Plane crashes in eastern DR Congo with about 17 passengers on board
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nov 24 (Reuters) - A passenger plane with about 17 passengers on board crashed on Sunday in the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, killing several people, the provincial governor's office said.
FATAL PLANE CRASH Three people killed when their Piper-PA24 Comanche, single-engine plane , crashed just north of San Antonio Airport. San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood confirmed that the plane started experiencing engine problems and attempted to land at San Antonio , situated about 30
All three people aboard a small plane died Sunday night when it crashed in a San Antonio during a 'A dark cloud':Winter weather delays NTSB investigation of South Dakota plane crash that killed 9 The aircraft was flying toward Boerne, about 30 miles north of San Antonio , from Sugar Land
Three people were killed Sunday evening when a single-engine plane crashed yards from a house in San Antonio, Texas, somehow missing homes and motorists in a busy part of town, authorities said.
The plane, a Piper PA 24 Comanche able to seat four people, took off from Sugar Land Regional Airport, near Houston, and was approaching its destination of Boerne, northeast of San Antonio, when it radioed that it was in trouble, San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood told reporters.
The pilot was told to divert to San Antonio International Airport, but the plane fell about a mile short and crashed into a busy commercial area shortly before 6:30 p.m., Hood said.
Nevada crash kills 2 after takeoff from airport near Idaho
JACKPOT, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed when a light plane crashed and burned after taking off from a small northeastern Nevada airport near the border with Idaho. Elko County sheriff’s Sgt. Nick Czegledi (SEG’-leh-dee) said Saturday the identities of those killed in the crash late Friday near Jackpot weren’t being released pending confirmation through autopsies. Czegledi said a witness said the plane took off to the south and then banked hard to the east before losing altitude before crashing.He said National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration officials were expected to arrive in the area to investigate the crash.
Officials say three people were killed when a single-engine plane crashed while attempting to land at San Antonio International Airport. San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood says the plane went down around 6:30 p.m. Sunday in a commercial district about a mile west of the airport.
Witnesses watched in horror as a small plane banked low in sunny skies over a Southern California Five people were killed aboard the plane and no survivors. No one was hurt on the ground, as Three of the victims were co-workers at Pacific Union International, a San Francisco Bay Area real estate
Emergency crews found half the wreckage on a sidewalk and half in the street in front of a house, Hood said. All three victims, two men and a woman, were aboard the plane; no injuries on the ground were reported.
"As you can imagine, we're very fortunate," he said. "This plane could have dropped on [U.S. Highway] 281. It could have dropped on an apartment complex. As tragic as it is, it could have been much worse."
Hood said crews were searching a 20-block area around the scene to make sure nothing fell off the plane.
The Federal Aviation Administration said it was sending investigators. The investigation will be coordinated by the National Transportation Safety Board, it said.
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Sheila Cleckler, who lives nearby, toldof San Antonio that she saw the plane just outside her home.
While it's common to see low-flying planes so close to the airport, the plane that crashed Sunday appeared to be flying lower than usual, Cleckler said, adding, "It just happened so quickly."
"I saw the plane come over, and it just took a nosedive and crashed," Cleckler told the station.
"It made like a little whirly sound," she said. "They were asking me if it sounded like it hit anything, and besides the ground, I couldn't hear anything. But it made a whoosh sound when it was diving."
Small plane crashes near San Antonio International Airport .
Authorities responded early Sunday night to a small aircraft crash near the San Antonio International Airport. At least 26 fire units were dispatched to the 600 block of West Rhapsody around 6:30 p.m., according to the San Antonio Fire Department’s website. Evelyn Bailey, a spokeswoman for the San Antonio International Airport, said a small plane on its way to the airport signaled that it was in distress prior to the crash. Bailey did notSan Antonio International Airport are shown in this 2017 photo. Authorities responded early Sunday night to a possible aircraft crash near the San Antonio International Airport.