| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic route crashed into a Tehran suburb shortly after takeoff early Sunday, killing 39 and leaving nine injured, according to official accounts.
There were unconfirmed reports that three survivors were being treated...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:31 PM
"You never know.
"You just never know."
Perry Moss uttered those words a few years ago when discussing how our lives can be determined in the most fateful — and fatal — ways.
Moss, whose 50 years in the coaching business included stops...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:23 PM
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airline System Bhd (MAS) said on Friday that it had halted trading in its shares pending an announcement, confirming an earlier report by Reuters.
The airline said trading of its shares would be suspended from 9 a.m....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Aug. 6, 1964:
Three diesel engines and 30 box cars of a northbound B&O freight train headed for Jersey City derailed in Belcamp. The crash occurred when one of the cars was derailed about three...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
An Allegiant Air flight departing Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Monday afternoon en route to Asheville, N.C. was forced to make an emergency landing at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport.
The MD-80 aircraft with 144 passengers...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:20 PM
U.S. investigators on Tuesday said Boeing should consider modifying flight controls on the 777 jetliner in response to an Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco last July that killed three people and injured more than 180.
The National Transportation...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:09 PM
After a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people went down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, officials scrambled to offer condolences and to figure out who was aboard the plane and whether it was shot down.
In the United States, President Obama said...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African country of Mali that killed all 118 people on board, French officials said on Friday.
Investigators at the scene of the crash in northern Mali concluded...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Passengers of a United Airlines flight that was diverted to Kansas after an emergency slide inflated 38,000 feet in the air described a panicked scene inside the cabin as crew members rushed to contain the problem.
Flight 1463 left O’Hare...
| Jul 20, 2014
There's nothing funny about Malaysia Airlines losing two Boeing 777s and more than 500 lives in the space of four months. That hasn't kept the humor mills from churning out dark humor and lighting up cyberspace.
Actor Jason Biggs, for example, got in...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Only rarely does a group tour come along that makes the most fiercely independent traveler’s heart beat faster -- a journey so complex that you couldn’t pull it off alone, and so unusual that you can’t help yearning to go.