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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • JetBlue emergency landing: Engine 'exploded,' smoke billowed, passengers say

    JetBlue emergency landing: Engine 'exploded,' smoke billowed, passengers say
    Passengers on a JetBlue flight that made an emergency landing in Long Beach on Thursday told how smoke and fumes from an engine fire filled the cabin moments before the captain told them over the public address system to brace themselves. Flight 1416...
  • In-flight dispute involving Boca woman is latest example of 'air rage'

    In-flight dispute involving Boca woman is latest example of 'air rage'
    Amy Fine had to be brought back down to earth, according to police. The 32-year-old Boca Raton woman became the latest angry airline traveler to force the emergency landing of a plane over a dispute involving reclining seats. That's according to...
  • Pilot lands small plane on Coral Springs levee

    A small plane made an emergency landing Tuesday on a levee just west of the Sawgrass Expressway about 100 yards north of Sample Road. No injuries were reported. The Coral Springs Fire Department received calls around 5:30 p.m. from motorists on the...
  • Turbulent reaction to airport expansion plans

    Some Pembroke Pines residents and city commissioners are unhappy with North Perry Airport's planned upgrades, which include a runway expansion, updated hangars and a hotel. Airport officials presented their plans during the Aug. 18 City Commission...
  • 4 reported dead after small plane from Florida crashes off Grand Bahama

    After a Cessna that departed Florida on Monday morning crashed off Grand Bahama island, the U.S. Coast Guard said it assisted Bahamian authorities with the search. The plane, with four aboard, left Ormond Beach and crashed in the Atlantic Ocean at 11:30...
  • Pilot Survives Watertown Plane Crash

    Pilot Survives Watertown Plane Crash
    WATERTOWN — A pilot lost control of a small plane and crashed in the back yard of a home on Tuesday morning, a police official said. The man had no obvious injuries, said Robert Desena, deputy police chief. "He walked away from the plane,"...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Flight MH17 crash report answers one question

    At first glance, the preliminary report on the July 17 crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine is pretty thin gruel. It does, however, rule out most explanations except the one that involves a ground-to air-missile. At the same time,...
  • Melanoma risk is higher for flight crews that work at 40,000 feet

    Attention pilots and flight attendants: For your safety, please fasten your seat belts, note the location of the aircraft’s emergency exits -- and be sure to apply plenty of sunscreen to reduce your risk of melanoma. When it comes to the risks...
  • 2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica

    2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica
    A small U.S. private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday after veering far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggering a U.S. security alert that prompted a fighter jet escort. A New York county...
  • Flight makes emergency landing at BWI

    Flight makes emergency landing at BWI
    A flight from Atlanta to Providence was forced to make an emergency landing at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Friday night for mechanical trouble. Delta flight 772 safely made the emergency landing around 10:30 p.m. and no...
  • Five killed in single-engine plane crash in Colorado

    Five people were killed in a single-engine plane crash near Denver on Sunday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The Piper PA-46 was making its final approach into Erie Municipal Airport when it crashed in a field north of the main...