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NTSB Appeals to Public for Photos of the Weather in the Area Around the Time of the Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash in Calabasas

157 As tributes continue for Kobe Bryant, new information is emerging about the helicopter crash that killed him, his daughter and seven others. Investigators are focusing on weather conditions in their search for clues. NBC’s […]

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Radar Flight Analysis of Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Sikorsky Flight Before Crash Northwest of Los Angeles in Foggy Weather

628 A Sikorsky S-76B Helicopter (N72EX) performing flight from Santa Ana KSNA was transitioning to the west of Van Nuys KVNY along the 101 Freeway in very marginal weather when suddenly crashed in the area […]

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Video Shows Minutes Following Helicopter Crash with Kobe Bryant and 8 Other People Aboard in Calabasas, California

3,593 NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others are dead after their helicopter went down in Southern California. (AP/Jan. 26) NBA star Kobe Bryant, age 41, and his daughter Gianna Bryant, age […]

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Kobe Bryant and 4 Others Killed in Helicopter Crash on Hillside in Calabasas, California — Northwest of Los Angeles

415 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighter/paramedics from Los Angeles County Fire Department responded about noon Sunday, January 26, 2020 to a report of a helicopter crash on a hillside near Las Virgenes Road […]

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Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737 Crashes After Take-off from Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran

243 A Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737-800 passenger plane with 180 aboard crashed just southwest of Tehran after take-off from Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran, according to Iranian news agencies. According to Flight Radar 24 […]

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Private Aircraft Crash Near Apartment Complex Near I-85 and Clairmont Rd (US 23) DeKalb County Georgia Kills Two

435 Police and firefighter/paramedics from DeKalb County responded about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday October 30 2019 to a report of an aircraft crash into an apartment building just south of I-85 at or near the Hawthorne […]

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Single Engine Aircraft Crash-Landed After Takeoff from Freeway Airport in Maryland — Apparent Minor Injuries

525 According to Maryland State Police, area law enforcement and firefighter/paramedics responded when several 911 calls were received just after 11:00 a.m. ET Thursday, September 12, 2019, reporting a small plane crash on Route 50 […]

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Reassurance in Knowledge: 4 Reasons Why Planes Crash, But Risk Much Lower than Traveling in Passenger Vehicle

69 With so many recent advancements in modern aviation, plane crashes are becoming a rarity. Yet we still may wonder the reasons behind why planes crash. Reassurance in Knowledge: 4 Reasons Why Planes Crash Decades […]

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Flying the Boeing 737 Max 8: An American Airlines Pilot’s View from Inside the Cockpit, Explains MCAS System Connected to 2 Crashes

141 Capt. Dennis Tajer of American Airlines and the Allied Pilots Association explains what it’s like to fly the Boeing 737 Max 8, and why a new flight control system was a surprise to pilots. […]