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31Total oil exec killed when plane collides with drunk snowplow driver

Sad news out of Russia today, as it's being reported that Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive of France's Total Oil, has been killed along with three other people after their plane collided with a snow plow on the tarmac of Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport.

10Ironic plane crashes into American Paint & Body Collision Center in Florida [w/videos]

Sometimes, it seems like the universe just loves creating a touch of irony. Take the case on July 10, when a single-engine, Beechcraft airplane crashed into building in Titusville, FL. By itself, there's nothing especially funny about that, but of all the structures to hit, the plane smashed into an auto shop called American Paint & Body Collision Center.

102Plane crash at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan caught on dash cam

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World out there, folks. As if you needed further evidence to support the claim, the video posted below is sure to reinforce the notion that the recently ubiquitous dash cam craze in other parts of the world seemingly captures every moment of life. And, as we've seen in the past, life can be scary at times.

35Moscow plane crash captured by car's dashcam

A passenger plane attempting to land at the Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia crashed on Saturday, December 29, killing four of its eight crew members on board, according to CNN. The flight, arriving from the Czech Republic, reportedly overshot the runway and crashed through a fence, sending debris scattering across an adjacent highway. While it's too early for officials to determine the cause of the incident, authorities say pilot error, weather or a technical malfunction could be

445Plane Collides With Car On Approach To Texas Runway

SUV failed to brake at stop sign, moved into plane's path

A small plane on a approach to a Texas airport collided with a car that ran a stop sign and veered onto its path Saturday afternoon.

38Watch Brazilian police intentionally ram car into plane during takeoff

Yesterday, we got to see the first trailer for Grand Theft Auto V, and today we have video of one of the missions. But wait just a second – this isn't a video game, it's real life.

13NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick shaken up in plane crash [w/video]

Good brakes may be less important in stock car racing than in other forms of motorsport, but on a plane, they're pretty darn important. That's what Rick Hendrick found out – the hard way – last night when his private jet crashed off the runway in Key West, Florida.

4Tesla employee plane crash still under investigation

Back in February of 2010, a tragic plane crash in Palo Alto, CA took the lives of three Tesla Motors employees: 56-yeard-old Doug Bourn, who was piloting the Cessna 310, 31-year-old Andrew Ingram and 42-yeard-old Brian Finn. In August of 2010, Ingram's family filed suit against Bourn.

12Off-road racer Rick Huseman killed in plane crash

If bad news comes in threes, we don't want to know when the other shoe will drop. Shortly following the news of Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon's death yesterday comes the equally sad development that off-road racer Rick Huseman was killed when the small aircraft in which he was flying crashed near Barstow, California. Huseman, 38, was the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Pro 4 Unlimited Series champion just last year.

17Suit filed against estate of pilot in Tesla employee plane crash incident

Last February, a tragic plane crash in East Palo Alto, CA claimed the lives of three Tesla Motors employees: Doug Bourn, who was piloting the plane, Andrew Ingram and Brian Finn. Now, almost a year since the twin-engine Cessna crashed after clipping power lines on that fateful foggy day, Sherina Yuk Chan, the widow of Brian Finn, is, according to Mercury News, suing Bourn's estate.

5Tesla employee plane crash update: family of deceased suing pilot, plane owner

In February, a tragic plane crash in East Palo Alto, CA killed three Tesla Motors employees: Doug Bourn, who was piloting the plane, Andrew Ingram and Brian Finn. This week, Ingram's family filed a lawsuit claiming that Bourn and the company that owned the Cessna 310, Air Unique Inc., were negligent in taking care of the plane and that Bourn did not have recent flight experience and was reckless for taking off in foggy weather. The Ingram family is suing Bourn's estate and Air Unique.

49Report: Jack Roush in serious but stable condition after (second) plane crash [w/ video]

Jack Roush crash lands – Click above to watch video after the jump

19BREAKING: Three Tesla employees die in Palo Alto plane crash *UPDATE

A small, twin-engined Cessna crashed this morning in an East Palo Alto neighborhood, killing all three passengers on board. According to reports, the plane was owned by Doug Bourn, a senior electrical engineer for Tesla Motors, and all three occupants were high-ranking officials employees at the electric car company. Authorities have not yet named the deceased.

38BREAKING: Three Tesla employees die in Palo Alto plane crash *UPDATE

A small, twin-engined Cessna crashed this morning in an East Palo Alto neighborhood, killing all three passengers on board. According to reports, the plane was owned by Doug Bourn, a senior electrical engineer for Tesla Motors, and all three occupants were high-ranking officials at the electric car company. Authorities have not yet named the deceased.

14Plane used in Honda skydiving ad crashed next flight

Mere hours after Honda's impressive skydiving commercial named "Jump" aired live in Europe, the plane used in the spot crashed and claimed the lives of its pilot and a skydiver. Nine other skydivers aboard the plane, a Pilatus PC-6, were fortunately able to escape before the crash. While Honda has extended its condolences to the victims' families, the automaker was apparently in no way connected to the incident. The sky divers in Honda's commercial and the production crew had all moved on by the

6Cessna crash kills two ex-Touring Car drivers

Five people died Sunday, March 30th in a private plane crash in Farnborough, Kent in the UK. Aboard the plane were Apex Motorsport team boss Richard Lloyd, and former British Touring Car Championship driver David Leslie (pictured). Lloyd, who owned the plane, raced in the British Saloon Car Championship in the '70s, and then in the World Sportscar Championship with Porsches. Leslie was a long time driver in the BTCC for teams like BMW, Mazda and Proton.

5Another tragedy befalls the France family

The family of former NASCAR chairman Bill France Jr. has suffered yet another tragedy only one month after the former NASCAR chief died of cancer. The husband of NASCAR executive Lesa France Kennedy died in a tragic plane crash along with another long-time NASCAR employee after their twin-engine Cesna 310 began emitting smoke in the cabin. Dr. Bruce Kennedy was attempting to land the disabled plane at Sanford-Orlando Airport but never got there, as the aircraft crashed into a house. Several peop

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