Is 9/11 fair game for humor? Can there be anything funny about nearly 3,000 people dying in a multi-pronged attack on the United States involving jets flying into buildings and a plane crashing in Pennsylvania? There weren’t many laughs after the actual event. Americans and US comedians went silent, numb. Late night shows took a [...]Show More Summary
It seemed almost unfathomable before Sept. 11, 2001, that terrorists could commandeer fuel-bloated jets to crash into buildings, incinerating two towers of steel and concrete in New York and ripping into the Pentagon. Those acts, along with the hijacking of another plane that crashed in Pennsylvania,...
The Air Force's investigation into the graduation day crash of a Thunderbirds jet in Colorado Springs remains underway.
Everyone likely only thinks they know the story of the so-called Miracle on the Hudson in 2009, when Capt. Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger piloted a U.S. Airways commuter jet with 155 people onboard into a crash landing smack in the middle of the Hudson River just a few minutes after takeoff. Show More Summary
ZURICH (Reuters) - An air traffic controller gave a Swiss air force fighter pilot too low an altitude at which to fly moments before his jet slammed into a cloud-draped mountain last month, killing him, the defense ministry said on Tuesday.
A plane hit the tower. Must have been an accident, I figured; something just went catastrophically wrong. I remembered previous plane crashes–the jet that went into Boston Harbor when I was four years old, the USAir flight that crashed at the beginning of senior year, TWA Flight 800–and I figured this was no different. Just... Read more »
Moments before a crash-landed jet at Dubai airport burst into flames, amid screams and billowing smoke, passengers chock the aisle to fetch bags from overhead bins. The video starts sometime after evac begins, lasts more than 2 minutes, and ends before it's over: "Leave everything! Leave the bags!... Show More Summary
American investigators are helping probe the fiery crash landing of an Emirates jet in Dubai. The Boeing 777 burst into flames after hitting an airport runway. All 300 people on board got out. Kris Van Cleave reports on the lesson that helped everyone escape in a timely manner.
Terrorism has been ruled out as the cause of a crash landing in Dubai. An Emirates airlines jet burst into flames after hitting the runway but everyone got out. The Boeing Triple 7 had traveled from southern India to Dubai. Elizabeth Palmer has more on the crash landing.
An Emirates passenger jet with 300 people on board crash landed at Dubai International Airport. The freak accident which resulted into the plane catching fire and partially exploding happened as the plane attempted to land, but failed. Show More Summary
A passenger plane crash landed in Dubai, billowing thick black smoke from the Emirates jet once it came to a stop on the runway. All 275 passengers and crew on board evacuated safely. The plane flew into Dubai International Airport from southern India. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
Investigators looking into Russia's firefighting Il-76 jet crash are leaning toward a human error scenario that caused the plane to crash into a mountain side, local media said Wednesday.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Audio from the flight deck voice recorder of EgyptAir MS804 indicates an attempt to put out a fire on board the jet before it crashed into the Mediterranean, sources on the investigation committee said on Tuesday. The Airbus A320 plunged into the eastern Mediterranean en route from Paris to Cairo on May 19. Show More Summary
CAIRO (Reuters) - The cockpit voice recorder of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 indicate an attempt to put out a fire on board the jet before it plunged into the Mediterranean, sources on the investigation committee said on Tuesday.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian aviation investigators will finish on Monday repairing memory units from the black box recorders of an EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, a senior investigation official said.
Investigative team gives update on criminal probe into downing of Malaysia Airlines jet over rebel-held eastern Ukraine
Obama meets Air Force pilot who ejected before jet crash (AP) — The pilot of a U.S. Air Force Thunderbird safely into a Colorado field Thursday, crashing the fighter jet moments after a flyover of a crowd watching President Barack Obama's...Show More Summary
EgyptAir Flight MS804 disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea almost two weeks ago, crashing into the water and likely killing all 66 onboard. Officials soon recovered scattered debris — suitcases, parts of an airplane seat, human body parts — but hadn't yet found the body of the plane or the all-important ... More »
CAIRO (Reuters) - A French naval search vessel has picked up signals believed to originate from one of the black boxes of EgyptAir flight MS804 which crashed into the Mediterranean last month, the Egyptian investigation committee said on Wednesday.
V.A. continues to demonstrate it's incompetence Secret Service slap on the wrist. Good work if you can get it. Per Associated Press Trump has the delegates needed Gridlock 2 Navy fighter jets crash into the Atlantic Ocean Buttercups, we...