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A plane bound for Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg on June 30 struck a hangar after taking off from a suburban Dallas Airport, killing 10.
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Federal investigators said Monday that they have started analyzing the cockpit voice recorder from a small plane, bound for Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg, that struck a hangar after taking off from a suburban Dallas airport, and local officials have released the names of six of the 10 people killed in the fiery crash. 

All 10 people on board a small plane that took off from a suburban Dallas airport died in a fiery crash when the aircraft struggled to gain altitude and plunged into a hangar in Addison, Texas.
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A small plane bound for Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg crashed at a suburban Dallas airport Sunday morning, killing 10, but the aircraft's former owner said Monday that he sold it earlier this year to a Texas-based company.

No information has been released to explain why the Beechcraft BE-350 King Air crashed into a hangar and burst into flames Sunday morning after taking off from Addison Municipal Airport. Officials have said two crew members and eight passengers were killed.

Updated Saturday at 3:20 a.m. ET.

A Boeing 737 aircraft arriving at the naval air station in Jacksonville, Fla., from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, skidded into the St. Johns River on Friday night.

All 136 passengers and seven flight crew members on board are alive and accounted for, officials at Naval Air Station Jacksonville said in a statement. Twenty-one adults were transported to local hospitals with minor injuries reported.

Updated at 5:48 p.m. ET

The Federal Aviation Administration says it is temporarily grounding all Boeing 737 Max aircraft operated by U.S. airlines or in U.S. territory.

The announcement Wednesday afternoon follows decisions by many other countries to ground the planes after 157 people died in Sunday's crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8.

5 Dead, Small Plane Crashes In Lake Okeechobee

Mar 11, 2019
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

Authorities say five people are dead after a small plane crashed in Florida's Lake Okeechobee. 

Updated at 8:34 p.m ET Saturday

The man who stole a plane with no one else on board from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport late Friday has been identified as Richard Russell, 29, according to two unnamed law enforcement sources. He flew the plane for about an hour before crashing into a forest on a nearby island.

Russell was a resident of Pierce County, Wash., and "acted alone," the Pierce County Sheriff's Department tweeted, describing him as "suicidal."

Updated at 5:26 p.m. ET

A plane carrying more than 100 people crashed shortly after takeoff from Havana's José Martí International Airport. The plane, a Boeing 737, had been destined for the city of Holguín when it smashed into the wooded edge of a field midday Friday.

A plane carrying families from Tampa Bay and New York crashed in a wooded area of San Jose, Costa Rica, killing all 12 aboard Sunday, government officials said.

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Lakeland attorney John Shannon and his two daughters were among five people killed in the crash of a twin-engine plane at the Bartow Municipal Airport Sunday morning.

Halladay Was Flying Plane Low, Witnesses Tell Safety Board

Nov 9, 2017
MLB.com

Roy Halladay was flying his tiny sport plane low over the Gulf of Mexico shortly before it slammed into the water and killed the retired star pitcher, witnesses told federal investigators.