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Boeing Statement on U.S. NTSB 787 Investigation Update

Boeing welcomes the progress reported by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the 787 investigation, including that the NTSB has identified the origin of the event as having been within the battery. The findings discussed today demonstrated a narrowing of the focus of the investigation to short circuiting observed in the battery, while […]

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Man dies in light aircraft crash in Clarendon

A man died when a small aircraft crashed in a field in Wiltshire, police have said. Accident happened at about 16:20 BST on Wednesday afternoon in the Clarendon area, near Salisbury, Wiltshire police said. The pilot, who has not been identified, was the only person on board the aircraft, police confirmed. Next of kin have […]

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Chapel Hill man accused of stealing, crashing plane

Police are searching for a Chapel Hill man after he allegedly stole a plane and crashed it, according to Randy Jones, a spokesman for the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office. Police are currently looking for Curtis Mellott, 45, in the Durham – Chapel Hill area. The UNC-Chapel Hill University Police are handling the investigation after a […]

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Plane crashes into Lake Winnebago, 2 die

The National Transportation Safety Board has started to investigate a plane crash in Lake Winnebago that killed a man and a woman. Authorities said a yellow 1940 Piper Cub was apparently trying to make an emergency landing when it went down. It happened just before noon yesterday about a quarter-mile off the western shore of […]

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2 Die as Small Plane Crashes in Southern Calif

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Mike Fergus says both people on board were killed when the single-engine plane went down near Corona on Saturday. The Riverside Press-Enterprise says the plane crashed at the base of a mountain, caught fire on impact and sparked a small brushfire. Firefighters from Corona, the U.S. Forest Service and the California […]