small plane crash

An aviation safety inspector looks inside the cockpit of a small airplane after it crashed in a shopping center parking lot Wednesday afternoon, July 30, 2014, in San Diego. One woman was killed and another seriously injured, a fire spokesman said. (AP Photo/UT San Diego, Hayne Palmour IV)

Passenger dies, pilot hurt in San Diego parking lot crash

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing an 80-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old […]


9-year-old girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida […]


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, […]


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 […]




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