Government Probes Case of Texting Helicopter Pilot The pilot of a medical helicopter that ran out of fuel and crashed, killing all four people aboard, was distracted by text messages when he should have been conducting pre-flight checks, accident investigators said Tuesday. More
Reports: Ex-Sooners QB killed in plane crash A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. More
Horrifying crash at Daytona exposes risks to fans Fans can wind up in the danger zone, too. A horrifying crash on the last lap of a race at Daytona International Speedway injured at least 30 fans Saturday and provided another stark reminder of what can happen when a car going nearly 200 mph is suddenly launched toward the spectator areas. More
Gunfire, wreck kill 3 on Vegas strip Three people were killed and at least three others injured in a gunfight and subsequent car crash along the Las Vegas strip in Nevada early Thursday, police said. More
Cargo plane linked to Fort Lauderdale-based company crashes in ... - Big News Network Sacramento County woman accused of welfare fraud arrested in Puerto ... - Sacramento Bee 12/4/2013 - 8:16 am | View Link
Council denies request to increase housing near runway [The Island ... - BusinessWeek ... of a county airport advisory board. ... within a hazard zone deemed to have a high probability of plane crashes. ... need affordable housing ... 12/4/2013 - 5:52 am | View Link
Mother treks across tundra after crash - CNN For four people, including her 5 ... The National Transportation Safety Board ... About 35% of commuter plane and air taxi crashes in the United ... 12/3/2013 - 10:42 am | View Link
Belgium: 100 cars crash in fog - News24.com 100 vehicles in three pile-ups in Belgium - Big News Network 12/3/2013 - 9:23 am | View Link
Fort Lauderdale-owned cargo plane crashes in Puerto Rico - Big News Network Small plane crashes in Puerto Rico; 2 bodies found - Modesto Bee 12/3/2013 - 6:09 am | View Link
All 33 on board killed as plane crashes in Namibia BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhuanet) -- All 33 people on board a Mozambique Airlines plane have been killed in a crash in northeast Namibia. Namibian police and Mozambican authorities say the plane crashed in a Namibian national park near the border with ... 11/30/2013 - 5:16 pm | View Link
Plane crashes in Russia, 50 people on board killed A Boeing 737 jetliner crashed and burst into flames Sunday night while trying to land at the airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people aboard in the latest in a string of deadly crashes across the country. The Tatarstan Airlines plane was ... 11/17/2013 - 3:50 pm | View Link
Boeing plane crashes in Russia, 50 on board killed MOSCOW (AP) — A Boeing 737 jetliner crashed and burst into flames Sunday night while trying to land at the airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people aboard in the latest in a string of deadly crashes across the country. 11/17/2013 - 7:53 am | View Link
Boeing plane crashes in Russia; 50 on board killed MOSCOW -- A Boeing 737 jetliner crashed and burst into flames Sunday night while trying to land at the airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people aboard in the latest in a string of deadly crashes across the country. The Tatarstan Airlines ... 11/16/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Plane Crashes In Nepal, All 19 People On Board Killed Kathmandu, Nepal — A plane has crashed just minutes after taking off from Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, with authorities confirming all 19 people on board were killed in the tragedy. The twin-engine prop plane, which belonged to domestic flight company ... 09/27/2012 - 5:46 pm | View Link
If this is as raucous as the holidays get in Cape May, sign me up. At the very reasonable hour of 6 p.m., my husband and I are sitting on what must be the New Jersey seaside resort town’s equivalent of the party bus: the trolley bus. We’ve signed up for a holiday lights tour.
Standing in the middle of a herd of about 150 reindeer at Williams Reindeer Farm in Palmer, Alaska, I reached out to pet one of the animals. How thick and soft its fur is, I marveled, almost bouncy to the touch, like a natural version of artificial turf. Read full article >>
What’s the Deal? This week’s best travel bargains around the globe. Land ● Book two nights at Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa on New York’s Hudson River and get a f ree third night. Three nights starts at $600 for two people, including taxes, a savings of at least $300.
Ask travelers what the federal government did for them this year, and you’ll probably get a shrug, at best — or a rant about sequestration, national park closings and the Transportation Security Administration, at worst. Read full article >>
Our readers share tales of their rambles around the world. Who: Claudia Moore of Springfield, Va. Where, when, why: This fall, I took Vantage’s Imperial Russian Waterways: Moscow and St. Petersburg cruise. I included the six-day pre-extension to the three Baltic capitals — Vilnius, Lithuania; Riga, Latvia; and Tallinn, Estonia.