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  • Pilot not 'signed off' for solo flight before fatal crash in New Smyrna Beach, NTSB says

    Pilot not 'signed off' for solo flight before fatal crash in New Smyrna Beach, NTSB says
    The pilot killed in a New Smyrna Beach plane crash earlier this month was not "signed off" for a solo flight, crash investigators said in a new report. Mihoko Tabata, 38, a Japanese citizen, somehow obtained the keys for the plane and was flying it...
  • Malaysia declares MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation

    Malaysia declares MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation
    Malaysia's government declared Thursday the crash of Flight 370 an accident to pave the way for compensation claims, angering victims' families still waiting for evidence while officials said the search for wreckage will go on. Civil aviation chief...
  • SkyMall's crash landing: Structural defect or pilot error?

    SkyMall's crash landing: Structural defect or pilot error?
    SkyMall wasn't all life-size Yeti statues, John McCain gargoyle sculptures and motorized, voice-controlled Star Wars R2-D2 toys. My daughter sleeps on a bed my wife picked out of the SkyMall catalog at 30,000 feet. That's also where we found the shelves...
  • Report: 'Credible' bomb threat made against flights at Georgia airport

    Report: 'Credible' bomb threat made against flights at Georgia airport
    There were “credible” bomb threats made Saturday against two flights bound for Atlanta, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting, citing a spokesman for Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Passengers were being removed from the...
  • Two Marines killed in helicopter crash are identified

    Two Marines killed in helicopter crash are identified
    The two Marines killed in a helicopter crash during a training mission at Twentynine Palms were from a squadron based at Camp Pendleton, the Marine Corps said Sunday. Capt. Elizabeth Kealey and 1st Lt. Adam Satterfield were the only Marines aboard a UH-...
  • 2 small planes crash-land off Hawaii; all aboard survive

    2 small planes crash-land off Hawaii; all aboard survive
    Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii, but the five people aboard both aircraft survived, authorities said. The Coast Guard says the separate incidents Sunday involved a single-engine plane carrying a solo...
  • Man tells police drone crash at White House was accidental

    A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach that raised fresh questions about the president's security — and a growing threat from the sky. A man later...
  • 1 dies, 2 survive when plane crashes in central Wisconsin

     1 dies, 2 survive when plane crashes in central Wisconsin
    Weather appears to have been a factor in a single-engine plane crash in central Wisconsin that killed one person and injured two others Monday, the Clark County sheriff's office said. The victim was a passenger in a four-seat Cessna 182 that was...
  • Malaysia Air site hacked, some customer data appears online

    Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack. The airline's site was down for at least seven hours, replaced by a message from...
  • 2 Marines killed in helicopter crash at Twentynine Palms base

    Two Marines were killed in a helicopter crash Friday at the base in Twentynine Palms, the Marine Corps said. The crash occurred about 4:30 p.m. at the sprawling desert base during a routine training mission. The helicopter was part of the 3rd Marine...
  • Virgin Galactic to test new rocket without longtime aerospace partner

    Virgin Galactic to test new rocket without longtime aerospace partner
    After last year's fatal crash, Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic will now test its new SpaceShipTwo rocket without its longtime aerospace partner that designed and built the first plane. Since 2005, Virgin Galactic and Scaled Composites, a firm famous...