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  • Wreckage of New York couple's plane found, Jamaican officials say

    Wreckage of New York couple's plane found, Jamaican officials say
    Jamaican officials believe they have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday after its pilot, a well-known New York real-estate magnate, apparently lost consciousness at the helm of the aircraft. A rescue...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Search for wreckage of runaway plane continues off Jamaican coast

    MIAMI A small private aircraft flew past its destination of Naples Municipal Airport in Florida with an apparently unconscious pilot at the controls Friday, and it was tracked by U.S. fighter jets before it crashed off the coast of Jamaica six hours after...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Three killed, nine injured when Libyan war plane crashes in eastern city: medics

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Three people were killed and nine injured when a Libyan war plane crashed on Tuesday in a residential part of the eastern city of Tobruk, residents and medics said. The plane went down around one km (0.6 miles) from the seat of...
  • Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead

    Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead
    THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies. The name of the pilot will not be...
  • Report: Lauderdale firm's banner plane in fatal Tampa Bay crash

    A 70-year-old pilot was killed when his small plane crashed into the water near St. Petersburg's Albert Whitted Airport shortly after takeoff, TampaBay.com is reporting. Donald Thomasson was attempting to get a banner-pulling Piper PA-23 airborne Sunday...
  • 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...
  • All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport

    All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport
    DENVER (Reuters) - All five people aboard a single-engine airplane died after it crashed on Sunday in a field beside a runway during an attempt to land at a northern Colorado airport, authorities said. Peter Knudson, spokesman for the National...