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Four U.S. service members were killed when two helicopters were apparently involved in a mid-air collision in southern Afghanistan on Monday, NATO’s International Security Assistance Force said.
A train collision in northern India killed at least 13 people early Wednesday. The death toll remained uncertain
Investigators probing last weekend’s fatal aircraft collision over New York’s Hudson River focused Friday on an air traffic controller, though union leaders angrily said the controller could have done nothing to prevent the crash. In a report, the National Transportation Safety Board said that the controller at New Jersey’s Teterboro airport did not advise a pilot of potential traffic when he handed off radar monitoring of the plane to the tower at Newark airport at 11:52:20 a.m. Saturday
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
Divers will make another attempt Monday to find two remaining victims from the collision of a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter over the Hudson River. Nine people, including five Italian tourists, were aboard the aircraft when they collided shortly before noon Saturday
Diane Schuler, 36, had a blood alcohol level of 0.19, according to the district attorney’s office. “My office, along with the New York State Police, will continue to investigate the facts and circumstances that led up to the collision causing the deaths, so that the public and the families of the victims can understand what led to this horrific crash,” District Attorney Janet DiFiore said in a statement released Tuesday. The head-on crash happened July 26 when a minivan driven by Schuler and carrying five children was heading the wrong way on a northbound lane of the Taconic State Parkway about 30 miles north of New York City, police said.
Two light rail transit cars collided Saturday in San Francisco, causing multiple injuries, but none appeared life-threatening, a rail system spokesman said. “Apparently the conductor for one of the trains miscalculated a turn
The death toll climbed to nine in a rush-hour collision between two Metro trains in Washington on Monday, with scores more injured, CNN affiliates reported. WJLA and WUSA attributed the information to officials for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority