Military families grieve for 11 killed in Black Hawk crash in Florida

Rubric: Crash | 12 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Military families grieve for 11 killed in Black Hawk crash in Florida

Grim Search for Missing Black Hawk With 11 Aboard. Dense fog is hampering search and rescue operations for a military helicopter that disappeared in the Florida panhandle Tuesday night—and only debris and human remains have been found. The Black Hawk was involved in what military officials describe as a routine training mission carrying seven Marines and a four-member flight crew of Army National Guard soldiers when it was reported missing at 8:30 p.m. A spokesman for the Marine Corps’ Special Operations Command told the Associated Press that at the time the helicopter went missing it was being used for “insertion and extraction missions.” In addition to the two helicopters, boat crews ...

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Secret Service Agents Party Too Hard, Crash Car Into White House Barricade

Rubric: Crash | 12 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Secret Service Agents Party Too Hard, Crash Car Into White House Barricade

Secret Service agents ‘drunkenly crashed car’ into barricade. Two high ranking members of the Secret Service drunkenly crashed a government car into a security barricade outside the White House, according to a report Wednesday. The agents — including the second in command of President Obama’s security detail — were coming back from a retirement party for departing agency spokesman Edwin Donovan when one of them lost control of their official car, the Washington Post reported. The agents involved in the March 4 crash were identified as Mark Connolly, a high ranking member of Obama’s security force, and Washington field office supervisor George Ogilvie. Clancy took over after the ...

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Report: Drunk Secret Service agents crash into WH barrier

Rubric: Crash | 12 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Report: Drunk Secret Service agents crash into WH barrier

‘Drunk’ Secret Service agents crashed government car into White House barricade. The Homeland Security Department is investigating two senior Secret Service agents accused of crashing a car into a White House security barrier, an agency spokesman says. The Washington Post reports that on duty officers who witnessed the incident had wanted to arrest the agents and test their alcohol levels after the crash. But the officers were ordered by a supervisor on duty that night to let the agents go home, said these people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the sensitive internal matter. The episode presents an early test for the Secret Service’s new director, Joseph ...

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Search continues in military copter crash off Florida that left 11 presumed dead

Rubric: Crash | 12 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Search continues in military copter crash off Florida that left 11 presumed dead

Grim Search for Missing Black Hawk With 11 Aboard. Dense fog is hampering search and rescue operations for a military helicopter that disappeared in the Florida panhandle Tuesday night—and only debris and human remains have been found. Seven Marines and four soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that crashed over waters off Florida during a routine night training mission were presumed dead Wednesday, and crews found human remains despite heavy fog hampering search efforts, military officials said. (AP Photo/Northwest Daily News, Devon Ravine) NAVARRE, Fla. (AP) — This tranquil beachside enclave normally provides a respite for soldiers, airmen and Marines who come here to relax or to train between ...

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Military families grieve for 11 killed in Black Hawk crash

Rubric: Crash | 12 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Military families grieve for 11 killed in Black Hawk crash

11 presumed dead in military helicopter crash in Florida. An Okaloosa County ambulance sits at the Eglin Air Force Base entrance, near Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Dense fog is hampering search and rescue operations for a military helicopter that disappeared in the Florida panhandle Tuesday night—and only debris and human remains have been found. Seven Marines and four soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that crashed over waters off Florida during a routine night training mission were presumed dead Wednesday, and crews found human remains despite heavy fog hampering search efforts, military officials said. (AP Photo/Northwest Daily News, Devon Ravine) NAVARRE, Fla. (AP) ...

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Inside Harrison Fords Terrifying Crash-Landing

Rubric: Crash | 7 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Inside Harrison Fords Terrifying Crash-Landing

Facing numerous obstacles, Harrison Ford did ‘best thing’ to land plane. When the engine on actor Harrison Ford’s single-engine plane sputtered and died just after takeoff Thursday, a landscape of obstacles lay on the ground before him. Colleagues of the US film star Harrison Ford, say his injuries in a light plane crash are not life-threatening and he is expected to make a full recovery. “When I came outside, that’s when I saw the guy and the airplane.The film icon was left seriously injured after his plane crashed onto a golf course Thursday, but ‘fortunate in making a fairly safe landing,’ a firefighter tells The Daily Beast.LOS ANGELES — Harrison Ford’s crashed ...

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Harrison Ford undergoes surgery after plane crash

Rubric: Crash | 7 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Harrison Ford undergoes surgery after plane crash

Facing numerous obstacles, Harrison Ford did ‘best thing’ to land plane. When the engine on actor Harrison Ford’s single-engine plane sputtered and died just after takeoff Thursday, a landscape of obstacles lay on the ground before him. The film icon was left seriously injured after his plane crashed onto a golf course Thursday, but ‘fortunate in making a fairly safe landing,’ a firefighter tells The Daily Beast. LOS ANGELES — Harrison Ford’s crashed World War II airplane was being removed Friday from the golf course where it crashed-landed the day before, an employee at the municipal facility told Mashable. “It’s being taken out of here as we speak,” ...

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Harrison Ford broke pelvis, ankle during plane crash

Rubric: Crash | 6 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Harrison Ford broke pelvis, ankle during plane crash

‘Star Wars’ actor Harrison Ford’s love of flight marked by mishaps, service. The Hollywood star, who was rushed to hospital after crashing a vintage plane in Venice, California on Thursday, also slammed a helicopter into a riverbed back in 1999. LOS ANGELES — The doctor who came to Harrison Ford’s aid immediately after seeing his plane crash-land on a Los Angeles golf course says he was stunned to discover the actor at the controls. When Harrison Ford crash-landed his plane on an L.A. golf course Thursday, spinal surgeon Sanjay Khurana, who was playing a round of golf, was among the first to tend to the actor.Ford, 72, was forced to make an emergency landing after the plane ...

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Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

Rubric: Crash | 6 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

Harrison Ford crash: NTSB investigator says anytime a person survives an airplane crash is ‘a good day’. LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Ford’s publicist would later in the evening say that the actor was, fortunately, going to be OK after a vintage aircraft he was piloting went down on a Venice golf course. (“The injuries sustained are not life-threatening, and he is expected to make a full recovery”).With the sounds overhead of planes taking off and landing at Santa Monica Municipal Airport, and the wreckage of Harrison Ford’s 1942 Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR on the Penmar Golf Course ...

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Doctor stunned to find he was helping Harrison Ford at crash

Rubric: Crash | 6 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Doctor stunned to find he was helping Harrison Ford at crash

Doctor Stunned to Find He Was Helping Harrison Ford at Crash. Ford’s publicist would later in the evening say that the actor was, fortunately, going to be OK after a vintage aircraft he was piloting went down on a Venice golf course. (“The injuries sustained are not life-threatening, and he is expected to make a full recovery”). With the sounds overhead of planes taking off and landing at Santa Monica Municipal Airport, and the wreckage of Harrison Ford’s 1942 Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR on the Penmar Golf Course behind him, National Transportation Safety Board investigator Patrick Jones said the fact that Ford survived his harrowing crash landing was reason enough for celebration.LOS ...

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