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Seaplane Crashes Into New York City Pier, Killing One and Injuring Two

A single-engine seaplane skipped twice on the water of Long Island Sound while landing and crashed on top of a concrete pier in Queens, killing a passenger and sending the pilot and another passenger to the hospital with serious injuries, …

Small Plane Crash Lands on Street in Pennsylvania, Two Injured

A small plane traveling from Vermont crash landed on a residential street in Pennsylvania, injuring the pilot and a passenger. The single-engine aircraft was trying to land at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport on Sunday night when the pilot apparently had engine …

NTSB Finds Limo Owner Evaded Safety Rules Before Fatal New York Crash

The owner of the stretched limousine that crashed and killed 20 people in upstate New York repeatedly changed the listed number of seats in the vehicle and took other steps to avoid safety regulations, according to documents released Wednesday by …

Pilot Dies After Small Plane Crashes in Massachusetts

The pilot of a small plane that crashed into a wooded and swampy area shortly after takeoff from a Massachusetts airport has died, authorities say. The Cessna 177 single-engine plane crashed about 100 yards north of the runway after taking …

Deadline to File Claim in Massachusetts Natural Gas Disaster Approaching

Officials are reminding Merrimack Valley residents that Friday is the deadline to file a claim in the $143 million class action settlement stemming from 2018’s natural gas explosions and fires. Lawyers encourage anyone impacted to file a claim, even if …

Deadline to Make Gas Explosion Claim in Massachusetts Extended to January 31

The deadline for residents and businesses to file a claim for a portion of the $143 million legal settlement related to the September 2018 natural gas explosions in Massachusetts has been extended to the end of the month by a …

Former Police Officer, Insurance Analyst Among B-17 Victims

A former police officer and an insurance analyst were among the seven people killed in the crash of a B-17 bomber at a Connecticut airport, officials and relatives said Thursday. The World War II-era plane with 13 people on board …

World War II-Era Bomber Crashes; at Least Seven Reported Dead

A World War II-era B-17 bomber with 13 people aboard crashed and burned at the Hartford airport after encountering mechanical trouble on takeoff Wednesday, killing seven of them. The four-engine, propeller-driven plane struggled to get into the air and slammed …

Federal Agency Discusses Findings in Massachusetts Natural Gas Disaster

Federal officials are discussing their findings from a yearlong investigation into last September’s natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts. The National Transportation Safety Board met in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to discuss and vote on its final report about …

Charges Dismissed Again in Deadly Philadelphia Amtrak Crash

For the second time, a Philadelphia judge has dismissed all criminal charges filed against an Amtrak engineer in a deadly high-speed derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight and injured about 200 people. The decision Tuesday followed defense arguments that any …