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TWA Flight 800: NTSB Responds to Calls for New Investigation
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In July 1996, TWA Flight 800 exploded over the Atlantic Ocean near New York, just minutes after taking off from JFK International Airport. All 230 people on board the flight died in the crash. Now, almost 17 years later, former …

EagleMed Crash Kills 1, Prompts Questions
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A medical helicopter crash killed a patient and injured a medical worker on Tuesday near Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to Choctaw Nation Health Services, an investigation into the crash and the safety record of EagleMed, the company that owned the helicopter, …

Planes Collide Over Arizona, Killing Four

Two small planes collided in midair just north of Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, killing four people. According to a KSAZ report, the planes were both single-engine, with two people aboard each. The collision occurred on Friday morning, about 15 miles …

7 Dead in Upstate N.Y. After Semi, Minivan Collide

Seven people, including four children, are dead after a tractor-trailer collided with a minivan in upstate New York on Wednesday. According to an Associated Press report, a tractor-trailer was traveling on a Truxton, New York road just outside of Cortland …

George Michael Home After Car Accident

On May 16, singer George Michael was injured in a car accident in Northwest London. The accident, which involved no third parties, landed the “Faith” singer in the hospital. Though a statement on the singer’s website indicated that Michael had …

Family Of 4 Killed In Car Crash Over The Weekend
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It’s always sad to see a family of 4 killed, but that’s unfortunately what happened over the weekend in Washington state. The AP reports that a family of 4 was killed when their SUV crashed into an irrigation canal near …

Violent O.C. Crash Kills 5 Teens on Memorial Day

Five Irvine, California teens were killed Monday evening after a violent crash that left a car in pieces. According to a Los Angeles Times report, three girls and two boys – apparently high school-aged teens – were killed in the …

Maine B-52 Crash Remembered by Survivor, Rescuer
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On January 24, 1963, a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber training flight carrying a crew of nine crashed into Elephant Mountain in Maine. There were only two survivors of the crash, the pilot, Lt. Col. Dan Bulli, and the navigator, …

George Michael Injured Slightly in Car Crash

Singer George Michael was involved in a car crash on Thursday, May 16. A statement posted to the singer‘s website and Facebook page states that Michael was a passenger in a vehicle that was part of a “traffic accident.” The …

F-22 Raptor’s Problems May Be Due To Stealth Glue F-22 Raptor’s Problems May Be Due To Stealth Glue
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The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is the pinnacle of airborne technology right now. The plane can fly higher, go faster, use less fuel, and be more invisible than nearly every other plane thats out there. How dominate is the F-22 …

Navy Jet Crashes Into VA Beach Apartment Building

Just before 12:30 this afternoon, a military jet went down in Virginia Beach, crashing into an apartment complex and setting two of the buildings on fire. Two of the crew members aboard the F-18 jet ejected before the crash; one …

Amelia Earhart: Titanic Discoverer On Board For New Search
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After she disappeared without a trace with her navigator, Fred Noonan on July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart has captured the fascination of millions as the mystery of what happened to her–and her plane–remain shrouded in shadows. Several extensive searches on …

Confused.com Reveals Careless car Parking has led to £1.3bn Worth of Damage
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Confused.com has revealed that careless car parking has led to £1.3bn worth of damage*. An alarming 1 in 6 drivers would never leave insurance details if they pranged another car, and 45% would only consider it if the accident looked …

Danica Patrick OK After Crash Danica Patrick OK After Crash
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Danica Patrick walked away from her crash at the Gatorade Duel at Daytona Thursday, after slamming into a wall on the last lap of the qualifying race. Thanks to Nascar safety innovations, along with Patrick’s quick thinking, she was uninjured. …

Gordon Flips On Date of Earnhardt’s Death Gordon Flips On Date of Earnhardt’s Death

It always makes ‘em nervous when there’s a wreck in a NASCAR race. Jeff Gordon is a household name in racing, and his nasty slide and flip in the Budweiser Shootout was a big deal. Jeff made contact with Kyle …

Indianapolis 500 Winner, Dan Wheldon, Dies in Wreck [VIDEO] Indianapolis 500 Winner, Dan Wheldon, Dies in Wreck [VIDEO]
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Dan Wheldon, who won the Indianapolis 500 in 2005 and 2011, has died after a fiery 15-car wreck at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. His car flew over another on lap 13 and smashed into the wall just near the …

No Twitter Killer Popping Up

Social media geeks, myself included, have been looking for/waiting for the “Twitter Killer” to emerge over the last few months.  While Twitter’s famous crashes seem to have lessened, the stream of consciousness style doesn’t seem to facilitate effective conversations as well as we might hope.