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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Death of handcuffed teen was accidental, FDLE probe shows

    Death of handcuffed teen was accidental, FDLE probe shows
    Days before Jarrick Pugh jumped to his death from a third-floor landing at an Orlando apartment building, he was on the phone with his father planning his first semester of college.
  • AEG report warns rival Inglewood NFL stadium presents terrorist threat

    AEG report warns rival Inglewood NFL stadium presents terrorist threat
    In a bold move to undercut an NFL stadium at Hollywood Park, the sports and entertainment firm AEG commissioned a study by former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge that found the Inglewood project would be a tempting target for terrorists and...

    Toronto-bound jet with smoke in cabin lands in Pennsylvania

    A Toronto-bound jet with 35 people aboard has made an emergency landing in Pennsylvania over smoke from a shorted-out cabin light. Air Canada Express Flight 7316 landed safely at around noon Friday at Johnstown-Cambria County Airport, about 70 miles east...

    Champ & Chump: Sarina Gumbert and Jessica Recksiedler

    Champ & Chump: Sarina Gumbert and Jessica Recksiedler
    Champ Sarina Gumbert: An air traffic controller at Orlando International Airport, she acted with grace under fire one morning last October when a corporate jet was heading toward a commercial airliner after each had just taken off. Quickly recognizing...

    Air traffic controller averts disaster

    Air traffic controller averts disaster
    It was a little after 11 a.m. on Oct. 24, and Sarina Gumbert was seated in front of a scope, or radar screen, in the bunker-like air-traffic-control room near the Airside B garage at Orlando International Airport. She had just established contact with a...