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  • NTSB: Robinson helicopter crashes have killed 19, injured 41 in Florida since 2000

    NTSB: Robinson helicopter crashes have killed 19, injured 41 in Florida since 2000
    The cause behind Central Florida's deadliest helicopter crash two weeks ago likely awaits a yearlong investigation to figure out what went tragically wrong in the last minutes of the three victims' lives. Recreational pilot Bruce Teitelbaum became so...
  • Philly airport had 25 perimeter breaches over 11 years

    Philly airport had 25 perimeter breaches over 11 years
    PHILADELPHIA — The security fences and gates that protect Philadelphia International Airport were breached 25 times from January 2004 through January 2015, according to an Associated Press investigation. Few of the breaches have been publicly...
  • AP probe details 12 Phoenix airport perimeter breaches

    A dozen times in the past decade, people have breached the perimeter security fences or gates at Phoenix's international airport, including a woman who drove her car onto the runway and a man who banged on the side of a jet. The 12 are among the 268...
  • Russia accuses Poland of holding up 2010 crash investigation

    Russian investigators say they are unable to reach a final conclusion about what caused the 2010 plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others because Poland has not responded to requests for certain information. In a statement...
  • Helicopter crash survivor sues, claiming pilot was using FaceTime

     
    The survivor of a December helicopter crash is suing the deceased pilot's estate and the flight school, claiming the pilot was using a video-calling app on his cellphone while at the controls of the aircraft....
  • Cockpit transcripts show locked tail elevators before crash that killed Inquirer co-owner

    PHILADELPHIA Cockpit transcripts of the last moments before a Gulfstream jet crashed last year in Massachusetts, killing Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz and six others, show the pilots suddenly realizing they were trying to take off with their...
  • Illinois State players, coaches mourn 7 plane crash victims

    As Illinois State University mourned Wednesday over the deaths of an assistant basketball coach, a school administrator and five fans killed in a plane crash, investigators focused on one of the many questions they'll have to answer: Why the aircraft made...
  • NTSB: Plane climbed, turned in unexpectedly before crash

    A National Transportation Safety Board investigator says a private plane that crashed in central Illinois early Tuesday, killing seven, climbed and turned in an unexpected direction before plunging into a farm field. Investigator Todd Fox said...
  • NTSB: Full flight checks rare for pilots in crash killing 7

    Documents made public by a federal agency show the pilots in a plane crash last year in Massachusetts that killed seven people rarely conducted full preflight checks. The documents released by the National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday also...
  • NTSB releases cockpit transcript in plane crash that killed Inquirer co-owner

    NTSB releases cockpit transcript in plane crash that killed Inquirer co-owner
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pilots employed by Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz rarely conducted full preflight checks before taking off in his private jet, and didn't do so the night it crashed and killed seven people, according to documents...
  • Airline official: Germanwings probe shouldn't set precedent

    The Germanwings air crash investigation shouldn't set a precedent for future investigations because it sought to assign blame before the probe was complete, which could jeopardize airline cooperation if it became the practice, the head of a trade...