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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Australia says missing Malaysia plane not where 'pings' heard

    The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner suffered a further setback on Thursday after Australian officials said wreckage from the aircraft was not on the seabed in the area they had identified. Flight MH370, carrying 239 passengers and crew,...
  • Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed

    Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed
    City officials postponed this week a closed-door discussion by City Council about a roughly $91,800 lawsuit the city filed against a man who crashed a single-engine plane into a Glendale neighborhood two years ago, and a new meeting date is yet to be set....
  • Small plane makes emergency landing at Torrey Pines Golf Course

    A private plane made an emergency landing at Torrey Pines Golf Course shortly before noon Tuesday. The pilot and his two passengers were not injured as the restored biplane made a powerless landing on the fairway of the par-four 4th hole on the north...
  • Boy, 8, critically injured in plane crash that killed LAFD paramedic

    Boy, 8, critically injured in plane crash that killed LAFD paramedic
    An 8-year-old boy was in critical condition Wednesday after being injured in a plane crash that killed a veteran Los Angeles Fire Department paramedic. Sebastian Joshua Grewal underwent a second surgery Tuesday to relieve pressure on his brain, the...
  • First jump: Skydiving pilot forced to ditch plane

    First jump: Skydiving pilot forced to ditch plane
    Shawn Kinmartin had been a pilot for a skydiving company for four years but had never jumped from an airplane. Until Saturday, when a skydiver damaged Kinmartin's Cessna on the way out and the 21-year-old had no choice but to bail. It was his fourth...
  • Competency, controls to be likely topics at Asiana jet crash meeting

    Pilot competency and automated throttle controls will be major topics of discussion when federal safety officials convene Tuesday to determine the likely cause of last July's Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco that killed three people and injured more...
  • Military's pricey F-35 fighter jet catches fire during takeoff in Florida

    Military's pricey F-35 fighter jet catches fire during takeoff in Florida
    A fire broke out on a F-35 Joint Strike Fighter after an attempted takeoff at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The radar-evading, supersonic fighter jet, a nearly $400-billion weapons program under development for more than a decade, experienced the...
  • Asiana Airlines crash caused by pilot 'mismanagement,' NTSB concludes

     Asiana Airlines crash caused by pilot 'mismanagement,' NTSB concludes
    U.S. investigators on Tuesday said Boeing should consider modifying flight controls on the 777 jetliner in response to an Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco last July that killed three people and injured more than 180. The National Transportation...
  • Asiana Airlines crash: NTSB video details plane's final moments

    Asiana Airlines crash: NTSB video details plane's final moments
    Federal investigators Tuesday revealed key moments in the final minutes of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 that caused the Boeing 777 to fly into San Francisco International Airport too low and slow, and ultimately crash. During a hearing in Washington, D.C....
  • Asiana Airlines says it's dealing with SFO crash problems

    Asiana Airlines says it's dealing with SFO crash problems
    Asiana Airlines said Tuesday it is also addressing problems cited by a federal safety panel investigating last year's jet crash in San Francisco. The panel found the Asiana pilots mismanaged their landing approach and inadvertently shut off an automatic...
  • 1 dead, 1 hurt when ultralight aircraft crashes into Fox River

    1 dead, 1 hurt when ultralight aircraft crashes into Fox River
    A Chicago man was killed and an Arizona man was injured when their ultralight aircraft crashed into the Fox River in Ottawa, authorities said. The pilot, Nicholas Peterson, was able to cut himself out of the powered parachute after it crashed just...