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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • 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...
  • No link between antidepressants and violence

    No link between antidepressants and violence
    I was disappointed that The Sun printed Patrick D. Hahn's commentary on the role antidepressants may have played in the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 ("Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?" April 11). There is nothing wrong with asking questions...
  • Marine helicopter is forced to land on California beach

     Marine helicopter is forced to land on California beach
    A huge Marine Corps helicopter made an emergency landing on a Southern California beach on Wednesday, bringing no damages or injuries but leaving an unforgettable spectacle for surrounding swimmers and sunbathers. The CH-53E Super Stallion landed on the...
  • Identities of 4 killed in plane crash not yet confirmed

    Identities of 4 killed in plane crash not yet confirmed
    As federal investigators piece together what remains of a plane that crashed Sunday near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, local authorities are struggling to identify the pilot and three passengers who all perished in the fiery wreckage. The Broward...
  • Marine helicopter lands on beach after possible emergency

    Marine helicopter lands on beach after possible emergency
    A Marine helicopter made an emergency landing Wednesday morning at Solana Beach after crew members noticed a light indicating low oil pressure. None of the Marines aboard the CH-53E Super Stallion was hurt. There were also no injuries on the beach,...
  • Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?

    Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?
    The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, allegedly the intentional act of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, and the deaths of all 150 people on board is indeed a tragedy. But some good may come out of it if it induces people to take another look at those substances...
  • Depression raises the risk of suicide

    Depression raises the risk of suicide
    There are so many problems with commentator Patrick Hahn's discussion of the role antidepressants may have played in the crash of Germanwings 9525 that I'm not sure where to begin ("Antidepressants: A Deadly Treatment?" April 11). Let's start with the...
  • Don't blame antidepressents for Germanwings crash

    Don't blame antidepressents for Germanwings crash
    The Sun's editors should have done their due diligence before printing an article about the role anti-depressant drugs may have played in the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 ("Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?" April 11). They need only have gone to...
  • Flight returns to Seattle after worker 'fell asleep' in cargo hold

    Flight returns to Seattle after worker 'fell asleep' in cargo hold
    An airport worker who fell asleep and found himself trapped in a plane's cargo hold forced a Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight to return to Seattle on Monday afternoon. Flight 448 had just taken off when the pilot and some first-class...
  • Alaska Airlines worker falls asleep in cargo hold, wakes up mid-flight

    Alaska Airlines worker falls asleep in cargo hold, wakes up mid-flight
    A terrifying moment occurred Monday for an Alaska Airlines contractor when he fell asleep in the cargo hold and woke up to discover the plane was in the air. After the plane took off at 2:39 p.m., the pilot of the Los Angeles-bound flight heard...
  • Small plane crashes during takeoff at Queen City Airport; no injuries reported

    Small plane crashes during takeoff at Queen City Airport; no injuries reported
    A four-seat airplane crashed while taking off at Queen City Airport, but the pilot and his passenger escaped unharmed. The Mooney M20J was trying to take off just after 1 p.m., when the pilot experienced engine trouble moments after lifting off, and...