Fact check: Trump’s claims over airline safety, veterans and pollution

US president Donald Trump and members of his administration have taken unearned credit for airline safety, pollution clean-ups and major advances in care for veterans. The president ignored fatality-free years in aviation during the Obama administration when he declared 2017 the safest year on record and suggested that was because he has kept a sharp eye on airlines.

Report: Plane crash killing 3 due to plane stalling out

A plane crash in Texas last year that killed three people from Oklahoma was the result of the pilot flying too slowly, which caused the plane to stall out, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The NTSB report on the crash determined that the pilot, Dana Gray, was trying to land at Hobby Airport in Houston when the plane went down.

What were the top Kentucky stories of 2017?

"Everyone I spoke to was shocked and had never heard of anything like this," said Amy Robertson, who works for the Shelbyville Public Defender's office. "Everyone I spoke to was shocked and had never heard of anything like this," said Amy Robertson, who works for the Shelbyville Public Defender's office.

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Two men were killed and at least 20 other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon, marking a violent start to the Christmas holiday weekend. The most recent fatal shooting happened at 5:31 p.m. Saturday in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Former Texas Congressman says he was abused at boys ranch

A presidential adviser says Donald Trump has full confidence in his new FBI director despite a series of attacks on the impartiality of his soon-to-retire deputy. A presidential adviser says Donald Trump has full confidence in his new FBI director despite a series of attacks on the impartiality of his soon-to-retire deputy.

Several killed in plane crash in Florida

Several people were killed when a twin-engine private plane crashed during takeoff Sunday morning at a small airport in U.S. state of Florida, authorities said. The plane was taking off from Bartow Municipal Airport, about 64 kilometers east of Tampa, at around 7:15 a.m. in a heavy fog when it crashed and caught fire, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said in a statement.

US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued

Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said. The C-2 "Greyhound" transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from Japan to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said in a statement.

The Latest: Navy says 8 people recovered in good condition

The Latest on the crash in the Pacific of a U.S. Navy plane flying to the USS Ronald Reagan : The U.S. Navy says eight people who were recovered from the crash of a transport aircraft in the Pacific are in good condition and the search continues for three other missing personnel. Their C-2 "Greyhound" transport plane crashed while on its way to the carrier on Wednesday in the Philippine Sea, where the U.S. and Japanese navies are holding exercises.

3-year-old girl survives Russia plane crash that kills 6

A painting thought by scholars to be one of only a few by Leonardo da Vinci to have survived the half-millennia since the artist's death is set to be auctioned Wednesday in New York. A painting thought by scholars to be one of only a few by Leonardo da Vinci to have survived the half-millennia since the artist's death is set to be auctioned Wednesday in New York.

Today in History

On Oct. 20, 1967, a jury in Meridian, Mississippi, convicted seven men of violating the civil rights of slain civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner; the seven received prison terms ranging from 3 to 10 years. In 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee opened hearings into alleged Communist influence and infiltration in the U.S. motion picture industry.

Services held in NY for Marines killed in Mississippi crash

Hundreds gathered at a memorial service Sunday for nine Marine Corps aviators who were killed when their New York-based transport plane crashed in Mississippi last month. A total of 15 Marines and a sailor died July 10 when a C-130 transport plane crashed on July 10. The victims included nine crewmembers who served in a Marine Forces Reserve transport squadron based at Stewart Air National Guard base in Newburgh in New York's Hudson Valley.

9 victims of Marine plane crash being honored at NY air base

Nine Marine Corps aviators who were killed when their New York-based transport plane crashed in Mississippi last month will be honored during a memorial service at their former air base. The victims of the July 10 crash of the C-130 include nine crewmembers who served in a Marine Forces Reserve transport squadron based at Stewart Air National Guard base in Newburgh in New York's Hudson Valley.

East Bay eclipse viewing trip ends in plane crash; none hurt

Federal authorities are investigating the cause of a plane that crashed short of an airport Monday night, authorities said. At 8:08 p.m., East Contra Costa Fire District firefighters responded to the 5400 block of Byron Hot Springs Road, and found California Highway Patrol officers and Contra Costa Sheriff's deputies on scene.

4 dead after small plane crashes in Hawaii

Four bodies were recovered from the wreckage of a small plane crash on a remote mountainside near Kunia, northwest of Honolulu, CBS affiliate KGMB reports. The single-engine aircraft went missing Friday night, and authorities located it around 3:20 p.m. on Saturday above the Kunia Loa Ridge Farmlands.

4 dead after small plane crashes in Hawaii

Four bodies were recovered from the wreckage of a small plane crash on a remote mountainside near Kunia, northwest of Honolulu, CBS affiliate KGMB reports. The single-engine aircraft went missing Friday night, and authorities located it around 3:20 p.m. on Saturday above the Kunia Loa Ridge Farmlands.

Pilot suffers minor injuries in San Jose plane crash

A pilot suffered minor injuries when their plane's nose wheel collapsed and the plane crashed this afternoon at San Jose's Reid-Hillview Airport, fire and Federal Aviation Administration officials said. Firefighters were called by air traffic controllers at 12:48 p.m. and when firefighters arrived the Piper PA-28's nose was on the runway, Capt.

FAA investigating small plane crash in Florida Everglades

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a single engine plane that had been reported missing was found in the Florida Everglades, along with the pilot's body. The Miami Herald reports the Cessna 152 was spotted late Wednesday in a swampy area southwest of Miami, with the body of the pilot alongside the debris.

Film claims Amelia Earhart survived plane crash

The photo is haunting. Among a number of figures gathered on a dock, the fuzzy image seems to be that of a woman, her back to the camera, gazing at what may be her crippled aircraft loaded on a barge, and perhaps wondering what her future might hold.

2 father-son pairs among dead in crash after pilot talked of ‘weather phenomenon’

Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2tNS38j In this image made from a video provided by WAOW-TV debris from a plane crash covers the road on July, 2, 2017, near Phillips, Wis. MILWAUKEE - Law enforcement identified the six people, including two father-son pairs, who were killed in a plane crash shortly after a discussion about "weather phenomenon" in northern Wisconsin early Saturday.

Fort Myers plane crash victim identified

A 37-year-old passenger was killed when a plane crashed into a building Saturday morning on the Chico's campus in Fort Myers. The plane was taking off from Page Field when it crashed into Building 9 - a day care center - at Chico's.

Report: Winds a factor in fatal plane crash in Banning

A combination of gusty winds and the pilots' inability to maintain control may have precipitated a fatal plane crash in Banning, according to federal investigators. The National Transportation Safety Board Thursday night released its preliminary report on the June 2 crash of a Cessna 150 at Banning Municipal Airport, pointing to weather and handling errors as possible factors.

The Latest: McConnell says GOP could use ‘less drama’

Does federal law give President Donald Trump broad legal authority to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations? That's the question before two federal appellate courts. A Colorado school district dealing with the loss of seven students who recently killed themselves temporarily stopped circulating a book that's the basis for Netflix's new series "13 Reasons Why," which some... A Colorado school district dealing with the loss of seven students who recently killed themselves temporarily stopped circulating a book that's the basis for Netflix's new series "13 Reasons Why," which some critics say romanticizes suicide.

The early bird gets the picture

As a news photographer, it pays to be early. That's why I got up at 5 a.m. to photograph the "mass casualty" exercise at the Colorado Springs Airport on Wednesday, May 3. The Federal Aviation Administration requires such an event to be conducted every three years.

2 dead in cargo plane crash in West Virginia

Two people aboard a cargo propeller plane flying packages for UPS died after the left wing struck the runway at Yeager Airport in West Virginia Friday morning, according to federal and local officials. The aircraft, a Short Brothers 330 model owned by Air Cargo Carriers, was contracted by UPS, airport spokesperson Mike Plante told ABC News.

Small plane crash caught on video Read Story

A single-engine Piper PA32 crashed on Harbour Pointe Boulevard Southwest and Mukilteo Speedway about 3:30 p.m. immediately after taking off the runway at Paine Field, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Tom Little, an Aviation Accident Investigator with NTSB, said, "maybe 500-1,000 feet off the ground, they experienced an engine anomaly."

Investigation Continues into IWV Road Plane Crash

Investigation Continues into IWV Road Plane Crash Lang 4/8/17 The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are joining the investigation into a small plane crash that killed two people near Oxford. Sgt. Brad Kunkel with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened a little after 3pm Friday.

Investigators recover data recorder in Georgia plane crash

Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board and FAA remove a black box from a crashed Cessna Citation I, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Kennesaw, Ga. The small plane crashed into a suburban Atlanta neighborhood Friday evening, killing the pilot and setting a house ablaze, officials said.

Ads hailing GOP for repealing Obamacare mistakenly air

'They own Obamacare!': Humiliated Trump lashes out at Dems after centerpiece health reform collapses in GOP vote fiasco and predicts they'll crawl back 'when it explodes - which it will soon' President Trump 'is furious that senior adviser Jared Kushner and Ivanka chose to go on a luxury ski vacation trip in Aspen while the GOP health care bill imploded' FBI raid a rural South Carolina home as they hunt for remains of 17-year-old woman who was 'gang raped, shot and fed to alligators' NASA moonwalker Alan Bean claims he 'knows the truth' about aliens and says they WOULD have made contact if they had visited Earth 'There was a boom': Pilot dead after Cessna crash lands next to a suburban Atlanta home and explodes into a fireball Love Actually - the happily ever after: Colin Firth has three kids with Portuguese wife, Liam Neeson's son is engaged to childhood sweetheart and Andrew Lincoln is ... (more)

Volusia says goodbye to fallen heroes

The loss of Air Force pilots Maj. Andrew Becker and Capt. Frederick “Drew” Dellecker weighed heavy on the hearts of strangers and family, service members and politicians who gathered to pay their respects during services at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Family was aboard the plane that crashed into a Southern California home, killing 3, authorities say

A family was on board the small plane that killed three people after it crashed into a Southern California home Monday, according to authorities. The Cessna 310 was carrying five people - one adult male, three adult females and one teenage girl - and was headed to San Jose from Riverside when it crashed into a home there, said Riverside Fire Department Captain Tyler Reynolds.

Parents of Germanwings suicide pilot claim he is innocent

Are these the biggest food lies ever? Hilarious photos reveal the misleading packaging that's led to some VERY disappointed customers EXCLUSIVE: How greedy Bill and Hillary Clinton befriended a Chinese fry cook in Little Rock who funneled hundreds of thousands in illegal donations from China and sold sleepovers at the White House for $400,000 a pop Are YOU going to cheat on your partner? Scientists reveal that women who do this one thing during sex are more likely to be unfaithful Millennial bowel cancer crisis: Young people are four times more likely to develop the disease than previous generations - due to their terrible diets Military Officer's Association SUV ends up ON TOP of high school band on Alabama Mardi Gras parade route, injuring 12 children aged 12-17, with four critically hurt 'The bacon is terrible, everyone is obsessed with the Royals and the locals are rude': Americans ... (more)

1 dead, 5 injured after small plane crashes into CA homes

One person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed into two homes Monday evening in Riverside shortly after taking off from a nearby airport, leaving fiery wreckage that nearly destroyed one of the homes, officials said. Four people were aboard the plane, and two of the victims were pulled from one of the burning homes, Riverside Fire Department Capt.

Bayonne Briefs

Small plane goes down on Avenue E A small Piper PA-28 plane crashed on Avenue E between 41st and 42nd Streets on the morning of Sunday, February 19, injuring the pilot and causing damage to several vehicles and wires, according to the Bayonne Police Department. When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found pieces of the mangled plane dispersed on the street and hanging from telephone wires, while the body of the plane fell upside down onto the street, according to the Bayonne Fire Department.

Estate of Virgil Victor Becker Jr v. Avco Corporation Precision…


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ESTATE OF VIRGIL VICTOR BECKER, JR., by its Personal Representative, Jennifer L. White, Petitioner, v. AVCO CORPORATION; PRECISION AIRMOTIVE LLC; VOLARE CARBURETORS LLC; MARVEL-SCHEBLER CARBURETORS LLC; TEMPEST PLUS MARKETING GROUP LLC; AERO ACCESSORIES, INC.; SYNERGY SYSTEMS, INC.; CASHMERE MOLDING, INC.; CREST AIRPARK, INC.; PREMIER AIRCRAFT ENGINES, INC; AUBURN FLIGHT SERVICE, INC; and ESTATE OF BRENDA L. HOUSTON, by its Personal Representative PAUL THOMAS CREWS, Defendants, FORWARD TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRIES, INC., Respondent.

Couple survives wilderness plane crash

A Colorado Springs couple survived a plane crash in the Flat Tops Wilderness on Saturday afternoon after being rescued via helicopter from the rugged terrain. According to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff's Office, local authorities were notified of the downed plane just before 10:30 a.m. by the Federal Aviation Administration, which had detected a transmission from the plane but was unable to determine its exact location.

3 dead in Texas plane crash collision

Two small planes collided in Texas on Saturday, killing at least three people, the McKinney Police Department tweeted from its verified account. The planes collided in the air near Aero County Airport and came down in front of a Home Depot in McKinney, Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Lynn Lunsford told CNN.

Throttle blamed for Colorado jet crash near Obama appearance

A throttle malfunction on an Air Force Thunderbirds aerobatic demonstration jet is being blamed for the jet's crash last June near the Colorado Springs Airport where President Barack Obama was attending an event. According to a report from Air Force investigators, the malfunction on the F-16 jet caused the pilot to accidentally turn the engine off.

Sheriff’s office is investigating a bizarre blog spewing hatred against Latinos

Heartbreaking moment Brazilian soccer player killed along with 75 others in Colombian jet crash found out he was to become a father... just ONE WEEK before he lost his life in plane tragedy Heartbreak in the locker room: Anguished Chapecoense players who were not on board the doomed flight with their Brazilian team-mates react with shock as they learn of Colombian plane tragedy Son of Chapecoense manager - who was killed in the Colombian plane crash - reveals he missed the doomed flight to because he FORGOT his passport 'Thank God Alan is in hospital.

(September 12-21, 2001): Recovery Workers Search for One of the Black …

Recovery workers at Ground Zero search for one of the black boxes from Flight 11 or Flight 175 - the planes that crashed into the World Trade Center on 9/11 - in locations where a signal from the device has reportedly been picked up, but it is unclear if they find a black box. The two "black boxes" carried by all commercial aircraft - the cockpit voice recorder and the flight data recorder - can provide valuable information about why a plane crashed.

Emergency exercise planned for DuPage Airport

More than a dozen local and federal agencies will participate Saturday morning in a plane crash simulation at the airport near North Avenue and Powis Road. The exercise, scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m., is being planned by the DuPage Airport Authority and the West Chicago Fire Protection District.

FAA probing small plane crash in Plymouth that left 1 hurt

Fire officials say a man has been hospitalized with serious head and internal injuries after a small plane he was flying crashed into a wooded area in Plymouth near Waterbury Airport . Terryville Fire Chief Mark Sekorski says the man was the sole occupant of the single-engine, experimental plane, which crashed around 5 p.m. Thursday.

US military jet crashes off Okinawa, pilot safe

A US military jet crashed off the southern Japanese island of Okinawa on Thursday but the pilot was safely rescued, authorities said. The wreckage of the plane was found 150 kilometres off Okinawa's main island in the mid-afternoon, according to the Japan Coast Guard.

High school students have never known a world before 9/11 – Sun, 11 Sep 2016 PST

Fifteen years ago, millions of Americans watched in horror as two Boeing 737 passenger jets hijacked by al-Qaida extremists crashed into the World Trade Center in Manhattan, eventually sending a mountain of rubble, debris and bodies to the ground. Fifteen years ago, millions of Americans watched in horror as two Boeing 737 passenger jets hijacked by al-Qaida extremists crashed into the World Trade Center in Manhattan, eventually sending a mountain of rubble, debris and bodies to the ground.

Pilot Hurt After Plane Crash in Park Twp.Park TWP., Mi (WHTC) …

PARK TWP., MI A 60-year-old Delton man has been hospitalized following the crash of his ultralight plane at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds late on Saturday afternoon. According to Ottawa County Sheriff's Sergeant Christie Wendt, the 2004 Gemini Twin had taken off from Park Township airport just before 6 PM, heading for Wayland when, according to pilot Michael Kerr, it encountered engine trouble.

The Latest: Plane on tour when it crashed in Louisiana

The Latest on the investigation into Friday night's crash of an airplane into Lake Pontchartrain at New Orleans : Authorities say a small plane that crashed in Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans had been chartered by a couple taking an aerial tour of the city. The plane crashed as it neared New Orleans Lakefront Airport.

1 rescued, 2 missing after plane crash in New Orleans lake

U.S. Coast Guard officials say one person has been rescued and crews are searching for two others after a small plane crashed into a lake near a New Orleans airport. Multiple media reports say Coast Guard personnel responded to the scene Saturday night after the aircraft crashed in the vicinity of the Seabrook Bridge near New Orleans Lakefront Airport.

Small plane crashes into lake near New Orleans airport

U.S. Coast Guard officials say one person has been rescued and crews are searching for two others after a small plane crashed into a lake near a New Orleans airport. Multiple media reports say Coast Guard personnel responded to the scene Saturday night after the aircraft crashed in the vicinity of the Seabrook Bridge near New Orleans Lakefront Airport.

‘He founded ISIS!’: Now Trump claims Obama deserves credit for…

A chip off the old block: Did Malia Obama smoke MARIJUANA at Lollapalooza? Video shows the president's eldest daughter puffing on a suspicious cigarette Now the Secret Service steps into Trump 'incitement to violence' row: Agents have spoken to campaign 'more than once' about his call for 'Second Amendment' action against Clinton 'He founded ISIS!': Now Trump claims Obama deserves credit for creating the Middle Eastern terror army - and names 'crooked Hillary' as its 'co-founder' Trump faces demands from his own party to take back Second Amendment 'threat' to Clinton - as ex-senator writes to demand his removal as candidate Is this the most epic engagement EVER? Canadian 'power couple' travel to Iceland with a full crew for pre-wedding shoot atop volcanic rocks and icy glaciers Fertility rates drop to lowest level EVER in America: Fewer than 6 babies per 100 women being born each year ... (more)

Final minutes of fatal flight

Federal investigators have reported their first findings on last month's deadly medical transport plane crash about 5 miles east of the Humboldt County airport in McKinleyville. On July 29 at about 1:05 a.m., the plane “sustained an in-flight breakup and collision with tree-covered terrain,” according to a preliminary report on the crash issued by the National Transportation Safety Board .

Estate of late doctor, UMC deny fraud allegations, agree to pay nearly $3.3 million settlement

UMC Physicians and the estate of a Lubbock doctor who died last February in a plane crash have agreed to pay nearly $3.3 million to the United States and the State of Texas to settle allegations they submitted false Medicaid and Medicare claims. The estate of Dr. Kenneth Michael Rice, who was 60 at the time of the deadly crash, agreed to pay $2 million and UMC Physicians agreed to pay $1,280,000 to settle the matter, according to an announcement Monday by U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.

Trump claims ‘great unity’ in campaign as top boss is accused of…

Woman jogger is murdered in New York: Hunt for killer who 'sexually assaulted and strangled' 30-year-old in broad daylight Did Obama pay a $400m ransom for American prisoners? The US secretly shipped cash to Iran as Americans were released in January - but Obama DENIES it was part of a secret deal for their release Sarah Palin's son-in-law and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer tells Trump to say sorry to Khan family and 'act like the Commander-in-Chief' The feminine hygiene craze which could be putting YOUR health at risk: Women who douche have 'double the risk of ovarian cancer' Alive! 300 passengers - including six Americans - escape when their Emirates jet crash-lands at Dubai airport after catching fire in the air and EXPLODING on landing Who killed Natalie and Carter? Police desperately seeking clues to find who shot dead two beloved suburban teens to death behind an Atlanta ... (more)

Plane Crash Causes Fatality

A pilot was killed in the crash of a small plane into an industrial building just east of Van Nuys Airport on Tuesday, Aug. 2. The plane crashed around 1:30 p.m. into a building at 16145 W. Hart St., fire officials said. The plane was largely demolished when it slammed into the concrete structure near Woodley Avenue.

Experimental plane crashes in western Ohio, killing 2 people

SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio - Authorities say two people were killed when a small, experimental plane crashed in a cornfield in western Ohio.The plane went down Friday in a Clark County field just outside Springfield.The Springfield News-Sun identifies the victims as 81-year-old Levon King and 85-year-old Gloria King, a husband and wife from Dearborn, ... (more)

Authorities: Plane crash in northern Illinois city kills 1

A small plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in a northern Illinois city Thursday morning, killing the pilot and torching the side of a home. Although it was unclear how many were aboard the aircraft, the pilot was killed in the crash, Joliet City Manager Jim Hock said, adding that it was "very fortunate" no other injuries resulted from the crash.

Plane crash near Buena Vista kills pilot

A single-engine plane crash near Buena Vista about noon Monday, July 4, killed the pilot, Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze said mid-afternoon Monday. The pilot was believed to be the only person aboard, Spezze said.

Man, child victims of deadly plane crash near Frankenmuth, police say

A man and child were killed Sunday, July 3, after a plane crashed near the end of a landing strip at a small airport near Frankenmuth, according to police. Police, firefighters and paramedics responded at about 5:22 p.m. Sunday to William "Tiny" Zehnder Field for the report of a plane crash, according to a press release from Frankenmuth Police Department.

Tennessee: Two dead and two injured in plane crash

Investigators work the scene of a plane crash next to the runway of the Collegedale Municipal Airport Collegedale, Tennessee A small plane crashed on Saturday in Tennessee, killing two of the people on board and injuring two others, officials said. The single-engine engine plane crashed around 12:50 pm as it was coming in to the Collegedale airport, Tonya Salder, a spokeswoman for the Collegedale Police said.

3 dead after plane crashes into car near Houston airport

A small plane that crashed into a car in a parking lot near a Houston airport is roped off on Thursday, June 9, 2016. The aircraft had been trying to land at Hobby Airport, in the southeastern part of the city, when it crashed less than a mile northwest of the airport, said Lynn Lunsford, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration.

Fire chief: 1 dead after Navy Blue Angel jet crash in Smyrna

One person has been reported dead after a U.S. Navy Blue Angels jet crashed following takeoff during a practice flight around 3 p.m. Thursday, according to a county fire dispatcher. Fire chief: 1 dead after Navy Blue Angel jet crash in Smyrna SMYRNA - One person has been reported dead after a U.S. Navy Blue Angels jet crashed following takeoff during a practice flight around 3 p.m. Thursday, according to a county fire dispatcher.

Pilots pay tribute to comrade whose WWII plane crashed

" Air show pilots performed an aerial salute Saturday to their comrade who died after his World War II-era plane crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey a day earlier. The P-47 Thunderbolt crashed Friday night during a promotional flight for the American Airpower Museum on Long Island, which is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the P-47 this weekend.

Pilots honor comrade whose WWII plane crashed

Air show pilots performed an aerial salute Saturday to their comrade who died after his World War II-era plane crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey a day earlier. The P-47 Thunderbolt crashed Friday night during a promotional flight for the American Airpower Museum on Long Island, which is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the P-47 this weekend.

WWII-era Small Plane Crashes in NYC’s Hudson Ri…

A World War II-era single-seat fighter plane crashed in the Hudson River Friday evening, and a body believed to the pilot was recovered by divers, police officials said. The NYPD said the plane, which took off from an airport in Suffolk County, went into the water around 7:30 p.m. A distress signal was issued.

The Latest: Divers recover body of 56-year-old man

The Latest on the crash of a small World War II-era plane in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey : New York City police say divers searching for the pilot of a small World War II-era plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey have recovered the body of a 56-year-old man. Police say the body came from the one-seater P-47 Thunderbolt plane that went down Friday night but they are withholding the identity until the man's family has been notified.

Small WWII-era plane crashes in Hudson River; body recovered

A small World War II vintage plane taking part in celebrations of its 75th anniversary flew a partial loop while smoke spewed from it and then crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, and divers recovered a body from its sunken wreckage, police and witnesses said. The single-seat plane, a P-47 Thunderbolt, crashed on a part of the river near where a US Airways commercial jet carrying 155 people splash-landed safely in 2009 in what became known as the Miracle on the Hudson.

Feds blame pilot error, lack of oversight in Marine’s death

Federal investigators blame the Marine Corps, the Air Force and the pilot and operator of a privately-owned military jet for the death of a Marine killed last year when the jet crashed into his truck in Arizona. The National Transportation Safety Board report said the pilot of the BAE Systems Hawk jet took off too early, noting that he lifted off while traveling more than 10 mph below normal takeoff speed on March 11, 2015.

Investigators: Smoke detected on Egypt jet just before crash

A massive space shuttle external propellant tank is squeezing through the streets of Los Angeles to join a display of the retired orbiter Endeavour at the California Science Center. A massive space shuttle external propellant tank is squeezing through the streets of Los Angeles to join a display of the retired orbiter Endeavour at the California Science Center.

Egyptian Airliner With 66 On Board Crashes In Mediterranean Sea

An EgyptAir passenger jet that took off from Paris with 66 people on board suddenly disappeared over the Aegean Sea on Thursday morning, shortly before it was due to land in Cairo. As Egyptian and Greek authorities mounted a search-and-rescue operation focused around the island of Karpathos, President Francois Hollande of France confirmed that the plane had crashed and acknowledged that "the terrorist hypothesis" was one of several that investigators were looking into.