Aviation accidents and incidents

FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday May 1, 2016, helicopter rotor blades are loaded onto a truck following the Friday April 29 helicopter crash on the coast of Norway near Bergen. Norway's Accident Investigation Board report Thursday July 5, 2018, that "a fatigue fracture" in the main rotor gearbox caused the Airbus EC-225 helicopter to crash off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board. (Torstein Boe / NTB scanpix FILE via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 9:13 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — "A fatigue fracture" in the main rotor gearbox caused an Airbus helicopter to crash off western Norway in 2016, killing all 13 people on board, Norway's Accident Investigation Board said Thursday. The Airbus EC-225 helicopter was carrying workers from an offshore rig in...
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In this Thursday, June 28, 2018, file photo, an aircraft flies above as rescuers stand amid the wreckage of a private chartered plane that crashed in Ghatkopar area, Mumbai, India. The plane hit an open area at a construction site for a multistory building in a crowded area with many residential apartments. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade, File)
June 29, 2018 - 3:57 am
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A small plane that crashed into a construction site in India's financial capital of Mumbai, killing five people, was not certified as airworthy and was undergoing major repairs after an earlier crash, an aviation company official said Friday. Anil Chauhan, a top official of the...
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Rescuers stand amid the wreckage of a private chartered plane that crashed in Ghatkopar area, Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 28, 2018. An official said it was not immediately known how many people were on board the aircraft. Five bodies were recovered from the wreckage and rescue work was continuing. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
June 28, 2018 - 7:02 am
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A small chartered plane crashed Thursday in a busy area of Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least six people including two on the ground, police said. They said the plane hit an open area at a construction site for a multistory building in the...
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June 24, 2018 - 2:01 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a U.S. Navy pilot who died in the crash of an A-29 jet north of Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Navy officials say Navy Lt. Christopher Carey Short of Canandaigua, New York was killed in Friday's crash over the Red Rio Bombing...
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In this photo provided by the Office of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, the Alaska Air National Guard honor guard presents colors at a plaque dedication ceremony Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Valdez, Alaska. The memorial plaque honors four Alaska National Guard members killed in April 1964 while conducting a humanitarian mission after the second most powerful earthquake ever destroyed the town. (David Lienemann/Office of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker via AP)
June 23, 2018 - 8:39 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins. A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane's mission April 25, 1964, was to deliver Gov. William Egan to oversee efforts to rebuild the town on a new...
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This photo provided by Kenneth Ayers Jr. and taken in 1960 shows his father, Kenneth Ayers Sr., after a successful moose hunt in Alaska. The elder Ayers and three other Alaska Air National Guard members died in a plane crash following the 1964 earthquake. A memorial will be unveiled Saturday, June 23, 1964, honoring the four men killed in the crash when conducting a humanitarian mission following the devastating magnitude 9.2 earthquake which destroyed Valdez in March 1964. (Photo courtesy Kenneth Ayers Jr. via AP)
June 23, 2018 - 7:13 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins. A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane's mission April 25, 1964, was to deliver Gov. William Egan to oversee efforts to rebuild the town on a new...
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June 19, 2018 - 4:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Officials say an engine of a Russian plane carrying the Saudi Arabian soccer team to a World Cup host city has caught fire during landing, but nobody was hurt. Russia's federal agency for air traffic said in a statement that the Airbus airplane flying from St. Petersburg to the...
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FILE - In this file photo from June 9, 2018, Egypt fans hold poster of striker Mohammed Salah during the team's final training session in Cairo before the World Cup. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
June 18, 2018 - 3:42 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Not since the Cold War days of the 1950s and 1960s has Egypt been as close to Russia as it is now. But could the outcome of a crucial World Cup clash between the two nations damage their relations? Probably not, but as is frequently the case with soccer, Tuesday's game...
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Members of the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department dive team search the Fox River in Oshkosh, Wis., on Saturday, June 9, 2018 where a helicopter crashed. Witness Gary Lemiesz said the aircraft struck the wires and part of the propeller broke off, after which "it hit hard and sunk." (Doug Raflik/The Oshkosh Northwestern via AP)
June 09, 2018 - 9:31 pm
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A severely damaged helicopter was brought to the surface of the Fox River in eastern Wisconsin late Saturday after it struck power lines and crashed, but the fate of those on board was unknown. The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office says the helicopter went down into the river...
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Members of the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department dive team search the Fox River in Oshkosh, Wis., on Saturday, June 9, 2018 where a helicopter crashed. Witness Gary Lemiesz said the aircraft struck the wires and part of the propeller broke off, after which "it hit hard and sunk." (Doug Raflik/The Oshkosh Northwestern via AP)
June 09, 2018 - 6:53 pm
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A helicopter crashed into the Fox River in eastern Wisconsin Saturday after witnesses said it struck power lines, and authorities said they won't be able to search for those on board until high voltage power lines can be removed from the water. The Winnebago County Sheriff's...
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