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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Jet with engine fire makes emergency landing in Philadelphia

    Authorities say a plane made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after one of its two engines caught fire. One passenger was taken to a hospital after reporting chest pains. Officials say the United Express flight was operated by...
  • Lawyers for Germanwings families weigh bringing case in US

    Lawyers representing dozens of families who lost loved ones when a German passenger plane crashed in the Alps last month said Tuesday they may sue the airline in the U.S. to get more compensation. Prosecutors say the co-pilot deliberately slammed...
  • Plane with engine fire makes emergency landing in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a plane made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after one of its two engines caught fire. One passenger was taken to a hospital after reporting chest pains. Officials say the United...
  • Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages

    Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water and other emergency supplies to be loaded onto helicopters in this small town near the earthquake's epicenter. Gorkha, which...
  • High-speed chase from Towson to Belvedere Square ends in crash

    High-speed chase from Towson to Belvedere Square ends in crash
    Baltimore County Police are investigating a crash that occurred Monday evening in North Baltimore on York Road at Belvedere Avenue directly in front of the Senator Theatre. Sgt. Shane Moroz said police pursued the car after receiving a report of a...
  • Federal board declines request to reopen Buddy Holly crash

    The National Transportation Safety Board has declined a request to reopen the investigation of the Iowa plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson. The Civil Aeronautics Board ruled in 1959 that the...
  • Pilot makes emergency landing in eastern Kansas field

    The pilot of a small home-built aircraft was walking around uninjured after making an emergency landing in an eastern Kansas field. The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/1Ex1jMa) the pilot reported losing oil pressure before landing in a field five...
  • Global effort to help Nepal earthquake victims intensifies

    The desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified Monday as aid flights arrived carrying emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment and tarps for shelter. Governments, charities and development agencies also announced...
  • Global effort to help Nepal earthquake victims intensifies

    Global effort to help Nepal earthquake victims intensifies
    The desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified Monday as aid flights arrived bearing emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment, and tarps for shelter. Governments, charities and development agencies also...
  • Memorial held for French Alps crash victims in Barcelona

    A memorial service for the victims who died last month in the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in the French Alps is being held at Barcelona's landmark Sagrada Familia basilica, with Spanish King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy attending. Many...
  • Southwest jet strikes truck on tarmac at Florida airport

    An Atlanta-bound Southwest Airlines flight from Florida was delayed after the right wing of the plane clipped a truck on the tarmac. The Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1z4Ws4i ) reports the jet was backing up along the Orlando International Airport...