On Thursday, a small charter jet crashed into an apartment building in Akron, Ohio, killing all nine of the passengers onboard. The people who live in the apartment complex were unharmed, since none of them happened to be home. Jason Bartley, a resident who is usually at home during the time the accident occurred, was…
Paris Hilton either was or wasn’t in cahoots with an Egyptian production company to fake a plane crash and pretend she was scared.
A seven-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed her parents, sister and cousin, then walked almost a mile through the woods in the dark to find help. She's one tough customer.
The Malaysian plane that was shot down over the Ukraine yesterday by a group that has yet to take responsibility contained over 100 of the world's leading AIDS researchers en route to a conference in Melbourne, Australia. Someone may literally have shot the cure for AIDS out of the sky. Great fucking job, humanity.
Yesterday, four little Palestinian boys from the same family playing on a Gaza beach were killed by an Israeli missile. Today, a plane full of people was shot down while flying over the Ukraine.
News of yet another aviation disaster (this one in the all-but-impenetrable Alaska wilderness) has an extra heart-wrenching twist: a mother who survived a plane crash in remote southwest Alaska was forced to leave her fatally injured infant son to lead rescuers slowed by fog to the crash site.