Kent plane crash

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Richmond man, 38, dies following New Kent plane crash

- The pilot and flight instructor involved in Friday's plane crash in New Kent County has died. The incident happened at approximately 11:05 a.m. when a two-seater, single-engine Tecnam fixed wing aircraft was conducting instructional "touch-and-go" maneuvers at the New Kent County Airport. Police said the plane crashed in a field off Liberty Hall Road after experiencing engine trouble. The student pilot, a 67-year-old New Kent man, was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries
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Wichita Falls soldier among missing following Army helicopter crash in Hawaii

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Wichita Falls soldier among missing following Army helicopter crash in Hawaii

- NORTH SHORE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Wichita Falls family has been told their son is among the U.S. Army soldiers missing following a helicopter crash in Hawaii. Stephen Cantrell is a 2003 graduate of Hirschi High School. The family is holding out hope that he and the others will be found alive. Military officials have not yet released the identities of the five individuals, but WYMT-TV, a CBS affiliate in Kentucky, has confirmed with family members that one of the people missing is Abby Milam, of Jenkins, Ky
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Person injured in New Kent plane crash was impaled by part of broken fence

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Person injured in New Kent plane crash was impaled by part of broken fence

- A witness, who saw the aftermath of a plane crash in New Kent County, said a person inside had been impaled by part of a fence that was damaged in the impact. Chris Harris said he was on his way to lunch with his young daughter around 11:15 a.m. Friday when his driveway was blocked by the downed small, fixed-winged plane carrying a pilot and a passenger
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Two injured in plane crash in New Kent County

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Two injured in plane crash in New Kent County

- A private aircraft crashed in a New Kent County field on Friday morning, according to the Virginia State Police. Around 11:15 a.m. Friday, the fixed-wing plane crash landed in a field off Liberty Hall Road and then struck a fence. It was carrying a pilot and one passenger, police said. One person was flown to VCU Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries
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Alabama solider among 5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

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Alabama solider among 5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

- An Army spokesman says another helicopter in the exercise lost visual and radio contact with the missing UH-60 Black Hawk on Tuesday night. Two pilots and three crew members were on board. One soldier, Brian Woeber, is from Decatur, Alabama. The Army says it has notified the soldiers' families. Honolulu Fire Department search and rescue crews found pieces of fuselage and a helmet about 2 miles (3 kilometers) off Kaena Point on Oahu
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Small plane crashes in Ascension Parish field Thursday morning; no injuries

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Small plane crashes in Ascension Parish field Thursday morning; no injuries

- BURNSIDE — A single-engine plane crashed in a hay field north of La. 22 shortly after takeoff mid-Thursday morning in southern Ascension Parish, sheriff's deputies said. Ascension Sheriff's Chief Deputy Bobby Webre said the Beechcraft Bonanza lost power about 9:40 a.m. Thursday right after taking off from nearby Louisiana Regional Airport, a general aviation airport northwest of La. 22. The pilot had to immediately make an emergency landing in the field, Webre said, and it was a good one if not for a ditch in the field that caused the plane to nose forward after touching down
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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii

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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii

- Judges hear appeal of Fairbanks militia leader’s conviction by Associated Press on Aug 17, 7:46 FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – An advocate for gun rights and the anti-government sovereign citizen ideology in Fairbanks was convicted in 2012 on nine felonies, including conspiracy to commit the murder of federal officials. ‘The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports a panel of federal appeals court judges Wednesday discussed the possibility of throwing out a solicitation to […] 5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii by Associated Press on Aug 17, 7:24 HONOLULU (AP) – A multi-agency team is scouring the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers who were aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise
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Officials hunt for missing soldiers after helicopter crashes near Hawaii

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Officials hunt for missing soldiers after helicopter crashes near Hawaii

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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

- HONOLULU (AP) — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost visual and radio contact about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division. Two pilots and three crew members were on board, he said
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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

- By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) - A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost visual and radio contact about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division
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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

- HONOLULU (AP) — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost visual and radio contact about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division. Two pilots and three crew members were on board, he said
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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

- HONOLULU (AP) — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost visual and radio contact about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division. Two pilots and three crew members were on board, he said
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5 crewmen missing after Army helicopter crashes near Oahu

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5 crewmen missing after Army helicopter crashes near Oahu

- OAHU, Hawaii – An Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down during a training exercise about 2 miles off the Hawaiian island of Oahu, according to the US Coast Guard. Responders are searching for five missing crewmen. The aircraft went down Tuesday night off the largely uninhabited Kaena Point on the west side of the island. Two Black Hawk air crews were training between Kaena Point and Dillingham Airfield, a few miles east, when communications were lost, the Coast Guard said
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Remembering the deadliest plane crash in Michigan history

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Remembering the deadliest plane crash in Michigan history

- August 16, 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the fatal Northwest Airlines Flight 255 crash in Romulus, after takeoff from Detroit Metropolitan Airport. It is the deadliest aviation disaster in Michigan history. Among the 156 who died are: all six crew members, two motorists, and 148 of the 149 passengers. The sole survivor was four-year-old Cecelia Cichan.
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Pilot walks away from helicopter crash in Westby, police say

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Pilot walks away from helicopter crash in Westby, police say

- An Illinois man piloting a helicopter spraying crops near Westby escaped injury Monday when the aircraft crashed in a field. The crash happened at about 1 p.m. just west of the Nordic Lanes bowling center, Westby police said. The crash was the result of the rear tail rotor getting too close to a power line, with the rotor ripped away from the helicopter, causing the aircraft to spin and crash into the field
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Plane crash reported in Guilford

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Plane crash reported in Guilford

- Emergency crews have responded to the area near the fair grounds in Guilford for a plane crash.
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Two injured in Salisbury plane crash

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Two injured in Salisbury plane crash

- Two people were injured in a single-engine plane crash in Salisbury on Sunday afternoon. It happened in the area of Mt. Riga Road around 5 p.m. The plane crashed into a tree, officials said. The two occupants of the plane suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital for evaluation. The plane reportedly flew out of Great Barrington, Ma. Police said the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is responding for a fuel leak
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Minor injuries after a small plane crash in Salisbury

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Minor injuries after a small plane crash in Salisbury

- SALISBURY — Emergency crews are on the scene of a small plane that crashed in the Salisbury – Lakeville area. Crews were heading to Mount Ryga Road after they received phone called about a downed plane. The call came in around 5 p.m. State Police said a small plane was reported to be in a tree and the people on the plane were on the ground with minor injuries
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1 dead after small plane crash in Virginia
QUINTON, Va. (AP) — A flight instructor has died from injuries sustained in a small plane crash in Virginia. Police say a student pilot, a 67-year-old New Kent County man, was taken to a nearby hospital and treated for minor injuries. The two-seater, single-engine plane crashed Friday at about 11:05 a.m. It was a Tecnam fixed wing aircraft. The plane had been conducting instructional "touch and goes" at the New Kent County Airport, when the aircraft began experiencing an engine problem   Read More ...
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Richmond man, 38, dies following New Kent plane crash
Richmond man, 38, dies following New Kent plane crash The pilot and flight instructor involved in Friday's plane crash in New Kent County has died. The incident happened at approximately 11:05 a.m. when a two-seater, single-engine Tecnam fixed wing aircraft was conducting instructional "touch-and-go" maneuvers at the New Kent County Airport. Police said the plane crashed in a field off Liberty Hall Road after experiencing engine trouble. The student pilot, a 67-year-old New Kent man, was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries   Read More ...
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Funeral held for Virginia trooper killed in helicopter crash
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Funeral held for Virginia trooper killed in helicopter crash
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered Saturday for the funeral of a Virginia state trooper who died in the fatal crash of a helicopter that had been monitoring a violent, white nationalist protest in Charlottesville. Family, friends, political leaders and police officers from around the country honored Lt. Jay Cullen at Southside Church of the Nazarene near Richmond. Cullen, who was head of the state police's aviation unit, was remembered a safety conscious perfectionist who loved being a trooper and flying   Read More ...
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Virginia state trooper killed in helicopter crash honored in funeral
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Trooper-pilot killed in helicopter crash at violent protest in Charlottesville remembered as 'happy warrior' with '100 watt' smile
Trooper-pilot killed in helicopter crash at violent protest in Charlottesville remembered as 'happy warrior' with '100 watt' smile A state trooper-pilot who was killed along with his partner when their helicopter crashed on the outskirts of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville that erupted into violence had earlier taken video from above that helped capture the man accused of plowing his car into a group of counterprotesters, killing one and injuring 19. Trooper Berke M.M. Bates "captured an incredible video that's difficult to watch," Col   Read More ...
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Wichita Falls soldier among missing following Army helicopter crash in Hawaii
Wichita Falls soldier among missing following Army helicopter crash in Hawaii NORTH SHORE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Wichita Falls family has been told their son is among the U.S. Army soldiers missing following a helicopter crash in Hawaii. Stephen Cantrell is a 2003 graduate of Hirschi High School. The family is holding out hope that he and the others will be found alive. Military officials have not yet released the identities of the five individuals, but WYMT-TV, a CBS affiliate in Kentucky, has confirmed with family members that one of the people missing is Abby Milam, of Jenkins, Ky   Read More ...
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Marine killed in military plane crash laid to rest
Marine killed in military plane crash laid to rest SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - A former high school football hero, who joined the marines and died serving our country, will be laid to rest at Miramar National Cemetery. Marine Sergeant Chad Jenson was among 16 others killed in a military plane crash last month. His body arrived in San Diego on Tuesday where his casket was escorted by the patriot guard riders to El Camino Memorial Park   Read More ...
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Person injured in New Kent plane crash was impaled by part of broken fence
Person injured in New Kent plane crash was impaled by part of broken fence A witness, who saw the aftermath of a plane crash in New Kent County, said a person inside had been impaled by part of a fence that was damaged in the impact. Chris Harris said he was on his way to lunch with his young daughter around 11:15 a.m. Friday when his driveway was blocked by the downed small, fixed-winged plane carrying a pilot and a passenger   Read More ...
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Wichita Falls soldier among missing following Army helicopter crash in Hawaii
Wichita Falls soldier among missing following Army helicopter crash in Hawaii NORTH SHORE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Wichita Falls family has been told their son is among the U.S. Army soldiers missing following a helicopter crash in Hawaii. Stephen Cantrell is a 2003 graduate of Hirschi High School. The family is holding out hope that he and the others will be found alive. Military officials have not yet released the identities of the five individuals, but WYMT-TV, a CBS affiliate in Kentucky, has confirmed with family members that one of the people missing is Abby Milam, of Jenkins, Ky   Read More ...
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Two injured in plane crash in New Kent County
Two injured in plane crash in New Kent County A private aircraft crashed in a New Kent County field on Friday morning, according to the Virginia State Police. Around 11:15 a.m. Friday, the fixed-wing plane crash landed in a field off Liberty Hall Road and then struck a fence. It was carrying a pilot and one passenger, police said. One person was flown to VCU Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries   Read More ...
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Alabama solider among 5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii
Alabama solider among 5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii An Army spokesman says another helicopter in the exercise lost visual and radio contact with the missing UH-60 Black Hawk on Tuesday night. Two pilots and three crew members were on board. One soldier, Brian Woeber, is from Decatur, Alabama. The Army says it has notified the soldiers' families. Honolulu Fire Department search and rescue crews found pieces of fuselage and a helmet about 2 miles (3 kilometers) off Kaena Point on Oahu   Read More ...
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Small plane crash in Alexander County under investigation - | WBTV Charlotte
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Officials hunt for missing soldiers after helicopter crashes near Hawaii
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Small plane crashes in Ascension Parish field Thursday morning; no injuries
Small plane crashes in Ascension Parish field Thursday morning; no injuries BURNSIDE — A single-engine plane crashed in a hay field north of La. 22 shortly after takeoff mid-Thursday morning in southern Ascension Parish, sheriff's deputies said. Ascension Sheriff's Chief Deputy Bobby Webre said the Beechcraft Bonanza lost power about 9:40 a.m. Thursday right after taking off from nearby Louisiana Regional Airport, a general aviation airport northwest of La. 22. The pilot had to immediately make an emergency landing in the field, Webre said, and it was a good one if not for a ditch in the field that caused the plane to nose forward after touching down   Read More ...
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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii
5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii Judges hear appeal of Fairbanks militia leader’s conviction by Associated Press on Aug 17, 7:46 FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – An advocate for gun rights and the anti-government sovereign citizen ideology in Fairbanks was convicted in 2012 on nine felonies, including conspiracy to commit the murder of federal officials. ‘The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports a panel of federal appeals court judges Wednesday discussed the possibility of throwing out a solicitation to […] 5 missing after Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii by Associated Press on Aug 17, 7:24 HONOLULU (AP) – A multi-agency team is scouring the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers who were aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise   Read More ...
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Lawsuit for California man's helicopter crash death rejected
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died in an ambulance helicopter crash has been thrown out by a judge who said the case must go through California's workers' compensation death benefits program. The Fresno Bee reported (http://bit.ly/2wdw5Nl ) Wednesday that Kyle Juarez's widow, Brooke Juarez, and their children sued Rogers Helicopters and American Airborne, claiming a lack of maintenance to the helicopter led to the crash   Read More ...
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Officials hunt for missing soldiers after helicopter crashes near Hawaii
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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii
5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii HONOLULU (AP) — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost visual and radio contact about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division. Two pilots and three crew members were on board, he said   Read More ...
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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii
5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) - A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost visual and radio contact about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division   Read More ...
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5 remain missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean
5 remain missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean Honolulu — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost visual and radio contact about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division. Two pilots and three crew members were on board, he said   Read More ...
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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii
5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii HONOLULU (AP) — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost visual and radio contact about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division. Two pilots and three crew members were on board, he said   Read More ...
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5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii
5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii HONOLULU (AP) — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. The UH-60 Black Hawk went missing when another Army helicopter training with it lost visual and radio contact about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division. Two pilots and three crew members were on board, he said   Read More ...
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5 crewmen missing after Army helicopter crashes near Oahu
5 crewmen missing after Army helicopter crashes near Oahu OAHU, Hawaii – An Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down during a training exercise about 2 miles off the Hawaiian island of Oahu, according to the US Coast Guard. Responders are searching for five missing crewmen. The aircraft went down Tuesday night off the largely uninhabited Kaena Point on the west side of the island. Two Black Hawk air crews were training between Kaena Point and Dillingham Airfield, a few miles east, when communications were lost, the Coast Guard said   Read More ...
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5 crewmen missing after Army chopper crashes near Oahu
5 crewmen missing after Army chopper crashes near Oahu (CNN)An Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down Tuesday night during a training exercise about 2 miles off the Hawaiian island of Oahu, according to the US Coast Guard. Responders are searching for five missing crewmen. The aircraft went down off the largely uninhabited Kaena Point on the west side of the island. Two Black Hawk air crews were training between Kaena Point and Dillingham Airfield, a few miles east, when communications were lost, the Coast Guard said   Read More ...
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Remembering the deadliest plane crash in Michigan history
Remembering the deadliest plane crash in Michigan history August 16, 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the fatal Northwest Airlines Flight 255 crash in Romulus, after takeoff from Detroit Metropolitan Airport. It is the deadliest aviation disaster in Michigan history. Among the 156 who died are: all six crew members, two motorists, and 148 of the 149 passengers. The sole survivor was four-year-old Cecelia Cichan.   Read More ...
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Helicopter that crashed amid violence was damaged in 2010
The Virginia State Police helicopter that crashed in Charlottesville after monitoring violent clashes between white nationalists and counter protesters was heavily damaged in 2010 when it lost engine power and was forced to make a hard landing. A report from the National Transportation Safety Board says the 2010 accident during a training flight in southwest Virginia resulted in "substantial damage" to the aircraft   Read More ...
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Funeral arrangements set for state police pilots killed in helicopter crash
Funeral arrangements set for state police pilots killed in helicopter crash Two Virginia State Police pilots killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday will be laid to rest in funeral services at the end of this week. The funeral for Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, 40, of Quinton will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at St. Paul's Baptist Church, 4247 Creighton Road. A visitation for Bates is scheduled on Thursday from 1 to 3 p   Read More ...
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Man walks away from ultralight plane crash in Maine
BENTON, Maine (AP) — State police in Maine say a man suffered minor injuries when an ultralight plane he was piloting crashed about 25 miles north of Augusta. Police say 75-year-old Bill Fuller of Clinton was taken to a hospital on Tuesday for treatment of cuts and cruises. They say Fuller's plane crashed in Benton and he was able to walk away from the wreckage   Read More ...
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Pilot walks away from helicopter crash in Westby, police say
Pilot walks away from helicopter crash in Westby, police say An Illinois man piloting a helicopter spraying crops near Westby escaped injury Monday when the aircraft crashed in a field. The crash happened at about 1 p.m. just west of the Nordic Lanes bowling center, Westby police said. The crash was the result of the rear tail rotor getting too close to a power line, with the rotor ripped away from the helicopter, causing the aircraft to spin and crash into the field   Read More ...
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Helicopter that crashed outside Charlottesville, killing 2 Virginia State Police pilots, was heavily damaged in 2010 after losing power and making hard landing
Helicopter that crashed outside Charlottesville, killing 2 Virginia State Police pilots, was heavily damaged in 2010 after losing power and making hard landing The Bell 407 Helicopter that crashed and burned outside of Charlottesville on Saturday, killing two Virginia State Police pilots, sustained "substantial damage" seven years ago after completely losing power in an incident that ended in a hard landing seven minutes after takeoff, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report. The 2010 rough landing in Abingdon, which caused the aircraft to bounce once on the ground, resulted in its fuselage being crushed and the partial loss of one its vertical stabilizers, the report says   Read More ...
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NTSB: No distress call in Charlottesville helicopter crash
NTSB: No distress call in Charlottesville helicopter crash There was no distress call, according to federal safety investigators looking into what caused a helicopter crash that killed two Virginia State Police officers as they were conducting surveillance work during the white nationalists’ rally in Charlottesville on Saturday. H. Jay Cullen and Berke Bates were killed in the crash. According to investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board, the helicopter left Charlottesville airport around 3:54 p   Read More ...
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Plane crash reported in Guilford
Plane crash reported in Guilford Emergency crews have responded to the area near the fair grounds in Guilford for a plane crash.   Read More ...
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Vintage plane crash-lands at Ohio airport; 2 people hurt
ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a vintage, single-engine plane landing at a small Ohio airport for a veterans event veered off a runway and flipped upside down in the grass, leaving two people onboard with minor injuries. The crash-landing happened Saturday at the Ashland County Airport, roughly 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of Cleveland. An organizer of the Ashland Veterans Appreciation Day tells the Ashland Times-Gazette that it was fortunate that no one was seriously hurt and that the pilot was able to avoid hitting other aircraft   Read More ...
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2 people injured in Connecticut plane crash
SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) — Two people suffered minor injuries when a vintage aircraft crashed in northwestern Connecticut. Connecticut State Police say the single-engine plane crashed into a tree in Salisbury at about 5 p.m. Sunday. The plane's two occupants were out of the aircraft and on the ground when rescue personnel arrived. They were taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries   Read More ...
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Two injured in Salisbury plane crash
Two injured in Salisbury plane crash Two people were injured in a single-engine plane crash in Salisbury on Sunday afternoon. It happened in the area of Mt. Riga Road around 5 p.m. The plane crashed into a tree, officials said. The two occupants of the plane suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital for evaluation. The plane reportedly flew out of Great Barrington, Ma. Police said the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is responding for a fuel leak   Read More ...
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Virginia state trooper killed in helicopter crash always had dreams of flying
Virginia state trooper killed in helicopter crash always had dreams of flying The two Virginia State Police troopers who were killed in a helicopter crash amid violent clashes during a white nationalist rally Saturday were seasoned veterans, including one who was supposed to celebrate his 41st birthday a day later. State Trooper Berke Bates — who was aboard the Bell 407 helicopter that crashed around 5 p.m. outside Charlottesville — had just dropped off Virginia Gov   Read More ...
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Charlottesville crash victims improving; FAA, NTSB investigating police helicopter crash
Charlottesville crash victims improving; FAA, NTSB investigating police helicopter crash CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. >>The Latest on incidents related to violent clashes between white supremacist groups and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left three dead (all times local): A Charlottesville hospital says many of the patients injured after a car drove into a crowd of protesters at a white nationalist rally are improving. A spokeswoman for the University of Virginia Health System said in a statement Sunday afternoon that nine of the patients the hospital treated have been released   Read More ...
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