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plane leaving chicago crashes in northern wisconsin, killing 6, authorities say


authorities said six people aboard a cessna airplane were killed when it crashed in northern wisconsin.the price county sheriff's office said the airplane crashed at 3:21 a.m. saturday near the city of phillips.wsaw-tv reported that the crash victims were all adults, but no names have been released.the sheriff's office said the plane had left from chicago and was heading to canada on a fishing trip.national transportation safety board investigators said there was a discussion between the pilot of the plane and air traffic controllers about "local weather phenomenon." soon after, the aircraft dropped off radar.






plane leaving chicago crashes in northern wisconsin, killing 6, authorities say


six people were found dead among the wreckage of a small private airplane that took off from chicago and crashed into a rural wisconsin forest, officials said.lt. gabe lind of the price county sheriff’s department said his office first got a call at 3:21 a.m. saturday when the air marine operations center “lost contact with an aircraft in the area.”“it had dropped in altitude and they lost radio contact,” he said.national transportation safety board investigators said there was a discussion between the pilot of the plane and air traffic controllers about “local weather phenomenon,” but further details weren’t released.lind said the initial response to the loss of contact was to send two deputies to the plane’s last known location, in harmony township.“they found a debris field right there






authorities: 6 killed in plane crash in northern wisconsin


phillips, wis. (ap) — authorities say six people aboard a cessna airplane were killed when it crashed in northern wisconsin.the price county sheriff’s office says the airplane crashed at 3:21 a.m. saturday near the city of phillips.wsaw-tv (http://bit.ly/2sgjhqi ) reports that the crash victims were all adults, but no names have been released.the sheriff’s office says the plane had left from chicago and was heading to canada on a fishing trip.most read storiessave over 90% on select subscriptions.national transportation safety board investigators say there was a discussion between the pilot of the plane and air traffic controllers about “local weather phenomenon.” soon after, the aircraft dropped off radar.___information from: wsaw-tv, http://www.wsaw.com






6 killed in plane crash in northern wisconsin


phillips, wis. — authorities say six people aboard a cessna airplane were killed when it crashed in northern wisconsin.the price county sheriff's office says the airplane crashed at 3:21 a.m. saturday near the city of phillips.wsaw-tv (http://bit.ly/2sgjhqi ) reports that the crash victims were all adults, but no names have been released.the sheriff's office says the plane had left from chicago and was heading to canada on a fishing trip.national transportation safety board investigators say there was a discussion between the pilot of the plane and air traffic controllers about "local weather phenomenon." soon after, the aircraft dropped off radar.






cessna airplane crashes in northern wisconsin


phillips, wis. — authorities are investigating the fatal crash of a cessna airplane that went down in northern wisconsin.the price county sheriff's office has not said how many people were aboard the airplane when it crashed at 3:21 a.m. saturday or whether more than one person died.the sheriff's office says the crash happened just south of the city of phillips. several area fire departments responded.the federal aviation administration and the national transportation safety board are helping investigate.faa spokesman tony molinaro says the plane was a cessna 421.






pilot talks about 'weather phenomenon,' then plane drops off radar, killing 6


six people aboard a cessna airplane were killed in a crash in northern wisconsin saturday.        






pilot talks about 'weather phenomenon,' then plane drops off radar, killing 6


six people aboard a cessna airplane were killed in a crash in northern wisconsin saturday.        






6 killed in small plane crash in northern wisconsin, officials say


phillips, wis. -- six people were killed when a small plane crashed in northern wisconsin, officials said sunday, cbs affiliate wsaw-tv in wausau reports.the price county sheriff's office said the airplane crashed at 3:21 a.m. saturday near the city of phillips.the crash victims were all adults, but no names have been released."we're dealing with things that people just don't want to talk about or see," price county sheriff brian schmidt said.the plane had left from chicago and was heading to canada on a fishing trip, officials said.sandy jensen, owner of the nearby happy daze bar and restaurant, said she provided food for firefighters at the scene of the crash. "made up 35 burgers, cheeseburgers and fresh cheese curds we sent over, and some parade candy, because it's the fourth of july,"






schumer wants ntsb to look into spate of small plane crashes


new york — sen. chuck schumer wants the national transportation safety board to conduct an in-depth investigation of small plane crashes, following two incidents last month and at least 18 crashes in new york last year.schumer on sunday released a letter he wrote to the ntsb. he cited a feb. 19 crash of a single-engine plane that took off from long island and crashed into a neighborhood in bayonne, new jersey, as well as a feb. 26 crash of a plane being used for practice at another long island airport. two people were killed in that crash.the new york democrat wants the agency to look into why the small plane crashes are happening and possible additional safety measures. the ntsb said it would review the letter once it's been received.






6 killed in small plane crash in northern wisconsin, officials say


phillips, wis. -- six people were killed when a small plane crashed in northern wisconsin, officials said sunday, cbs affiliate wsaw-tv in wausau reports.the price county sheriff's office said the airplane crashed at 3:21 a.m. saturday near the city of phillips.the crash victims were all adults, but no names have been released."we're dealing with things that people just don't want to talk about or see," price county sheriff brian schmidt said.the plane had left from chicago and was heading to canada on a fishing trip, officials said.sandy jensen, owner of the nearby happy daze bar and restaurant, said she provided food for firefighters at the scene of the crash. "made up 35 burgers, cheeseburgers and fresh cheese curds we sent over, and some parade candy, because it's the fourth of july,"






home-built plane crashes through condo roof, killing pilot


methuen, mass. — a single-engine aircraft crashed into a condominium building tuesday on its approach to an airport, killing the pilot and leaving the plane's tail sticking out of the complex's roof.the pilot was identified as al lavender, a former city councilor and mayor of newburyport, police said.there were no reported injuries to residents of the building, located in methuen across the merrimack river from lawrence municipal airport and about 20 miles southwest of newburyport. the federal aviation administration said the home-built plane was on its final approach when it crashed.only a few people were inside the building at the prides crossing condominium complex when the plane crashed shortly after 1 p.m., lt. stephen smith said.television footage and photos showed the tail of the si






fatal crash of cessna airplane in northern wisconsin


phillips, wis. — authorities are investigating the fatal crash of a cessna airplane that went down in northern wisconsin.the price county sheriff's office has not said how many people were aboard the airplane when it crashed at 3:21 a.m. saturday or whether more than one person died.the sheriff's office says the crash happened just south of the city of phillips. several area fire departments responded.the federal aviation administration and the national transportation safety board are helping investigate.faa spokesman tony molinaro says the plane was a cessna 421.






small plane crash in nw. wis. kills one teen, seriously injures another


a small airplane crashed in a river in northwestern wisconsin, killing one teenager aboard and seriously injuring another, authorities said.the plane went down about 6:30 p.m. wednesday near chetek and not far from where a tornado tore through the area, killing one person and injuring dozens more, according to the barron county sheriff’s office.“another sad night for our community,” said sheriff chris fitzgerald. “please keep the families and all the [emergency] responders in your prayers.”the teen who died was a senior at chetek-weyerhaeuser high school, fitzgerald said. the other teen is a senior at nearby cameron high school, and he was taken to the mayo clinic in rochester with serious injuries, the sheriff said.the single-engine plane crashed into the red cedar river southeast of chet






plane crashes into empty florida daycare building; 1 killed


fort myers, fla. — a small plane has crashed into an empty daycare building in florida, killing one person and injuring another.wink-tv reports that the saturday morning plane crash caused extensive damage and a fire. it wasn't immediately clear what caused the crash.the lee county sheriff's office said that the piper pa 28 aircraft crashed shortly after it took off from a nearby airfield. lee county is located in southwest florida.authorities said that one person was killed and another had been taken to the hospital with injuries. it was unclear how serious the injuries were.lee county undersheriff carmine marceno told reporters that there were no daycare employees inside the building at the time of the crash. he says federal authorities will assist with the crash investigation.






private jet crashes west of mexico city, killing 2


mexico city — mexican aviation authorities say a private jet has crashed near the airport of toluca, killing two people on board.the toluca international airport says in a statement that the learjet 25b owned by aerotransportes huitzilin went down shortly after takeoff wednesday afternoon.a captain and co-pilot were the only two people on the plane. both died.the crash took place about 200 yards (meters) outside the airport's perimeter fence.authorities said they were investigating and airport operations were not affected.the airport is about 15 miles (30 kilometers) west of the outskirts of mexico city.






sheriff ids teen killed, other injured in small plane crash in nw. wisconsin


a two-seater airplane crashed wednesday in a river in northwestern wisconsin, killing one teenager aboard and seriously injuring another, authorities said.the piper j-3 cub went down about 6:30 p.m. wednesday near chetek, not far from where a tornado tore through the area, killing one person and injuring dozens more, according to the barron county sheriff’s office and federal aviation administration.dead was owen knutson, 17, a senior at chetek-weyerhaeuser high school, sheriff chris fitzgerald said. hunter gillett, 18, a senior at nearby cameron high school, was taken to mayo clinic in rochester.






plane crashes into empty florida daycare building; 1 killed


fort myers, fla. (ap) — a small plane has crashed into an empty daycare building in florida, killing one person and injuring another. wink-tv reports that the saturday morning plane crash caused extensive damage and a fire. it wasn’t immediately clear what caused the crash.the lee county sheriff’s office said that the piper pa 28 aircraft crashed shortly after it took off from a nearby airfield. lee county is located in southwest florida.authorities said that one person was killed and another had been taken to the hospital with injuries. it was unclear how serious the injuries were.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.lee county undersheriff carmine marceno told reporters that there were no daycare employees inside the building at the time of the crash. he says federal






small plane crashes in residential area, injuring pilot


bayonne, n.j. — authorities say a small plane has crashed in a new jersey neighborhood, injuring the pilot.the single-engine 1972 piper plane went down shortly after 10 a.m. sunday in bayonne.city officials say the pilot was alert and talking after rescuers removed him from the wreckage. he was taken to a hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries.the pilot was the only person aboard the plane. his name has not been released.the plane mangled power lines in the area and damaged some parked vehicles. but no one on the ground was injured in the crash.






light plane crashes into melbourne shopping complex


a plane carrying five people has crashed into a melbourne shopping complex, australian authorities say.a retailer in the complex said the plane crashed into its rear warehouse but all staff were safe. it is believed the shopping centre was closed at the time of the incident.






cuban military plane crashes, killing 8 troops on board


a cuban military plane crashed into a hillside saturday morning in the western province of artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said.cuba's military said in a statement that the soviet-made an-26 took off from the playa baracoa airport outside havana at 6:38 a.m. and crashed outside the town of candelaria about 40 miles away.the military said a special commission would investigate the crash. the weather was clear and sunny.officials did not immediately release any further information.in november 2010, an aerocaribbean flight from santiago to havana went down in bad weather as it flew over central cuba, killing all 68 people aboard, including 28 foreigners, in the country's deadliest air disaster in more than two decades. in 1989, a chartered cubana de aviacion plane en r






plane crashes into truck on us freeway in los angeles


videoa twin-engine cessna was carrying two people who both survived and are being treated at a nearby hospital.share this withcopy this linkhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-us-canada-40462550/plane-crashes-into-truck-on-us-freeway-in-los-angelesread more about sharingclose share panel






wisconsin man who killed 3 chicago women after crashing into uber car gets 39 ye


a wisconsin man who crashed into an uber car, killing three chicago women who were passengers and injuring the driver, has been sentenced to 39 years in prison. twenty-four-year-old jasen randhawa, of mequon, received the punishment friday. he pleaded guilty in february to three counts of reckless homicide and one count of reckless injury. authorities say he was speeding when he ran a red light and slammed into the uber car in october. he allegedly told a friend he was drunk, and turned himself in the next day. thirty-year-old ashley sawatzke, 32-year-old amy taylor and 35-year-old lindsey cohen were killed in the crash. the three women lived in chicago and were in milwaukee for the weekend.






cuban military plane crashes, killing 8 troops on board


havana (ap) — a cuban military plane crashed into a hillside saturday morning in the western province of artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said.the military said in a written statement that the soviet-made an-26 took off from the playa baracoa airport outside havana at 6:38 a.m. and crashed into a hillside outside the town of candelaria about 40 miles (65 kilometers) away.the military said a special commission would investigate the crash. officials did not immediately release any further information.






small plane crashes in neighborhood, injuring pilot


bayonne, n.j. — authorities say a small plane has crashed in a new jersey neighborhood, injuring the pilot.the single-engine piper went down shortly after 10 a.m. sunday in bayonne.city officials say the 56-year-old pilot was alert and talking after rescuers removed him from the wreckage. he was taken to a hospital with undisclosed injuries and was in stable condition.the pilot was the only person aboard the plane. his name has not been released.the plane mangled power lines and damaged parked vehicles. but no one on the ground was hurt.






cuban military plane crashes, killing 8 troops on board


havana (ap) — a cuban military plane crashed into a hillside saturday morning in the western province of artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said.cuba’s military said in a statement that the soviet-made an-26 took off from the playa baracoa airport outside havana at 6:38 a.m. and crashed outside the town of candelaria about 40 miles (65 kilometers) away.the military said a special commission would investigate the crash. the weather was clear and sunny.officials did not immediately release any further information.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.in november 2010, an aerocaribbean flight from santiago to havana went down in bad weather as it flew over central cuba, killing all 68 people aboard, including 28 foreigners, in the country’s deadliest a






small plane crashes next to lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead


lisbon, portugal — portuguese emergency services say that a small plane has crashed next to a supermarket near lisbon, killing four people on board and one on the ground.operational commander miguel cruz has told the associated press that the dead are the swiss pilot, three french passengers on the plane and a portuguese truck driver.cruz said by telephone that the swiss-registered plane crashed shortly after takeoff monday from tires aerodrome, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) west of the portuguese capital.the truck driver was offloading his cargo outside the supermarket when the plane crashed near him.






small plane from canada crashes in new york, killing pilot


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8 killed as military plane crashes near colombia capital


bogota, colombia — colombian officials say a small military aircraft has crashed near the capital, killing eight people.president juan manuel santos has expressed his condolences on twitter to the victims of monday's accident.investigators are looking into what caused the accident. local authorities have told the newspaper el tiempo that the cessna caravan turboprop may have run into an antenna or encountered bad weather.the bogota newspaper says three civilians were among those on the plane and the highest-ranking military officer killed was a lieutenant coronel.the flight was traveling to a small airport outside bogota from a colombian military base.






small plane crash in nw. wis. kills one teen, seriously injures another


a two-seater airplane crashed in a river in northwestern wisconsin, killing one teenager aboard and seriously injuring another, authorities said.the piper j-3 cub went down about 6:30 p.m. wednesday near chetek and not far from where a tornado tore through the area, killing one person and injuring dozens more, according to the barron county sheriff's office and federall aviation administration (faa)."another sad night for our community," said sheriff chris fitzgerald. "please keep the families and all the [emergency] responders in your prayers."the teen who died was a senior at chetek-weyerhaeuser high school, fitzgerald said. the other teen is a senior at nearby cameron high school, and he was taken to the mayo clinic in rochester with serious injuries, the sheriff said.the single-engine






small plane crash in nw. wis. kills 1 teen, seriously injures another


a two-seater airplane crashed in a river in northwestern wisconsin, killing one teenager aboard and seriously injuring another, authorities said.the piper j-3 cub went down about 6:30 p.m. wednesday near chetek and not far from where a tornado tore through the area, killing one person and injuring dozens more, according to the barron county sheriff’s office and federall aviation administration (faa).“another sad night for our community,” said sheriff chris fitzgerald. “please keep the families and all the [emergency] responders in your prayers.”the teen who died was a senior at chetek-weyerhaeuser high school, fitzgerald said. the other teen is a senior at nearby cameron high school, and he was taken to the mayo clinic in rochester with serious injuries, the sheriff said.the single-engine






home-built plane crashes through condo roof, killing pilot


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small plane crashes in california intersection


concord, calif. — a small plane has crashed just short of a suburban san francisco bay area runway, barely missing a car dealership before smashing into a traffic light.the san francisco chronicle says the pilot suffered minor injuries in friday's crash outside buchanan field airport in concord. no other injuries were reported.the body of the plane came to rest near an intersection crosswalk, with one severed wing resting next to it. authorities have temporarily closed the small airport.






small plane crashes in california intersection


concord, calif. (ap) — a small plane has crashed just short of a suburban san francisco bay area runway, barely missing a car dealership before smashing into a traffic light.the san francisco chronicle says the pilot suffered minor injuries in friday’s crash outside buchanan field airport in concord. no other injuries were reported.the body of the plane came to rest near an intersection crosswalk, with one severed wing resting next to it. authorities have temporarily closed the small airport.






plane crashes in eastern zimbabwe, 6 people killed


harare, zimbabwe — zimbabwe's state-controlled newspaper says a plane crashed in the country's east, killing six people.the herald newspaper reported that an eight-seater plane crashed in the mountainous vumba area, a picturesque tourist area in eastern zimbabwe, near the border with mozambique.the newspaper said four of the dead are directors of a local transport company who were coming from a business meeting in mozambique's port city of beira.in january, a cessna 206 plane crashed while carrying 22 kilograms (48.5 pounds) of gold worth about $800,000 from bulawayo city to harare, zimbabwe's capital. there were no deaths.






small plane crashes into two homes in riverside, calif.


riverside, calif. -- a small plane crashed into two homes in riverside monday evening shortly after taking off from a nearby airport, leaving fiery wreckage that nearly destroyed one of the homes, officials said. authorities said at least one person was dead and five are injured after the crash.riverside fire capt. tyler reynolds said four people were aboard the plane and two victims were pulled from one of the houses that caught fire monday. it wasn’t immediately clear whether the person who died was from the house or the plane. “firefighters are doing everything they can,” reynolds said, cbs los angeles reported. “they’re going inside the involved structure. we have it surrounded on all four sides, along with firefighters on the roof cutting holes to get the smoke out of the structure.”t






small plane crashes on pennsylvania golf course


upper hanover township, pa. — a small plane has crashed on a golf course in pennsylvania.authorities say no one was hurt when the plane went down sunday afternoon at the butter valley golf port in upper hanover township in montgomery county shortly after takeoff. butter valley is both a golf course and public landing strip for small planes.airport owner john gehman tells the reading eagle that the crash likely was caused by a wind gust that caught the plane at just the right moment.the federal aviation administration is investigating.






firefighting plane crashes in portugal


plane fighting wildfires in portugal crashes, officials say - no information about casualties this breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. please refresh the page for the fullest version.if you want to receive breaking news alerts via email, or on a smartphone or tablet via the bbc news app then details on how to do so are available on this help page. you can also follow @bbcbreaking on twitter to get the latest alerts.






eden prairie museum showcases aviation history year-round


the smell of oil filled the air in the brightly lit airplane hangar crammed with history.from a 1940s jeep to a p-51 d mustang — one of only six in the world to return home from world war ii combat in europe — the restored relics are unquestionably the main attractions at a new aviation museum in eden prairie.although air museums are closing elsewhere, the nonprofit wings of the north bucked the trend and opened a museum just over a year ago after nearly two decades of organizing the annual airexpo aviation show in eden prairie. it now showcases history year-round.“that’s what we’re all about, telling the history,” director bob jasperson said. “we don’t want this history to be lost.”the wings of the north museum, which will mark its second year this summer, is housed in an office building