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  • Current Event
    5 years ago
    by darvinhg
    +12 +1

    Mother, daughter killed in fiery crash ID'd; 18-year-old wrong-way driver was a YouTube star

    The 18-year-old who sped the wrong way down state Route 805 Thursday, crashing into a SUV and killing himself, a 12-year-old girl and her mother, was a YouTube star who had made a small fortune in video gaming gambling, according to authorities and hundreds of gaming fans on Twitter. The California Highway Patrol identified him Friday as Trevor Heitmann of San Diego.

  • Current Event
    6 years ago
    by TNY
    +9 +1

    Sheriff: Jennifer Hart was driving SUV when it went over cliff

    The mysterious California seaside crash in which at least five members of a family were killed is being labeled a crime by the man heading up the investigation. Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman told HLN's "Crime & Justice with Ashleigh Banfield" on Wednesday that Jennifer Hart was driving her family's SUV when it went over a California cliff last week.

  • Current Event
    7 years ago
    by lostwonder
    +32 +1

    Melbourne plane crash: Five killed as aircraft hits shopping centre - BBC News

    Four US citizens and an Australian pilot died when their light aircraft came down on a shopping centre.

  • Current Event
    7 years ago
    by cone
    +29 +1

    Turkish Airlines Cargo Plane Crashes in Kyrgyzstan, Killing 35

    A cargo plane operated by ACT airlines crashed near the capital of Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, killing 33 people and wounding others, authorities announced on Monday. The accident took place at about 7:30 a.m. in the village of Dacha Su near Manas International Airport. The victims include four people on the plane and dozens of residents of the village. Several injured, including at least three children, were reportedly transferred to a local hospital, according to the Kyrgyz Ministry of Emergency Situations.

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by TNY
    +18 +1

    EgyptAir Flight 804: Final moments questioned

    The search for EgyptAir Flight 804 continues, amid contradicting reports about the aircraft's final moments. After it disappeared en route from Paris to Cairo last week, some debris from the plane -- including life vests, personal belongings and parts of wreckage -- has been recovered. Small fragments of human remains have also been found, and officials in the Egyptian capital are trying to identify and match them to victims.

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by wetwilly87
    +48 +1

    EgyptAir Flight 804: Seats, suitcases and remains found

    Some seats and aircraft parts. Personal belongings, including suitcases. And what's described as body parts. That's what EgyptAir and Greek officials say searchers have found so far in the effort to locate EgyptAir Flight 804, which is believed to have crashed early Thursday into the Mediterranean Sea while flying from Paris to Cairo. Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos relayed the Egyptian discovery of the body part, seats and suitcases at a news conference Friday...

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by ubthejudge
    +28 +1

    Ace pilots belly land passenger jet in Kazakhstan, all 116 passengers safe (VIDEOS)

    Kazakh pilots safely landed a passenger plane without the use of its front wheels after a malfunction in the aircraft’s front landing gear on Sunday. Video of the miraculous landing immediately emerged online. The incident took place when the Fokker 100 aircraft operated by Kazakh airline ‘Bek Air’, which had departed from Kyzylorda, was landing at Astana International Airport on Sunday morning.

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by hxxp
    +33 +1

    Qantas cleared international pilot one month before crash

    Qantas cleared international pilot Paul Whyte to fly one month before police believe he deliberately crashed his light aircraft into the ocean off northern NSW. The Lennox Head man passed a mental health check in February even though he had been struggling to deal with a marriage breakdown for nearly a year. Qantas confirmed the father-of-two had flown Boeing 747 aircraft with a capacity of 467 passengers on the Brisbane...

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by baron778
    +39 +1

    MH370 search: Mozambique debris 'almost certainly' from missing plane

    The transport ministers of Australia and Malaysia say two plane parts found in Mozambique almost certainly came from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. The two pieces of debris were found separately by members of the public and were flown to Australia for analysis. Australian's Darren Chester said the finds were "consistent with drift modelling" of ocean currents. MH370 vanished in March 2014 with 239 people on board.

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by Apolatia
    +35 +1

    Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker dies after crash

    Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker has died from injuries he suffered in a crash in Florida Thursday night. Miami-Dade police Detective Dan Ferrin said Walker was riding a motor bike and was not wearing a helmet when he collided with a Ford Escape shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday at NW 21 Avenue and NW 75 Street in Miami. Walker, 23, died Friday afternoon.

  • Expression
    8 years ago
    by AdelleChattre
    +25 +1

    Marooned Among the Polar Bears

    Last July, a Russian helicopter pilot had nearly completed a record-breaking trip around the globe when he crashed into the icy waters of the Arctic Circle.​ He never should have survived. ​By Justin Nobel.

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by tyronne
    +39 +1

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately crashed by pilots, investigators to find

    An Australian team probing the disappearance of the doomed airliner will state that it was intentionally downed by one of the airmen on board if they fail to find evidence of the wreckage within the next few weeks. The bombshell accusation will send shockwaves through the aviation industry, which has been working on the theory that MH370 became a ghost flight, flying on autopilot until its fuel ran out.

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by zyery
    +24 +1

    Aircraft crashes near Indian capital, 10 dead

    An aircraft crashed into a wall and burst into flames in Dwarka area, on the outskirts of New Delhi, on Tuesday, killing all 10 people on board, officials said. The Super King plane, chartered by the Border Security Force, was heading to Ranchi when it crashed shortly after taking off, a spokesman for the security force said. Most of those on board were technicians.

  • Expression
    8 years ago
    by zyery
    +17 +1

    A Plane Crashed In 1977 Filled With 6 Tonnes Of Super Strong Pot. Here's What Happened When Climbers Found It…

    The crew over at Outside Magazine just posted up this clip from climbing film Valley Uprising. It’s an amazing tale of a plane that crashed in Yosemite National Park in 1977. It was flying from Colombia and was rammed to the rafters with six tonnes of super strong weed. Unsurprisingly, it was quickly raided by local climbers who thought they’d died and gone to ganja heaven.

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by jedlicka
    +26 +1

    Death toll rises in southern Colorado sheep DUI crash

    The Colorado State Patrol has increased the sheep death toll in a San Luis Valley hit-and-run crash this week in which they say a drunken driver killed dozens of animals. Captain George A. Dingfelder said Friday at last check 42 sheep died in the Rio Grande County wreck. Officials initially said 38 were killed and 12 injured. Lynn Ann Michel, 47, of Monte Vista, was arrested in the case. The State Patrol says she was westbound on Rio Grande County Road 8 South when she ran into the flock.

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by zobo
    +28 +1

    French TGV high-speed train derails near Strasbourg

    A high-speed TGV train has derailed near the eastern French city of Strasbourg, killing at least 10 people, officials say. The crash happened during a test run in the town of Eckwersheim, on a new Paris-Strasbourg line. The train was carrying 49 railway technicians when it derailed, caught fire, and plunged into a canal. Eleven people suffered serious injuries.

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by aj0690
    +47 +1

    Poland to sue Russia over withholding 2010 plane crash wreckage

    Poland will sue Russia in a human rights court over Moscow's withholding of the wreckage of a Polish jet that crashed in thick fog over Russia in 2010 killing the Polish president, the country's foreign minister-designate said. Russia has so far declined to return wreckage, arguing it first needed to conclude its own inquiry. The decision by a new more nationalist Polish government to press the matter could add to tensions already stirred by Russia's annexation...

  • Analysis
    8 years ago
    by AdelleChattre
    +27 +1

    What Brought Down the Russian Metrojet Flight Over Egypt?

    A malfunction or malice — and at who's hand? By Jeff Wise.

  • Current Event
    8 years ago
    by socialiguana
    +43 +1

    France bus crash: Pensioners killed in truck collision

    At least 43 people, most of them pensioners on a day trip, have been killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck in south-west France. The crash happened on a country road near Puisseguin in the Gironde wine region, east of Bordeaux. Both vehicles then caught fire. France's president promised a full investigation into what he called an "immense tragedy". It is the worst French road disaster since 1982, when 52 people died.

  • Analysis
    8 years ago
    by Cobbydaler
    +13 +1

    Are Planes Dangerously Overengineered?

    Between increasingly automated cockpits and lightweight materials untested over an aircraft's entire lifespan, some aviation watchers are worried the tech of planes is moving too fast. PM's editors take a long, hard look at aviation safety.