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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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AP NewsBreak: Pilot who crashed his own home had hangar code

AP NewsBreak: Pilot who crashed his own home had hangar codeSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who died when he flew a plane into his own house after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife had full access to his employer's plane because he had earned the firm's trust, the president of the Utah company said Tuesday.



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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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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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U.S. agency says United pilot posted explicit photos of flight attendant online

U.S. agency says United pilot posted explicit photos of flight attendant onlineA United Airlines flight attendant is accusing the airline of failing to protect her from sexually explicit pictures that a pilot posted of her online, according to a lawsuit filed in a San Antonio, Texas, federal court. The lawsuit, filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), said United failed to prevent and correct the pilot’s behavior, even after the flight attendant made numerous complaints. United said in an emailed statement that it had reviewed the allegations in the complaint and disagreed with the EEOC’s description of the situation, without providing further detail.



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Pilot, 4 passengers identified after being killed in Santa Ana plane crash

Pilot, 4 passengers identified after being killed in Santa Ana plane crashThe pilot and four passengers who were killed when a small plane crashed in a Santa Ana parking lot have been identified.



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MH370 search director disagrees with pilot ditch theory

MH370 search director disagrees with pilot ditch theoryCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The director of a seabed hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Tuesday disagreed with a new book's conclusion that the pilot likely flew the plane beyond the search area to deliberately sink it in unexplored depths of the Indian Ocean.



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What Do You Say To Sexist Passengers? This Female Pilot Has The Perfect Response.

What Do You Say To Sexist Passengers? This Female Pilot Has The Perfect Response.This female pilot is using Twitter to call out two sexist passengers.



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Southwest Pilot Speaks Out For the First Time Since Her 'Heroic' Emergency Landing

Southwest Pilot Speaks Out For the First Time Since Her 'Heroic' Emergency LandingTammie Jo Shults safely landed the plane after one of the engines blew out



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Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter

Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighterPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing Tuesday after the jet apparently blew an engine, got hit by shrapnel and lost a window, is being praised for her "nerves of steel" in helping to prevent a far worse tragedy after the catastrophe killed one passenger and left seven others hurt.



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