Coast Guard ends search for 9 missing in seaplane crash

WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search Monday afternoon for nine people, including a child, who were missing after a seaplane crashed into Puget Sound waters northeast of west of Seattle. The body of a 10th person, an unidentified woman, was recovered by a Good Samaritan on Sunday after the … Read more

3 people killed in mid-air plane crash in Watsonville

Three people were killed when two planes crashed mid-air over Watsonville Municipal Airport on Thursday afternoon. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, two planes were trying to land when they collided. FAA reported that a single-engine Cessna 152 and a twin-engine Cessna 340 collided while the pilots were making their final approaches to Watsonville Municipal … Read more

NTSB: Co-pilot was ‘visibly upset’ before leaving North Carolina plane in flight

A new preliminary report has offered insight into what may have prompted a 23-year-old pilot to exit a damaged plane in mid-flight before his co-pilot made a emergency landing in North Carolina last month. On July 29, Charles Hew Crooks left the small cargo plane, a CASA 212-200, while still airborne, about 30 miles south … Read more

NC pilot falls from plane and dies during emergency landing

MORRISVILLE, North Carolina (WNCN) – New details have emerged about the hours leading up to a plane’s emergency landing in North Carolina and the co-pilot’s mysterious mid-air exit and fatal fall. Around 3:20 p.m. Friday, a medium cargo plane made an emergency landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina. The twin-engine CASA CN-212 Aviocar, … Read more