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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Annapolis man critically injured in Arnold crash

    Annapolis man critically injured in Arnold crash
    A 25-year-old Annapolis man sustained life-threatening injuries in a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning in Arnold, police said. Eric Angelo Tyler, Jr., was driving a 1996 Mercedes E-320 north on Shore Acres Road when it left the roadway at...
  • Lufthansa's operating loss narrows on lower fuel costs

    German airline Lufthansa, still coping with the aftermath of the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, saw its operating losses narrow in the first quarter as fuel costs fell in the wake of lower oil prices. Its operating loss of 167 million euros ($185...
  • Small plane loses power, lands on Indiana highway

    Sheriff's officials in Huntington County say a single-engine private plane lost power and the pilot had to land on U.S. 224, striking a truck stopped at a traffic light. Officials say the pilot wasn't hurt and the driver suffered non-life threatening...
  • Flight to UAE diverted to air base after bomb threat

    A commercial plane was diverted to a military air base in Dubai after a passenger said the plane would explode, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency said early Monday. The WAM news agency said authorities boarded the Air Arabia flight from...
  • Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found

    Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving. The death toll...
  • Airliner makes emergency landing at Vancouver airport

    A U.S. passenger flight has made an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport. Alaska Airlines Flight 76 was en route from Juneau, Alaska to Seattle, Washington, when problems arose with one of the plane's two electrical systems. The Boeing...
  • US pilot, Chinese killed in light aircraft crash in China

    An American pilot and a Chinese passenger have been killed in a light airplane crash in eastern China, state media reported. The official Xinhua news agency said Sunday night that neither of the deceased had been identified yet in the accident in Anhui...
  • Pilot dies after crashing during takeoff in western NY

    The Yates County Sheriff's Office says the pilot of a single-engine Cessna has died after crashing shortly after takeoff from the Penn Yan airport. Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike says it's not clear whether the accident was caused by a medical event or...
  • Columbus police helicopter makes emergency landing

    Police in Ohio's capital say a police helicopter flying in the middle of the night made an emergency landing in a store parking lot. WCMH-TV reports the pilot of the Columbus police helicopter landed it near a shopping plaza on the city's west side as...
  • Nepal quake could have been much worse: Here's why

    The structural engineer strides through Kathmandu's old city, past buildings reduced to rubble, buildings whose facades are cracked in dozens of places, like the fractured shell of a hardboiled egg. But it's the many buildings that made it unscathed...
  • Odor prompts emergency landing of Hawaiian Airlines flight

    Hawaiian Airlines passengers had to exit a plane using emergency slides after an odor of fumes led crew members to turn the flight around soon after takeoff. The airline says Hawaiian Flight 24 left Maui's Kahului airport on Friday morning bound for...