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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Small plane lands on Wyoming highway after engine trouble

    A pilot flying with his young grandson encountered engine trouble but safely landed his small plane on a rural Wyoming highway without hurting anybody. The only damage occurred when the wings of the single-engine plane clipped some road marker posts as...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 23 – 29, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism....
  • A pilot's bathroom break shouldn't bring down a jet, readers say

    A pilot's bathroom break shouldn't bring down a jet, readers say
    The chilling details of Germanwings Flight 9525's final moments have prompted several readers to suggest ways to prevent another tragedy like the one that unfolded Tuesday over France, in which, investigators believe, the first officer steered the A320...
  • Hebrew students get lesson in matzah-making

    Everyone knows the best food is made with your own hands, and as a group of students from Chabad's Hebrew School in Allentown can attest, it's even yummier when it comes with a taste of your history. Sunday morning, students from the Hebrew school...
  • For the record

    Jet crash: In the March 27 Section A, a graphic accompanying an article about cockpit security procedures indicated that the Germanwings Airbus A320 had four engines. An A320 has two engines.
  • Too Soon To Convict German Co-Pilot

    Too Soon To Convict German Co-Pilot
    News reports on accusations that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz purposely brought down Flight 9525 over the French Alps have rushed to convict him. "Andreas Lubitz (27), the Amok Pilot," ran Friday's banner headline in Bild, Germany's most...
  • Small plane crashes in Texas, at least 2 seriously hurt

    Authorities say a small plane crashed into a North Texas home, leaving at least two people seriously injured. FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford says a Beechcraft B35 aircraft smashed the house's roof Sunday afternoon, and then landed in the yard of a...
  • Australia mandates at least 2 people stay in cockpits

    Australia on Monday responded to the Germanwings air disaster by mandating that at least two crew members be present at all times in cockpits of larger domestic and international airliners. Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said airlines including...
  • Quotations in the News

    "For us, it makes it particularly difficult that the only victim from Montabaur is suspected to have caused this tragedy, this crash — although this has not been finally confirmed, but a lot is indicating that — and we have to face this." &#...
  • Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runway

    An Air Canada plane made a hard landing short of the runway at the Halifax airport during a snowstorm, crashing into a bank of antennas and shearing off its main landing gear, nose cone, and an engine as it skidded on its belly, officials said. The...
  • Hometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, family

    The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz's hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the plane crash that killed 150 people in southern...