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Schweizer Helicopter Crash Kills Pilot, Country Music Star
The NTSB is investigating the September 8, 2017 deadly crash of a Schweizer 269 helicopter near the Flying W airport in Medford, NJ. Two people were killed following the crash after the pilot reported mechanical issues prior to attempting to land. 
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U.S. Marines Lockheed KC-130 crashes in Mississippi
A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130 airplane crashed into a soybean field in Mississippi Monday, July 10, 2017. Air traffic controllers in Memphis, Tennessee said that the plane may have suffered a structural failure at 20,000 feet. Eyewitnesses working on farms near the rural area in which the military tanker/transport crashed reported that the plane was smoking as it descended and that it "corkscrewed" down to the ground. By 8pm Monday, night 16 bodies had been recovered.
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Coast Guard suspends search for missing Mitsubishi MU-2B near Bahamas
After 3 days of searches using C-130 Hercules airplanes, a HC-144 Ocean Sentry plane, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters and a Coast Guard Sentinel-class cutter, the U.S. Coast Guard announced that they suspended the search for the missing plane and its occupants on Thursday night at 8:45pm. On Monday, May 15, 2017 at 2:10pm, air traffic controllers in Miami lost radar and radio contact with the Mitsubishi MU-2B airplane. At the time of lost contact, the plane was estimated to be approximately 37 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas at an altitude of 24,000 feet and a speed of 300 knots.
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