NTSB: Rudder Malfunction Caused Fatal Taunton Plane Crash

. posted from CBS Boston TAUNTON (CBS) —- A rudder malfunction apparently caused a deadly plane crash at the Taunton Municipal Airport Sunday morning. Federal officials released the preliminary finding during a news conference Monday. National Transportation Safety...

Air Charters Had Deadliest Year Since 2000

. Reprinted from The Washington Post By Sholnn Freeman Accidents on charter flights killed 66 people in the United States last year, the highest total since 2000, transportation safety officials said yesterday. The air charter category includes medical helicopters,...

Montana Plane Crash Kills 17

. Reprinted from The Wall Street Journal Associated Press BUTTE, Mont. — A small plane — possibly carrying children on a ski trip — crashed Sunday as it approached the Butte airport, killing 14 to 17 people aboard, a federal official said. The single...

10 Dead as Turkish Plane Crashes Near Amsterdam

. Reprinted from The New York Times Written By:CAROLINE BROTHERS and SEBNEM ARSU PARIS — A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 135 people crashed into a field on its approach to Amsterdam’s international airport on Wednesday, killing at least nine people and injuring...