Plane crashes

Michael Aikens crosses himself as he pays his respects outside Citizens Bank Park at a makeshift memorial for former Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner who pitched a perfect game and a playoff no-hitter for the Phillies, died Tuesday when his private plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. He was 40. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 08, 2017 - 6:06 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Roy Halladay was flying his tiny sport plane low over the Gulf of Mexico shortly before it slammed into the water and killed the retired star pitcher, witnesses told federal investigators. National Transportation Safety Board Investigator Noreen Price said Wednesday...
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This image provided by ICON Aircraft shows an ICON A5. Roy Halladay was flying one of the tiny sport planes Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, when he fatally crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. The 40-year-old former Blue Jays and Phillies pitcher, had been the proud owner for less than a month of his ICON A5, made for entry-level pilots like him, and was among the first to fly it with only about 20 in existence, according the website for ICON Aviation. (ICON Aircraft via AP)
November 08, 2017 - 11:51 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tiny sport plane Roy Halladay was flying when he fatally crashed into the Gulf of Mexico was made for entry-level pilots like him, though the plane's chief designer and test pilot died while flying one earlier this year, officials and experts said. Halladay, the 40-year-old...
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November 08, 2017 - 6:38 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavs outscore Bucks, 3 straight for Spurs UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers managed to avoid their sixth loss in seven games by overcoming a great performance by Giannis Antetokounmpo (YAH'-nihs an-teh-tuhp-KOOM'-poh). Meanwhile, the San Antonio Spurs seem to have righted...
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November 08, 2017 - 5:36 am
HOLIDAY, Fla. (AP) — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay died at age 40 yesterday when the plane he was flying crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. The son of a corporate pilot, the eight-time All-Star quickly got his license to fly despite his wife's misgivings. Halladay won 203 games over 12...
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November 08, 2017 - 3:40 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavs outscore Bucks, 3 straight for Spurs UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers managed to avoid their sixth loss in seven games by overcoming a great performance by Giannis Antetokounmpo (YAH'-nihs an-teh-tuhp-KOOM'-poh). Meanwhile, the San Antonio Spurs seem to have righted...
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November 08, 2017 - 3:12 am
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Former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels talk to the media about former teammate Roy Halladay on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Philadelphia. Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner who pitched a perfect game and a playoff no-hitter for the Phillies, died Tuesday when his private plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. He was 40. (Steven M. Falk/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
November 07, 2017 - 9:08 pm
The baseball world reacted with shock and sadness Tuesday to the death of former Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay in a plane crash at age 40. Some thoughts shared by his former teammates and others who knew him: ___ "Such a sad day. We lost a great ball player but an even better human being. Many...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2013, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay throws a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, in Philadelphia. Authorities have confirmed that former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Christopher Szagola, File)
November 07, 2017 - 8:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Roy Halladay had a passion for flying airplanes that nearly matched his love of baseball. Halladay worked tirelessly to become a dominant pitcher, winning a Cy Young Award in each league and tossing a perfect game and a postseason no-hitter in the same year for the Philadelphia...
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November 07, 2017 - 5:04 pm
Athletes, coaches and officials whose careers were cut short by dying in plane crashes: Oct. 18, 1925 — Marvin Goodwin, Cincinnati Reds pitcher, in Houston. March 31, 1931 — Knute Rockne, Notre Dame football coach, in Kansas. Nov. 8, 1948 — Czechoslovak national ice hockey team, five members...
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November 07, 2017 - 4:27 pm
HOLIDAY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed that former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said during a news conference that Halladay's ICON A5 went down about noon Tuesday near...
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