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Boeing Warns Pilots in Wake of Deadly Indonesian 737 Crash

Boeing Co. has issued a safety bulletin reminding pilots of the steps required to ensure they maintain control of their aircraft in the wake of last month’s deadly plunge of an Indonesian jetliner into the Java Sea. The Flight Operations …

At Least 5 Killed in Massive Crash on Icy Texas Interstate

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least five people were killed Thursday in a massive crash involving 75 to 100 vehicles on an icy Texas interstate, police said, as a winter storm dropped freezing rain, sleet and snow on parts …

Crashed Sriwijaya Air Jet Had Engine Thrust Imbalance – Preliminary Report

JAKARTA — The Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed last month killing 62 people had an imbalance in engine thrust that eventually led the plane into a sharp roll and then a final dive into the sea, a preliminary report by …

Bus Driver in California Crash That Killed 11 Leaves Prison

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — The driver of a private bus in Northern California that crashed in 2008 and killed 11 passengers headed to a casino has been released from prison after his sentence was reduced because of changes in state …

Indonesian Air Crash Investigators Send Plane Parts to US, UK For Checks

JAKARTA — Indonesia’s air accident investigator has sent five components of a crashed Sriwijaya Air jet to the United States and Britain for examination, including the autothrottle that controls engine power automatically, the agency’s head said on Tuesday. The 26-year-old …

Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Man Injured In Moped Crash

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Guardians of a Rhode Island moped driver who was sent into a coma with a head injury after he crashed while being followed closely by a Providence police cruiser filed a federal lawsuit on his behalf …

Big Rig Driver Facing Charges in Fatal Arizona Crash

PHOENIX — A man was allegedly driving a commercial semi-truck on a suspended license at the time of a crash near Buckeye that killed a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office detention officer last month, authorities said. They said 62-year-old Jorge Yanez …

South Dakota’s Top Attorney Says Found Body Day After Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg said in a statement late Monday that he realized he had struck and killed a man walking along a rural stretch of highway only after returning to the scene the …

Uber Expands Self-Driving Safety Report After NTSB Slams Culture

Uber Technologies Inc. vowed to make public more safety information regarding its self-driving cars after the National Transportation Safety Board placed partial blame for a fatal 2018 crash on the company’s policies. The company made the pledge in an update …

Boaters Rescue 2 After Plane Crash at Lake Jocassee

SALEM, S.C. — Two people have been rescued after the small float plane they were in crashed into a South Carolina lake. A man and woman were not hurt following Wednesday’s accident on Lake Jocassee, Oconee County Emergency Services Deputy …