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  • Pilot not 'signed off' for solo flight before fatal crash in New Smyrna Beach, NTSB says

    Pilot not 'signed off' for solo flight before fatal crash in New Smyrna Beach, NTSB says
    The pilot killed in a New Smyrna Beach plane crash earlier this month was not "signed off" for a solo flight, crash investigators said in a new report. Mihoko Tabata, 38, a Japanese citizen, somehow obtained the keys for the plane and was flying it...
  • Malaysia declares missing Flight 370 an accident to allow compensation; families want evidence

    Malaysia's government formally declared still-missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an accident on Thursday and said all those on board were presumed dead, paving the way for compensation claims but angering victims' families still waiting for evidence...
  • NASA astronaut memorial stirs memories for shuttle veteran

    Each year around this time, NASA honors fallen astronauts, including the 17 men and women killed in three separate wintertime accidents in the sky and on the earth. For Robert "Hoot" Gibson, it's a time to remember lost friends and some of their stunts,...
  • United jet makes emergency landing in Ontario; passengers report smoke

    United jet makes emergency landing in Ontario; passengers report smoke
    A United Airlines jet headed from LAX to Virginia safely made an emergency landing at Ontario International Airport on Thursday, officials said. The decision to divert the plane was made after its crew reported an emergency. Passengers on board said...
  • Indonesian investigators say AirAsia jetliner flown by co-pilot when it crashed into Java Sea

    Indonesian investigators announced Thursday the co-pilot of the crashed AirAsia jet was in control when he struggled to recover the aircraft as stall warnings sounded. The Airbus A320-200 crashed into the Java Sea Dec. 28, halfway from Indonesia's city...
  • JetBlue plane makes emergency landing in Norfolk

    A JetBlue plane headed to Connecticut from Florida made an emergency landing in Norfolk Monday afternoon after an unknown odor was detected from the cabin, airline officials said. Crew members decided to stop in Norfolk to be on the safe side, and the...
  • Malaysia declares MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation

    Malaysia declares MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation
    Malaysia's government declared Thursday the crash of Flight 370 an accident to pave the way for compensation claims, angering victims' families still waiting for evidence while officials said the search for wreckage will go on. Civil aviation chief...
  • Trump sues for $100M over flights above ritzy Florida club

    Trump sues for $100M over flights above ritzy Florida club
    Donald Trump, no stranger to noisy publicity, is complaining again about the roar of jets in a $100 million lawsuit over air traffic he says is purposely being directed to fly over his ritzy Palm Beach club. Trump filed the suit against Palm Beach County...
  • Malaysia formally declares dead all people aboard MH370

    KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia on Thursday officially declared dead the 239 people aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared in March, allowing the bereaved to claim compensation. After 327 days and based on all available data, it was highly unlikely...
  • Malaysia declares MH370 flight disappearance an accident

    KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia on Thursday declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 as an accident and said all the 239 people aboard are presumed dead, paving the way for compensation claims. The plane disappeared an hour after taking off...
  • Navy SEAL dies in skydiving accident in DeLand

    Navy SEAL dies in skydiving accident in DeLand
    DELAND, Fla. (AP) — A 31-year-old Navy SEAL has died after making a hard landing during a skydiving exercise in central Florida. William "Blake" Marston of Concord, New Hampshire, died Saturday morning after landing on the grounds of a DeLand...