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1 hr ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

Pilot Who Crashed on Florida Beach 'Never Saw' Victims Below

The pilot whose plane crashed-landed on a Florida beach Sunday, killing a man and his daughter who were walking along the shore, "never saw them" during his frantic efforts to land the stalled single-engine plane, according to his statement released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Florida, Englewood, FL, Sarasota County, FL

5 hrs ago | India.com

Taiwan plane crash: Black box data deciphered

Taipei, Jul 28: Taiwan has finished decoding the data from the two black boxes of its ill-fated plane that crashed last week, the island's aviation council said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, Southeast Asia, World News,

10 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

Pilot Killed in Bitterroot Mountains Plane Crash

A U.S. Forest Service helicopter, stationed out of Powell Junction in remote Idaho County, assisted in the search for a downed plane in the Bitterroot Mountains.

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14 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Cease-fire in Libyan airport fight to battle fire

Militias fighting for control of the airport in Libya's capital agreed to a 24-hour cease-fire to allow firefighters to battle an out-of-control fire at its oil depot, authorities said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, World News

18 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

PM to meet plane crash families

David Cameron will meet the families of British victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane today as officials push for far-reaching economic sanctions against Russia.

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22 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles

Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe - roughly the population of New York City - step aboard an airplane.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Iol.co.za

Air Algerie pilots 'asked to turn back'

France said on Monday that the pilots of the Air Algerie passenger plane that crashed in Mali, killing all 118 people on board, had asked to turn back, in a new development to a tough probe into the tragedy "What we know for sure is that the weather was bad that night, that the plane crew had asked to change route then to turn back before all ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather

CNews

Dad killed in Florida beach plane crash on wedding anniversary

The U.S. Army sergeant killed by a plane that crashed on a Florida beach was there celebrating his ninth wedding anniversary with family and friends, according to one of his last Facebook postings.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Stewart, US Army, Venice, FL, Sarasota County, FL

USA Today

Plane crash on Florida beach kills dad, hurts daughter

A small plane was forced to make an emergency landing on a Florida beach on Sunday afternoon, killing a father and critically injuring his daughter.

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Ohio.com

Ohio plane crash victim was company CEO

FINDLAY, OHIO: Authorities in northwest Ohio say one of the two people killed in a weekend plane crash was the CEO of an Ohio manufacturing company.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Hancock County, OH, Bluffton, OH

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

2 children among 13 dead in Ukraine fighting

More death and violence were reported in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, as some investigators stood ready but were unable to go to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, downed more than a week ago.

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Related Topix: Terrorism

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Memorial at sea for Ind. pilots after deadly crash

Nearly a hundred people gathered on a ferry Sunday off the coast of American Samoa during a memorial service honoring the Indiana teenager who died and his father who is missing after their plane crashed during an attempt to circumnavigate the world.

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Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, World News, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

KAUZ

Driver seriously injures woman during Zombie Walk

Authorities say a father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking on the sand when a small plane crash landed along Florida's Gulf Coast near Venice Beach.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster

Tri-cityherald.com

Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

Wendy Rose, community affairs manager for the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, said the pilot and one passenger weren't hurt when the Piper Cherokee landed Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sarasota County, FL

KSWO

Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed their stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, has entered its third day, with investigators saying they're hopeful the suspects will soon be caught.

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Related Topix: University of Delaware, Washington DC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WCAX-TV Burlington

Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed their stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, has entered its third day, with investigators saying they're hopeful the suspects will soon be caught.

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Related Topix: University of Delaware, Washington DC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The China Post

Russian fighter jet crashes, killing pilot: air force head

A fighter jet crashed in southern Russia on Sunday, killing the pilot, the head of the air force told Russian news agencies, blaming a technical fault.

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Journalgazette.net

Ohio authorities say 2 killed in small plane crash

The Hancock County sheriff's office says the crash apparently occurred at about 1 a.m. EDT Sunday.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, OH

The Macon Telegraph

1 killed in Rabun County plane crash

The director of Rabun County's Emergency Management Agency, Mike Mazarky, said the plane crashed Saturday morning after taking off from a private airport west of Clayton.

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Related Topix: Clayton, GA, Rabun County, GA

Canada.com

Two dead after plane crash near Nanaimo golf course

The "King's sport" may be front and centre at this event, but taking one's eyes off the fashionable crowd, nattied up in three-piece suits and Gatsby-inspired dresses, to focus on the races can prove to be one of the more pleasurable challenges of the summer.

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