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Ukraine Says Russia Helping Separatist Rebels Destroy Crash-Site Evidence

The government in Kiev said militiamen have removed 38 bodies from the crash site and have taken them to the rebel-held city of Donetsk.

07/19/2014

Image of Karlijn Keijzer posted to the Indiana University Twitter account. (Indiana University)

Indiana University Student Among Malaysia Plane Crash Victims

Indiana University says a graduate student from the Netherlands is among those killed when a Malaysian jetliner was shot down over Ukraine.

07/18/2014

A Half Moon Bay pilot was killed in a crash during a show at Travis Air Force Base Sunday. (CBS)

Fire Killed Pilot After He Crashed During Travis AFB Airshow, Autopsy Finds

An autopsy report said it wasn’t the crash or the upside-down slide that killed pilot Eddie Andreini during an airshow at Travis Air Force Base last month. The report indicates he had survived the crash, only to be burned to death.

06/26/2014

An NTSB investigator documents the tail section of the Asiana Airlines flight 214. (Photo by NTSB via Getty Images)

Federal Investigators Examine Pilots’ Actions In Asiana Flight 214 Crash

The crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport last July was a result of an over-reliance on automated systems in the plane, National Transportation Safety Board officials said at a hearing today in Washington, D.C.

06/24/2014

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Pilot Killed In Livermore Plane Crash Was Air Force Veteran

A 63-year-old military veteran was killed in a plane crash near Livermore on Saturday afternoon, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.

06/23/2014

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Witnesses Say Pilot Jumped Without Chute From Burning Plane That Crashed Near Livermore

Several witnesses spotted the pilot jumping from the aircraft without a parachute after the plane caught on fire after taking off from Livermore airport on Saturday.

06/22/2014

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1 Dead When Experimental Plane Crashes Near Livermore

At least one person has died in an experimental plane that crashed and sparked a brush fire in a field in Alameda County near Livermore Saturday afternoon.

06/21/2014

(L-R) Sean Crudup Raychas Thomas (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Couple Sentenced For Stealing Luggage From SFO Passengers Diverted Over Asiana Plane Crash

A couple who used the confusion during the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport last summer as an opportunity to steal luggage from diverted passengers was sentenced to jail Tuesday, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

05/13/2014

A Half Moon Bay pilot was killed in a crash during a show at Travis Air Force Base Sunday. (CBS)

NTSB Says Fatal Crash At Travis AFB Air Show Occurred During Attempted Ribbon Cutting Maneuver

Stunt pilot Eddie Andreini planned to make three passes in his 1944 Super Stearman biplane during a “ribbon-cut maneuver” at the Thunder Over Solano Air Show at Travis Air Force Base earlier this month.

05/13/2014

Coast Guard boats search for a missing pilot after two planes collided over San Pablo Bay Sunday. (CBS)

NTSB: Pilot Error Led To Fatal Mid-Air Plane Crash Over San Pablo Bay

A fatal mid-air collision over San Pablo Bay occurred when the pilot of a small airplane misjudged the space between his plane and another small aircraft, according to a preliminary National Transportation Safety Board report.

05/09/2014

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