Aviation accidents and incidents

In this photo taken on Saturday, March 4, 2017, a Il-20 electronic intelligence plane of the Russian air force flays near Kubinka airport, outside Moscow, Russia. An Il-20 aircraft was shot down Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean Sea, killing all 15 people on board, as the Syrian military fired on Israeli fighter jets attacking targets in northwestern Syria. (AP Photo/Marina Lystseva)
September 18, 2018 - 3:18 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Syria forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, killing all 15 people aboard, in what President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday was "a chain of tragic accidental circumstances." The downing of the Il-20 highlighted the dangers posed by...
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Map locates Lattakia, Syria, where Russian military says one of its jets disappeared; 1c x 2 1/2 inches; 46.5 mm x 63 mm;
September 18, 2018 - 8:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean Sea, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday. It blamed Israel for the crash, saying the plane was caught in the crossfire as four Israeli fighters attacked...
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Map locates Lattakia, Syria, where Russian military says one of its jets disappeared; 1c x 2 1/2 inches; 46.5 mm x 63 mm;
September 18, 2018 - 2:54 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's military said Tuesday that one of its aircraft with 14 people on board has disappeared over Syria's Mediterranean Sea coast. The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that the Il-20 jet went off radar 35 kilometers (22 miles) away from the coast late Monday as it was...
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September 18, 2018 - 1:43 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's military said Tuesday that one of its aircraft with 14 people on board has disappeared over Syria's Mediterranean Sea coast. The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that the Il-20 jet went off radar 35 kilometers (22 miles) away from the coast late Monday as it was...
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September 15, 2018 - 3:59 pm
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A small plane has crashed in a wooded area north of Boston, killing a couple on board. The single engine Columbia Aircraft LC41 crashed Saturday at around 11 a.m. in a residential neighborhood in Woburn. Officials identified the victims as 65-year-old Dr. Michael Graver and 52-...
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President Donald Trump, center and first lady Melania Trump, second from left, arrive with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, left rear, at the September 11th Flight 93 Memorial Service in Shanksville, Pa., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
September 11, 2018 - 12:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the commemoration of the Sept. 11 terror attacks (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Two young men who rescued a couple moments before a train slammed into their car have received a bravery award named for a flight attendant on one of the planes flown into the World Trade...
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President Donald Trump, center and first lady Melania Trump, second from left, arrive with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, left rear, at the September 11th Flight 93 Memorial Service in Shanksville, Pa., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
September 11, 2018 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the commemoration of the Sept. 11 terror attacks (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The man who informed President George W. Bush that America was under attack says 9/11 was a defining event for the nation and those who lived through it. Former chief of staff Andrew Card...
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Visitors to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., participate in a sunset memorial service on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, as the nation marks the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
September 11, 2018 - 11:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Sept. 11 anniversary (all times local): 11:30 a.m. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, are at a memorial in Pennsylvania for those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and have walked to an overlook to see the field where...
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A New York City firefighter stands at attention in front of a memorial on the side of a firehouse adjacent to One World Trade Center and the 9/11 Memorial site during ceremonies on the anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 11, 2018 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the commemoration of the Sept. 11 terror attacks (all times local): 11:30 a.m. President Donald Trump has been viewing the Pennsylvania field that became a memorial after the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Trump and first lady Melania walked to an overlook in Shanksville to...
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A New York City firefighter stands at attention in front of a memorial on the side of a firehouse adjacent to One World Trade Center and the 9/11 Memorial site during ceremonies on the anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 11, 2018 - 11:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the commemoration of the Sept. 11 terror attacks (all times local): 11 a.m. President Donald Trump says the nation is recalling "the moment when America fought back" during a Pennsylvania ceremony marking the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Trump said Tuesday during a somber...
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