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  • Military firms likely to benefit from airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

    Three days after U.S. warships fired 47 cruise missiles at Sunni militant targets in northern Syria last week, the Pentagon signed a $251-million deal to buy more Tomahawks from Raytheon Co., a windfall for the military giant and its many subcontractors....
  • No mandatory retirement age, but pilots must pass FAA review every 2 years

     No mandatory retirement age, but pilots must pass FAA review every 2 years
    The death of an 80-year-old pilot in the crash of a private plane in Kendall County may have some people wondering: Is there an age limit on pilots' licenses? The cause of Sunday evening's crash, in which Elgin attorney John Juergensmeyer died after his...
  • ODU prepares for Conference USA favorite Marshall

    NORFOLK — One of Old Dominion coach and movie hound Bobby Wilder's favorite flicks is "We Are Marshall," the story of the aftermath of the 1970 plane crash that killed 37 players and 70 members of the Thundering Herd football and athletic family....
  • Deputies: Physician's assistant blocked chopper from landing at fatal crash scene

    Deputies: Physician's assistant blocked chopper from landing at fatal crash scene
    The good news: There's a physician's assistant on the scene of the crash. The bad news: Instead of rendering medical attention to victims, he apparantly became the center of attention. A certified physician’s assistant, James Allen, allegedly...
  • 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...
  • Plane crash-lands, killing man walking on beach

    Plane crash-lands, killing man walking on beach
    A man walking with his daughter on Caspersen Beach south of Venice Beach this afternoon was killed when a small plane crash-landed there, said Sarasota County Sheriff's officials, reports the (Sarasota) Herald-Tribune. The girl, thought to be about 10...
  • Final Facebook post of passenger of downed Malaysian flight goes viral

    Final Facebook post of passenger of downed Malaysian flight goes viral
    Shortly after the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 Thursday, one reported passenger's final Facebook post went viral -- and it might give you chills. According to the Huffington Post, Dutch passenger Cor Pan reportedly posted a photo of the ...
  • In-flight dispute involving Boca woman is latest example of 'air rage'

    In-flight dispute involving Boca woman is latest example of 'air rage'
    Amy Fine had to be brought back down to earth, according to police. The 32-year-old Boca Raton woman became the latest angry airline traveler to force the emergency landing of a plane over a dispute involving reclining seats. That's according to...
  • 4 reported dead after small plane from Florida crashes off Grand Bahama

    After a Cessna that departed Florida on Monday morning crashed off Grand Bahama island, the U.S. Coast Guard said it assisted Bahamian authorities with the search. The plane, with four aboard, left Ormond Beach and crashed in the Atlantic Ocean at 11:30...
  • 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...