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Adventurer Tracey Curtis-Taylor survives plane crash in Arizona Desert

ABC Online - ‎May 15, 2016‎
The pilot, who was in Australia recently when she re-enacted aviation legend Amy Johnson's England to Australia epic flight, was flying her open cockpit bi-plane from Winslow, Arizona, bound for Phoenix when the accident happened late last week.
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Arizona plane crash near airfield leaves two dead

Daily Mail - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Two people were killed when a World War II-era plane crashed and exploded into flames shortly after taking off from an airport at Mesa, near Phoenix, Arizona. Emergency crews were sent to Falcon Field airport on Tuesday evening but the two people on ...
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Preliminary report on Mesa Falcon Field Airport crash cites noises, lack of engine power - ‎May 24, 2016‎
MESA - Witnesses of a plane crash at Falcon Field Airport reported hearing "popping" noises and a "bang" and said the engine wasn't producing enough power.

Preliminary report released in Surprise plane crash

ABC15 Arizona - ‎May 18, 2016‎
SURPRISE, AZ - A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board details the events leading up to a plane crash nearly two weeks ago in a Surprise neighborhood. A single-engine Beechcraft G35 Bonanza took off from Glendale Municipal ...

After Arizona desert crash, critics of British pilot say they want the truth behind famous flights

National Post - ‎May 19, 2016‎
But last week, when Curtis-Taylor's plane crashed in the Arizona desert, the name of her camera-shy co-pilot, Ewald Gritsch, surfaced online and reignited a debate that has been going on in the general aviation community for years.
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Pieces of missing EgyptAir plane possibly found; terrorism suspected

ABC15 Arizona - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The airline said the Egyptian military had received an emergency signal from the aircraft, an apparent reference to an Emergency Locator Transmitter, a battery-powered device designed to automatically give out a signal in the event of a crash or sudden ...
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Plane crash-lands in Cottonwood, AZ; Pilot forgot landing gear

Albuquerque Journal - ‎May 17, 2016‎
COTTONWOOD, Ariz. - Authorities say a small plane crash-landed at Cottonwood Municipal Airport after the pilot forgot to lower the landing gear.
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Five dead in fiery plane crash on Kauai

ABC15 Arizona - ‎May 23, 2016‎
HONOLULU (AP) - Five people died in a fiery plane crash on Kauai Monday morning, officials said. The small plane crashed about 9:30 a.m. during a skydiving tour just outside Port Allen Airport, the Kauai Fire Department said in a statement. The pilot ...
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Feds blame pilot error, lack of oversight in Marine's death

WTOP - ‎7 hours ago‎
Arizona Plane Crash FILE - This March 11, 2015 file photo officials check the scene of a T-59 Hawk aircraft crash at the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Ariz.
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17 skydivers survive plane crash in Calif.

ABC15 Arizona - ‎May 12, 2016‎
The plane crashed less than a mile from the airport on the opposite side of Highway 99, a major route in California, said Lt.

Azerbaijan plane crashes in Afghanistan, 7 dead

KVOA Tucson News - ‎May 19, 2016‎
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A U.S. military spokesman in Afghanistan says seven people were killed when a plane belonging to Silk Way Airlines of Azerbaijan crashed in the country's south. He said Thursday the plane had been carrying nine people when it ...
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Solar plane's next leg of global trip: Arizona to Oklahoma

Al-Arabiya - ‎May 13, 2016‎
The rush to judgment by so many prominent voices - though uncharacteristic in the aftermath of a plane crash - is perhaps understandable in the prevailing security climate.

Crash report cites noise, lack of power

TriValley Central - ‎15 hours ago‎
MESA - A preliminary report indicates a single-engine plane may have been experiencing engine trouble before it crashed May 17 at a Phoenix-area airport, killing the two people aboard. The National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report says ...

AP: Intruders breach US airport fences about every 10 days

Tucson News Now - ‎1 hour ago‎
Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down - not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the ...

The 15 Most Dangerous Highways in the U.S.

Condé Nast Traveler - ‎17 hours ago‎
Despite an anxiety around flying that affects approximately 40 percent of the population, plane crash fatalities are significantly less likely than those on the road: Statistics show that the chance of a passenger dying on any flight with one of the ...
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Egypt hires 2 foreign firms in search for plane recorders

ABC15 Arizona - ‎18 hours ago‎
An Egyptian journalist holds a candle during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, May 24, 2016.
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Egypt official: Evidence points toward explosion for EgyptAir 804

ABC15 Arizona - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Officials are still trying to figure out what caused EgyptAir Flight 804 to crash. But more and more evidence appears to be pointing to an explosion onboard.

Victims identified in Falcon Field crash

FOX 10 News Phoenix - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Air traffic control communications show the plane took off with another aircraft when for some reason it crashed. The other aircraft proceeded to a nearby airport. Mesa Fire crews responded and put out the blaze, but rescuers could not save the two ...
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Forensic expert: EgyptAir human remains suggest explosion

KVOA Tucson News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
CAIRO (AP) - Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 have burn marks and are very small in size, suggesting an explosion on board may have downed the aircraft in the east Mediterranean, a senior Egyptian forensics official ...

2 dead in plane crash near Falcon Field - ‎May 17, 2016‎
... Harbor International and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airports, is located at Greenfield and McKellips roads. The Commemorative Air Force Airbase Arizona, which offers rides aboard an SNJ/T-6 Texan, a trainer for the type of plane that crashed, is located ...