NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A small plane crashed Saturday at the Grand Strand Regional Airport in North Myrtle Beach.
It was not immediately clear whether the pilot, the only person aboard, suffered any injuries.
WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — A student pilot is critical condition after his small plane crashed in Wauwatosa.
Police said in a statement Friday that the two-seat Cessna 152 crashed in a home’s backyard Thursday afternoon after taking off from Timmerman Airport on Milwaukee’s north side.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pilot disorientation is listed as a probable cause of the 2019 small plane crash that killed five people in south Louisiana.
The Advocate reports that the National Transportation Safety Board report on the crash said the pilot likely experienced “spatial disorientation” as he took off from the Lafayette airport in cloudy, low-visibility conditions.
DETROIT (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed former California pollution regulator Steven Cliff to run the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
President Joe Biden’s pick to run the agency was confirmed by consent without objections or a formal roll call vote.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One year after a problem employee shot and killed nine coworkers in a rampage at a light rail yard, the family of one of the victims filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging negligence and wrongful death by the Northern California transportation agency, the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office and a private security firm by failing to address the gunman's history of violent threats or provide adequate security.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An aircraft crashed while attempting to land on a rural Alaska airstrip lined by trees, injuring all four people on board, officials said Wednesday.
Three people seriously hurt in Tuesday's crash at Dry Bay airstrip were sent to hospitals in Anchorage.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says the body of a man who fell from the Ship Canal Bridge in Seattle following a Tuesday morning collision was recovered from the water.
The Seattle Times reports the collision occurred around 5 a.m.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz has named Nancy Daubenberger as his new transportation commissioner, a post she had filled on an interim basis since the departure of former Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the U.S. because the seat belt pretensioners can explode and injure vehicle occupants. Three injuries have been reported, two in the U.S. and one in Singapore.
KINGSVILLE, Md. (AP) — A bus driver swerved to avoid another vehicle on Interstate 95 in Maryland before the bus overturned, injuring more than two dozen people over the weekend, police said Monday.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane went down shortly after takeoff from Prescott Regional Airport, but the pilot escaped injury.
They say the pilot was the only person aboard the Cessna 172 when he reported engine failure around 9 a.m.
KINGSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Twenty seven people suffered minor injuries Sunday after a bus crashed and rolled on I-95 north of Baltimore, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department.
The crash occurred near Kingsville, Maryland, shortly before 7 a.m., fire officials said in a statement.
WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — A pilot died after a single-engine plane crashed at the Wayne Municipal Airport, officials said.
The Cessna 140 crashed Friday evening during the MayDay STOL Drag Races.
The organization that planned the events said in a Facebook post the pilot crashed on final approach at the airport after apparently stalling and spinning.
PHOENIX (AP) — A fiery fatal crash involving two big rigs closed part of a Phoenix freeway during the Friday morning commute.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety said at least one person was killed in the crash on northbound Interstate 17 near Deer Valley Road at about 4 a.m., forcing closure of the northbound lanes of I-17 at State Route 101.
CARY, Ill. (AP) — A north suburban Chicago boy struck and killed by a school bus has been identified.
The accident Monday afternoon in Cary killed 3-year-old Samuel Huddleston, the McHenry County Coroner’s Office said.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge has ordered a temporary halt to Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to toll as many as nine major bridges on interstates in Pennsylvania, siding Wednesday with Cumberland County and a handful of municipalities that are challenging the process as both illegal and unconstitutional.
BOSTON (AP) — With the Boston Celtics making a deep run in the NBA playoffs, transit police are warning fans to be careful when buying tickets from secondary sources.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police in a statement posted on their website said they have received reports in the past from people who have purchased counterfeit tickets that were advertised on sites such as Craigslist or Reddit.
DETROIT (AP) — Nearly 43,000 people were killed on U.S. roads last year, the highest number in 16 years as Americans returned to the roads after the coronavirus pandemic forced many to stay at home.
GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Police are investigating after a possible shooting on a Maryland highway early Monday.
Maryland Transportation Authority Police received a report just before 1 a.m. of a minivan that may have been struck by gunfire along the Intercounty Connector in Montgomery County, officials said in a news release.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With upcoming data showing traffic deaths soaring, the Biden administration is steering $5 billion in federal aid to cities and localities to address the growing crisis by slowing down cars, carving out bike paths and wider sidewalks and nudging commuters to public transit.
NEW YORK (AP) — A man charged with shooting up a New York City subway train last month in an attack that wounded 10 people pleaded not guilty Friday to terrorism and other charges.
Frank James entered the plea in federal court in Brooklyn, where U.S, District Judge William F.
CLARENDON HILLS, Ill. (AP) — A woman who died when a commuter train collided with a semitrailer at a crossing in suburban Chicago was thrown through a train window by the force of the crash, the vice chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Federal authorities investigating a fatal crash last month near Phoenix say the helicopter went into a near vertical descent for unclear reasons when it was about to land.
The National Transportation Safety board issued its preliminary report Thursday in the April 15 crash of a Robinson R22 helicopter at Gila Bend Municipal Airport about 70 miles (112 kilometers) southwest of Phoenix.
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon rescue workers are searching for survivors after a small passenger plane carrying 11 people crashed in a forest in the central part of the West African country, the ministry of transport said Thursday.
CLARENDON HILLS, Ill. (AP) — A passenger has been killed and two others hurt after a commuter train collided with a semi-trailer at a crossing in suburban Chicago.
The Metra train's engineer and conductor also were injured in the crash about 8:30 a.m.
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal investigators blamed a deadly 2019 helicopter crash in Hawaii on the pilot’s decision to keep flying into worsening weather, and in a report Tuesday they accused regulators of lax oversight of air tours that are popular among tourists to the islands.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) _ Patriot Transportation Holding Inc. (PATI) on Tuesday reported a loss of $490,000 in its fiscal second quarter.
The Jacksonville, Florida-based company said it had a loss of 14 cents per share.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A speeding sport utility vehicle smashed into a commuter rail station early Tuesday, killing the driver and two pedestrians and injuring a third person, police said.
The SUV driver went out of control on a bend in the roadway and traveled diagonally across an intersection before jumping a curb and slammed into a turnstile and then the wall of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's Kensington and Allegheny station shortly after 2:30 a.m.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Air traffic controllers recorded another close call in Mexico City flight operations even as Mexican aviation authorities were scrambling to respond to reports from international pilot and airline groups of serious confusion in the skies over the capital.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A scooter driver died when she went around lowered crossing gates and struck a passing Brightline train, the latest in a long string of deaths involving the higher-speed passenger service, officials said Monday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Federal investigators confirmed that the buildup of ice on the wings and other parts of the plane was a key factor in a 2019 crash that killed nine of 12 members of an Idaho family on board an overloaded small plane.
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a man suspected of shooting up a New York City subway train last month — an attack that wounded 10 people and rattled a city already experiencing a rise in violent crime.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Crews searched waters off the coast of Georgia on Friday for the pilot of a small plane that officials said crashed into the Atlantic Ocean.
The National Transportation Safety Board released a statement saying it’s investigating what caused the Cirrus SR22 aircraft to go down in waters about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of Savannah.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (AP) — The teenage driver of a small car that collided with a large truck in Oklahoma, killing all six occupants in the car, tested negative for alcohol but positive for cannabis after her death, according to a preliminary report released Thursday.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Transportation officials in Mexico said Wednesday they will effectively force airlines to use a new, more distant airport that was one of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s pet projects.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Norman Mineta, who broke racial barriers for Asian Americans serving in high-profile government posts and ordered commercial flights grounded after the 9/11 terror attacks as the nation's federal transportation secretary, died Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pilot killed in the crash of a small plane along a Los Angeles freeway last month had reported a problem with his landing gear, according to a preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety Board.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa state board has approved an $8 million payment to an Illinois man who was left permanently disabled when he was hit in 2019 by an Iowa Transportation Department snow plow.
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A single-engine airplane built from a kit crashed in a field northwest of Kalispell over the weekend, killing both people on board, Flathead County officials said.
BOSTON (AP) — A passenger door on a Boston subway car did not function properly when a man got his arm stuck in it and was dragged to his death last month, federal investigators said Monday.
The trains are equipped with safety features to prevent them from moving when the doors are obstructed, the National Transportation Safety Board wrote in the preliminary report.
NEW YORK (AP) _ Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC (FTAI) on Thursday reported a loss of $229.7 million in its first quarter.
The New York-based company said it had a loss of $2.30 per share.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Businesses were closed, teachers absent and public transportation interrupted as Sri Lankans heeded a call for a general strike Thursday to pressure the president to step down over a growing economic and political crisis.
A loaded gun was found in North Carolina U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn's carry-on bag at an airport security checkpoint Tuesday — the second time he has been stopped with a gun at an airport in the past 14 months, officials said.
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Four people were killed when a single-engine airplane on a sightseeing tour crashed minutes after takeoff in rural southwestern Utah, authorities said Sunday.
Deputies discovered the aircraft after responding to a report of a fire just before 7 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine Department of Transportation is closing a major highway and causing traffic disruptions — on purpose.
The closure of a key segment of I-295 in Portland this weekend represents a grand experiment in which workers demolish the old bridge and slide a new one into place in 64 hours, or less than three days.
Boston urged people to start wearing masks Thursday and the Biden administration weighed its next legal step in what is shaping up to be a high-stakes court fight over the abrupt end of the national mask mandate on airplanes and mass transit.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced Wednesday it is making face masks optional on buses and commuter rail lines after the federal Transportation Security Administration this week ended enforcement of a mask mandate.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small airplane crashed alongside a Los Angeles freeway Wednesday and one person was found dead inside the wreck, authorities said.
Firefighters searched the wreckage and found no other victims, said Fire Department spokesperson Margaret Stewart.
WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP) — A private jail transport van carrying six inmates on Interstate 40 in Tennessee turned over Wednesday, and some injuries were reported, a highway patrol spokesperson said.
One inmate and one CoreCivic staff member were flown to nearby hospitals, while another staff member and three inmates were taken by emergency medical services to hospitals, said Ryan Gustin, CoreCivic spokesperson.