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Escaped CROCODILE caused plane crash which killed British co-pilot, inquest is told

Chris Wilson, 39, and pilot Danny Philemotte were among 18 victims who died instantly on the domestic flight in the Democratic Republic of Congo A crocodile which escaped in an aircraft cabin may have caused a plane crash which killed the British co-pilot and 18 passengers, an inquest heard today.


Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Gloucestershire County, England, United Kingdom,

2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

'Like a giant lawn mower went through there:' Brewer man recalls...

Mario "Lee" Sirabella, of Brewer, holds a photograph of himself with another soldier.


Related Topix: Brewer, ME, Rangeley, ME, Bangor, ME, Photography, Arts

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Feds issue initial report on fatal Va. plane crash

A federal report says neither mechanical nor structural problems caused a Middlesex County plane crash that killed the pilot and a passenger.


Related Topix: Middlesex County, VA, Topping, VA, Saluda, VA, US Politics, US News

9 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Norfolk came close to another helicopter tragedy last November

Norfolk came close to another helicopter tragedy in November last year, two months before the USAF helicopter crash at Cley.


10 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Plane crashes through roof of Titusville business



Thu Jul 10, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Grievously injured firefighter/pilot to undergo 14th surgery

An Upstate firefighter who was badly burned in a plane crash in May that took the lives of his mother, aunt and nephew is continuing his grueling road to recovery, according to Facebook updates from fellow firefighters.


Related Topix: Cowpens, SC


Single-engine plane crashes into roof of Titusville building

Two people were inside the Beechcraft plane, which was headed for the Space Coast Regional Airport.


KLTV Tyler

Pilot airlifted to hospital after small plane crashes near Mt. Vernon

A 79-year-old man was airlifted to a Tyler hospital on Thursday after his single-engine plane crashed south of Mt.


Related Topix: Mount Vernon, TX, Tyler, TX, Franklin County, TX, Health

Watch: Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' World War II Drama Full Trailer

Sadly, Louis Zamperini, the real-life subject of Angelina Jolie 's sophomore directing effort Unbroken , based on Laura Hillenbrand's novel of the same name, recently passed way .


Related Topix: In the Land of Blood and Honey, Unbroken, Books, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Pilot killed in Wash. small plane crash ID'd

The pilot killed in a small plane crash at a Fall City, Washington, golf course has been identified as a former medical director of the emergency department at Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue.


Related Topix: Fall City, WA, Bellevue, WA, King County, WA

The Greenville Sun

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Sun Photo by O.J. Early Four family members of those who died in the United Air Lines Flight 823 crash near Parrottsville on July 9, 1964 stand together at an informal wreath-laying ceremony at the crash site early Wednesday evening.


Related Topix: Parrottsville, TN, Cocke County, TN, Greene County, TN

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The record Online

Topping plane crash causes two deaths

On Sunday, July 6, at about 4:45 p.m., the "sputtering" sound of an airplane struggling to stay in the air could be heard throughout neighborhoods along Locklies Creek Road, just a short distance from Hummel Field at Topping.


Related Topix: Topping, VA, Norfolk, VA, Middlesex County, VA, Deltaville, VA

Northumberland Echo

Two die in plane crash near Hummel Field in Topping

A pilot and his passenger were killed after their plane crashed on Sunday just after takeoff from Hummel Field in Topping.


Related Topix: Topping, VA


NTSB: McDuffie Island plane crash result of engine failure

The National Transportation Safety Board told FOX10 News Tuesday the possible reason for last week's McDuffie Island plane crash was caused by engine failure.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration


The real Unbroken story: How Olympian-turned-POW stole Adolf...

At the end of Louis Zamperini's incredible life he even befriended superstar actress Angelina Jolie, who has made it into a film They could have killed Louis Zamperini at any moment but that would have spoilt the sadistic satisfaction of two camp guards known as The Butcher and The Bird.



Why this airshow is a game changer

Farnborough in Hampshire, England has a long association with air travel. This image circa 1909 shows aviation pioneer Samuel Cody's British Army Aeroplane No 1 flying at Farnborough.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom, Getty Images, Aircraft, de Havilland Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, de Havilland Comet, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Travel

Tue Jul 08, 2014


1 killed in small plane crash at Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course

One person was killed in a small plane crash Tuesday morning at Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Snoqualmie Valley Record

Fog may have caused fatal Fall City plane crash

A man was killed early Tuesday morning when his small plane crashed at the Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course at 8:15 a.m. He was alone in the 1958 Cessna 182, which took off from the nearby Fall City Airport in a heavy fog just minutes earlier, and was the only victim of the crash.


Related Topix: Fall City, WA, Snoqualmie, WA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

National Public Radio

Grand Canyon Plane Crash Site Designated Historic

The National Park Service created a national landmark Tuesday to commemorate a 1956 collision between two airliners over the Grand Canyon, a disaster that helped lead to major changes in aviation safety and creation of what is now the Federal Aviation Administration.


Related Topix: Grand-Canyon, AZ, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

KHQ-TV Spokane

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

About 200 people have gathered for a ceremony marking the site of a 1956 airliner crash over the Grand Canyon as a national landmark.


Related Topix: Grand-Canyon, AZ, US National Parks, Grand Canyon National Park