Plane crashes

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...
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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...
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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...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo, the air traffic control tower is in sight as a plane takes off from San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco. There were no commercial passenger jet deaths anywhere in the world lin 2017. It’s a remarkable record, but is it fair for President Donald Trump to claim some of the credit? That’s what he implied in a tweet on Jan. 2, 2018. The facts, however, tell a different story in which global and U.S. commercial aviation deaths have been trending downward for more than a decade due to a variety of factors. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
January 02, 2018 - 5:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — There were no commercial passenger jet deaths anywhere in the world last year. It's a remarkable record, but is it fair for President Donald Trump to claim some of the credit? Not exactly. Global and U.S. commercial aviation deaths have been trending downward for more than a...
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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 02, 2018 - 1:19 am
SYDNEY (AP) — An accident investigator said on Tuesday the wreckage of a seaplane that crashed north of Sydney would be raised from the river this week. But investigators have offered no clues to the cause of the crash that killed the Canadian pilot and his five British passengers. Compass Group...
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The burnt wreckage of a Nature Air plane is seen in a wooded area in Corozalito de Nandayure, near Punta Islita, Guanacaste province, Costa Rica, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. Costa Rican investigators are looking into what caused the charter aircraft to crash Sunday shortly after takeoff, killing several, including families from New York and Florida. (AP Photo/Berny Araya)
January 01, 2018 - 6:56 pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Costa Rican investigators said Monday that strong winds or mechanical problems most likely caused a charter aircraft to crash in woods, killing two crewmembers and 10 U.S. citizens, including families from New York and Florida. The families from the New York City suburb...
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This photo released by Costa Rica's Civil Aviation press office shows the site of a plane crash in Punta Islita, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. A government statement says there were 10 foreigners and two Costa Rican crew members aboard the plane belonging to Nature Air, which had taken off nearby. (Costa Rica's Civil Aviation press office via AP)
December 31, 2017 - 11:15 pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — A plane carrying 10 U.S. citizens and two local crewmembers crashed in a wooded area, killing all aboard Sunday, Costa Rica's government said. The Public Safety Ministry posted photographs and video of the crash site showing burning wreckage of the plane in Guanacaste,...
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This image made from a video, shows search and rescue teams on back of boats in Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. A seaplane crashed into the river in Sydney on Sunday afternoon, officials said. (Australian Media Pool via AP)
December 31, 2017 - 5:24 am
SYDNEY (AP) — A seaplane has crashed into a river in Sydney, killing all six people on board. The plane was carrying five passengers and a pilot when it crashed into the Hawkesbury River on Sunday afternoon. New South Wales police say police divers recovered the bodies of all six victims a few...
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This Dec. 22, 2017, photo shows part of a letter in Biddeford, Maine,,written by Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams the day after he crash-landed his airplane during the Korean War. Thirty-eight letters from Williams to his girlfriend at the time are going to be auctioned on Jan. 3, 2018, at Saco River Auction in Biddeford. (AP Photo/David Sharp)
December 27, 2017 - 11:15 am
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Thirty-eight letters penned by Hall of Fame baseball player Ted Williams, including one in which he described crash-landing a fighter jet with "holes all over" it, are going up for auction. The letters written to his mistress show another side to Williams, who played for the...
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December 24, 2017 - 12:35 pm
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — Four people died Sunday after their twin-engine plane crashed at the end of a runway at a small airport in Florida, authorities said. The plane already was engulfed in flames by the time fire rescue crews arrived at the scene at Bartow Municipal Airport, Polk County Fire Rescue...
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