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Video: Plane Falls From Sky Into Houston Parking Lot

Newly released security video captures the moment a plane falls from the sky and smashes a parked car in the parking lot of a local business. The single-engine plane crashed after failing to make a second landing attempt at Houston’s Hobby Airport on Thursday.

Plane Crash near Hobby - AP Photo

Preliminary Report on Amtrak Crash: No Infrastructure Anomalies

What did cause the crash, if not heartless penny-pinching Republican budget-cutters? “Based on the NTSB’s preliminary review of the train’s event recorder data, the train was travelling at 106 mph before the emergency brake system engaged. The data indicated that the engineer activated the emergency brakes seconds before the derailment.”

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

FBI Joins Amtrak Crash Investigation, Feds Talk To Engineer

As federal officials investigate the deadly Amtrak crash, the local NBC News affiliate reports that “investigators have asked the FBI to look at whether a projectile hit Amtrak Regional 188 moments before it sped up and derailed at a curve in Philadelphia Tuesday night.”

AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD