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Writing safety rules could get tougher for FAA

New airline safety regulations, including long-sought rules aimed at preventing exhausted pilots from flying, may be harder to issue if an industry-backed measure supported by House Republicans becomes law. Full story

NATO helicopter crashes in Afghanistan, 1 dead

A helicopter from the NATO-led coalition crashed Saturday in a mountainous area of eastern Afghanistan where fighting has intensified, killing one foreign service member, NATO said. Full story

Safety panel to examine 2009 plane crash in Texas

The National Transportation Safety Board said Friday that it will meet next week to determine the probable cause of a 2009 cargo plane crash in Lubbock, Texas. Full story

Bill aims to honor Jewish chaplains at Arlington

Vera Silberberg was almost 4 when her father, a military chaplain, was killed in a plane crash in Vietnam while flying to observe Hanukkah with Jewish soldiers. Full story

Helicopter crashes in India killing 17 domestic tourists

A helicopter packed with Indian tourists crashed Tuesday in mountains near the Chinese border and 17 people were killed, police said. Full story

PG&E worker was first to identify pipeline tragedy

Federal documents show a company mechanic helped battle a deadly, gas-fueled firestorm outside San Francisco by responding on his own before Pacific Gas & Electric Co. recognized one of its pipelines had exploded. Full story

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  Plane crash wreckage found deep in Atlantic

Undersea teams have discovered some remains of the Air France plane that crashed in 2009, killing all 228 people on board. David Gallo of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution discusses.

  House passes overhaul of aviation bill

Kevin Kuwik, whose girlfriend was killed after a deadly Buffalo plane crash in 2009, talks about the Republicans vote to cut $4 billion from the FAA’s budget and gut several safety recommendations.

  A look back at the Brooklyn plane crash

Fifty years ago Thursday, an air disaster over New York changed parts of the city forever, changing commercial aviation along with it. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

  Afghan helicopter crash kills nine U.S. troops

While the deadly helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan appears to have been an accident, it comes at a time when Afghanistan is under intense scrutiny for military and political progress. NBC's John Yang reports.

  Americans killed in Afghan chopper crash

The war in Afghanistan has been going on longer than World War II and the death toll continues to mount. Early today, nine Americans died in a pre-dawn helicopter crash. With three months left to go in 2010, this is already the deadliest year of the war for both coalition forces and for US troops. N

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Keionna Collins
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Keionna Collins describes a plane crash in Miami Gardens, Fla. Monday, May 2, 2011. She said her kids in the backseat of her SUV started yelling about the plane that was headed towards them at treetop level. She saw the plane crash and burn. A twin-engine cargo plane crashed into two vehicles and a

A mechanical arm, seen in this image published on the web site of France's BEA air accident inquiry office May 1, 2011, show the orange cylindrical flight data recorder above the sand
A mechanical arm, seen in this image published on the web site of France's BEA air accident inquiry office May 1, 2011, show the orange cylindrical flight data recorder above the sand

A mechanical arm, seen in this image published on the web site of France's BEA air accident inquiry office May 1, 2011, holds an orange cylindrical flight data recorder above the sand. Deep sea search parties have found one of two flight data recorders from an Air France flight that crashed off the

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski attends a commemoration ceremony at the site of the plane crash that killed Poland's former President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others passengers in Smolensk on April 11, 2011. The leaders of Poland and Russia today moved to end an array of rows over the plane cras