Aviation accidents and incidents

June 21, 2019 - 11:46 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Nine people on board a twin engine aircraft died Friday night in a crash on Oahu's North Shore, officials said. There were no survivors in the crash of the King Air plane near a small airport, Hawaii Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Sakahara said. "Upon arrival, we saw the...
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President Donald Trump awaits the arrival of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 20, 2019 - 9:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The White House is inviting House and Senate leaders for a briefing with President Donald Trump on Thursday afternoon to discuss tensions with Iran. That's according to two people familiar with the invitation...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 file photo, a man walks amongst the debris at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine. An international team of investigators building a criminal case against those responsible in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is set to announce progress in the probe on Wednesday June 19, 2019, nearly five years after the plane was blown out of the sky above conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
June 20, 2019 - 1:01 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014. Mahathir says he doesn't think the findings of an international investigative team "is true at...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 file photo, a man walks amongst the debris at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine. An international team of investigators building a criminal case against those responsible in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is set to announce progress in the probe on Wednesday June 19, 2019, nearly five years after the plane was blown out of the sky above conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
June 19, 2019 - 3:22 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The mother of one of the victims says at least four suspects are to be tried for murder over the 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17. Silene Fredriksz-Hoogzand, whose son Bryce and his...
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June 18, 2019 - 11:33 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international team of investigators building a criminal case against those responsible in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is set to announce progress in the probe, nearly five years after the plane was blown out of the sky above conflict-torn eastern...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2011, file photo, former Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger talks to the media in front of the US Airways flight 1549 aircraft at the Carolina Aviation Museum in Charlotte, N.C. The president of the pilots' union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. Sullenberger, the captain who safely landed a disabled jetliner on the Hudson River in 2009, is also expected to testify. He has said that Boeing was more focused on protecting its product, the Max, than protecting the people who use it. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
June 18, 2019 - 9:10 pm
The president of the pilots' union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. Daniel Carey says Boeing's zeal to minimize pilot-training costs for airlines that would buy its 737 Max jet...
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Visitors watch a demonstration flight at Paris Air Show, in Le Bourget, east of Paris, France, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. The world's aviation elite are gathering at the Paris Air Show with safety concerns on many minds after two crashes of the popular Boeing 737 Max. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 18, 2019 - 8:34 am
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing is selling its 737 Max planes again. The company announced at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday that International Airlines Group signed a letter of intent for 200 Boeing 737 aircraft. Boeing said it's the first sale of the jet since the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines...
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Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly during the inauguration the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France, Monday June 17, 2019. The world's aviation elite are gathering at the Paris Air Show with safety concerns on many minds after two crashes of the popular Boeing 737 Max. (Benoit Tessier/Pool via AP)
June 17, 2019 - 2:51 am
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing executives apologized Monday to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, as the U.S. plane maker struggles to regain the trust of regulators, pilots and the global traveling public. While Boeing was in a visibly contrite mood at...
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June 17, 2019 - 12:57 am
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The Latest on the Paris Air Show (all times local): 9:55 a.m. A Boeing executive is apologizing to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Vice President Randy Tinseth told reporters at the Paris Air Show on Monday that "we are very...
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New York City Police and Fire Department personnel secure the scene in front of a building in midtown Manhattan where a helicopter crash landed, Monday, June 10, 2019. The Fire Department says the helicopter crash-landed on the top of the tower, which isn't far from Rockefeller Center and Times Square. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 16, 2019 - 10:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require all helicopters be equipped with data recorders after a deadly chopper crash in New York City. Sen. Charles Schumer says the FAA failed for years to heed warnings from federal safety...
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