Plane crashes

Map locates departing and intended destination city of a missing military transport plane in Myanmar; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;
June 08, 2017 - 6:50 am
DAWEI, Myanmar (AP) — Fishermen joined navy and air force personnel Thursday in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed a day earlier, officials said. The four-engine Chinese-made Y-8 turboprop aircraft...
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Map locates departing and intended destination city of a missing military transport plane in Myanmar; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;
June 07, 2017 - 1:01 pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A military transport plane with 120 people on board went missing Wednesday on a flight from southern Myanmar to Yangon, a military spokesman said. There were fears it may have crashed into the ocean, since its route would have taken it over the Andaman Sea. Gen. Myat Min Oo...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 11, 2017, file photo, Funky Monkey Toys store owner Tom Jones plays with a fidget spinner in Oxford, Mich. The AP reported on June 2, 2017, that a story claiming an Ohio teacher lost an eye in an accident involving a fidget spinner is a hoax. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
June 02, 2017 - 12:20 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. AP checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Trump's Top Scientist Pick: "Scientists Are Just Dumb Regular People...
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The wreckage of a small plane crash lies near an intersection crosswalk, outside Buchanan Field Airport in Concord, Calif., Friday, May 26, 2017. The plane has crashed just short of a suburban San Francisco Bay Area runway, barely missing a car dealership before smashing into a traffic light. (Doug Duran/East Bay Times via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 8:43 pm
CONCORD, Calif. (AP) — A small plane has crashed just short of a suburban San Francisco Bay Area runway, barely missing a car dealership before smashing into a traffic light. The San Francisco Chronicle says the pilot suffered minor injuries in Friday's crash outside Buchanan Field Airport in...
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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Navy shows Lt. Commander Frederick P. Crosby in his official Navy portrait. Daughter Deborah Crosby has worked for more than half a century on getting her father's remains recovered from Vietnam after his Navy plane was shot down there in 1965. She is finally going to get to see him buried in his hometown of San Diego with full military honors. Crosby and her brothers will receive a flag-draped casket carrying the remains of Lt. Commander Crosby on Friday, May 26, 2017, in San Diego. (U.S. Navy via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 5:43 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than half a century ago, Deborah Crosby was sent home from the first grade to find military officers in her living room and her mother distraught: Her father's Navy plane had been shot down in northern Vietnam, and he was presumed dead, though his body had not been found. Her...
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A firefighter stands looks over the scene after a jet crashed into a building near Teterboro Airport in Carlstadt, N.J., Monday, May 15, 2017. (Aristide Economopoulos/NJ Advance Media via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 12:39 am
CARLSTADT, N.J. (AP) — Federal investigators will be at the site of a deadly jet crash near a small airport outside New York City on Tuesday, working to determine what caused the aircraft to go down before bursting into flames. Police said two crew members were killed when the Learjet 35 crashed...
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April 29, 2017 - 9:08 pm
CARAMBOLA, Cuba (AP) — A Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside Saturday in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said. Cuba's military said in a statement that the Soviet-made AN-26 took off from the Playa Baracoa airport outside Havana at 6:38 a.m...
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April 29, 2017 - 5:24 pm
HAVANA (AP) — A Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside Saturday morning in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said. Cuba's military said in a statement that the Soviet-made AN-26 took off from the Playa Baracoa airport outside Havana at 6:38 a.m...
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April 29, 2017 - 4:16 pm
HAVANA (AP) — A Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside Saturday morning in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said. The military said in a written statement that the Soviet-made AN-26 took off from the Playa Baracoa airport outside Havana at 6:38 a...
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April 29, 2017 - 3:59 pm
HAVANA (AP) — An official says a Cuban military plane has crashed in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight people. A source briefed on the situation says the plane belongs to Aerogaviota, an airline run by the Cuban military that serves Cuban government agencies. Those include state-run...
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