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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Malaysia Airlines website hacked, some customer data posted online

    Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack. The airline's site was down for at least seven hours, replaced by a message...
  • 2 small planes crash-land off Hawaii; all aboard survive

    2 small planes crash-land off Hawaii; all aboard survive
    Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii, but the five people aboard both aircraft survived, authorities said. The Coast Guard says the separate incidents Sunday involved a single-engine plane carrying a solo...
  • Marine pilots from Pennsylvania, Kentucky named as victims in deadly California chopper crash

    Two Marine Corps officers killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in the Southern California desert were remembered Sunday as talented pilots. Capt. Elizabeth Kealey and 1st Lt. Adam Satterfield died from injuries in the crash...
  • FBI: No bombs found on planes at Atlanta's main airport after social media threats

    Law enforcement officials found no bombs on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after authorities received what they considered credible threats, FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett said. The threats targeted Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, which arrived at...
  • FBI: Agents continue pursuit of suspect after bomb threats involving 2 Atlanta-bound jets

    An FBI agent says law officers are continuing to pursue a suspect after someone made bomb threats targeting two jets bound for Atlanta, prompting F-16 fighter jets to escort the planes. Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Stephen Emmett told...
  • 2 Marines killed in helicopter crash at Twentynine Palms base

    Two Marines were killed in a helicopter crash Friday at the base in Twentynine Palms, the Marine Corps said. The crash occurred about 4:30 p.m. at the sprawling desert base during a routine training mission. The helicopter was part of the 3rd Marine...
  • 2 Marines die when military helicopter crashes during training in Southern California

    The military says two Marines were killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in Southern California. The Third Marine Aircraft Wing chopper was carrying just the two when it went down late Friday afternoon at the base in...
  • 1st attempt to lift fuselage of crashed AirAsia plane fails

    1st attempt to lift fuselage of crashed AirAsia plane fails
    Indonesian rescuers lifted the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner nearly to the water's surface before it sank to the ocean floor again when the lifting balloons deflated Saturday, a setback in the effort to recover more of the victims' remains....
  • No bombs found after search of two planes at Atlanta airport

    No bombs found after search of two planes at Atlanta airport
    Authorities searched two planes in Atlanta, but no bombs were found, officials said on Saturday. “The all-clear has been given and no devices were discovered on board either aircraft. Normal airport operations have resumed,” airport...
  • Bomb threats issued to 2 airliners bound for Atlanta; no danger found

    ALANTA Passengers on two Atlanta-bound airliners got a scare Saturday when "credible" bomb threats sent via social media prompted the military to scramble fighter jets to escort the planes to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, but searches by a...
  • Investigators: Airliners should be equipped with technologies so they can be found

    Responding to recent incidents in which airliners vanished, U.S. accident investigators recommended Thursday that all passenger planes making long flights over water carry improved technology that will allow them to be found more readily in the event of a...