Plane crashes

FILE - In this May 19, 1953, file photo, Dag Hammarskjold, recently appointed secretary general of the United Nations who is on a visit to Sweden, smokes his pipe at a press conference held at the Foreign Office in Stockholm. The U.N. legal chief says new information has been received that could shed light on the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed Hammarskjold on a peace mission to newly independent Congo. Miguel de Serpa Soares told the U.N. General Assembly on Monday, Dec, 3, 2018, that the information comes from intelligence, security and defense archives and other sources. (AP Photo, File)
December 03, 2018 - 5:30 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — New information has been received that could shed light on the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold on a peace mission to then newly independent Congo, the U.N. legal chief said Monday. Miguel de Serpa Soares told the General Assembly...
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November 30, 2018 - 11:53 am
DALLAS (AP) — In a story Nov. 29 about Southwest Airlines, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the carrier will give pilots more training on certain new Boeing jets. Southwest says the training will apply to all its Boeing 737 jets, not just the MAX model like the one involved in a...
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National Transportation Safety Committee investigator Nurcahyo Utomo holds a model of an airplane during a press conference on the committee's preliminary findings on their investigation on the crash of Lion Air flight 610, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Black box data collected from their crashed Boeing 737 MAX 8 show Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control as the aircraft's automatic safety system repeatedly pushed the plane's nose down, according to a preliminary investigation into last month's disaster. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
November 29, 2018 - 5:02 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Investigators of the Oct. 29 crash of a Lion Air flight into the Java Sea say the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft was deemed airworthy when it made its final takeoff from Jakarta. The officials summoned reporters Thursday to clarify comments made at a news conference the day...
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National Transportation Safety Committee investigator Nurcahyo Utomo holds a model of an airplane during a press conference on the committee's preliminary findings on their investigation on the crash of Lion Air flight 610, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Black box data collected from their crashed Boeing 737 MAX 8 show Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control as the aircraft's automatic safety system repeatedly pushed the plane's nose down, according to a preliminary investigation into last month's disaster. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
November 28, 2018 - 2:15 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Pilots fought against an automated system that pitched a Boeing jetliner's nose down repeatedly of a because of a faulty sensor until they finally lost control and plunged into the Java Sea last month, Indonesian investigators said Wednesday. At a news conference, safety...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, file photo, members of the National Transportation Safety Committee lift a box containing the flight data recorder from a crashed Lion Air jet onboard a rescue ship anchored in the waters of Tanjung Karawang, Indonesia. Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control of their Boeing jet as an automatic safety system in the aircraft repeatedly pushed the plane's nose down, according to a draft of a preliminary report by Indonesian officials who are looking into the deadly crash. (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago, File)
November 27, 2018 - 10:02 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Black box data show Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control of a Boeing jet as its automatic safety system repeatedly pushed the plane's nose down, according to a draft of a preliminary report by Indonesian authorities investigating last month's deadly crash. The...
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November 22, 2018 - 7:05 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two of Poland's most famous foes, former President Lech Walesa, and the country's de facto leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, faced off in court Thursday, exchanging wry comments. Kaczynski, the powerful head of the ruling Law and Justice party, is suing Walesa for blaming him in...
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November 19, 2018 - 12:57 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An air ambulance on its way to pick up a patient crashed not long after taking off from Bismarck, North Dakota, killing all three people on board. A military official involved in the response said the plane might have broken up in midair. The twin-engine Bismarck Air Medical...
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In this Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, photo firefighters and investigators look over a vintage World War II P-51D Mustang aircraft after a deadly crash in Fredericksburg, Texas. (Billy Calzada/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
November 19, 2018 - 10:58 am
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — The 93-year-old passenger who was killed when a World War II-era fighter aircraft crashed in South Texas had been a WWII pilot, according to group that arranges fighter plane rides for veterans. The P-51D Mustang had just participated in a flyby Saturday when it crashed...
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November 17, 2018 - 10:07 pm
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — A privately-owned vintage World War II Mustang fighter airplane that had participated in a flyover for a museum event crashed into the parking lot of a Texas apartment complex Saturday, killing the pilot and a passenger, authorities said. Texas Department of Public...
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FILE - This March 21, 2018, file photo shows Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 jet at the company's delivery center before a ceremony transferring ownership to Thai Lion Air in Seattle. Boeing didn't tell airline pilots about features of a new flight-control system in its 737 MAX that reportedly is a focus of the investigation into last month's deadly crash in Indonesia, according to pilots who fly the jet in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
November 13, 2018 - 9:40 pm
Boeing didn't tell airline pilots about features of a new flight-control system in its 737 MAX that reportedly is a focus of the investigation into last month's deadly crash in Indonesia, according to pilots who fly the jet in the U.S. Pilots say they were not trained in new features of an anti-...
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