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2 Dead After Small Plane Crashes Near Airfield in Arizona

ABC News - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Two people were killed Tuesday evening after a small World War II-era plane crashed and exploded into flames near a Phoenix-area airport, authorities said.
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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.

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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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.

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

WTOP - ‎15 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.

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 ...

Crash report cites noise, lack of power

TriValley Central - ‎22 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 - ‎8 hours 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 ...
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Egypt hires 2 foreign firms in search for plane recorders

ABC15 Arizona - ‎May 25, 2016‎
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 ...

In Case You Missed it

East Valley Tribune - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Mesa police have identified the two people who died in Tuesday's plane crash near Falcon Field as the pilot and an 18-year-old foreign exchange student.
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TSA chief headed back to Capitol Hill to talk airport lines

Tucson News Now - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Neffenger also said the agency will launch an incident comment center that "will closely track daily screening operations, shifting officers, canine resources, the National Deployment Force and other resources to meet mission demands in advance of ...

Grey's Anatomy: Callie's most significant relationships

WABC-TV - ‎May 18, 2016‎
A major turning point in Arizona and Callie's relationship was the plane crash that killed Mark and Lexie. Arizona survived the crash, but ended up having to have her leg amputated. Arizona struggled with her situation and ultimately did everything she ...

AZ Memo: Funeral details for officer; good Samaritan's close call; surging D-Backs; workweek weather - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Remarkably, Brookman, 50, was driving home after completing a triple-shift at Southwest Airlines when he summoned the energy to intervene.