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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • FAA to require airlines use data analysis to spot safety trends, prevent accidents

    FAA to require airlines use data analysis to spot safety trends, prevent accidents
    New federal rules announced Wednesday will require airlines to collect and analyze safety data in an effort to spot troubling trends and help prevent accidents. The Federal Aviation Administration said the causes of 123 accidents between 2001 and 2010...
  • Illinois town pays respects to plane crash victims

    Hundreds of mourners gathered in a southern Illinois middle-school gymnasium Thursday to remember three members of a family killed last week in a Kentucky plane crash. A line stretched through the halls of the school in Nashville, Illinois, and then...
  • For AirAsia families tragedy, but more resolution than for MH370

    Images of the bodies floating in Indonesian waters gave relatives of those lost aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 anguish and grief, but they also provided the answers that other families have sought in vain for nearly 10 months. Those with loved ones aboard...
  • AirAsia crash: Divers searching for objects believed to be part of jet

    One week after an AirAsia jet crashed into the Java Sea, Indonesian divers equipped with cameras and sonar beacons plunged into the storm-tossed waters Sunday after officials said four large objects had been detected on the sea floor. Indonesian news...
  • 'Unbroken': Young actor had Orlando start

    'Unbroken': Young actor had Orlando start
    UPDATED: C.J. Valleroy got his acting start in Central Florida. Now he’s being seen by millions of moviegoers on the big screen. The former student at Rock Lake Middle School in Longwood plays the young Louis Zamperini in several crucial scenes of...
  • Trucker charged in Berks County crash that killed 3 must face trial

    Trucker charged in Berks County crash that killed 3 must face trial
    A New Jersey trucker who allegedly caused a fiery wreck on Interstate 78 in Greenwich Township that killed three people must face trial in Berks County, a district judge ruled Monday. State police allege Vincent Espinvera, 56, Belleville, N.J., failed...
  • 'Divine intervention': How a young plane crash survivor found safety

    Flying wasn't something that filled Marty Gutzler with fear, if the photos the pilot had posted to Facebook last week were any indication. A father and husband, he'd taken a grinning selfie in the pilot's seat of a small plane, headset on, as two young...
  • Relatives of Kentucky fatal plane crash family live in The Villages

    Relatives of Kentucky fatal plane crash family live in The Villages
    A relative in The Villages of the 7-year-old girl who walked nearly a mile to search for help after her family was killed in a plane crash in Kentucky said the feat was keeping with her fighting spirit and “dynamic” personality. Larry Haake,...
  • 2 large objects found on sea floor in hunt for AirAsia crash wreckage

    Indonesian officials were hopeful Saturday they were honing in on the wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501 after sonar equipment detected two large objects on the ocean floor, one week after the plane went down in stormy weather. Teams equipped with a remote-...
  • Girl, 7, survives fatal plane crash in Kentucky

    Girl, 7, survives fatal plane crash in Kentucky
     A 7-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four people Friday night, and the disoriented little girl walked away from the wreckage and reported the crash to a local resident, authorities said. The small Piper PA-34 reported engine trouble and...
  • Indonesian ships detect two large parts of AirAsia plane

    JAKARTA Indonesian ships have detected two large objects believed to be parts of the AirAsia plane that crashed off Borneo island with 162 people on board, the search chief said Saturday. "We managed to detect two large objects one three-dimensioned,...