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  • NTSB's preliminary report provides no definitive cause of Seattle copter crash

    SEATTLE The National Transportation Safety Board has made a preliminary review of three security-camera recordings showing the moments before the KOMO-TV helicopter crashed near the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Broad Street in Seattle on Tuesday...
  • Report: Plane crashes into loading dock at Lowes in Palatka

    Report: Plane crashes into loading dock at Lowes in Palatka
    A pilot and passenger are being treated after their plane crashed behind a Lowes home improvement store in Palatka in Putnam County, myfoxorlando.com is reporting. Read the full story at myfoxorlando.com.
  • Passengers of Lauderdale-bound flight tell of 'scary' plane accident

    Passengers of Lauderdale-bound flight tell of 'scary' plane accident
    As federal authorities investigate the hard landing of a US Airways jet in Philadelphia that was supposed to fly to Fort Lauderdale, some of the 149 passengers who evacuated the flight described their frightening experiences Friday. From a window seat...
  • Disappearance of Flight 370 may affect travel to Malaysia

    Has the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly two weeks ago had an effect on travel to the Asian country? It depends on who you talk to. A Germany-based hotel booking website says it has seen a significant drop in searches among U.S....
  • L.A. had its own disappearing-airplane mystery in 1964

    L.A. had its own disappearing-airplane mystery in 1964
    The mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight has focused attention on instances in which planes disappear and wreckage is never found. One such case got much media attention 50 years ago in Los Angeles. In April 1964, a DC-4 plane bound for Los...
  • Seattle helicopter crash investigation to look at pilot's 2 jobs

    SEATTLE Federal investigators trying to determine the cause of the fatal crash of a Seattle news helicopter said Thursday they will be examining the pilot's recent history for factors that could contribute to fatigue. Dennis Hogenson, acting deputy chief...
  • Media judgment vanished in Flight MH370 coverage

    Media judgment vanished in Flight MH370 coverage
    Rush Limbaugh is right on this one. The reporting on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared March 8, has turned into a spectacle — not the good kind. It's all "such a show," Limbaugh told his listeners Monday. "We've got anchors and...
  • Loss of Flight 370 may have effect on travel to Malaysia

    Loss of Flight 370 may have effect on travel to Malaysia
    Has the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 nearly two weeks ago had an effect on travel to the Asian country? It depends on who you talk to. A German-based travel website says it has seen a 22% drop in searches among U.S. users for hotels...
  • Seattle helicopter crash: Investigators sorting through variables

    Investigators trying to determine why a news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle upon takeoff Tuesday were scheduled to examine the engine and sift through videos from surveillance and cellphone cameras in hopes of finding an explanation for the...
  • Debris could be from Malaysia airliner, Australia says

    BEIJING --  Australian Prime Minter Tony Abbott said Thursday that two objects that could be wreckage of Malaysia Air flight 370 were found by satellites off the west coast of Australia. "New and credible information has come to light in relation to the...
  • CNN doubles down on missing Malaysian airliner

    CNN doubles down on missing Malaysian airliner
    CNN, enjoying a boost in ratings thanks to the public fascination with the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, has chosen to run with it and sharply limit coverage of other stories. This is not the first time a single incident...