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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Marine helicopter is forced to land on California beach

     Marine helicopter is forced to land on California beach
    A huge Marine Corps helicopter made an emergency landing on a Southern California beach on Wednesday, bringing no damages or injuries but leaving an unforgettable spectacle for surrounding swimmers and sunbathers. The CH-53E Super Stallion landed on the...
  • Identities of 4 killed in plane crash not yet confirmed

    Identities of 4 killed in plane crash not yet confirmed
    As federal investigators piece together what remains of a plane that crashed Sunday near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, local authorities are struggling to identify the pilot and three passengers who all perished in the fiery wreckage. The Broward...
  • Marine helicopter lands on beach after possible emergency

    Marine helicopter lands on beach after possible emergency
    A Marine helicopter made an emergency landing Wednesday morning at Solana Beach after crew members noticed a light indicating low oil pressure. None of the Marines aboard the CH-53E Super Stallion was hurt. There were also no injuries on the beach,...
  • Pilot avoids injury after landing troubled small plane

    The pilot of a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing after experiencing engine trouble upon take-off from an upstate New York airport. Police say the pilot landed safely about 300 yards from the end of the runway shortly after taking off...
  • 3 injured when small plane crashes at Hilo airport

    Officials say three people were injured when their small plane crashed at Hilo's airport. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine Cessna 172 crashed shortly after taking off around 1:50 p.m. Tuesday. The state...
  • Depression raises the risk of suicide

    Depression raises the risk of suicide
    There are so many problems with commentator Patrick Hahn's discussion of the role antidepressants may have played in the crash of Germanwings 9525 that I'm not sure where to begin ("Antidepressants: A Deadly Treatment?" April 11). Let's start with the...
  • Workers clear 80 percent of debris from Germanwings crash

    Lufthansa says that cleanup workers have removed 80 percent of the debris from the site of a plane crash last month in the Alps that killed 150 people. Lufthansa representative Carsten Hernig said Wednesday that cleanup teams had cleared 35 tons of waste...
  • Don't blame antidepressents for Germanwings crash

    Don't blame antidepressents for Germanwings crash
    The Sun's editors should have done their due diligence before printing an article about the role anti-depressant drugs may have played in the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 ("Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?" April 11). They need only have gone to...
  • Germanwings crash could prompt remote override tech review

    The head of Germany's air traffic control agency says the crash of a Germanwings jet in France last month raises the question of whether technology should be put in place allowing authorities on the ground to take control of a plane and remotely land it....
  • Report: Plane changed course before deadly Illinois crash

    A preliminary report on the airplane crash that killed seven people near Bloomington confirms the pilot unexpectedly changed course as he approached the airport. Wednesday's National Transportation Safety Board report on the April 7 crash doesn't...
  • Correction: Airline Seat Health Risk story

    In a story April 14 about airline seats, The Associated Press reported erroneously on how the government tracks the percent of airline seats sold. The figure does include seats obtained through frequent flier miles. A corrected version of the story is...