OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Covering the Plane Crash and the Nobles County Fair
I was at dinner with my dad and brother last night when a plane went down at the Nobles County Airport.
The newsroom called me on my cellphone and I went out to take a picture, ending up walking from ... Posted on 8/17/09 at 8:35 AM
MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A small plane heading for Georgia spiraled out of control and crashed Tuesday morning on a major New York-area highway, hitting a wooded median and scattering wreckage across the road. All five people aboard, including two investment bankers, were killed, but no one on the ground was injured.
MILFORD, Iowa — A 67-year-old man from Canyon, Texas, was killed Wednesday when the plane he was piloting crashed in southwest Dickinson County.
Geary Gearn, the lone occupant of the aircraft, was pronounced dead at the scene.
RUSHMORE — G.I. Joe, Snoopy and Woodstock figurines might have been sitting in the pilots’ seats Saturday and Sunday at Boldt International Air Field, but the actual flyers of the radio-controlled (RC) model aircraft were the enthusiastic hobbyists running the planes from the ground.
LUVERNE — After flying 35 missions bombing Axis strongholds across Europe, shooting at German fighter planes and surviving a saboteur’s attempt to destroy his B-24 Liberator, Ray Anderson still hates heights.
In the almost two weeks since officials say a Nigerian man tried to blow up a commercial airliner en route from Amsterdam to Detroit, it’s been depressing to watch reactions from U.S. and other governments about aviation security.
A Thrush 660 spray plane owned and piloted by Rick Boardman of Henderson, Neb., crashed at the Worthington Municipal Airport Sunday evening. Boardman was uninjured. A broken elevator control was suspected to be the cause of the crash, which tore one wheel off the plane and bent its propeller blades. (KARI LUCIN/DAILY GLOBE)
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