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Emergency Responders Rush to Single-Engine Plane Crash in Idaho

They were in a small Wyoming town to help build a church, and they were on their way home to Idaho in a small, single-engine airplane. Emergency responders found all three dead in the small plane after it crashed near the Grace, Idaho airport last Monday. The airplane crash claimed the lives of two adults and a 16-year-old boy. The boy’s father was piloting the private aircraft when it circled the airport and crashed into a field near a private landing strip around 5:45 p.m., according to kpvi.com. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is still investigating the fatal crash. If it seems that commercial airplane disasters are the only plane crashes that make headlines, it is because they are rare. They happen only a few times a year and carry hundreds of passengers. However, crashes involving single-engine planes, cargo planes and propeller planes happen nearly every day in the…
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Siblings Perish in Horrific Florida Airplane Crash

Scrutiny surrounds a Florida flying school after two siblings died in a rented plane earlier this month owned by Merritt Island-based Space Coast Aviation. The company is under investigation in connection with another plane crash last August that injured one woman. Earlier this month, a 21-year-old student pilot and her 24-year-old brother rented a Cessna 152 from Space Coast Aviation. The woman was training to become a professional pilot. The plane went down near Blue Cypress Lake, killing the siblings. A last minute signal from one of the victim’s cell phones helped authorities locate the wreckage. Rescue crews waded through alligator and snake infested waters to recover the bodies. A helicopter was unable to lift the wreckage, so rescuers had to hand-carry the victims’ remains from the crash site. A deputy from the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office said the plane went down more than three-quarters of a mile away…
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