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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • High-speed chase from Towson to Belvedere Square ends in crash

    High-speed chase from Towson to Belvedere Square ends in crash
    Baltimore County Police are investigating a crash that occurred Monday evening in North Baltimore on York Road at Belvedere Avenue directly in front of the Senator Theatre. Sgt. Shane Moroz said police pursued the car after receiving a report of a...
  • Global effort to help Nepal earthquake victims intensifies

    Global effort to help Nepal earthquake victims intensifies
    The desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified Monday as aid flights arrived bearing emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment, and tarps for shelter. Governments, charities and development agencies also...
  • NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times: report

    NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times: report
    A monthslong internal investigation of Brian Williams by NBC News has turned up 11 instances in which the anchorman publicly embellished details of his reporting exploits, according to a person familiar with details of the probe. NBC undertook the...
  • Planes often hit birds at Orlando International

    Planes often hit birds at Orlando International
    Airplanes hit birds and other animals more than 150 times a year at Orlando International Airport, and while most strikes result in no more damage than when bugs hit car windshields, more serious problems can occur. From November 2009 to October 2014,...
  • 'Wee-ooo:' Six 'mini' county commissioners get to work

    'Wee-ooo:' Six 'mini' county commissioners get to work
    An entirely new slate of Orange County commissioners took office Thursday. They got straight to work, voting to rezone a vacant piece of land for a hospital in Pine Hills. The commissioners were unanimous in their approval despite reservations about the...
  • Yale-New Haven Nurse Tended To Passengers On Diverted Plane

    Yale-New Haven Nurse Tended To Passengers On Diverted Plane
    Mary Cunningham was sitting in the last row of the plane on the last leg of her flight home from vacation in Florida Wednesday morning when the announcement came over the plane's public address system. "They asked if anyone on board was a medical...
  • Passengers describe emergency landing: 'It felt like the plane was going to crash'

    Passengers describe emergency landing: 'It felt like the plane was going to crash'
    Larry Johnson was settling back as the plane left Chicago, his girlfriend beside him nursing their son. Suddenly a woman several rows in front of them passed out. Then another woman. Soon Johnson and his girlfriend said they were struggling to breathe....
  • SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says

    SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says
    A Connecticut-bound SkyWest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Buffalo International Airport on Wednesday morning after a passenger lost consciousness, the airline said.  The plane may have also experienced a "pressurization...
  • Journalist In Hartford Drone Case Still Grounded

    Journalist In Hartford Drone Case Still Grounded
    The weird thing is, Pedro Rivera thought he was doing the right thing. He's a journalist. A journalist goes in for the story. But on Feb. 1, 2014, Rivera found himself in a tense conversation with Hartford police over his use of a drone to take video...
  • Three Lost Consciousness As Bradley-Bound Flight Diverted To Buffalo

    Three Lost Consciousness As Bradley-Bound Flight Diverted To Buffalo
    HARTFORD — A passenger on the SkyWest airlines flight to Connecticut that made an emergency landing in New York on Wednesday described a lack of air in the cabin and shortness of breath as others on board lost consciousness. The flight, carrying...
  • Restoration giving weathered gull sculpture a lift

    Restoration giving weathered gull sculpture a lift
    Restoration of the "Seagulls in Flight" sculpture outside the Corona del Mar branch of the Newport Beach Public Library began Monday. Weather and other environmental factors have caused the sculpture to become cracked and chipped over the years,...