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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Drone found on roof of Japanese prime minister's office

    Japanese authorities said they were investigating after a small drone laced with traces of radiation was found Wednesday on the roof of the prime minister's office, sparking concerns about drones and their possible use for terrorist attacks. No...
  • Man who crashed plane in California had ties to Chicago area

    Man who crashed plane in California had ties to Chicago area
    A pilot who authorities said took his life by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in northern California Saturday formerly lived in the Chicago area before he moved to the West Coast to further his career, his former employer said. Zachary...
  • Restoration giving weathered gull sculpture a lift

    Restoration giving weathered gull sculpture a lift
    Restoration of the "Seagulls in Flight" sculpture outside the Corona del Mar branch of the Newport Beach Public Library began Monday. Weather and other environmental factors have caused the sculpture to become cracked and chipped over the years,...
  • Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo

    Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo
    Authorities say a SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago bound for Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks made an emergency landing in Buffalo after at least one passenger lost consciousness. The Federal Aviation Administration said the flight...
  • Plane diverted to Boston hits turbulence, 2 injured

    Two people on a Delta Air Lines international flight diverted to Boston because of bad weather in the New York area were taken to a hospital after the plane encountered turbulence approaching Logan International Airport. Delta said Wednesday afternoon...
  • SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says

    SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says
    A Connecticut-bound SkyWest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Buffalo International Airport on Wednesday morning after a passenger lost consciousness, the airline said.  The plane may have also experienced a "pressurization...
  • German math exam criticized over plane question

    School authorities in Berlin have come under criticism for making students calculate a plane's course through mountainous terrain weeks after one of the country's worst air disasters. Germanwings Flight 9525 smashed into a mountainside in southeastern...
  • Authorities: California man facing charges intentionally crashes plane

    Authorities: California man facing charges intentionally crashes plane
    A pilot killed himself by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in Northern California a day after pleading not guilty to domestic violence charges, authorities said Tuesday Zachary Cain Stickler, 34, entered the plea on Friday in Shasta...
  • Authorities: Man facing charges intentionally crashes plane

    A pilot killed himself by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in Northern California a day after pleading not guilty to domestic violence charges, authorities said Tuesday Zachary Cain Stickler, 34, entered the plea on Friday in Shasta County...
  • Pilot suffers minor injuries after plane crash, fire

    Pilot suffers minor injuries after plane crash, fire
    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a small four-passenger plane crashed in Polk County Monday afternoon. Only the pilot, 55-year-old Richard Simile of Auburn, Ala., was on board when the plane went down. Simile, who only suffered...
  • Serbia president's plane trouble caused by coffee spill

    An investigation into the sudden plunge of the Serbian president's plane has shown that it was because the co-pilot spilled coffee on the instruments panel, aviation authorities said Tuesday. The investigation results show that the co-pilot...