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  • Small plane lands on Wyoming highway after engine trouble

    A pilot flying with his young grandson encountered engine trouble but safely landed his small plane on a rural Wyoming highway without hurting anybody.
  • Prince William starts work as helicopter ambulance pilot

    Britain's Prince William has started his new job — working as air ambulance helicopter pilot. Kensington Palace says William began work Monday for Bond Air Services, a helicopter operator that serves East Anglian Air Ambulance. He will undertake...

    Officials examining why plane landed short of Halifax runway

    An Air Canada passenger plane landed so significantly short of the runway in Halifax that it hit a power line and knocked out power at the airport, the lead investigator said Monday. The Airbus 320 landed 1,100 feet (335 meters) short of the runway...

    Prosecutors: Co-pilot treated for suicidal tendencies

    The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed into the French Alps last week had received treatment for suicidal tendencies several years ago, prosecutors said Monday. Duesseldorf prosecutors say co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 27, had received...

    81-year-old pilot critically injured after Ohio plane crash

    An 81-year-old pilot remains in critical condition after a single-engine plane crash over the weekend. The State Highway Patrol says 81-year-old Robert Syme was attempting to land at a small airport in Westfield Township in Medina County Saturday evening...