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  • 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...
  • Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?

    Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?
    The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, allegedly the intentional act of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, and the deaths of all 150 people on board is indeed a tragedy. But some good may come out of it if it induces people to take another look at those substances...
  • 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...
  • Cameroon says remains of American pilot found

    Villagers in Cameroon stumbled across the remains of an American pilot nearly a year after his small anti-poaching plane disappeared over forested, mountainous terrain, authorities said. The pilot's family said the discovery brought some "closure" after...
  • Privacy woes at top of list of unmanned aerial vehicle concerns

    PITTSBURGH Amazon wants to use them to deliver orders. One hovered over a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game last summer. And earlier this year, one crashed onto the White House lawn. Drones are not everywhere yet, but once the Federal Aviation...