Plane crashes

January 20, 2018 - 3:02 am
GYMNASTICS LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman confronted her former doctor who has pleaded guilty to multiple sexual assaults, warning him that the testimony of the "powerful army" of 140 survivors at his sentencing will haunt him in prison. More than 80 of the women and girls...
Read More
January 20, 2018 - 2:02 am
The supervisor is Dennis Waszak, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at...
Read More
January 17, 2018 - 7:22 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media reports say a military training plane has crashed in southwestern Turkey, killing two pilots and a technician on board. The private Dogan News Agency said the CASA-type Turkish air force cargo plane went down near the town of Yalvac, in Isparta province, on...
Read More
January 12, 2018 - 1:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — Air France has dismissed the conclusions of a new report into the 2009 Rio-to-Paris Air France plane crash that blames the pilots for failing to apply correct procedures and losing control of the aircraft over the Atlantic Ocean. Previous reports said a technical fault on the Airbus...
Read More
A Polish LOT airline passenger plane rests with its nose down on the runway after making an emergency landing with 59 passengers and four crew aboard, at the international Chopin Airport in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Authorities think the front wheel malfunctioned during landing, but nobody was injured in the incident.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
January 10, 2018 - 4:56 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A spokesman for Warsaw's international airport said Wednesday that a Polish plane on a domestic flight made a safe emergency landing with a malfunctioning front wheel and no one was hurt. Warsaw Chopin Airport spokesman Adrian Kubicki said on TVN24 Wednesday night that the...
Read More
President Donald Trump, right, welcomes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., third from left, to the podium to speak during a news conference after participating in a Congressional Republican Leadership Retreat at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. Also pictured is House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, second from left, and Vice President Mike Pence, second from right. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 08, 2018 - 12:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — While speaking in defense of his mental capabilities, President Donald Trump said the question of collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russians is a dead issue, which it isn't. He also said the mandate to buy health insurance or pay a fine is gone — another premature death...
Read More
President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he leaves the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, enroute to Camp David, Md., to participate in congressional Republican leadership retreat. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 06, 2018 - 5:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been a week of bogus boasting by President Donald Trump and members of his administration as they took unearned credit for airline safety, pollution cleanup and major advances in care for veterans. The president ignored fatality-free years in aviation during the Obama...
Read More
January 05, 2018 - 11:18 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Passengers were forced to evacuate via emergency slides in the frigid cold on Friday night after two planes collided on the ground at Toronto's Pearson International Airport. No injuries have been reported. WestJet said an inbound from Cancun, Mexico with 168 passengers and a crew of...
Read More
January 05, 2018 - 9:52 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy has located a transport aircraft deep on the Pacific Ocean floor where it crashed in November, killing three sailors on board. The C-2A "Greyhound" aircraft, which was traveling to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan when it crashed the day before Thanksgiving in the...
Read More
Police and and Australian Transport Safety Bureau investigators board a police boat to go the scene of a seaplane crash in the Hawkesbury River near Sydney, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. Police divers recovered the bodies of all six victims a few hours after the crash on Sunday, New South Wales police said. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
January 04, 2018 - 6:58 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A seaplane that crashed north of Sydney this week, killing the Canadian pilot and his five British passengers, had another fatal crash more than 20 years ago, an investigator said Thursday. The de Havilland Beaver, manufactured in 1963 and owned by tourism business Sydney...
Read More