Helicopter crash kills 6, including major bank CEO

NIPTON, CA – Among the victims of a fatal helicopter crash that occurred in California’s Mojave Desert on Friday night is Herbert Wigwe, CEO of Access Bank Group, one of Nigeria’s leading financial institutions. The confirmation of Wigwe’s death was announced by several Nigerian officials on social media, including World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Another notable personality who died in the crash was Abimbola Ogunbanjo, a past Group Chairman of the Nigerian Exchange Group. …

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Private jet crashes on i-75 in Naples, Florida

NAPLES, FL – A small aircraft crashed on Interstate 75 in Naples, Florida, on Friday afternoon, resulting in at least two fatalities, according to information released by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office. The aircraft, a Bombardier Challenger 600 business jet, was ferrying five passengers, as per a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The condition of the remaining passengers was not immediately disclosed. The ill-fated flight had originated from Ohio State University Airport around …

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Bolts Missing on Alaska Airlines Boeing 737: NTSB Report Reveals Shocking Oversight

Seattle, WA – The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has raised concerns about the safety of Alaska Airlines 737 planes, suspecting that some may have left the Boeing factory missing key bolts. This news comes after a preliminary report from the NTSB revealed that a faulty door panel on an Alaska Airlines flight had no bolts installed, raising questions about the oversight of Boeing’s production process. The NTSB’s findings have sparked concerns about the potential …

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Three people killed in twin-engine plane crash

GREENFIELD, MA – A small aircraft came down in Greenfield, Massachusetts on Sunday. The crash caused the deaths of all three passengers onboard, according to law enforcement officials. Massachusetts State Police received the reports of the crash at around 11:45 a.m. Sunday, with the accident happening around Country Club Road in Greenfield. Local authorities, including Massachusetts Environmental Police, alongside local police and firefighters, were also informed of the incident. According to Massachusetts State Police, the …

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Texas hot air balloon crashes into powerlines after taking rapid gun fire

DALLAS, TX – Two pilots competing in a gas balloon race faced a perilous situation earlier this week when their hydrogen-filled balloon crashed into power lines in North Texas. Krzystotf Zapart and Pjotr Halas, representing the Polish national team in the Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race, reported an alarming incident that led to their emergency landing. According to Zapart, they believed they were being targeted by gunfire, hearing rapid successive shots just before the incident. …

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Two killed in deadly plane crash

NEWBERG, OR – A tragic plane crash in Oregon claimed the lives of a 20-year-old student pilot and his 22-year-old instructor, while seriously injuring a third occupant. The victims have been identified as Barrett Bevacqua, the student pilot, and Michele Cavallotti, an instructor with the Hillsboro Aero Academy. The crash occurred in Newberg, a small city located approximately 25 miles southwest of Portland. The single-engine plane spiraled down and crashed into a residential home late …

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Senator, wife, and two children die in plane crash

MOAB, UT – A tragic plane crash in Moab, Utah, claimed the lives of four people, including North Dakota state Sen. Doug Larsen, his wife, and their two children. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is now investigating the fatal incident in collaboration with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The single-engine Piper PA-23, registered under Larsen’s name, crashed shortly after takeoff from Canyonlands Regional Airport around 8:20 p.m. PT on Sunday. The wreckage was found …

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Three killed when airplane collides with hangar and explodes

A small aircraft, a Beechcraft P35, met with a tragic end on Sunday when it crashed into a hangar at Cable Airport in Upland, Southern California, resulting in the deaths of all three individuals on board. The crash occurred during the plane’s departure at approximately 6:30 a.m. local time, according to the Federal Aviation Authority. The San Bernardino County Fire Department was quick to respond, extinguishing the ensuing fire. However, despite their efforts, the three …

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