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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo

    Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo
    Authorities say a SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago bound for Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks made an emergency landing in Buffalo after at least one passenger lost consciousness. The Federal Aviation Administration said the flight...
  • Authorities: California man facing charges intentionally crashes plane

    Authorities: California man facing charges intentionally crashes plane
    A pilot killed himself by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in Northern California a day after pleading not guilty to domestic violence charges, authorities said Tuesday Zachary Cain Stickler, 34, entered the plea on Friday in Shasta...
  • Pilot suffers minor injuries after plane crash, fire

    Pilot suffers minor injuries after plane crash, fire
    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a small four-passenger plane crashed in Polk County Monday afternoon. Only the pilot, 55-year-old Richard Simile of Auburn, Ala., was on board when the plane went down. Simile, who only suffered...
  • Reports explain environmental impacts, cause of Antares rocket explosion

    Reports explain environmental impacts, cause of Antares rocket explosion
    Nearly six months after an Antares rocket exploded just after lift-off from Virginia's spaceport, a state environmental study is finally complete and a separate company-led investigation into the cause of the disaster is close to identifying an official...
  • Blame the depression, not the treatment

    Blame the depression, not the treatment
    I was most disappointed in The Baltimore Sun's decision to print "Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?" (April 11). To take the horrible tragedy of Germanwings flight 9525 perpetrated by a tormented, complex individual and boil it down to it being...
  • After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots

    To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following the intentional crashing of Germanwings Flight 9525 by the co-pilot, a long-running debate over autonomous jets...
  • Republic of Suriname thanks South Florida investigators for help with plane crash investigation

    Republic of Suriname thanks South Florida investigators for help with plane crash investigation
    The pilot and three passengers who perished April 12 in a Fort Lauderdale plane crash turned out to be citizens of Suriname. The South American country's embassy in Washington, DC sent along a statement about the crash. In addition to naming the victims...
  • Plane, helicopter collide at Van Nuys Airport

    Plane, helicopter collide at Van Nuys Airport
    A small airplane and a helicopter collided Thursday afternoon at Van Nuys Airport while both aircraft were on the ground, authorities said. No one was injured in the incident. The small airplane, an Aero Commander 685, was repositioning at the airport...
  • Police confirm identities of 4 killed in plane crash

    Police confirm identities of 4 killed in plane crash
    Police on Thursday released the names of four family members who died in a fiery plane crash near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport over the weekend. Dental records and DNA testing confirmed that John Patrick Van Ommeren, 51, Monique Van Ommeren, 49,...
  • NTSB: Plane climbed, turned from runway before Bloomington crash

    NTSB: Plane climbed, turned from runway before Bloomington crash
    The plane that crashed near Bloomington last week, killing seven people, climbed away from the runway, turned and began a short series of descents and climbs before crashing into a farm field, according to a preliminary report from the National...
  • Watch Falcon 9 landing attempt on ocean barge

    Watch Falcon 9 landing attempt on ocean barge
    SpaceX released the full video of the Falcon 9 rocket booster landing attempt off the east coast of Florida Wednesday. The video shows the rocket as it glides down to the droneship named "Just Read the Instructions." The rocket touches down, tips and...