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Small Plane Goes Down in Arkansas

A small, single-engine plane went down near Huntsville, Arkansas, killing both pilot and passenger. The Piper Saratoga was piloted by Ivan Williams, the CEO of Williams Construction Company in Pryor, Oklahoma. His passenger was wife Adina Williams. Ivan Williams had told air-traffic controllers that his plane was experiencing difficulties, before going silent.Tthe plane was losing altitude while traveling at about …

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Games Industry Could Be Headed Towards A Crash [Report]

Many gamers today don’t know it, but the games industry almost died in 1983 thanks to a variety of issues, including market saturation. Nintendo pretty much single-handedly saved the industry a year later with the launch of the NES in North America, and it’s been a thriving business ever since. That doesn’t mean a crash will never happen again though. …

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William Bart Colantuono, Ax Men Pilot, Dies in Crash

At 3:42 PM on September 17, residents of Detroit, Oregon reported a helicopter crash near a logging site. “It had just returned after the pilot had taken a 45 minute break. The helicopter had picked up a load when witnesses reported hearing a loud snapping sound, which was followed by logs hitting the ground,” reported Linn County Sheriff Tim Mueller. …

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School Bus Overturns Near Kansas City

This afternoon around 1:00 pm, a school bus overturned near Kansas City, Missouri. On board was a group of sixth grade girls from Pembroke Hill School, a private school in Kansas City. When the bus made a sharp turn too fast around a highway ramp, the bus overturned and left many of the middle school girls with non-life threatening injuries. …

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B-1 Bomber Crash Forces Crew Of Four To Eject

A U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber crashed this morning in near the small town of Broadus in southeastern Montana this morning. The crash took place sometime before 9 o’clock this morning during what Air Force officials called a routine training mission. Emergency services from around the region were called in to assist with the situation, including volunteer firefighters from nearby …

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Texas A&M Freshman Killed in Car Accident

Texas A&M redshirt freshman and defensive lineman Polo Manukainiu, age 19, was killed in a single car accident Monday afternoon just north of Cuba, New Mexico. Unfortunately, Manukainiu was not the only victim of the accident. Two other teens, Andrew “Lolo” Uhatafe (Polo’s 13 year old brother) and Gaius Vaenuku, an incoming freshman for the Utah Utes football team, were …

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Plane Crashes Into Mobile Home Near Laurel Maryland

At around 10 a.m. Thursday morning, a small plane crashed into a home near Laurel, Maryland. The plane, which was a Beechcraft Musketeer, was reported seen flying low, and hit a tree before plummeting into a mobile home. Luckily, no one was inside the home when the crash occured. The plane had taken off only minutes earlier from the Suburban …

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Drone Crashes Near Florida Highway

A U.S. Air Force drone crashed shortly after takeoff in the Florida panhandle near Tyndall Air Force Base today, forcing the closure of U.S. highway 98. The cause of the crash is not yet known, but authorities say that the highway will remain closed for 24 hours. The drone carries a small self-destruct charge designed to bring the plane down …

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Plane Crash in San Francisco: Tail Came Loose

An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea has crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two and injuring at least 60 passengers. The San Francisco Fire Department has confirmed the number of killed and injured and has said that the number of injured “will go up.” San Francisco General Hospital has received 10 of the injured …

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TWA Flight 800: NTSB Responds to Calls for New Investigation

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 investigators are urging authorities to re-open the investigation into the cause of the crash. According to the Associated Press, the …

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EagleMed Crash Kills 1, Prompts Questions

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, is now underway. EagleMed is a medical transport company that operates around 20 different locations throughout the midwestern U.S. The …

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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 northwest of Deer Valley Airport in Phoenix. The details of the crash have not yet been determined. Witnesses only reported …

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