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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Lawsuit: Airline didn't do enough to help Pekin man who died after midflight chest pains

    Lawsuit: Airline didn't do enough to help Pekin man who died after midflight chest pains
    A Pekin, Ill., man died in 2012 shortly after landing at O'Hare International Airport despite having informed airline staff midflight that he had chest pains, according to a lawsuit filed this week in Cook County court. The lawsuit filed by Kevin...
  • Pilot's body recovered after F-15 jet crashes in Virginia

    The remains of an Air National Guard pilot whose F-15 jet crashed in the Virginia mountains were found Thursday. The crash happened about 9:05 a.m. Wednesday when the F-15C went down in a remote area near Deerfield Valley, according to a news release...
  • Pilot Killed In Fighter Plane Crash In Virginia, Mass. Air National Guard Says

    The pilot of the Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter plane stationed in Westfield that crashed in Deerfield Valley, Va., on Tuesday was killed, military officials confirmed Thursday night. The pilot was identified Friday as Lt. Col. Morris...
  • Pilot killed in F-15 crash identified as Lt. Col. Fontenot Jr.

    Pilot killed in F-15 crash identified as Lt. Col. Fontenot Jr.
    Military officials have identified the Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot who was killed when his F-15 jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia as Lt. Col. Morris “Moose” Fontenot Jr. Officials did not release his age. After...
  • Sorrow of Flight 370 finalized in Chicago court

    Sorrow of Flight 370 finalized in Chicago court
    Uma Mukherjee sat in an office chair in a conference room at the Chicago law firm of Mayer Brown, clutching a tissue in her left hand. The 66-year-old grandmother had traveled from her home in Mumbai, India, in July to give a deposition about her son,...
  • Coast Guard suspends search for pilot who crashed off Chincoteague Island

    UPDATE: The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday morning for the pilot whose plane crashed off of Chincoteague Island Saturday afternoon after the pilot lost consciousness. At 11:30 a.m. Sunday, the guard called off its search after a fisherman...
  • Former Pennridge Airport owners killed in Argentina plane crash

    An Argentine couple killed Sunday when their twin-engine plane crashed into a Buenos Aires neighborhood once owned a small airport in upper Bucks County. The fiery crash killed Gustavo Andres Deutsch, 79, and his wife, according to The Daily Mail and...
  • JetBlue emergency landing in Long Beach: Cabin filled with smoke

    A JetBlue flight that departed from Long Beach on Thursday morning bound for Austin, Texas, was forced to turn back shortly after takeoff when the pilot declared an emergency with one of the plane’s engines, officials said. Flight 1416 took off...
  • Students get a history lesson as Remembrance Parade commemorates 9/11

    Students get a history lesson as Remembrance Parade commemorates 9/11
    David Zakaryan, 12, stood on the sidewalk outside Rosemont Middle School in La Crescenta last Thursday morning, holding a miniature American flag in his hands. David wasn’t alive when the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought the nation to a...
  • JetBlue emergency landing: Engine 'exploded,' smoke billowed, passengers say

    JetBlue emergency landing: Engine 'exploded,' smoke billowed, passengers say
    Passengers on a JetBlue flight that made an emergency landing in Long Beach on Thursday told how smoke and fumes from an engine fire filled the cabin moments before the captain told them over the public address system to brace themselves. Flight 1416...
  • U.S. Navy ends search for pilot presumed dead in Pacific crash

    U.S. Navy ends search for pilot presumed dead in Pacific crash
    The Navy has ended its search for a fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday in the Pacific Ocean, west of Wake Island, officials said. The pilot, whose identity has not been released, was involved in a collision of two F/A-18 fighter...