Plane Crash

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WWL Newsroom
December 30, 2019 - 9:38 am
Federal investigators say it will likely take at least a year before they know what caused a twin-engine plane crash in Lafayette on Saturday, killing five people on their way to see the Tigers in the Peach Bowl. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Dr. Jennifer Rodi says the plane...
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Associated Press
December 29, 2019 - 4:26 pm
The lack of a distress call and flight data recorder coupled with mangled and charred wreckage will make finding the cause of a fiery airplane crash in Louisiana extremely challenging, federal officials said Sunday. National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg said at a press...
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Lafayette plane crash
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Thomas Perumean
December 28, 2019 - 11:10 am
A twin-engined private airplane reported to be carrying six people crashed just before 9:30 Saturday morning in Lafayette. Lafayette Fire Chief Robert Benoit says five deaths have been confirmed at the scene. The daughter-in-law of LSU Offensive Coordinator Steve Ensminger is one of those dead. Her...
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October 29, 2019 - 10:39 am
(WCBS 880) -- A small plane crashed into the roof of a New Jersey home, sparking a fire that has damaged at least three homes. A single-engine Cessna 414 crashed into a home at 84 Berkley Ave. just minutes before 11 a.m. Tuesday. LISTEN LIVE | GET BREAKING NEWS EMAILS The house became fully...
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Thomas Perumean
October 16, 2019 - 8:15 am
Nancy Parker's survivors have filed liability lawsuits against the owner of the Aerotek Pitts Special aircraft and Lycoming Aircraft Engines stemming from the plane crash that killed the longtime reporter/anchor and the pilot of the craft, Franklin Augustus. The August 16th crash occured moments...
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U.S. Coast Guard
Jim Hanzo
September 15, 2019 - 7:00 pm
A man was rescued by the Coast Guard after his plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico. The plane went down approximately 8 miles southeast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District received a distress alert from an emergency locator transmitter at 11:46 a.m...
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Thomas Perumean
September 05, 2019 - 7:06 am
The initial report on the crash that killed fishing tour operator and seaplane pilot Theophile Bourgeois III is now public. Though not the last word, the preliminary report from National Transportation Safety Board says worsening weather is likely to blame for the accident. The report says...
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Scoot
August 19, 2019 - 10:59 am
The sudden and tragic death of Fox 8 news anchor and award-winning journalist, Nancy Parker late Friday sent a grief-stricken chill through the Greater New Orleans area. Reaction to the news was accented by sheer disbelief that something so horrible would happen to the treasured Nancy Parker. With...
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WWL Newsroom
August 19, 2019 - 12:46 am
Glynn Boyd announces memorial service for his wife, FOX 8's Nancy Parker on his facebook page Sunday night. The service will be at Xavier University Convocation center Friday, August 23. Doors will open at 9am. The post reads: Hello my friends a memorial for my wife, Nancy Parker Boyd, is set for...
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Jim Hanzo
August 18, 2019 - 7:40 pm
A plane carrying 3 people crashed in waters off of St. Bernard Parish killing 1 and injuring 2 others, Coast Guard officials said. The seaplane went down around 2:55 p.m. in the Chandeleur Sound, east of the Mississippi River. Coast Guard crews responded and recovered all 3 passengers via...
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