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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Santa Monica City Council revises lease terms for airport tenants

    Santa Monica City Council revises lease terms for airport tenants
    In the wake of actor Harrison Ford's crash landing near Santa Monica Airport this month, the Santa Monica City Council on Tuesday established new leasing policies for tenants of its embattled airport, but declined to discuss exhaust limits that were...
  • Burbank Airport emergency drill puts rescuers, makeup artists to the test

    Burbank Airport emergency drill puts rescuers, makeup artists to the test
    Staging a major airport disaster drill takes months of planning. You need volunteers. You need emergency teams primed to converge on the scene. So if the timing of a simulated crash at Burbank Bob Hope Airport seemed unfortunate Tuesday given the news...
  • How investigators will determine why Germanwings jet crashed

    Cockpit voice recordings and, hopefully, flight data will provide the main clues to investigators trying to understand what caused Germanwings Flight 9525 to crash. But that is just the beginning. Drawing on decades of experience with crashes around...
  • Drone flying restricted in Delaware state parks

    Natural resources officials are reminding Delaware residents that flying drone is restricted in state parks. The Division of Parks & Recreation said in a news release on Wednesday that that the use of drones on all park lands is restricted and...
  • Cops release 911 calls in deadly Orlando helicopter crash

    Cops release 911 calls in deadly Orlando helicopter crash
    Calm 911 callers reported seeing a quickly descending helicopter followed by a "boom" and black smoke from a "blazing" fire in the moments after it crashed into the guest house of a College Park home on Sunday afternoon. Three people – pilot Bruce...
  • Germanwings cockpit recording to be analyzed for alarms, voices before crash

    Germanwings cockpit recording to be analyzed for alarms, voices before crash
    French air accident investigators said Wednesday that they had extracted an audio file from the cockpit voice recorder of the Germanwings Airbus that crashed in the Alps with 150 people aboard. U.S. officials confirmed that three Americans were among...
  • Letters: Tribute to helicopter crash victim

    Bruce Teitelbaum was the owner of Alligator Shredding. I have been his client for several years. A weekly visit by a shredder for most business owners is an uneventful, rather mundane brief few minutes of the week. Not with Teitelbaum. He would come...
  • American crash victims: US government contractor, daughter

    Three Americans were presumed dead in the plane crash in the southern French Alps, including a U.S. government contractor and her daughter, the State Department said Wednesday. Identified victims were Yvonne Selke of Nokesville, Virginia, an employee for...
  • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. SLAVE LABOR IN FISHING INDUSTRY EXPOSED Modern-day slaves at a remote island village in Indonesia reveal to the AP the harsh conditions they...
  • The Latest: Germanwings forced to cancel 7 flights

    1:03 a.m. (0003 GMT, 20:03 EDT) Germanwings has had to cancel seven flights out of Dusseldorf because a number of crew members felt they were unfit to fly following news of the accident. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said Tuesday evening that he...
  • Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; black box found

    A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what caused a German jetliner to take an unexplained eight-minute dive Tuesday midway through a flight from Spain to Germany,...