Transportation accidents

A rescuer stands next to the debris of an helicopter after a midair collision between a small tourist airplane and a helicopter carrying skiers to a glacier in the northwestern region of Val d'Aosta, Friday, Jan 25, 2019. Italian alpine rescue officials say five people have been killed in the crash that took place over the Rutor Glacier. (Soccorso Alpino e Speleologico via AP)
January 26, 2019 - 7:02 am
ROME (AP) — A prosecutor is investigating a flight instructor who survived a midair collision between a small tourist plane and a helicopter in the Italian Alps. Authorities said the bodies of the last two people from the crash in Italy's Val d'Aosta region were found Saturday, raising the death...
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January 25, 2019 - 9:42 am
MILAN (AP) — A midair collision between a small tourist airplane and a helicopter carrying skiers to a glacier in the northwestern Italian region of Val d'Aosta killed five people Friday, Italy's national alpine rescue corps said. Alpine rescue corps spokesman Walter Milan said the crash happened...
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FILE- In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a Norfolk Southern freight train rolls through downtown Pittsburgh. Norfolk Southern Corp. reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
January 24, 2019 - 12:21 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy appears strong to the major freight railroads that haul the products and raw materials companies rely on, but the lingering trade disputes could derail business if they continue. Union Pacific and CSX railroads both sounded optimistic about the economy when they...
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January 23, 2019 - 3:07 pm
OTERO COUNTY, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say two soldiers from an Army base in Texas have died and seven other military members remain hospitalized after two military training vehicles crashed in southern New Mexico. El Paso TV station KTSM reports the soldiers were part of the 1st Armored Division at...
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This Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, photo provided by the Montana Department of Justice shows the vehicle Fox News host Bret Baier and his family were riding in that overturned outside Bozeman, Montana. In a statement released Tuesday, the anchor and executive editor of Fox News Channel's "Special Report" says that after a weekend of skiing he was driving to the airport on icy roads with his wife and their two sons on Monday morning when they were "involved in a major car crash" in Bozeman. Baier and his family survived the crash and is expected to be back on the air Tuesday night. (Montana Department of Justice via AP)
January 22, 2019 - 7:24 pm
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Fox News host Bret Baier and his family survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana after the television anchor's SUV slid on an icy road, collided with a pickup truck and turned over in a ditch, authorities said Tuesday. Baier, the executive editor of Fox News Channel's "...
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In this video grab provided by the Kerch.fm web portal, the two vessels, the Maestro and the Candiy, on fire near the Kerch Strait linking the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, in Kerch, Crimea, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Two Tanzanian-flagged commercial vessels caught fire in the Black Sea, leaving at least 10 sailors dead, Russian officials said, and seven sailors are reported still missing. (Kerch.fm via AP)
January 22, 2019 - 10:29 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Ambulance crews on the Crimean Peninsula have transported a dozen survivors of a ship fire to hospitals while six of their crewmates have remained missing in the Black Sea. At least 14 sailors died in the tragedy. Two Tanzanian-flagged tankers caught fire Monday while fuel was being...
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In this video grab provided by the Kerch.fm web portal, the two vessels, the Maestro and the Candiy, on fire near the Kerch Strait linking the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, in Kerch, Crimea, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Two Tanzanian-flagged commercial vessels caught fire in the Black Sea, leaving at least 10 sailors dead, Russian officials said, and seven sailors are reported still missing. (Kerch.fm via AP)
January 21, 2019 - 12:35 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Two Tanzanian-flagged commercial vessels caught fire in the Black Sea, leaving at least 14 sailors dead, Russian officials said Monday. Five other sailors were missing. The Federal Agency for the Sea and River Transport said the fire erupted while fuel was being pumped from one tanker...
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January 21, 2019 - 8:34 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ride hailing firm Uber is raising the minimum age of its drivers in the Netherlands and taking other measures to increase road safety after a recent series of fatal accidents involving Uber drivers. Uber Nederland General Manager Thijs Emondts says in a statement...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2018 filer, the Sea-Watch rescue ship waits off the coast of Malta. A migration official says survivors have told rescuers that up to 117 migrants might have died when a rubber dinghy capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya. Flavio Di Giacomo of International Organization for Migration says three survivors were plucked to safety by an Italian navy helicopter Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 and they say 120 were aboard when the dinghy left Libya. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud, File)
January 20, 2019 - 2:48 pm
ROME (AP) — A private rescue boat carrying dozens of migrants said Sunday that for a second day several nations had not given permission for it to enter a safe port, while another vessel filled with panicky migrants and described as taking on water in the southern Mediterranean was helped by a...
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January 20, 2019 - 11:44 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say an airplane flying from Cyprus to the Romanian capital has made an emergency landing in the Black Sea port of Constanta because of a problem with the wing flaps. Nobody has been reported injured. Authorities said the Romanian airline Blue Air...
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