A US Airways passenger plane bound from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Charlotte, N.C., crashed into the frigid waters of the Hudson River shortly after takeoff Thursday afternoon, but all passengers appeared to survive.
By PBS NewsHour
Thirty-one people, all believed to be Marines, were killed when a U.S. military transport helicopter crashed in bad weather in Iraq's western desert Wednesday.
A U.S. Black Hawk helicopter crashed Thursday near a stronghold of the anti-American insurgency in Iraq, killing all nine soldiers aboard, the U.S. military said.
Eight British royal commandos and four U.S. Marines were killed Thursday when a U.S. Marine helicopter crashed south of the Iraqi border in Kuwait, Pentagon officials report. The crew of 12 became the first coalition casualties of the war with…
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