Aviation accidents and incidents

November 19, 2018 - 1:57 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An air ambulance on its way to pick up a patient crashed not long after taking off from Bismarck, North Dakota, killing all three people on board. A military official involved in the response said the plane might have broken up in midair. The twin-engine Bismarck Air Medical...
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In this Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, photo firefighters and investigators look over a vintage World War II P-51D Mustang aircraft after a deadly crash in Fredericksburg, Texas. (Billy Calzada/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
November 19, 2018 - 11:58 am
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — The 93-year-old passenger who was killed when a World War II-era fighter aircraft crashed in South Texas had been a WWII pilot, according to group that arranges fighter plane rides for veterans. The P-51D Mustang had just participated in a flyby Saturday when it crashed...
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November 17, 2018 - 11:07 pm
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — A privately-owned vintage World War II Mustang fighter airplane that had participated in a flyover for a museum event crashed into the parking lot of a Texas apartment complex Saturday, killing the pilot and a passenger, authorities said. Texas Department of Public...
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FILE - This March 21, 2018, file photo shows Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 jet at the company's delivery center before a ceremony transferring ownership to Thai Lion Air in Seattle. Boeing didn't tell airline pilots about features of a new flight-control system in its 737 MAX that reportedly is a focus of the investigation into last month's deadly crash in Indonesia, according to pilots who fly the jet in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
November 13, 2018 - 10:40 pm
Boeing didn't tell airline pilots about features of a new flight-control system in its 737 MAX that reportedly is a focus of the investigation into last month's deadly crash in Indonesia, according to pilots who fly the jet in the U.S. Pilots say they were not trained in new features of an anti-...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2016, photo, a plane taxis toward the terminal after landing at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Federal and airport authorities said Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, they are investigating why an air traffic controller became incapacitated and went silent while working a night shift alone in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport. Five inbound aircraft remained airborne during the incident, and aircraft on the ground held positions or communicated between themselves to maintain safety while moving, the FAA said. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 13, 2018 - 3:14 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say an air traffic controller who became incapacitated during a solo stint on a night shift last week in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas has quit. A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said in a statement Tuesday the unidentified...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Juan Foyth, center, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, London, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (John Walton/PA via AP)
November 10, 2018 - 3:17 pm
Tottenham defender Juan Foyth had an uncomfortable debut in the Premier League last weekend. His second game in England's top flight went a whole lot better. The 20-year-old Argentine center back scored a second-half goal to earn Spurs a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace that moved them level on points...
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Leicester City fans gather at Jubilee Square in Leicester, before taking part in a memorial walk to the King Power Stadium, in honour of the club's owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others who died in a helicopter crash outside the stadium on October 27. Saturday Nov. 10, 2018. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
November 10, 2018 - 10:59 am
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester players led thousands of fans on a walk from the center of the city to the club's stadium as soccer returned home for the first time since the death of the owner who oversaw the team's transformation into improbable English Premier League champions. The march...
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November 09, 2018 - 9:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal and airport authorities said Friday they are investigating why an air traffic controller became incapacitated and went silent while working a night shift alone in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. "No safety events occurred during this incident...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, file photo, navy personnel carry the remains of a victim of Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea at the Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia. Boeing Co. says it has issued a safety bulletin that reiterates guidelines on how pilots should respond to erroneous data from an "angle of attack" sensor following last week's crash of a Boeing plane in Indonesia that killed 189 people. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana, File)
November 07, 2018 - 7:41 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A crucial sensor was replaced on a Lion Air jet the day before it plunged into the Java Sea, and that sensor replacement may have exacerbated other problems with the plane, Indonesian investigators said Wednesday. That sensor, known as the "angle of attack" sensor, keeps...
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President of the European Council Donald Tusk testifies before a parliamentary investigation commission, in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. The commission is investigating a pyramid scheme that cheated thousands of Poles out of their savings during Tusk's time as Poland's prime minister. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
November 05, 2018 - 9:11 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Donald Tusk, the head of the European Council, was questioned Monday in his native Poland as part of a parliamentary investigation into a pyramid scheme that cheated thousands of Poles out of their savings during his time as prime minister. In an emotional moment, Tusk told...
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