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  • Task force delays aircraft tracking plans promised after MH370 mystery

    TORONTO (Reuters) - An airline industry-led task force looking at ways to improve plane tracking after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines' flight MH370 has delayed its recommendations, possibly until December.
  • No mandatory retirement age, but pilots must pass FAA review every 2 years

     No mandatory retirement age, but pilots must pass FAA review every 2 years
    The death of an 80-year-old pilot in the crash of a private plane in Kendall County may have some people wondering: Is there an age limit on pilots' licenses? The cause of Sunday evening's crash, in which Elgin attorney John Juergensmeyer died after his...

    ODU prepares for Conference USA favorite Marshall

    NORFOLK — One of Old Dominion coach and movie hound Bobby Wilder's favorite flicks is "We Are Marshall," the story of the aftermath of the 1970 plane crash that killed 37 players and 70 members of the Thundering Herd football and athletic family....

    Report: Florida man refused to move car for emergency helicopter

    Report: Florida man refused to move car for emergency helicopter
    A Florida man has been arrested after police say he drove around emergency vehicles and made it impossible for a sheriff's office helicopter to land at the scene of a fatal crash, according to The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Deputies were responding...

    Deputies: Physician's assistant blocked chopper from landing at fatal crash scene

    Deputies: Physician's assistant blocked chopper from landing at fatal crash scene
    The good news: There's a physician's assistant on the scene of the crash. The bad news: Instead of rendering medical attention to victims, he apparantly became the center of attention. A certified physician’s assistant,┬áJames Allen, allegedly...