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  • Sen. Mark Warner concerned about 'rogue' drones

     Sen. Mark Warner concerned about 'rogue' drones
    The January crash of a recreational quadcopter on the White House lawn wasn't a terrorist attack and caused no injuries. It might have even prompted a snicker or two. However, Sen. Mark R. Warner and others saw a larger problem when the man, described...
  • Plane forced to land at LAX after landing gear malfunction

    Plane forced to land at LAX after landing gear malfunction
    A SkyWest Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing Monday morning at Los Angeles International Airport after its pilot reported mechanical problems, officials said. Flight 5316 departed from Monterey about 6:50 a.m. with 43 people on board...
  • Man killed in Orlando airport tram accident ID'd as passenger about to board flight

    Man killed in Orlando airport tram accident ID'd as passenger about to board flight
    A 32-year-old man who was killed Friday morning while operating the Orlando International Airport tram unauthorized was an airline passenger about to board a flight, an airport spokeswoman said. Adam Lee, an Orlando videographer and video editor, was one...
  • Helicopter carrying foreign diplomats crashes in Pakistan

    Helicopter carrying foreign diplomats crashes in Pakistan
    Two foreign diplomats and the wives of two others were killed Friday, along with three Pakistani crew members, when a military helicopter crash-landed in northern Pakistan en route to the ceremonial opening of a ski lift. The Pakistani military said a...
  • Small plane crashes on Atlanta highway, killing 4

    Small plane crashes on Atlanta highway, killing 4
    A small passenger airplane crashed into an Atlanta interstate Friday, killing all four people aboard and starting an intense fire on the busy road, authorities said. The Piper PA-32 took off from DeKalb Peachtree Airport and apparently ran into...
  • Small plane crashes on busy Atlanta highway, 4 dead

    Small plane crashes on busy Atlanta highway, 4 dead
    A small passenger airplane dropped from the sky and grazed the hood of a tractor-trailer before it crashed into an Atlanta interstate Friday, killing all four people aboard and starting an intense fire on the busy road. The Piper PA-32 took off from...
  • Ambassadors Killed In Pakistan Helicopter Crash

    ISLAMABAD — The ambassadors to Pakistan from the Philippines and Norway and the wives of the ambassadors from Malaysia and Indonesia were killed Friday when a Pakistani army helicopter carrying foreign dignitaries made a crash landing in the...
  • Vanilla Ice's grand entrance mistaken for plane crash on Intracoastal

    Vanilla Ice's grand entrance mistaken for plane crash on Intracoastal
    The splash Robert Van Winkle, aka rapper Vanilla Ice, made in the Intracoastal Wednesday caused a few more waves than he expected. The landing of the seaplane he was on happened about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on the Intracoastal Waterway in Lantana. It was...
  • 51-year-old man found shot in Downtown Hampton, police say

    51-year-old man found shot in Downtown Hampton, police say
    A 51-year-old man was found shot in Downtown Hampton Tuesday night, an official said.  Emergency crews were called just after 9 p.m. to the 200 block of Settlers Landing Road, police spokeswoman SPO Ashley Jenrette said in an email. There, they...
  • Officials thought seaplane landing was accident, turns out to be film production

    Officials thought seaplane landing was accident, turns out to be film production
    Palm Beach County officials got a call about a seaplane in the Intracoastal that could've possibly been an emergency situation, however officials later learned it was part of a film production. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue got the call at about 6:30 p....
  • Germanwings co-pilot practiced slow descent hours before crash

    Germanwings co-pilot practiced slow descent hours before crash
    The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have practiced sending the jetliner into a deadly descent on another flight, just two hours before he intentionally crashed it into the French Alps, investigators said Wednesday. The revelation appeared...