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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Poland-bound flight from Chicago resumes after emergency landing in Scotland

    Poland-bound flight from Chicago resumes after emergency landing in Scotland
    A Boeing Dreamliner flying from Chicago to Poland with 248 passengers on board resumed its flight to Warsaw after an emergency landing in Scotland on Friday. The landing at the Glasgow airport came after crew received an alert from the fire protection...
  • Poland-bound LOT Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight after emergency landing

    Poland-bound LOT Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight after emergency landing
    LONDON/WARSAW (Reuters) - A Boeing Co Dreamliner traveling from Chicago to Poland resumed its flight on Friday after making an emergency landing at Glasgow, Scotland, to check an alert from the fire protection system in the baggage hold. The plane,...
  • LOT airline says emergency landing was due to faulty alert system

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish airline LOT said the emergency landing made by one of its planes in Scotland on Friday had been down to a faulty fire alert system and not by a fire. "The emergency landing of the plane was caused by a glitch in the fire...
  • LOT Dreamliner resumes flight to Warsaw after emergency landing

    WARSAW (Reuters) - A Boeing Dreamliner operated by Polish state airline LOT resumed its flight to Warsaw after an emergency landing in Scotland on Friday, the airline said. "After checking the aircraft, it turned out that it is functional. The plane is...
  • People Express plane hit by truck, leaving Newport News-based company with one plane, delays

    People Express plane hit by truck, leaving Newport News-based company with one plane, delays
    Passengers have experienced a series of delays and cancellations by People Express after one of its planes was damaged by a vendor's truck -- leaving the company with only one plane. The accident occurred Sept. 19 in Newport News and has impacted...
  • Dutch tourist fined for crashing drone in Yellowstone hot spring

    (Reuters) - A Dutch tourist has been ordered to pay penalites of more than $3,000 for crashing a drone aircraft into a famous hot spring at Yellowstone National Park, a park spokesman said on Thursday. Theodorus Van Vliet was trying to take aerial...
  • Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares

    Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares
    As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon. A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
  • Virgin America flight diverted to Omaha after passenger 'became disruptive'

    (Reuters) - A Los Angeles-bound Virgin America Inc flight was diverted to Omaha on Monday after a passenger "became disruptive" and had to be restrained, an airport official said. Passengers reported the 28-year-old man tried to open an aircraft door...
  • Egypt: Explosion kills two senior police officers in Cairo

    A bomb blast outside Egypt’s Foreign Ministry killed at least two high-ranking police officers Sunday, breaking a nearly three-month lull in major attacks in the Egyptian capital. Two police lieutenant colonels were killed and six lower-level...
  • Aireon to offer satellite tracking free to help search for missing planes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aireon LLC, a provider of satellite-based aircraft monitoring, said on Monday it will offer its tracking data for free to help authorities search for future missing planes. The system will go live in 2017, when its parent company...
  • Families of victims of Flight MH17 downing plan to sue Ukraine, president

    Survivors of German victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 downed over Ukraine plan to sue the country and its president for manslaughter by negligence in 298 cases, the lawyer representing them said Sunday. Professor of aviation law Elmar Giemulla,...