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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...
  • Military helicopter crashes in rural San Diego County

     A military helicopter crashed Tuesday night in the rural area of northeast San Diego, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The two military personnel aboard were able to crawl out when the helicopter landed on its...
  • Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane

    Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane
    Wreckage found on the side of a mountain at the edge of the Mojave Desert is believed to be the remains of an aircraft that went missing on radar Tuesday night while en route to Nevada, search team officials said. The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza...
  • Report: 'Credible' bomb threat made against flights at Georgia airport

    Report: 'Credible' bomb threat made against flights at Georgia airport
    There were “credible” bomb threats made Saturday against two flights bound for Atlanta, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting, citing a spokesman for Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Passengers were being removed from the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Virgin Galactic to test new rocket without longtime aerospace partner

    Virgin Galactic to test new rocket without longtime aerospace partner
    After last year's fatal crash, Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic will now test its new SpaceShipTwo rocket without its longtime aerospace partner that designed and built the first plane. Since 2005, Virgin Galactic and Scaled Composites, a firm famous...