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Miss. Mom Dies Saving Kids From Tornado
Miss. Mom Dies Saving Kids From Tornado More than two days after a massive tornado tore across 17 Mississippi counties, Yazoo City resident Sherry Carpenter is still overwhelmed by the loss. Her three grandchildren were in this house when the tornado picked it up and smashed it to the ground. Their mother, 30-year-old Nikki Bradshaw […]
Cruise to trace Titanic’s route on centennial of ship’s sinking
A memorial cruise is scheduled to set sail 100 years after the sinking of the Titantic, following the same trans-Atlantic route as the ill-fated ship, according to organizers. The Titanic Memorial Cruise is to set sail in April 2012, departing from Southampton, England, on April 8, just as the Titanic did
Plane lifted from Hudson; final 2 bodies recovered
Divers on Tuesday recovered the bodies of the final two of nine victims of Saturday’s collision between a helicopter and small plane over the Hudson River, police said. “They were inside the wreckage when we pulled it up,” said New York Police Department Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne. Earlier Tuesday, police divers had attached chains and straps to the plane’s fuselage and used a crane to lift it from the riverbed 60 feet below the surface
Air France Flight 447: Can the Crash Be Solved Without the Black Box?
As a French nuclear submarine arrived off the coast of Brazil to join the effort to locate the black box from Air France Flight 447 on Thursday, aviation experts stressed the necessity of recovering those cockpit recorders in order to learn what exactly brought down the Airbus A330 and the 228 people on board. In past inquiries into airline disasters, investigators have been able to figure out the cause by piecing together clues from the wreckage itself, sometimes without information from the black box. But after 10 days of searching, the authorities combing what’s believed to be Flight 447’s crash site, some 700 miles out to sea, have come up with only 41 bodies and relatively little of the plane’s wreckage.
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Pilot ‘screamed in horror’ after seeing jet slam into house
A pilot who parachuted from his disabled Marine Corps jet last year said he was horrified to see it smash into a California home, newly released documents say. Marine Corps Lt. Dan Neubauer’s statements, describing the December crash that killed four family members in a San Diego home, were released Tuesday by military officials