News > News

Plane caught in power lines after crash, 2 occupants unhurt

2 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

GAITHERSBURG, Md. - A small plane carrying two people got stuck in live power lines Sunday evening in Maryland, causing widespread power outages in the surrounding county as officials worked to extricate the aircraft.
The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that the single-engine plane, which had departed White Plains, New York, crashed into the power lines near Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg around 5:40 p.m. Sunday. The FAA said two people were aboard.
Pete Piringer, chief spokesperson for the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service, said on Twitter that the...
Read more ...

 

Plane caught in power lines after crash in Maryland, 2 occupants unhurt

Plane caught in power lines after crash in Maryland, 2 occupants unhurt

2 monthes ago   |   By KOAT

The plane was stuck about 100 feet above the ground, and the transmission lines remained live, complicating rescue efforts.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   News  


Carolina Panthers hire Ejiro Evero as defensive coordinator

Carolina Panthers hire Ejiro Evero as defensive coordinator

Ejiro Evero's marks new Panthers head coach Frank Reich's first official addition to his coaching staff. Read more ...

Young dolphin skull found in luggage at Detroit airport by customs agents

Young dolphin skull found in luggage at Detroit airport by customs agents

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents made a fishy discovery last week at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport while inspecting unaccompanied international baggage. The bag had... Read more ...

Harlem-Based High School Squash Team Makes Sports History

Harlem-Based High School Squash Team Makes Sports History

A Harlem-based high school squash team has cemented itself in the sports history books. A collective of student-athletes from Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social... Read more ...

Missing Florida Lyft driver's car found with slaying suspect in North Carolina

The car owned by a missing 74-year-old Florida Lyft driver was found in North Carolina and the man who was driving it is wanted in connection with a homicide, officials say. Read more ...

Carlos Beltran leaving YES Network for job in Mets' front office

Carlos Beltran leaving YES Network for job in Mets' front office

Former Mets great Carlos Beltran is getting another chance with the club. Read more ...

Viola Davis earns coveted ‘EGOT' status with Grammy Award

Viola Davis earns coveted ‘EGOT' status with Grammy Award

"The Woman King" actress is now one of 18 stars who have achieved EGOT fame by winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. Read more ...

Lefty lawmakers fighting Hochul on NYC charter schools after blocking top...

Lefty lawmakers fighting Hochul on NYC charter schools after blocking top judge pick

Gov. Kathy Hochul faces potential disaster as progressive legislators line up against her charter school proposals weeks after dealing. her a big defeat over her pick to lead... Read more ...

Controversial NBA star Kyrie Irving traded to the Dallas Mavericks

Controversial NBA star Kyrie Irving traded to the Dallas Mavericks

The trade ends Irving's tumultuous stint in Brooklyn. Read more ...

Ukraine sanctions Russian nuclear industry

Ukraine sanctions Russian nuclear industry

Kiev has blacklisted more than 200 entities for 50 years Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council has introduced sanctions against the Russian nuclear industry... Read more ...

Ban on guns for marijuana users declared unconstitutional

Ban on guns for marijuana users declared unconstitutional

A US judge ruled prohibiting gun ownership by cannabis consumers violated their Second Amendment rights A federal judge dismissed charges against a man accused of violating a... Read more ...