Plane crashes

A crowd gathers at the shoreline, with a lifeless body on the beach, after a cargo plane crashed Saturday into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after taking off from Ivory Coast's international airport in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Saturday Oct. 14, 2017. The plane is believed to be carrying French military cargo, ande report seeing four dead among the wreckage, while a spokesman for French military forces in Ivory Coast said at least six people were injured. (Ange Koutaye Ismael via AP)
October 14, 2017 - 8:24 am
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — The Latest on Ivory Coast plane crash (all times local): 12:25 p.m. A military official in Ivory Coast says four people are dead after a cargo plane crashed in the sea near the airport in Abidjan. Lt. Issa Sakho, commander of the military fire brigade, says four...
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This Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, photo provided by Virginia State Police shows the wreckage of a small plane after it collided into a house in Middlesex, Va. Officials said the three people on board survived with minor injuries, and no one was home at the time of the crash. (Virginia State Police via AP)
October 08, 2017 - 4:13 pm
MIDDLESEX, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crashed into a home in Virginia and the three people on board survived with minor injuries. No one was home at the time of the crash. Middlesex County Sheriff David Bushey tells WWBT the single-engine plane took off just before 9 a.m. Saturday...
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September 26, 2017 - 4:51 pm
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Mourners have gathered in Connecticut to say goodbye to a NASCAR driver who died in a plane crash. The Hartford Courant reports the funeral for Ted Christopher was held Tuesday at a church in Bristol. A wake Monday night in his hometown of Plainville was attended by 3,500...
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September 25, 2017 - 6:57 am
DOVESVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man suffered minor injuries after a plane he was piloting crashed into a wooded area in South Carolina. The State of Columbia reports the privately-owned plane crashed in Dovesville on Sunday around 2 p.m. Darlington County Sheriff's Office public...
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September 21, 2017 - 8:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California dentist who was aboard an Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco four years ago — killing three girls and injuring roughly 200 others — reached a settlement Thursday with the airline, ending what her attorney said was the last pending lawsuit in the U...
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September 21, 2017 - 3:21 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — A small private jet with five people on board ran off a runway at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport on Thursday and caught fire, Turkish media reports said. The private Dogan news agency said the first pilot was killed in the accident and the four other people on board were...
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September 19, 2017 - 4:12 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Witnesses saw dark smoke before a medical helicopter crashed in North Carolina, killing the four people on board, a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board says. One witness also said the Duke Life Flight helicopter was "hovering" and "not traveling...
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September 18, 2017 - 2:45 am
COLLEGE FOOTBALL Clemson moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, jumping Oklahoma and closing in on Alabama after beating a team ranked in the Top 15 for the second straight week. The Tigers received 15 first-place votes, the most the defending national champions have...
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September 17, 2017 - 12:37 pm
NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) — Authorities have identified the second person killed in a Connecticut plane crash that claimed the life of NASCAR modified champion racer Ted Christopher. Police said Sunday that 81-year-old Charles Dundas, a resident of New York and Florida, was killed in the Saturday...
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September 17, 2017 - 8:46 am
MLB-SCHEDULE-BLUE JAYS-TWINS Estrada goes 8, Donaldson homers twice as Jays beat Twins MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Marco Estrada pitched eight efficient innings, Josh Donaldson homered twice among his four hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2. Minnesota's loss clinched the AL Central...
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