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Small plane crashes on Phoenix street; pilot, passenger dead

Small plane crashes on Phoenix street; pilot, passenger deadPHOENIX (AP) — A homemade plane crashed in a Phoenix intersection Monday, killing the pilot and the sole passenger, authorities said.



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Man crashes plane into own house after argument with wife

Man crashes plane into own house after argument with wifeA professional pilot has died after crashing a plane into his own house following an argument with his wife. Duane Youd flew the Cessna Citation jet into his £500,000 home in Payson, Utah. The 47-year-old is reported to have taken the drastic course of action on Monday hours after being arrested for domestic assault.



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'Beebo Was Loved By Everyone.' Family Left Heartbroken After Airline Worker Steals and Crashes Plane

'Beebo Was Loved By Everyone.' Family Left Heartbroken After Airline Worker Steals and Crashes Plane29-year-old Richard B. Russell was an employee of Horizon Air



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Utah plane crash: Pilot dies and house 'engulfed in flames' after aircraft crashes into building

Utah plane crash: Pilot dies and house 'engulfed in flames' after aircraft crashes into buildingA man died after flying a plane into his house following a domestic dispute he had with his wife over the weekend, authorities said. Duane Youd was arrested on Sunday night after witnesses said they saw him allegedly assaulting his wife outside near Payson Canyon, Utah, where he had been drinking. Mr Youd’s wife and a child were inside the house at the time of the crash, investigators said.



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'Suicidal' airport worker steals, crashes empty plane from Seattle airport

'Suicidal' airport worker steals, crashes empty plane from Seattle airportA 29-year-old “suicidal” airport worker who commandeered an empty plane from Seattle’s main airport and took it on an hour-long flight chased by F-15 fighter jets before crashing into a small island did not commit any security violations, officials said Saturday. Horizon Air employee Richard Russell told an air traffic controller he was “just a broken man” minutes before dying late Friday in the Bombardier Q400 twin-engine turboprop plane, appearing to apologize for his actions. Law enforcement officials identified him to US media.



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FBI seeks motive after U.S. airline worker steals plane, crashes it

FBI seeks motive after U.S. airline worker steals plane, crashes itA Horizon Air ground service agent got into a Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft on Friday night in a maintenance area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took off, Horizon sister carrier Alaska Airlines said. Relatives and co-workers identified the man as Richard Russell of Sumner, Washington, who also went by the name Beebo. “He was a faithful husband, a loving son, and a good friend,” the Russell family said in a statement.



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Plane stolen by 'suicidal' employee crashes near Seattle

Plane stolen by 'suicidal' employee crashes near SeattleA "suicidal" airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night, officials said.



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Plane stolen by 'suicidal' employee crashes near Seattle

Plane stolen by 'suicidal' employee crashes near SeattleSEATAC, Wash. (AP) — A "suicidal" airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night, officials said.



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'Suicidal' man steals and crashes empty plane from Seattle airport

'Suicidal' man steals and crashes empty plane from Seattle airportTwo military F-15 jets were scrambled late Friday after a “suicidal” airline worker stole and later crashed an empty passenger plane from the Seattle-Tacoma airport, local officials said. An airline employee “conducted an unauthorized takeoff” of an airplane carrying no passengers at the major airport in the northwestern US state of Washington, airport officials said on Twitter. The aircraft “crashed in south Puget Sound,” Sea-Tac Airport said, adding that normal operations at the transport hub had resumed after a pause.



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Plane Stolen From SeaTac Airport Crashes On Island In Puget Sound

Plane Stolen From SeaTac Airport Crashes On Island In Puget SoundAll flights were grounded at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on



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