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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • You can join a trip that aims to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery

    You can join a trip that aims to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery
    Only rarely does a group tour come along that makes the most fiercely independent traveler’s heart beat faster -- a journey so complex that you couldn’t pull it off alone, and so unusual that you can’t help yearning to go. An...
  • 'Sixties: The Space Race' postponed

    'Sixties: The Space Race' postponed
    CNN will delay the premiere of "The Sixties: The Space Race" for coverage tonight of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine. "The Sixties" episode explains how the United States fell behind the Soviet Union in space exploration, then caught up and first...
  • More than 300 dead in Malaysian airliner downing: Ukrainian ministry aide

    KIEV (Reuters) - The total number of dead in the crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine is more than 300 and includes 23 U.S. citizens, a Ukrainian interior ministry aide said. "More than 300 innocent people have been killed ... it is...
  • JetBlue makes emergency landing at OIA

     JetBlue makes emergency landing at OIA
    A JetBlue flight bound for New York was diverted to Orlando International Airport on Wednesday morning after a mechanical issue, airport and airline officials said. The flight, which took off from Palm Beach International Airport about 10:20 a.m. and...
  • Airbus reassures on A380 door problems

    FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - Planemaker Airbus on Wednesday sought to allay any concerns over the impact of door problems on its A380 superjumbo after a German broadcaster reported its breakeven target could be delayed by several years. Airbus said it...
  • Air India jet makes emergency landing in New Jersey after engine fire

    An Air India jet carrying more than 300 passengers made an emergency landing in Newark, N.J., with just one functioning engine after a fire in one of its two engines forced the pilot to abort the flight, an airport spokeswoman said Sunday night. No...
  • Report: Did loose croc on a plane cause deadly crash?

    Report: Did loose croc on a plane cause deadly crash?
    An investigation into a 2010 plane crash in the Dominican Republic points to an unlikely potential cause: a loose crocodile. The crash killed 18 people, leaving a lone survivor, according to the blog, Travel and Tour World. The blog post states the...
  • U.S. air carriers to avoid Russia-Ukraine border airspace

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American air carriers have agreed to avoid flying through airspace near Russia's border with Ukraine after a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 people crashed in the area on Thursday, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said....
  • World leaders offer help after Malaysian plane goes down in Ukraine

    World leaders offer help after Malaysian plane goes down in Ukraine
    After a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people went down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, officials scrambled to offer condolences and to figure out who was aboard the plane and whether it was shot down. In the United States, President Obama said...
  • Huntley crews respond to downed balloon -- 2nd in 5 days

    Huntley crews respond to downed balloon -- 2nd in 5 days
    The pilot of a hot air balloon made an emergency landing on a residential street in Huntley this morning to avoid power lines - the second time in five days police and fire crews in the far northwest suburb have responded to a downed balloon. No injuries...
  • F-35 fighter jets to resume flights after fire led to grounding

    F-35 fighter jets to resume flights after fire led to grounding
    A fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets is expected to return to regular flight operations at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida after being grounded because of a fire this week. All F-35 flight operations for the Air Force at the base had been...