Aviation accidents and incidents

July 02, 2019 - 10:57 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Relatives of those killed in the U.S. Navy's 1988 shootdown of an Iranian passenger jet have thrown flowers into the Strait of Hormuz to mark their deaths. Iranian state television aired footage Wednesday of mourners in the strait, as armed Iranian Revolutionary Guard fast boats...
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National Transportation Safety Board and FBI investigators inspect a hangar at Addison Airport in Addison, Texas, Monday, July 1, 2019, the day after a twin-engine plane crashed into the building killing all ten people on board. (Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
July 02, 2019 - 6:32 am
DALLAS (AP) — Two more of the 10 people who were killed in a small plane crash at a suburban Dallas airport have been publicly identified. Jinky Hicks, the presiding director of Tennis Competitors of Dallas, said in an email Monday that a league director, Mary Titus, and her husband, John, were...
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Damage is seen to a hangar after a twin-engine plane crashed into the building at Addison Airport in Addison, Texas, Sunday, June 30, 2019. The small airplane crashed as it was taking off from the Dallas-area airport Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for the town of Addison, Texas, said. (Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
July 01, 2019 - 2:01 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Officials have not yet released the identities of the 10 people killed when a small plane crashed at a suburban Dallas airport, but the aircraft's former owner said Monday that he sold it earlier this year to a Texas-based company. No information has been released to explain why the...
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July 01, 2019 - 5:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say that a military helicopter has crashed in the north of the country and at least one person has been killed. Police told news agency dpa that the helicopter crashed on Monday in Aerzen, southwest of Hannover. The fire service said the aircraft belonged to the...
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This image made from video provided by WFAA-TV shows responders at a deadly small plane crash at Addison Airport in Addison, Texas, Sunday, June 30, 2019. The small airplane crashed as it was taking off from the Dallas-area airport Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for the town of Addison, Texas, said. (WFAA-TV via AP)
June 30, 2019 - 7:26 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a small plane at a Dallas-area airport (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Witnesses who saw a small plane crash say it struggled on takeoff and appeared to lose power. David Snell, who was getting ready to fly from Addison with a friend Sunday morning, told KDFW...
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June 30, 2019 - 4:27 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Ten people were killed when a small airplane crashed as it was taking off from a Dallas-area airport Sunday morning, an spokeswoman for the town of Addison, Texas, said. Spokeswoman Mary Rosenbleeth said no one aboard the twin-engine plane survived after it struck a building at the...
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June 28, 2019 - 2:21 am
HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another. A release from the State Highway Patrol says the single-engine civilian plane went down shortly before midnight on Thursday in Hope Mills. The pilot and an occupant...
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The tails of several of the dozens of grounded Boeing 737 MAX airplanes line the edge of a parking area adjacent to Boeing Field Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Seattle. A new software problem has been found in the troubled Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane's nose down automatically, and fixing the flaw is almost certain to further delay the plane's return to flying after two deadly crashes. Boeing said Wednesday, June 26, 2019, that the FAA "identified an additional requirement" for software changes that the aircraft manufacturer has been working on for eight months, since shortly after the first crash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
June 27, 2019 - 4:40 pm
Boeing says it expects to finish work on updated flight-control software for the 737 Max in September, a sign that the troubled jet likely won't be flying until late this year. The latest delay in fixing the Max came a day after the disclosure that government test pilots found a new technology flaw...
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A man walks past a burning An-24 plane a fire after a crash during a landing in Nizhneangarsk, Republic of Buryatia, Russia, Thursday, June 27, 2019. According to the Russian Emergency Ministry, the two dead were members of the cabin crew. Forty-six passengers have been rescued, the ministry said. (AP Photo/Vladimir Dozmorov)
June 27, 2019 - 5:30 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Investigators say two crew members have been killed and 31 passengers injured in a plane incident in Russia's eastern Siberia. Russia's top investigation body, the Investigative Committee, said on Thursday that the An-24 crash-landed and skidded off the runway in the town of...
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June 27, 2019 - 3:01 am
LONDON (AP) — London's Stansted Airport says an Air India Boeing 777 flying from Mumbai to New York has landed safely after being diverted. Essex police said there had been a security alert. The flight, which was diverted Thursday at 10:15 a.m. BST (0915 GMT), was parked on an isolated stand far...
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