10 Die When Plane Crashes into Houses in Northern India

May 27th, 2011 | Other accidents

May 27, 2011 A plane crash in the Faridabad district of Northern India claimed the lives of seven people on board, as well as three people on the ground late Wednesday. The plane, a Palitus PC-12, plummeted into two houses and burst into flames that could be spotted from over a mile away. The plane… Read More

Plane Crash in Western North Carolina Claims at Least 3 Lives

May 26th, 2011 | Other accidents

May 26, 2011 A twin-engine Beech Baron 58 aircraft crashed into mountainous western North Carolina on Wednesday afternoon, killing at least one person. Crews are still searching the rough terrain in Unaka, North Carolina—about 125 miles west of Asheville—for additional bodies. The first body was found by rescuers on foot after the plane’s smoking wreckage… Read More

Panel Can’t Determine Cause of Senator Ted Stevens’ Fatal Plane Crash

May 25th, 2011 | Aviation accident

May 25, 2011 It’s still anyone’s guess what caused the plane crash that killed Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens and four others last summer, decided the National Transportation Safety Board during a meeting in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. The board determined that “temporary unresponsiveness” on the pilot’s part might be the reason he crashed the plane into… Read More

How to Survive a Plane Crash: 20 Tips

May 17th, 2011 | Aviation articles

May 17, 2011 ABC’s longstanding 20/20 news show recently issued 20 fascinating tips for surviving a plane crash; they range from abstaining from in-flight cocktails to sitting within five rows of an exit to wearing comfortable shoes. The tips come courtesy of Ben Sherwood, who is the president of ABC news and author of The… Read More