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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • State Police Investigating Plane's Crash-Landing In Lebanon

    State Police Investigating Plane's Crash-Landing In Lebanon
    LEBANON – State police remain on scene after an ultralite aircraft's crash-landing near a private air field Sunday afternoon. Police said the pilot was removed from the aircraft and transported to Hartford Hospital by ambulance. The unnamed pilot...
  • Report: Florida man refused to move car for emergency helicopter

    Report: Florida man refused to move car for emergency helicopter
    A Florida man has been arrested after police say he drove around emergency vehicles and made it impossible for a sheriff's office helicopter to land at the scene of a fatal crash, according to The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Deputies were responding...
  • Police: Man, 14-year-old boy die in New York plane collision

    The pilot of a small plane and his 14-year-old passenger died on Saturday when their aircraft struck another plane and crashed during an event in upstate New York to introduce young people to aviation, officials said. A Cessna 172, single-engine plane,...
  • Officials: Plane crashes at Merritt Island Airport

    Officials: Plane crashes at Merritt Island Airport
    A small, yellow plane crashed at Merritt Island Airport this afternoon, according to Brevard County officials. The incident happened around 2 p.m. on the airport's runway when the pilot of the single-engine lost control while taking off, officials said....
  • Poland-bound flight from Chicago resumes after emergency landing in Scotland

    Poland-bound flight from Chicago resumes after emergency landing in Scotland
    A Boeing Dreamliner flying from Chicago to Poland with 248 passengers on board resumed its flight to Warsaw after an emergency landing in Scotland on Friday. The landing at the Glasgow airport came after crew received an alert from the fire protection...
  • People Express plane hit by truck, leaving Newport News-based company with one plane, delays

    People Express plane hit by truck, leaving Newport News-based company with one plane, delays
    Passengers have experienced a series of delays and cancellations by People Express after one of its planes was damaged by a vendor's truck -- leaving the company with only one plane. The accident occurred Sept. 19 in Newport News and has impacted...
  • Los Cabos airport smacked by Hurricane Odile may reopen Oct. 8

    Los Cabos International Airport, battered by Hurricane Odile on Sept. 14, may open to commercial flights next month. The airport at the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico, had earlier opened only to planes bringing emergency supplies and evacuating...
  • Pilot lands small plane on Coral Springs levee

    A small plane made an emergency landing Tuesday on a levee just west of the Sawgrass Expressway about 100 yards north of Sample Road. No injuries were reported. The Coral Springs Fire Department received calls around 5:30 p.m. from motorists on the...
  • Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares

    Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares
    As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon. A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
  • Turbulent reaction to airport expansion plans

    Some Pembroke Pines residents and city commissioners are unhappy with North Perry Airport's planned upgrades, which include a runway expansion, updated hangars and a hotel. Airport officials presented their plans during the Aug. 18 City Commission...
  • Pilot Survives Watertown Plane Crash

    Pilot Survives Watertown Plane Crash
    WATERTOWN — A pilot lost control of a small plane and crashed in the back yard of a home on Tuesday morning, a police official said. The man had no obvious injuries, said Robert Desena, deputy police chief. "He walked away from the plane,"...