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Arizona plane crash: One dead after aircraft hits Phoenix roadway intersection

Arizona plane crash: One dead after aircraft hits Phoenix roadway intersectionThe identities of the victims were not immediately available, along with information into the cause of the fatal crash. The plane was an “amateur built” and “experimental” Acroduster aircraft, according to registration records listed by the Federal Aviation Administration. Aerial footage from local media showed at least one vehicle had endured damage from the crash, as firefighters worked to clear the roadway from the plane’s debris.



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Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murderLONDON (AP) — A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder, police in London said Saturday



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7 Family Members Killed in Horrendous Crash in Oregon

7 Family Members Killed in Horrendous Crash in OregonThe Oregon family was on its way to a Vegas vacation when their SUV was hit head-on.



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Mike Huckabee's air travel jokes crash and burn on Twitter

Mike Huckabee's air travel jokes crash and burn on TwitterThe conservative commentator and former Republican presidential candidate had just landed at Nashville International Airport on a red eye flight out of Los Angeles when it was temporarily quarantined because of a possible sick passenger on board. After sitting on the ground for 40 minutes, Huckabee told his 1.08 million Twitter followers that his American Airlines plane had been quarantined. “It’s the Russians! I just know it!” About a half-hour later, he tweeted a picture of emergency vehicles on the tarmac and announced that medical personnel were the gate, adding “Hope it’s not because I got that straw in CA!” But Huckabee’s humor did not go over well with most of the more than 1,600 people who tweeted back at him on Thursday morning.



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Pilot killed in small plane crash identified as Disney employee

Pilot killed in small plane crash identified as Disney employeeA Disney Imagineer, who programmed theme park rides all around the world, was killed in a small plane crash.



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Car crash outside U.K. Parliament; terrorist suspect arrested

Car crash outside U.K. Parliament; terrorist suspect arrestedA car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital that used vehicles as weapons.



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2 18-year-olds die in Walnut Creek crash, teen driver faces DUI, manslaughter charges

2 18-year-olds die in Walnut Creek crash, teen driver faces DUI, manslaughter chargesA Walnut Creek car crash left two 18-year-old men dead and two young women injured. The driver faces serious charges including DUI and manslaughter.



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2 18-year-olds die in Walnut Creek crash, teen driver faces DUI, manslaughter charges

2 18-year-olds die in Walnut Creek crash, teen driver faces DUI, manslaughter chargesA Walnut Creek car crash left two 18-year-old men dead and two young women injured. The driver faces serious charges including DUI and manslaughter.



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Seattle plane crash: Experts baffled by 'incredible manoeuvres’ performed by airline worker who hijacked aircraft

Seattle plane crash: Experts baffled by 'incredible manoeuvres’ performed by airline worker who hijacked aircraftUS aviation chiefs are struggling to work out how the ground crew worker who stole a plane at Seattle airport last week carried out a series of “incredible” loops and stunts before crashing off the coast of Seattle. Flight experts are still investigating how 29-year-old Horizon Air employee Richard Russell managed to start the Q400 turboprop aircraft, take off, then carry out a series of “incredible” manoeuvres. Audio recordings from the cockpit have revealed 29-year-old Horizon Air employee Richard Russell explaining how he picked up flight knowledge from video games.



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Seattle plane crash: Watch as stolen plane performs loop

Seattle plane crash: Watch as stolen plane performs loopRichard Russell, the hijacker of the Horizon Air Turboprop plane, performed dramatic loops, before crashing in a nearby wooded area. Witnesses saw the aircraft go into a full loop before flying close to the water. An hour after his take off, Russell plunged into Ketron Island, 40 kilometres south-west of the airport.



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