PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has confirmed a second death in the weekend crash of an Air Force tanker that was helping fight a wildfire in the Black Hills. Daugaard's statement Tuesday did not identify the second victim. The family of Lt. Col. Paul
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Air Force tanker planes returned to the flight line for firefighting missions on Tuesday after a deadly weekend crash, bringing much-needed reinforcements to a strained fleet battling some of the worst wildfires in decades
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is expressing condolences to families of North Carolina Air National Guard crew members who died in a crash fighting fires in South Dakota.
Obama said in a statement Monday the incident was still under investigation and
CAMP VERDE, Ariz. (AP) - The president and chief executive of a Phoenix-area restaurant group died in a helicopter crash over the weekend in Arizona.
The corporate office of Arriba Mexican Grill restaurants confirmed Monday that Raymond Perry, 70, was among four
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A rare dual-engine failure caused a Navy jet to crash into a Virginia Beach apartment complex in April shortly after taking off from a nearby base, according to an investigative report released Monday
POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in Post Falls say two men trying to take off in a powered parachute were injured after they crashed into an unoccupied school bus. The Kootenai County Sheriff's Department says 50-year-old David Endsley of Redmond, Ore., and 18-year-old
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Patrol says a 6-month-old baby was killed in a crash Sunday on I-82 south of Ellensburg. The baby was in a car driven by a 23-year-old man who slowed down to avoid a cooler, which had fallen off another vehicle onto the roadway.
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former NASA astronaut who commanded space shuttle Discovery's second-to-last mission died after a water scooter crash involving his sons near Pensacola Beach.
Capt. Alan Poindexter, 50, died Sunday
By DAN ELLIOTT and MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The deadly crash of a military cargo plane fighting a South Dakota wildfire forced officials to ground seven other Air Force air tankers, removing critical firefighting aircraft from the skies during
CAMP VERDE, Ariz. (AP) - A private helicopter that crashed into an Arizona river killed all four people who were onboard, sheriff's officials said Sunday.
The crash in the remote area likely took place Saturday during a flight from Sedona to Scottsdale, the