A plane skidded off the runway and through a fence after landing at San Jose Reid-Hillview airport Thursday afternoon.
A San Francisco firefighter has filed a defamation claim against the fire department, which she says falsely accused her of being responsible for the death of a teenage girl after the Asiana Airlines plane crash in July.
The wreckage of a small plane carrying five people, including a Silicon Valley executive, was found Friday after vanishing in the central Idaho mountains on Dec. 1, the Valley County sheriff’s office said. There were no survivors.
Air and ground crews have suspended their search for a plane that went missing in Idaho’s backcountry on Dec. 1 with five people aboard, including a Silicon Valley executive.
New details about the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet have renewed questions about whether a culture of strict deference to more-senior pilots can compromise air safety.
The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was stressed out and “very concerned” about attempting a visual approach because the runway’s automatic warning systems were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
Family members say search efforts have mostly ended for a small private airplane that went missing over the mountains in central Idaho with five people aboard.
Eight aircraft, and 35 people on foot, snowmobiles and ATVs searched Idaho’s vast backcountry Thursday for the single-engine Beech Bonanza piloted by Dale Smith, a 51-year-old software executive from San Jose.
More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
Authorities have finished their second day of searching for a small plane and five passengers that disappeared two days ago in the mountains of central Idaho.