January 16, 2001 |
Authorities in helicopters and boats recovered the bodies of the pilot and eight passengers Monday in a plane that crashed into the Great Salt Lake while returning from a skydiving trip. Investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board began their investigation Monday. They offered no preliminary assessment of what went awry.
January 17, 1987 |
Federal safety experts, using state-of-the-art laser equipment, began a painstaking survey of a suburban crash site Friday as the initial step in a months-long investigation of the collision of two airplanes Thursday that claimed the lives of 10, two of them Southern Californians and two of them Indian children.
July 13, 1990 |
A single-engine charter plane crashed in a canyon Thursday, killing the pilot and critically injuring the co-pilot, authorities said. The plane apparently had engine problems shortly after takeoff.
March 24, 1990 |
Two Air Force F-16 jet fighters crashed Thursday night in Utah's western desert during a refueling training mission, but both pilots ejected safely, Hill Air Force Base officials said.
January 19, 1987
Federal investigators reenacted the midair collision over Utah between a commuter plane and a private aircraft that killed 10 people, but will not release any findings until Tuesday, said Jean Pyatt, chief National Transportation Safety Board investigator. Skywest Flight 1834 was on final approach to Salt Lake City International Airport on Thursday when it collided with a four-seat Mooney plane flown by a pilot and a flight instructor.
September 25, 1997 |
A Frontier Airlines Boeing 737 with 66 people on board reported hydraulic problems shortly after takeoff Wednesday, then went off the runway during an emergency landing at Salt Lake City International Airport. Nobody was hurt. The pilot of Flight 205 to Denver requested permission to return the jet to the airport shortly after taking off at 11 a.m., officials said. The nature of the problem was not immediately known, officials said.