The search was launched after a Contra Costa County teacher reported her students had seen a plane spiraling out of control into the water.
Rescuers used a crane to hoist a wrecked TransAsia Airways plane from a shallow river in Taiwan’s capital late Wednesday as they searched into the night for 18 people missing in a crash that killed at least 25 others.
A small-engine plane crashed as it was taking off from the San Rafael Airport Saturday afternoon.
Asiana Airlines has been ordered by the South Korean government to temporarily stop flying to San Francisco International Airport, following last year’s crash that killed three passengers and injured more than 180 people.
A South Bay high school is mourning the death of a popular student after the plane she was in crashed in a remote area of Santa Clara County.
There were no survivors in a plane crash discovered Sunday morning in a rural area off of state Highway 152 east of Gilroy, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman said.
Ever since footage emerged from a San Francisco firefighters’ helmet of a truck running over a Asiana Airlines crash victim in July 2013, firefighters on the department have been banned from wearing the cameras. That policy is now under review.
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.
Indiana University says a graduate student from the Netherlands is among those killed when a Malaysian jetliner was shot down over Ukraine.
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.