Plane Crash

Two Killed in Military Training Jet Crash Near Montgomery Regional Airport

  Columbus Air Force Base officials confirmed Friday night that the two people on board the fighter jet that crashed near the Montgomery Regional Airport have died. According to a spokesperson from Columbus Air Force Base, the aircraft was a T-38 trainer jet assigned to the 14th Flying Training Wing.  The pilots were on a training mission at the time…

Two People Killed in Single-Engine Plane Crash

This morning, the National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating a deadly plane crash in Baldwin County. Loxley Fire Chief Tony Lovell confirms two people died in a single-engine plane crash Tuesday night on Interstate 10 near Styx River. The U.S. Coast Guard said local air traffic control received a distress call about an aircraft going down. A Coast Guard…

Two Naval Pilots Killed in Plane Crash in Dallas Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Authorities identify the victims in a deadly plane crash Wednesday in Dallas County. Sheriff Mike Granthum says Vincent Segars and Joshua Fuller died in the crash. Granthum says both Segars and Fuller were Navy pilots. He says they were flying on a private plane from Jasper to Pensacola. “We don’t know which one was flying…

Victims Identified in Fatal Plane Crash Near Craig Field in Selma as U.S. Navy Pilots

Dallas County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed two people died onboard a plane that crashed near Craig Field in Selma Wednesday. The victims have been identified as Capt. Vincent Segars and Commander Joshua Fuller of the U.S. Navy. Both are pilots and were en route to Pensacola, Florida from Jasper, Alabama on a civilian plane. According to the U.S. Navy, Capt….

FAA: Small Plane Crashes in Selma with Two People Aboard

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a Piper PA-32 crashed two miles southwest of Craig Field in Selma Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened about two miles southwest of Craig Field at around 4:40 p.m. Officials with the FAA are headed to the scene to begin their investigation. The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the accident….

2 Killed in Plane Crash in North Alabama

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) – Authorities said two people died in a plane crash in north Alabama. News outlets reported that the crash happened shortly after 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Cullman Regional Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration is handling the investigation. The names of the victims were not immediately released. (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may…

Plane Crash Kills 5, Including LSU Coach’s Daughter-In-Law

In this Dec. 14, 2019 photo Acadiana head coach Matt McCullough, left, speaks with Carley McCord, center, following a win over the Destrehan in the State Division 5A Championship football game in Lafayette, La. One of victims in a deadly Louisiana plane crash was a sports reporter and daughter-in-law of a Louisiana State University football coach. Steven Ensminger Jr. says…

MGM Airport Tests Its Emergency Response With Full-Scale Disaster Drill

The runway at Montgomery Regional Airport was filled with emergency crews Wednesday morning, responding to a mock plane crash. For nearly two hours the airport held a full-scale disaster exercise. Police, firefighters,  medics and Montgomery Co. Emergency Management Agency officials lined the tarmac rescuing  “victims” from a downed aircraft; using make-up and props to make it as realistic as possible. It’s…

Officials Investigate Cause of Plane Crash in Rural Alabama

ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) – Investigators are trying to determine what caused a small plane to crash in rural Alabama, killing the pilot. WBRC-TV reports the Calhoun County coroner’s office has identified the pilot as 70-year-old Harvell Jackson Walker, of Fayetteville, Georgia. Officials found the crashed plane and Walker’s body after two searches. County Sheriff Matthew Wade says his office received…