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  • Air Force approves a bomber training airspace expansion over northern Plains

    The Air Force on Friday approved a proposal to expand a bomber training area over the northern Plains, a move that helps keep a South Dakota base open but has raised concerns over loud, low-flying aircraft disrupting civilian flights and damaging rural...
  • Pilot killed in New Smyrna Beach plane crash identified as woman from Japan

    Pilot killed in New Smyrna Beach plane crash identified as woman from Japan
    The pilot killed in Tuesday's plane crash in New Smyrna Beach was identified today as a woman from Japan. Mihoko Tabata, 38, "has been living in the United States off and on and most recently came to Volusia County" on Saturday, said Gary Davidson, a...
  • Divers search AirAsia fuselage for bodies, prepare to hoist wreckage

    Indonesian navy divers were trying to find and retrieve bodies Thursday believed to be trapped inside a large chunk of the AirAsia jet's fuselage, an official said. Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency chief Henry Bambang Soelistyo said the fuselage,...
  • Divers examine AirAsia jet fuselage, aim to bring up bodies believed to be trapped inside

    Indonesian navy divers plunged into the sea at dawn Thursday to examine a large chunk of the AirAsia jet's fuselage, aiming to bring bodies believed to be trapped inside to the surface, the director of the search and rescue agency said. The day before, a...
  • Pilot killed in plane crash at Van Nuys intersection was a longtime JPL scientist

    Pilot killed in plane crash at Van Nuys intersection was a longtime JPL scientist
    The pilot killed in a small plane crash at a Van Nuys intersection Friday afternoon was a longtime scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory who specialized in designing robotics for exploring the surfaces of other planets. Alberto Enrique Behar, 47,...
  • AirAsia jet's submerged fuselage found; divers to search for bodies

    The fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jet has been found, officials said Wednesday, ending a difficult 19-day search in the waters off Indonesia and likely paving the way for the recovery of many more bodies of passengers and crew members. A Singaporean...
  • One dead in New Smyrna plane crash, U.S. Coast Guard says

    One dead in New Smyrna plane crash, U.S. Coast Guard says
    A woman died Tuesday night in a plane crash in New Smyrna Beach, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. The Cessna 152 crashed into the ocean surf about 9 p.m., said Gary Davidson, public information officer. The wreckage was located about...
  • AirAsia fuselage found by search ship, Singapore says

    JAKARTA, Indonesia The fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed off Indonesia last month has been found, Singapore's Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said Wednesday. "Chief of Navy RADM Lai Chung Han just informed me that one of SAF's (Singapore Armed...
  • FAA to require airlines use data analysis to spot safety trends, prevent accidents

    FAA to require airlines use data analysis to spot safety trends, prevent accidents
    New federal rules announced Wednesday will require airlines to collect and analyze safety data in an effort to spot troubling trends and help prevent accidents. The Federal Aviation Administration said the causes of 123 accidents between 2001 and 2010...
  • Delta Flight 2116 makes emergency landing at LAX

    Delta Flight 2116 makes emergency landing at LAX
    A Delta Air Lines jet has landed safely after a midair scare forced an emergency return to Los Angeles International Airport. Carrying 152 people, Delta Flight 2116 landed at LAX just after 9:30 a.m. after circling above Southern California to burn fuel...
  • Delta flight returns to Los Angeles after pilots report emergency shortly after takeoff

    The pilots of a Delta Air Lines flight from Los Angeles to Minneapolis declared an emergency soon after takeoff Tuesday when they began having trouble controlling their Boeing 757. Flight 2116 safely returned to Los Angeles International Airport after...