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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Four Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai in suspected militant attack

    CAIRO -- Suspected militants attacked a bus carrying Egyptian soldiers in the northern Sinai peninsula on Sunday, killing four of the conscripts and injuring 13 others, state media reported. The attack brought the military’s two-day death toll...
  • PASSINGS: Shulamit Aloni, Billy Ross

    Shulamit Aloni Israeli champion of civil rights Shulamit Aloni, an Israeli legislator who championed civil rights and was fiercely critical of Israel's treatment of Palestinians, died Friday at her home in a Tel Aviv suburb. Meretz, the party she...
  • NTSB urges fix on Robinson helicopter fuel tanks after fatalities

    NTSB urges fix on Robinson helicopter fuel tanks after fatalities
    Federal safety experts are recommending that owners of Robinson Helicopter Co.’s four-seat R44 choppers replace the aircraft’s fuel tanks after crash investigators found accidents resulted in deaths that could have been avoided. The National...
  • Boys' basketball: Austin Hatch returns to the court in 'miracle' comeback

     Three years after surviving a plane crash as a 16-year-old and vowing to one day return to the basketball court, Austin Hatch did just that on Wednesday night, making a three-pointer on his first shot in the fourth quarter that caused his Loyola High...
  • State loses FAA drone testing competition, still expects research role

    State loses FAA drone testing competition, still expects research role
    Maryland has lost its bid to be a Federal Aviation Administration test site for drones, but officials still expect the state to be involved in federal research into how the unmanned aircraft may safely be flown in U.S. airspace. Virginia was one of six...
  • Arizona State Coach Todd Graham had a very scary plane ride

    Arizona State Coach Todd Graham had a very scary plane ride
    Winning the Pac 12 South, or this week's game at Utah, suddenly didn't seem so important. Last Friday, Arizona State Coach Todd Graham and son Bo thought they might die in a plane crash. A night after defeating Washington State, Graham and his son...
  • Kids: Enter Penndot's aviation art contest

     
    Young artists are invited to create an image of how aircraft can transport needed supplies to provide relief during emergencies in the 2014 Aviation Art contest held by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Bureau of Aviation. Through Jan. 17,...
  • Passengers from Asiana crash sue Boeing

    Passengers from Asiana crash sue Boeing
    A group of passengers who were aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport last summer filed a personal injury lawsuit against Boeing Friday alleging that negligence by the company contributed to the crash....
  • Hurricane satellites help save South Florida boaters

    Hurricane satellites help save South Florida boaters
    They're sort of like guardian angels — 22,000 miles above the Earth. The same weather satellites that track hurricanes also helped rescue more than 20 people on sinking or disabled boats in the vicinity of South Florida last year, according to a...
  • Mexican government helicopter crashes in Michoacan; three injured

    Mexican government helicopter crashes in Michoacan; three injured
    MEXICO CITY—Three people were injured when a Mexican government helicopter became tangled in a zipline Friday and crashed in the state of Michoacan, where hundreds of security forces have arrived in recent days to quell a dispute between vigilante...
  • Skydivers' planes collide in air in Wisconsin, helmet cams capture video

    WHSV in Virginia reports: A mother who dressed up her 7-year-old son as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween said the costume is family tradition. Jessica Black made the costume for her son, Jackson, who told WHSV that he thought it was "cool." Get the...