May 4, 2009 |
Sixteen Venezuelan soldiers and a civilian were killed when a military helicopter crashed near the Colombian border, the state news agency reported. A brigadier general was among those killed. President Hugo Chavez said the soldiers were patrolling the 1,300-mile border separating Venezuela and Colombia when shortly after midday the local military base lost contact with the Mi-35 helicopter. The helicopter crashed near the town of El Alto de Rubio, the state-run Bolivarian News Agency reported.
June 25, 2005
If the wreckage of Chuck Knox (Rams), Bill Walsh (Stanford), and John Robinson (USC) -- coaches who came back and thought they could relive their former glories and then crashed and burned -- shows anything, it's that you can never come home. No great coach has ever returned and succeeded. Why should the return of Phil Jackson be any different? Jack Wolf Westwood
April 26, 1989 |
A chunk of ice the size of a volleyball crashed through the roof of a house during a thunderstorm, and a meteorologist said it may have come from an airplane. Most likely the ice accumulated on the wing of a plane and then fell, crashing into the house Monday night, said Ted Buehner of the National Weather Service office at Portland International Airport. No one in the home was injured.
August 25, 2008 |
As hundreds of firefighters bowed their heads in prayer, a cross made out of steel from the World Trade Center was dedicated Sunday near where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into the ground on Sept. 11, 2001. The 2-ton, 14-foot-high cross sits on a concrete base shaped like the Pentagon at a fire station in Shanksville, Pa., a few miles from where the plane crashed into a field. The cross made a 311-mile journey from Brooklyn on Saturday, accompanied by hundreds of motorcyclists, many of them current or retired New York firefighters.