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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Seniors on the Go: Airline safety -- where are we?

    Seniors on the Go: Airline safety -- where are we?
    "How safe is air travel?" The relentless media obsession with the mystery of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 again focuses attention on the broad question of airline safety. And despite the apparent tragic fate of the flight 370 passengers, last week's...
  • Zombie characters look on in horror as plane crashes, killing two people

    Zombie characters look on in horror as plane crashes, killing two people
    It was almost a wrap. The sweeping aerial shot of dozens of scary-looking zombies from a single-engine plane was to be the final scene from a low-budget movie being filmed in Marion County. "It was an airplane-into-the-sunset type scene," Bronson...
  • Sounds detected might be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Sounds detected might be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
    BEIJING -- An Australian ship towing a U.S. Navy "pinger" locator has twice picked up sustained signals that may be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370’s "black boxes," and searchers are likely to deploy an underwater exploratory vehicle...
  • Flight 19: Has mystery of Lost Patrol been solved?

    Flight 19: Has mystery of Lost Patrol been solved?
    When five Navy torpedo bombers took off from Fort Lauderdale in December 1945 and failed to return, they created one of the greatest aviation mysteries of all time and popularized the myth of the Bermuda Triangle. Now two aviation sleuths, who have...
  • Pilot, passenger killed in Marion County plane crash identified

    Pilot, passenger killed in Marion County plane crash identified
    Two people killed Sunday after the single-engine plane they were flying in crashed in Summerfield were identified this morning as pilot Dennis W. Monroe, 65, of Summerfield, and passenger Joseph Lewis Sardinas, 70, of The Villages. The crash occurred...
  • Chinese, Australian ships try to verify potential "pings" from Malaysia jet

    Chinese, Australian ships try to verify potential "pings" from Malaysia jet
    Chinese and Australian ships hunting for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner have picked up separate acoustic signals in different parts of a vast Indian Ocean search area and are trying to verify if one could be from the plane's black box recorders....
  • Report of ping raises hope, questions in Malaysia jetliner search

    Report of ping raises hope, questions in Malaysia jetliner search
    BEIJING — A Chinese ship has detected a pulse signal that could be related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, Chinese state-run media reported Saturday, boosting hopes for finding the vanished jet but raising new questions about how tightly the...
  • Sun 'n Fun mishaps: 2 aircraft incidents reported at Lakeland airshow

    Sun 'n Fun mishaps: 2 aircraft incidents reported at Lakeland airshow
    Two "incidents" on Friday took some fun out of a popular airshow in Lakeland. One aircraft skidded off a runway and into the grass at 8:12 a.m. during the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In at Lakeland. The second incident, just three minutes later, happened when...
  • La Cañada history: Local pilot died in plane crash

    La Cañada history: Local pilot died in plane crash
    Ten Years Ago The La Cañada Flintridge City Council awarded a $792,000 contract to Pima Construction to build a park on a former Caltrans lot on the south side of Foothill Boulevard near the Glendale (2) Freeway entrance. The transportation-themed...
  • Pilot, Emmy-winning photographer dead in Seattle news copter crash

    SEATTLE -- An Emmy-award winning photographer and a helicopter pilot have been identified as the two dead in the fiery crash of a KOMO-TV news chopper Tuesday morning, officials said. The helicopter had just taken off from its rooftop perch near the...
  • An epic selfie after US Airways jet crashes in Philadelphia

    A US Airways jet crashed when a tire blew out during takeoff at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday evening, but no injuries were initially reported, a company official said. "Plane just crashed. But we are ok," one apparent passenger, Dennis...