small plane crash

In this Thursday, June 19, 2014 photo, Babar Suleman and son Haris Suleman, 17, stand next to their plane at an airport in Greenwood, Ind. before taking off for an around-the-world flight. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Robert Scheer)

Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, […]

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Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter pilot/paramedic Brian Lee, 47, was killed in an off-duty plane crash Monday, June 9, 2014, at the El Mirage Dry Lake west of Adelanto. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Fire Department)

Deadly plane crash followed low-flying pass

ADELANTO, Calif. (AP) – Investigators say a Los Angeles Fire Department paramedic made a low pass over co-workers before his small plane crashed at a Southern California dry lake bed, killing the pilot and his […]


A National Transportation Safety Board official looks at a piece of the landing gear at the scene Monday, June 2, 2014, in Bedford, Mass., where a plane plunged down an embankment and erupted in flames during a takeoff attempt at Hanscom Field on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Mark Garfinkel, Pool)

Feds suggest check not done before fatal jet crash

BOSTON (AP) — The crew of a private jet that crashed in Massachusetts, killing Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz and six other people, did not perform a flight control check before attempting takeoff, a federal […]


FILE - In this April 12, 1999 file photo, Dr. Richard Rockefeller speaks at a news conference in Portland, Maine, about his family's pledge of $3.2 million to the Maine chapter of the Nature Conservancy for its purchase of land on the Upper St. John River. A family spokesman said Rockefeller was killed Friday, June 13, 2014, after crashing his small plane near the Westchester County Airport in Purchase, N.Y. Richard Rockfeller, of Falmouth, Maine, was a great grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller.  (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

Rockefeller great-grandson dies in NY plane crash

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — A small plane crashed outside New York City on Friday, killing a great grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller, a family spokesman said. The single-engine plane took off just […]


LA paramedic killed, boy hurt in plane crash

ADELANTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a small private plane has crashed on a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert, killing a veteran Los Angeles paramedic and critically injuring a boy flying with him. […]


Coast Guard vessels continue to search the waters of San Pablo Bay on Monday, April 28, 2014, in Richmond, Calif. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Laura A. Oda)

Wreckage of small plane found in San Francisco Bay

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they have located the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into San Francisco Bay after colliding with another aircraft. Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee said crews […]


4 killed in 2 separate small plane crashes in So Cal

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities say four people were killed Saturday in two separate small plane crashes in Southern California. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor says a home-built Less Drag Special plane crashed in an Oxnard […]


2 dead in small plane crash in Ventura County

(AP) – Two people have been killed in the crash of a small airplane in a Ventura County orchard. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine Ultralight Sting Sport went down under unknown […]


Small plane crash in Glendale

(CNS) – A few hundred customers remained without electricity early this morning after a single-engine plane heading to Van Nuys Airport crashed on a street in Glendale, downing power lines but leaving the pilot with […]