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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Plane makes emergency landing in North Carolina

    A United Airlines flight landed safely on one engine at Piedmont Triad International Airport. The flight bound for Raleigh-Durham International Airport landed safely around 5:45 p.m. Sunday. The News & Record of Greensboro, North Carolina, reports...
  • Pilot escapes injury when ultralight plane crashes into bay

    A pilot escaped injury when the ultralight aircraft he was flying crashed in southern New Jersey. Authorities say the pilot was attempting to take-off when his Seawing amphibian aircraft went down around 3:40 p.m. Saturday in a bay near Beach Haven....
  • Military plane crashes in Spain, killing 4 crew members

    A military transport plane crashed near Seville airport in southwestern Spain on Saturday, killing four crew members and injuring two seriously, officials said. The crash of the Airbus A400M, that was undergoing flight trials at the airport, raised...
  • Plane from China's Joyair swerves off runway, injuring 5

    A plane operated by Chinese domestic carrier Joyair veered off a runway upon landing in the southeastern city of Fuzhou on Sunday, and five people suffered minor injuries, the airline said. Joyair said it was investigating the cause of the accident and...
  • Man killed in Orlando airport tram accident ID'd as passenger about to board flight

    Man killed in Orlando airport tram accident ID'd as passenger about to board flight
    A 32-year-old man who was killed Friday morning while operating the Orlando International Airport tram unauthorized was an airline passenger about to board a flight, an airport spokeswoman said. Adam Lee, an Orlando videographer and video editor, was one...
  • Bodies of diplomats killed in Pakistan crash reach capital

    The bodies of several foreign dignitaries killed in a Pakistani helicopter crash, including ambassadors from the Philippines and Norway and the wives of the ambassadors from Malaysia and Indonesia, arrived a military base Saturday near the capital,...
  • Baggage handler killed in vehicle crash at Midway airport

    A Southwest Airlines employee driving a baggage vehicle has been killed in a crash at Chicago's Midway International Airport. Police say the 52-year-old man was thrown from the vehicle when it crashed into another baggage vehicle Friday night. The...
  • Officials still working to ID victims of Atlanta plane crash

    A medical examiner in Atlanta is still working to positively identify the four people killed when a small plane crashed into an Atlanta interstate. DeKalb County Medical Examiner Patrick Bailey said his office will likely need until early next week to...
  • Agency cites pilot error in fatal hot air balloon crash

    The failure of a pilot to stay clear of power lines contributed to the crash of a hot air balloon last year in Virginia that killed him and two passengers, the National Transportation Safety Board said. The balloon struck power lines and caught fire a...
  • Illinois State Police gets FAA approval to use drones

    Illinois State Police gets FAA approval to use drones
    Illinois State Police say they've received approval to use drones to photograph crash and crime scenes. But the agency is avoiding term "drones." The police agency announced Friday that the Federal Aviation Administration has authorized what it calls its...
  • Autopsies: 2 men in plane crash died of impact injuries

    Autopsies show that two men killed when a small plane crashed into the Spokane River died of blunt impact chest injuries, the Spokane County medical examiner's office said Friday. The men who died Thursday have been identified as Lyndon Amestoy, 60,...