Plane crashes

This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a member of the Syrian Civil Defense group helping a man who was wounded after airstrikes and shelling hit in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, March. 7, 2018. Government forces carried out punishing airstrikes against an opposition-held suburb of Damascus, seeking to divide the besieged enclave in two and further squeeze rebels and tens of thousands of civilians trapped inside, state-run media and opposition activists reported. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
March 07, 2018 - 5:23 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces seized vast swaths of territory including farmland in the opposition-held suburbs of Damascus on Wednesday, effectively dividing the besieged enclave in two and further squeezing rebels and tens of thousands of civilians trapped inside, state media and a war...
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March 07, 2018 - 11:59 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's civil war (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Sweden's U.N. Ambassador Olof Skoog is demanding immediate implementation of the U.N. resolution that his country sponsored with Kuwait demanding a cease-fire throughout Syria, calling the effort so far "totally and...
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This photo release by the Syrian Red Crescent, shows members of the Syrian Red Crescent distributing medicines for civilians in Douma, eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Monday, March. 5, 2018. Desperate for food and medicine, Syrian civilians in the war-ravaged eastern suburbs of Damascus hoped for relief Monday as a 46-truck aid convoy began entering the rebel stronghold, the first such shipment in months. (Syrian Red Crescent via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 10:17 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A Russian military cargo plane crashed near an air base in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 39 Russian servicemen on board in a blow to Russian operations in Syria. The Russian military quickly insisted the plane was not shot down and blamed the crash on a technical error. Meanwhile,...
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March 06, 2018 - 8:02 pm
ROSSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Federal investigators say the pilot of a plane struggled to regain control of the aircraft before it crashed into a central Indiana farm field, killing all three people aboard. The National Transportation Safety Board says in a preliminary report into the Feb. 22 crash that...
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This photo released by the Syrian Red Crescent shows a convoy of vehicles of the Syrian Red Crescent arriving to Douma, eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Monday, March. 5, 2018. Desperate for food and medicine, Syrian civilians in the war-ravaged eastern suburbs of Damascus hoped for relief Monday as a 46-truck aid convoy began entering the rebel stronghold, the first such shipment in months. (Syrian Red Crescent via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 1:36 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local): 8:30 p.m. France says the U.N. Security Council will meet Wednesday to discuss the failure to implement its Feb. 24 resolution demanding a cease-fire "without delay" in Syria. The truce was supposed to last for at least 30 days in...
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A small aircraft crashed Tuesday, March 6, 2018, through some trees and into the backyard of a home at 1049 Roberts Lane, in New Smyrna Beach near the Edgewater, Fla., city limit. (Patricio G. Balona/The Daytona Beach News-Journal via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 1:20 pm
EDGEWATER, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two people were injured when a small plane crashed through some trees and landed in the backyard of a Florida home. The crash occurred around 10 a.m. Tuesday in Edgewater, which is near Daytona Beach on Florida's Atlantic coast. Local news outlets report that...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Sunday, 9 March 2014, a Vietnamese air force aircraft AN-26 is seen at a base in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Russia's Defense Ministry says an AN-26 Russian military cargo plane of the same type has crashed in Syria, killing 32 people onboard. (AP Photo/Na Son Nguyen, File)
March 06, 2018 - 12:44 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military cargo plane crashed as it was descending to land at an air base in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 39 people onboard, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The Russian military said an An-26, with 33 passengers and six crew members onboard, crashed just 500 meters (1,600...
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February 28, 2018 - 3:02 pm
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ Feb. 27 The Greenville News criticizes the proposition to arm teachers: Kudos to South Carolina gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton for wanting to make schools safer. However, there's got to be a better way to keep students safe from a...
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February 23, 2018 - 7:40 am
ROSSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say there are no survivors after a small, Wisconsin-bound plane carrying at least three people crashed in central Indiana. Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby says the plane crashed Thursday night just north of Rossville. The rural area is about 60 miles...
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In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, a rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains while searching for wreckage of a plane that crashed on Sunday, in southern Iran, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported.(Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 2:19 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian search-and-rescue teams on Tuesday offered the first images of the site of an airplane crash in southern Iran that killed 65 people, with officials hoping to reach the aircraft's "black boxes" to learn exactly what downed the flight. State television aired footage...
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