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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • United flight turbulence tosses passengers around cabin; 5 injured

    United flight turbulence tosses passengers around cabin; 5 injured
    A flight attendant remained hospitalized Tuesday after a United Airlines flight experienced turbulence so severe that passengers, including a baby, were tossed about the cabin. Flight 1676 from Denver dropped suddenly and "hard" as it began its...
  • Plane damaged in accident at BWI

    Plane damaged in accident at BWI
    An American Airlines plane was damaged after it was struck by a ground support vehicle on the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport tarmac Sunday afternoon. The vehicle hit the nose of the jet as passengers were boarding Flight...
  • Univision to develop merchandise featuring Mexican star Pedro Infante

    Univision to develop merchandise featuring Mexican star Pedro Infante
    Spanish-language entertainment giant Univision Communications plans to bolster its consumer products business by developing merchandise featuring the beloved Mexican film and music star Pedro Infante. The guitar-playing Infante, who has been described...
  • Husband of Latina music star Jenni Rivera files wrongful-death suit

    More than a year after the death of Latin music superstar Jenni Rivera, controversy and accusations continue to surround the circumstances of her death. The latest salvo comes from Rivera's husband, former Major League Baseball player Esteban Loaiza,...
  • U.S. Olympic swimmer carries 9/11 connection wherever she goes

    U.S. Olympic swimmer carries 9/11 connection wherever she goes
    David Sutton was in a meeting at work when he heard six to eight booming noises. "It sounded like someone dropped a refrigerator in the room right next to us down some stairs,'' he said. Nearby, his daughter, then 9 years old, walked into a...
  • Algerian plane crashes with at least 77 aboard; survivor reported

    CAIRO – A military transport plane carrying at least 77 people crashed in eastern Algeria, and rescuers who rushed to the scene found one survivor but confirmed the deaths of dozens of others, the state news agency said. The aircraft, a C-130,...
  • Plane catches skydiver's parachute; both crash, but all survive

    The wing of a small plane flying a few feet off the ground clipped the strings of a parachute Saturday in Florida, flinging the skydiver into the air and slamming the plane nose-first into grass. Both pilot and skydiver survived. In fact, neither...
  • FBI to investigate disappearance of a Malaysian Airlines jet

    FBI to investigate disappearance of a Malaysian Airlines jet
    WASHINGTON — The FBI is deploying agents and technical experts to assist in investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet, based on the American citizenship of three of the passengers aboard the lost flight, a top federal law...
  • Crews searching for Malaysian plane spot oil slicks off Vietnam

    Crews searching for Malaysian plane spot oil slicks off Vietnam
    BEIJING – As passengers' relatives waited for news on the Malaysian Airlines jet that went missing Saturday en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, reports emerged that military aircraft had spotted two oil slicks off southern Vietnam. The...
  • Poverty documentary asks 'What Matters'

    Poverty documentary asks 'What Matters'
    In the summer of 2009, Dan Parris, now 29, Rob Lehr, now 31, and David Peterka, now 26, challenged themselves to try to experience extreme poverty by living on $1.25 a day and journeyed across three continents to experience poverty in each country,...
  • Attorney injured in plane crash that killed wife

    A former Orange County prosecutor, who successfully prosecuted serial killer Rodney Alcala, survived a plane crash near Lake Tahoe on Monday, but his wife died at the scene, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The pilot, former Deputy...