Plane crashes

In this March 14, 2018 photo, U.S. Navy personnel respond to a F/A-18 Super Hornet that crashed on its approach to Naval Air Station Key West in Florida. Both the pilot and weapons system officer ejected and were recovered, but U.S. Naval Air Forces reported late Wednesday night that both had died. (Rob O'Neal/The Key West Citizen via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon acknowledged Thursday that budget shortfalls have eroded military capabilities, including training and flight hours, but stopped short of blaming those cutbacks for the crash of a U.S. Navy fighter jet that killed both crew members. Dana White, Pentagon spokeswoman,...
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This Aug. 23, 2017, image made from a video Aaron Ludomirski, certified flight instructor for Infinity Flight Group, flies over the Hudson River in New York. Major U.S. airlines are hiring pilots at a rate not seen since before 9/11, and that is encouraging more young people to consider a career in the cockpit. (AP Photo/Joshua Replogle)
March 15, 2018 - 9:03 am
DALLAS (AP) — Major U.S. airlines are hiring pilots at a rate not seen since before 9/11, and that is encouraging more young people to consider a career in the cockpit. Hiring is likely to remain brisk for years. Smaller airlines in the U.S. are struggling with a shortage that will continue as they...
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Hannah Grinbank, 13, left, cries as she and Morley Prager, right, listen to students speak at Pine Trails Park, as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Tens of thousands of young people in U.S. communities big and small walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged since last month's massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 14, 2018 - 6:09 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ------------------------ NEW/DEVELOPING ------------------------ NAVY JET CRASH — Navy officials say a fighter jet has crashed off the coast of Key West, Florida, and rescue efforts are underway. SENT: 70...
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2015, file photo, Marshall coach Dan D'Antoni, center, draws up a play during a timeout in an NCAA college basketball exhibition game against Bluefield State in Huntington, W. Va. D'Antoni was a 23-year-old assistant with the Marshall basketball program in 1970, when a plane carrying members of the Wichita State football team crashed in Colorado. Six weeks later, on Nov. 14, 1970, a plane carrying members of the Marshall football team crashed. As fate would have it, Marshall's first trip to the NCAA Tournament in 31 years means a date with Wichita State on Friday, March 16, 2018, in San Diego. (Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch via AP, File)
March 14, 2018 - 1:21 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Dan D'Antoni was a 23-year-old assistant with the Marshall basketball program in 1970, and a babysitter, too. He was at the home of a friend and team physician for the Thundering Herd when a plane carrying members of the Wichita State football team crashed in Colorado. As...
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Unidentified family members of a passenger of a US-Bangla Flight BS211 mourn as they wait to receive his body outside government hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. A plane crash at Nepal's main airport killed 49 of the 71 people on board, police said Tuesday as an investigation was ordered into the cause of the accident, which occurred after seeming confusion over landing instructions before the plane, flying low and erratically, struck the ground and erupted in flame. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
March 13, 2018 - 11:36 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — "I say again, turn!" the air traffic controller called over the radio, his voice rising, as the flight from Bangladesh swerved low over the runway at Kathmandu's small airport. Seconds later, the plane crashed into a field beside the runway, erupting in flames and leaving 49...
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Military forces work on a van in Winterslow, England, Monday, March 12, 2018, as investigations continue into the nerve-agent poisoning of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, in Salisbury, England, on Sunday March 4,2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to update lawmakers Monday on the nerve-agent poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 12, 2018 - 6:18 pm
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March 12, 2018 - 3:24 pm
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Nepalese rescuers stand near a passenger plane from Bangladesh that crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, March 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shreshta)
March 12, 2018 - 2:07 pm
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A plane carrying 71 people from Bangladesh swerved erratically and flew dangerously low before crashing and erupting in flames as it landed Monday in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, killing at least 50 people, officials and witnesses said. A top airport official said the pilot...
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Kansas head coach Bill Self celebrates after winning the NCAA college basketball championship game against West Virginia in the Big 12 men's tournament Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas won 81-70. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 12, 2018 - 11:14 am
Kansas, Villanova, Virginia and Xavier — the No. 1 seeds in this year's NCAA Tournament — should remember the Alamo. Especially the Jayhawks. The last time all four No. 1 seeds made it to the Final Four was 10 years ago. That was the last time the NCAA Tournament wrapped up in San Antonio, and the...
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This photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, shows rescue team members carrying the body of a passenger from a Turkish private jet that crashed on Sunday in the Zagros Mountains outside of the city of Shahr-e Kord, some 230 miles (370 kilometers) south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Monday, March 12, 2018. Investigators on Monday found the "black box" from the Turkish private jet that crashed on its way from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul, killing all 11 people on board. (Morteza Salehi/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
March 12, 2018 - 8:34 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Investigators on Monday found the "black box" from a Turkish private jet that crashed in an Iranian mountain range on its way from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul, killing all 11 people on board that included a Turkish bride-to-be and her bachelorette party. Authorities...
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