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  • JetBlue emergency landing: Engine 'exploded,' smoke billowed, passengers say

    JetBlue emergency landing: Engine 'exploded,' smoke billowed, passengers say
    Passengers on a JetBlue flight that made an emergency landing in Long Beach on Thursday told how smoke and fumes from an engine fire filled the cabin moments before the captain told them over the public address system to brace themselves. Flight 1416...
  • U.S. Navy ends search for pilot presumed dead in Pacific crash

    U.S. Navy ends search for pilot presumed dead in Pacific crash
    The Navy has ended its search for a fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday in the Pacific Ocean, west of Wake Island, officials said. The pilot, whose identity has not been released, was involved in a collision of two F/A-18 fighter...
  • Navy pilot from Lake Arrowhead presumed dead in jet crash

    A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday over the Pacific Ocean was identified Sunday as Lt. Nathan Poloski of Lake Arrowhead. Poloski, 26, was involved in the apparent collision of two F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets from the...
  • Obama leads U.S. in remembrance of September 11 victims

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Led by President Barack Obama, Americans commemorated the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on Thursday by observing moments of silence for the thousands killed that day at New York City's World Trade Center, the...
  • Delta flight makes emergency landing in Austin, no injuries reported

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - A regional jet carrier operating a flight for Delta Air Lines made an emergency landing in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday after experiencing cabin pressure problems but there were no reported injuries, an airport official said....
  • Our need to stand united

    Thirteen years ago, a group of 19 men planned and executed one of the deadliest and most audacious attacks carried out on American soil. These terrorists hijacked four commercial aircraft, crashing three of them into prominent symbols of our economic...
  • Pilot, passenger OK after crash at Spruce Creek in Port Orange

    Pilot, passenger OK after crash at Spruce Creek in Port Orange
    A pilot and passenger are OK after a plane crash at Spruce Creek Fly-in on Wednesday night, officials said. The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. when the plane landed in some trees, dispatchers said. The two suffered only minor injuries and did...
  • Obama on 13th anniversary of 9/11: 'America stands tall'

    President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks Thursday with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House under a partly cloudy sky. The...
  • Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast

    Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast
    NORFOLK — It was a mechanical malfunction that caused a fire in the cabin of a MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter that crashed off the coast of Virginia on Jan. 8, killing three of the five crew members, according to a Navy report released Thursday....
  • College commemoration offers lessons of 9/11

    College commemoration offers lessons of 9/11
    Josh McKinsey stood in the entryway to the Irvine Valley College Performing Arts Center with his eyes fixed on 13-year-old television footage from Sept. 11, 2001. The 23-year-old student watched as two Boeing 767s slammed into the north and south towers...
  • Local communities commemorate 9/11

    Local communities commemorate 9/11
    David Zakaryan, 12, stood on the sidewalk outside Rosemont Middle School in La Crescenta Thursday morning, holding a miniature American flag in his hands. David wasn’t alive when the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought the nation to a...