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  • Police: Man, 14-year-old boy die in New York plane collision

    The pilot of a small plane and his 14-year-old passenger died on Saturday when their aircraft struck another plane and crashed during an event in upstate New York to introduce young people to aviation, officials said. A Cessna 172, single-engine plane,...
  • Officials: Plane crashes at Merritt Island Airport

    Officials: Plane crashes at Merritt Island Airport
    A small, yellow plane crashed at Merritt Island Airport this afternoon, according to Brevard County officials. The incident happened around 2 p.m. on the airport's runway when the pilot of the single-engine lost control while taking off, officials said....
  • Poland-bound flight from Chicago resumes after emergency landing in Scotland

    Poland-bound flight from Chicago resumes after emergency landing in Scotland
    A Boeing Dreamliner flying from Chicago to Poland with 248 passengers on board resumed its flight to Warsaw after an emergency landing in Scotland on Friday. The landing at the Glasgow airport came after crew received an alert from the fire protection...
  • Poland-bound LOT Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight after emergency landing

    Poland-bound LOT Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight after emergency landing
    LONDON/WARSAW (Reuters) - A Boeing Co Dreamliner traveling from Chicago to Poland resumed its flight on Friday after making an emergency landing at Glasgow, Scotland, to check an alert from the fire protection system in the baggage hold. The plane,...
  • LOT airline says emergency landing was due to faulty alert system

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish airline LOT said the emergency landing made by one of its planes in Scotland on Friday had been down to a faulty fire alert system and not by a fire. "The emergency landing of the plane was caused by a glitch in the fire...
  • LOT Dreamliner resumes flight to Warsaw after emergency landing

    WARSAW (Reuters) - A Boeing Dreamliner operated by Polish state airline LOT resumed its flight to Warsaw after an emergency landing in Scotland on Friday, the airline said. "After checking the aircraft, it turned out that it is functional. The plane is...
  • Dutch tourist fined for crashing drone in Yellowstone hot spring

    (Reuters) - A Dutch tourist has been ordered to pay penalites of more than $3,000 for crashing a drone aircraft into a famous hot spring at Yellowstone National Park, a park spokesman said on Thursday. Theodorus Van Vliet was trying to take aerial...
  • People Express plane hit by truck, leaving Newport News-based company with one plane, delays

    People Express plane hit by truck, leaving Newport News-based company with one plane, delays
    Passengers have experienced a series of delays and cancellations by People Express after one of its planes was damaged by a vendor's truck -- leaving the company with only one plane. The accident occurred Sept. 19 in Newport News and has impacted...
  • Egypt: Explosion kills two senior police officers in Cairo

    A bomb blast outside Egypt’s Foreign Ministry killed at least two high-ranking police officers Sunday, breaking a nearly three-month lull in major attacks in the Egyptian capital. Two police lieutenant colonels were killed and six lower-level...
  • 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...
  • Virgin America flight diverted to Omaha after passenger 'became disruptive'

    (Reuters) - A Los Angeles-bound Virgin America Inc flight was diverted to Omaha on Monday after a passenger "became disruptive" and had to be restrained, an airport official said. Passengers reported the 28-year-old man tried to open an aircraft door...