Mississippi woman found after being missing for days by writing S.O.S. with rocks
"S.O.S" spelled out with rocks saved a woman missing in a national park for days, according to a release from the National Park Service. © Inciweb An aircraft spotted the letters, and searchers on the ground were able to locate Gomez. Mary Joanna Gomez, 56, was found alive and safe in Sequoia National Park after her disappearance sparked a major search operation, the release said.Gomez was in California's Bay Area from Mississippi on assignment as a traveling nurse.
On 6 December 2005 (Azar 15, 1384) at 14:10 local time (10:40 UTC), a Lockheed C - 130 Hercules military transport aircraft of the Iranian air force , tail number 5-8519, c /n 4399, crashed into a ten-storey apartment building in a residential area of Tehran, the capital city of Iran.
The 1991 Indonesian Air Force Lockheed C - 130 Hercules crash happened on 5 October 1991 when and Indonesian Air Force Lockheed C - 130 H-30 Hercules, A-1324, crashed shortly after takeoff from Jakarta-Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport due to an engine fire.
A U.S.airman went missing Tuesday after falling from a C-130 aircraft into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast, according to reports.
The fall happened during a parachute-jump training exercise out of Hurlburt Field, Fla., according to.
U.S.personnel were assisting the Air Force as a search for the airman got underway in water about a mile and a half south of Santa Rosa Island, Fla., along the Florida Panhandle, .
At least five dead, including infants, following attack in Mexico
At least five dead, including infants, following attack in MexicoMexican media reported that the victims belonged to the LeBaron family, associated with a break-away Mormon community that settled in northern Mexico decades ago, and that the dead as well as additional missing family members may all be U.S. citizens.
Air force officials say they have recovered the remains of an F-16 fighter jet pilot from the Gulf of Mexico after a crash earlier in the day. The base says the airman won’t be immediately identified, pending notification of family. No further details were immediately available.
The Lockheed C - 130 Hercules is an American four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was also assisting in the operation, the station reported.
The Coast Guard said the airman, identified only as a staff sergeant, dropped about 1,500 feet into the water and his parachute deployed,.
Crew members aboard the C-130 initially saw the airman treading water but lost sight of him while making a turn in an effort to pick him up, the report said.
Responding crews were adjusting their search area based on currents in the area, Coast Guard Petty Officer Kamil Zdankowski told the.
Border Patrol agent shoots Russian allegedly trying to sneak into US .
A Border Patrol agent shot and wounded a Russian man attempting to cross into the United States illegally in Arizona, the Border Patrol said.In this file photo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent stands near a crossing to Mexico at the San Ysidro port of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border near San Diego.