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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Plane forced to land at LAX after landing gear malfunction

    Plane forced to land at LAX after landing gear malfunction
    A SkyWest Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing Monday morning at Los Angeles International Airport after its pilot reported mechanical problems, officials said. Flight 5316 departed from Monterey about 6:50 a.m. with 43 people on board...
  • Airbus shares fall after military plane crash in Spain

    Investors pushed Airbus shares down Monday on Paris' stock exchange after a military turboprop troop transporter plane undergoing final flight testing in Spain crashed, killing four aboard and injuring two. Airbus shares were down 2 percent to 62.14...
  • 12 times this year people tried to open plane doors in China

    Chinese air travelers have tried opening emergency doors without authorization 12 times in barely four months on planes that were taxiing or at a standstill, and one man was put on trial in the country's first such legal case, the Civil Aviation...
  • Oregon family upset after being removed from flight

    An Oregon woman says her family was removed from a United Airlines flight because her autistic teen daughter was deemed "disruptive." Donna Beegle told KOIN-TV (http://is.gd/V0Mjqn ) it happened last week when her family was flying back to Portland....
  • Spain's leader praises men who helped plane crash survivors

    Spanish authorities on Sunday praised the bravery of farmworkers who helped pull two survivors away from the burning wreckage of an Airbus A400M military transport plane that had crashed near Seville airport. The plane, which was undergoing flight tests,...
  • 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,...