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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Turkish plane makes emergency landing

    A Turkish Airline official says a plane returning from Milan made an emergency landing in Istanbul and ran off the runway. The plane left a trail of sparks and smoke as it landed but all passengers were evacuated safely.
  • 'Wee-ooo:' Six 'mini' county commissioners get to work

    'Wee-ooo:' Six 'mini' county commissioners get to work
    An entirely new slate of Orange County commissioners took office Thursday. They got straight to work, voting to rezone a vacant piece of land for a hospital in Pine Hills. The commissioners were unanimous in their approval despite reservations about the...

    NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

    An Alaska commuter airline routinely failed to follow its own risk assessment plan in the days leading up to a crash that killed four people outside the village of St. Mary's, according to documents released Thursday by the National Transportation...

    Yale-New Haven Nurse Tended To Passengers On Diverted Plane

    Yale-New Haven Nurse Tended To Passengers On Diverted Plane
    Mary Cunningham was sitting in the last row of the plane on the last leg of her flight home from vacation in Florida Wednesday morning when the announcement came over the plane's public address system. "They asked if anyone on board was a medical...

    Illness on flight diverted to New York 'a big mystery'

    An airline passenger said he had trouble breathing, and others felt ill, but the airline said Thursday that an inspection found no mechanical faults after the jet made an emergency landing in New York. And while federal safety officials had no...