Plane Crashes into Ohio Home, Killing Pilot, Fire Chief Says

Article 0 Comments A small plane crashed into a suburban Cincinnati house Tuesday afternoon, killing the pilot and sending dark smoke billowing from the backyard. Emergency responders said no one was in the home at the time of the crash, and first responders got two dogs inside out safely in […]

Lawyers Blame Act of God, Lack of Seatbelts for New York Limo Crash

Article 1 Comments Lawyers for the operators of a limousine that crashed and killed 20 people in upstate New York say the deaths could have been caused by an act of God or the passengers’ failure to wear seat belts. The Times Union reports lawyers for Prestige Limousine owner Shahed […]

Officials Say Plane Had Fuel Tank Issues Before Fatal Massachusetts Crash

Article 0 Comments The National Transportation Safety Board says a plane crashed into an apartment building in Massachusetts, killing a former mayor, had fuel tank issues months before the fatal crash. The Eagle-Tribune reports that investigators did not say exactly what caused the February 2017 crash in Methuen. But in […]

$6.1M for Motorcyclist Who Crashed after Hitting Pothole

Article 0 Comments Los Angeles will pay $6.1 million to a motorcyclist who hit potholes and crashed, leaving him with a serious brain injury. The Los Angeles Times reported the City Council voted the money for the settlement last week. Philip Ramon Alvarez sued the city over a 2015 crash […]

Victim’s Family Sues Boeing Over Lion Air Flight Crash

Article 0 Comments The family of a man who was killed when a Lion Air flight crashed in October has sued Boeing Co., alleging the 737 MAX 8 aircraft was “unreasonably dangerous” and demanding a jury trial in Chicago, where the U.S. manufacturer is based. The lawsuit was filed on […]

Lawsuit Filed Against Operators of Limo in Fatal New York Crash

Article 0 Comments The operators of a limousine that crashed and killed 20 people in upstate New York were grossly negligent in putting the “dangerous and defective” vehicle on the road, according to a lawsuit filed by one of the victim’s parents. Amanda Rivenburg, 29, was among 18 people in […]

Pilot, Paramedic, Nurse Killed in North Dakota Air Ambulance Crash

Article 0 Comments An air ambulance on its way to pick up a patient crashed shortly after taking off in North Dakota, killing all three people on board, and military officials involved in the response said the plane may have broken up in midair. The twin-engine Bismarck Air Medical airplane […]

Data Recorder Shows Crashed Boeing 737 Max Had Airspeed Issues on Last 4 Flights

Article 0 Comments The Lion Air plane that crashed in the Java Sea last week had faulty airspeed readings during its last four flights and Indonesian investigators called on planemaker Boeing Co. and U.S. authorities to ensure there aren’t fleet-wide issues. The Southeast Asian country’s National Transportation Safety Committee, which […]

Crashed Lion Air Boeing Jet Previously Had Problems with Altitude, Speed Sensors

Article 0 Comments The Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea off Indonesia earlier this week had experienced problems with the sensors used to calculate altitude and speed on its previous flight, an issue that could help explain why the plane dove into the water. Pilots on the […]

Officials Say Plane Broke Apart Before Long Island Fatal Crash

Article 0 Comments Federal transportation officials say a plane that crashed off Long Island earlier this month, killing all three people aboard, had broken up before hitting the water. Newsday reports the National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary report says the twin-engine Piper PA-34 “was substantially damaged when it experienced an […]