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4 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston
Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee confirmed the three deaths. All three were on the plane, and no one on the ground was injured or killed in the crash, which occurred about 7 p.m. Saturday.
8 hrs ago | International Business Times
The teen daughter of Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, one of the pilots of the ill-fated took to social media hoping that her father along with the passengers and the crew onboard the Boeing 777-200 that went missing since Saturday morning over the South Daddy.
12 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan
This booking photo released by the Volusia County Division of Corrections shows Ebony Wilkerson.
Coroner Todd Hardee initially confirmed there were two fatalities, and Darlington County Sheriff's officials later confirmed a third fatality.
A plane became entangled in the strings of a skydiver's parachute, sending both crashing into the ground near Tampa, Fla.
Marine Capt. Reid Nannen has been identified by numerous non-military websites as the pilot killed in a March 1 crash east of Fallon.
Residents should avoid the crash area, near Fox Hollow Drive and Forest Drive, southeast of the Hartsville Regional Airport, said A reporter at the scene tweeted that plane went down between two brick homes off Hollandia Park Drive.
In this July 6, 2013 aerial file photo, the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 lies on the ground after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport, in San Francisco.
An aviation lawyer who worked on cases with problems similar to the Malaysia Airlines disaster said Saturday the lack of warnings about a problem aboard the aircraft suggested a catastrophic failure while flying at altitude.
The Atlanta-based ExpressJet Airlines, in a company alert obtained by The Associated Press, said its pilots should use the primary runway at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport when possible rather than the shorter Runway 18, where a UPS A300 jet struck trees before slamming into a hill short of the runway in August.
When anguished family members first called for information about their loved ones aboard a wrecked Asiana Airlines plane, instead of getting answers, they had to navigate an automated reservation system.
Marc Schrenker and his wife, Michelle, lived in a large Geist Reservoir home with a boat dock and pool deck.
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The flight was scheduled to land at Beijing at 6:30 a.m. local time, and air traffic controllers lost contact with it at 2:41 a.m. A Vietnamese newspaper later reported that the Vietnamese Navy had confirmed that the plane crashed into the ocean.
Lt. Chris Taylor of LaGrange Fire Department said two male passengers were dead at the scene when fire and EMS officials arrived.
In this Monday, June 8, 2009 file photo released by Brazil's Air Force, Brazil's Navy sailors recover debris from the missing Air France Flight 447 in the Atlantic Ocean.