Crash of US military plane in Georgia kills all nine on board

By Phil Stewart Undated, May 3 : All nine people on board were killed when a Puerto Rico Air National Guard cargo plane crashed on Wednesday near Savannah, Georgia, scattering fiery debris over a highway and railroad tracks, authorities said on Thursday. Officials said the plane, a Hercules WC-130, was believed to be around 50 […]

Grieving Canadian town to hold vigil for victims of deadly bus crash

By Katherine Fitzpatrick HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan, April 8 : A small farming town in Canada’s Saskatchewan province will hold a vigil Sunday evening to pray for the survivors of a bus crash which killed 15 people and left 14 others in hospital, some in critical condition. The Friday night accident sent shock waves across a hockey-loving […]

Deadly California cliff car wreck possibly intentional -police

By Rich McKay Undated, April 2 : A sports utility vehicle carrying a large, multiracial family from Washington state drove straight off a scenic cliff on the California coast last week, killing at least six people in what appears to have been an intentional crash, police said. The wrecked GMC Yukon was discovered last Monday, […]

Deadly car wreck off California cliff may have been intentional

By Rich McKay Undated, Apr 2 : The sports utility vehicle (SUV) that plunged off a Northern California cliff into the Pacific Ocean last week, killing a family of eight, may have been driven off the coastal highway intentionally, police said late Sunday. The GMC Yukon appears to have been stopped by the side of […]

Tesla says crashed vehicle had been on autopilot prior to accident

By David Shepardson LOS GATOS, California Mar 31 : Tesla Inc said on Friday that a Tesla Model X involved a fatal crash in California last week had activated its Autopilot system, raising new questions about the semi-autonomous system that handles some driving tasks. Tesla also said vehicle logs from the accident showed no action […]

Flight data recorder retrieved from wreckage of Nepal plane crash

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, Mar 13 : Investigators have retrieved the flight data recorder from the wreckage of a US-Bangla Airlines passenger plane that crashed, killing at least 49 people on board, as it attempted to land at Kathmandu, a senior airport official in Nepal’s capital said on Tuesday. The airline and airport authorities have […]