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  • Former La education official dies in plane crash

    October 18, 2014 6:12 PM

    BASTROP, La. (AP) - A former Louisiana education official and state senator has died in an on-the-ground airplane crash. Cox Funeral Home in Bastrop says funeral arrangements are incomplete for 77-year-old Edwards Barham of Oak Ridge. Richland Parish Sheriff Lee Harrell says the longtime pilot died after his plane hit... more »
  • 8 dead in northern Mexico plane crash

    April 20, 2014 2:55 PM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - A private plane has crashed in a northern Mexico city, killing all eight people on board. Civil Protection official Francisco Contreras says the Hawker 800 luxury jet slammed into the roof of a warehouse as it approached the airport in foggy conditions in the city of... more »
  • Days after Asiana plane crash, families neglected

    February 26, 2014 6:24 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - 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. Even once Asiana finally set up a proper hotline, it would be five days before... more »
  • Chinese plane crash victims were student leaders

    July 8, 2013 8:30 AM

    BEIJING (AP) - The two 16-year-old girls killed in the San Francisco plane crash were close friends and top students who were on Asiana Flight 214 for the same reason: to get a taste of American education and possibly brighten their futures. Wang Linjia showed talent in physics and calligraphy;... more »
  • One Injured in Plane Crash

    July 30, 2011 11:26 PM

    A man is hospitalized after his plane crashed at the St. Landry Parish Airport in Opelousas. Police say the pilot hadn't gotten very far off the ground before realizing something was very wrong. The Federal Aviation Administration arrived just after one o'clock Saturday afternoon at the St. Landry Parish... more »
  • NTSB issues report on fatal Arkansas plane crash

    April 19, 2011 10:52 AM

    DE QUEEN, Ark. (AP) - An Oklahoma oil executive appeared to be trying to return to an Arkansas airport when his small plane crashed and killed him. Authorities say 52-year-old Timothy Stanley of Broussard, La., died Friday in the crash near the De Queen airport in southwest Arkansas. Stanley was... more »
  • New Details In Estherwood Plane Crash

    December 19, 2010 9:38 PM

    We've learned more today about the victims of Saturday's plane crash. Killed were 63 year old Keith Nielson, 33 year old "Ervin Jon Gaspard" of Youngsville and 56 year old Geoffery Dille of Sulphur. Injured in the crash--22 year old TJ Middleton of Port Barre and 65 year old... more »
  • Victims Identified in Acadia Parish Plane Crash

    December 19, 2010 1:08 PM

    The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office has identified the victims in Saturday's plane crash at LeGros Memorial Airport in Estherwood. Killed in the crash were Geoffery Dille, 56 of Sulphur who was the pilot of the Cessna 182. Also killed were passengers Wendell Keith Nielson, 63 of Lafayette and Ervin Jon... more »
  • 3 Dead in Estherwood Plane Crash

    December 18, 2010 3:53 PM

    Three people have been killed after a single-engine plane crashed this afternoon in Acadia Parish. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says witnesses reported seeing the Cessna 182 take off about 2:30 p.m. Saturday from LeGros Memorial Airport in Estherwood, lose power and then crash. Lunsford says the plane was... more »
  • 2nd Acadiana Victim Has Died Following Plane Crash in Las Vegas

    September 21, 2010 7:19 PM

    A second Acadiana victim has died following a plane crash in Las Vegas earlier this month. According to family members, Susan Touchet has passed away. Her husband Doug, the pilot of the plane, was also killed in that crash. The couple lived in Erath with their family. Two other passengers,... more »
  • Plane Crash Survivor on Life Support

    September 8, 2010 5:30 PM

    A turn for the worse for one of the local survivors of the plane crash in Las Vegas. The other two survivors are still being treated for severe burns. The pilot, Doug Touchet of Erath was killed in the crash, his wife Susan is still listed in critical condition. Randal... more »
  • Local Pilot Being Called a Hero

    September 8, 2010 12:42 AM

    As the FAA and NTSB investigate the Labor Day plane crash in Las Vegas that claimed the life of an Erath pilot and severely injured his wife and two friends, some are hailing the pilot a hero. "It could've been a lot worse," said Ray Savoy, whose son Randal and... more »
  • Locals Involved in Las Vegas Plane Crash

    September 7, 2010 12:10 AM

    Four locals were onboard a small plane that crashed in a residential area outside of Las Vegas Monday. The pilot, identified by family-members as 45 year old Douglas Touchet of Erath was killed in the crash. Touchet's wife, Susan was critically injured, their friends Randall and Tamika Savoy of Catahoula... more »
  • O'Keefe and Son Among Plane Crash Survivors

    August 10, 2010 4:15 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former NASA spokesman says ex-NASA chief Sean O'Keefe survived the plane crash in Alaska that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens. Glenn Mahone (Muh-HOHN') says O'Keefe's teenage son, Kevin, was also among the four survivors. The plane crashed Monday night near a remote fishing village in... more »
  • Ted Stevens Among Dead in Plane Crash

    August 10, 2010 4:14 PM

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Former Sen. Ted Stevens, an uncompromising advocate for Alaska for four decades who spearheaded scores of expensive projects to one of the nation's most sparsely populated states, including the infamous "Bridge to Nowhere," has died in a plane crash. He was 86. Family spokesman Mitch Rose... more »
  • Fatal Plane Crash

    May 29, 2010 11:42 PM

    A man is dead after crashing his Ultralight Plane in Jeff Davis Parish.It happened this morning south of Fenton on Highway 165. Witnesses say the pilot left a nearby airstrip... then hit a power line and crashed. The victim has been identified as 56-year old Richard Martin of Orange,... more »
  • Small plane crashes into building in Austin, Texas

    February 18, 2010 12:09 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a small private plane has crashed into a seven-story office building in Austin, Texas, and two people from the building are missing. Thick black and gray smoke was billowing out of the second and third stories of the building Thursday morning as fire crews... more »
  • Navy Plane Crash

    January 24, 2010 12:18 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard says a small Navy plane has crash-landed in Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans and that one pilot was rescued and the other is missing. The T-34 plane crash landed Saturday evening. Air traffic controllers at Lake Front Airport notified the Coast Guard at... more »
  • Two small planes crash

    October 10, 2009 7:30 PM

    Two small planes at a recreational pilots gathering in central Louisiana collided in the air, killing two and injuring two. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says each single-engine Cessna 150 carried two people when they hit and crashed into woods Saturday afternoon near Pineville Regional Airport. Lunsford... more »

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