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Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 01:55 PM PDT

No Signs of Tire Damage in Santa Monica Plane Crash

No Signs of Tire Damage in Santa Monica Plane Crash

There were no signs of landing gear tire damage and nothing unsual about a small plane's approach and landing last month before it crashed into a hangar and burned at Santa Monica Airport, killing four people...

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 at 10:19 AM PDT

NTSB Issues Preliminary Report in Ford Plane Crash

NTSB Issues Preliminary Report in Ford Plane Crash

A vintage airplane piloted by "Star Wars" actor Harrison Ford lost engine power after takeoff, leading to a forced landing on a Southern California golf course, according to a preliminary report issued...

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 02:49 PM PST
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By Jason Kandel

Harrison Ford Injured in Small Plane Crash

Aerial footage showed a small single-engine plane crashed on the ground, and one...View gallery

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Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 at 06:15 AM PDT

Harrison Ford 911 Caller: "It's on the Eighth Tee"

Harrison Ford 911 Caller: "It's on the Eighth Tee"

Emergency 911 callers reporting Harrison Ford's plane crash earlier this month used a tee box locations to help direct responders to the "Star Wars" actor's downed vintage aircraft. This is an excerpt of one of...

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