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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Behind the lens of 5 iconic AP photos of the BP oil spill

    Coverage of the BP oil spill back in 2010 began as a sprint, trying to find out who had been killed and wounded in the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, and how bad the leak might get.
  • Officials say pilot unhurt when small plane goes off runway

    Officials say a pilot escaped without injuries when his small plane ran off the end of the runway and overturned at Newport State Airport. Fire officials said the single-engine plane's nosewheel dug into the grass and there was damage to its landing...

    Family from Suriname identified as plane crash victims

    Authorities have identified a family of four from Suriname as the victims of a small plane crash near Fort Lauderdale. Police say 51-year-old John Patrick Van Ommeren, 49-year-old Monique Van Ommeren, 15-year-old Sacha Van Ommeren and 13-year-old...

    After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots

    To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following the intentional crashing of Germanwings Flight 9525 by the co-pilot, a long-running debate over autonomous jets...

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    ___ After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following the intentional crashing of Germanwings...