Plane Crash

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs reporters about additional sanctions placed on Iran, at the White House, Friday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Washington with and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
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AP News
January 10, 2020 - 11:49 am
By NASSER KARIMI, JOSEPH KRAUSS and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. promised “appropriate action” Friday in response to its assessment that an Iranian missile was responsible for downing a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran, as the Iranian government denied...
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 - In this Aug. 20, 2015 file photo, two Qantas planes taxi on the runway at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
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WRVA News
January 08, 2020 - 11:45 am
By EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — Commercial airlines are rerouting flights throughout the Middle East to avoid potential danger during heightened tensions between the United States and Iran. Jumbled schedules could effect as many as 15,000 passengers per day, lengthen flight times...
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AP News
October 02, 2019 - 11:21 am
By CHRIS EHRMANN and DAVE COLLINS Associated Press WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — A World War II-era bomber plane crashed in a fireball as it tried to land Wednesday at New England’s second-busiest airport, and a fire-and-rescue operation was underway, official said. A spokesman for Gov. Ned Lamont...
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State Police
News Radio 1140 WRVA
August 19, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Tappahannock, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - State Police say it took multiple hours this morning to rescue a pilot whose plane went down in a swampy area near the Tappahannock-Essex County Airport. State Police say they received the distress call around 4:20 this morning, and it took almost two hours...
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Virginia State Police
July 03, 2019 - 4:24 pm
CHESTERFIELD CO., Va. - Virginia State Police say the pilot who was seriously injured when his small plane crashed is Jake Labellow, 69, of Midlothian, Va. At approximately, 8:42 p.m. Tuesday, the Virginia State Police responded to a single engine plane crash at the Chesterfield County Airport on...
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KABC-TV via Associated Press
May 17, 2019 - 8:23 am
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base. "Next thing I know I just hear this explosion and turn around to the back of the building, and I just seen a...
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@artempetrovich via AP
May 06, 2019 - 8:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the deadly plane fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Russian media have quoted the pilot of the airliner that burst into flames during an emergency landing in Moscow as saying the plane was without radio communications because of a...
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Associated Press
March 15, 2019 - 8:48 am
by Elias Meseret & Mulugeta Ayene HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Analysis of the flight recorders of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane has begun, the airline said Friday, and The New York Times reported that the pilot requested permission "in a panicky voice" to return to the airport shortly after...
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Associated Press
March 11, 2019 - 8:47 am
by Chrisopher Bodeen BEIJING (AP) — Aviation authorities in China, Indonesia and Ethiopia ordered airlines to ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes Monday after one crashed in Ethiopia, killing all 157 people on board. The crash of the Ethiopian Airlines jet shortly after it took off from Addis...
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Associated Press
November 28, 2018 - 8:51 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Black box data collected from their crashed Boeing 737 MAX 8 show Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control as the aircraft's automatic safety system repeatedly pushed the plane's nose down, according to a preliminary investigation into last month's disaster. The...
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