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  • Learjet pilots may have been overwhelmed before fatal crash

    Learjet pilots may have been overwhelmed before fatal crash
    The Learjet 35 that crashed after takeoff from Fort Lauderdale last month, killing all four onboard, had a good chance of returning safely to the airport if it had made an immediate U-turn, aviation experts say. Now, investigators are trying to figure...
  • NTSB chief criticizes federal regulators for lax tour bus oversight

    NTSB chief criticizes federal regulators for lax tour bus oversight
    The head of the National Transportation Safety Board chastised federal regulators Thursday for lax oversight of the tour bus and commercial trucking industry, citing in particular a deadly San Bernardino County bus crash in which the driver lost control,...
  • How to stretch your vacation dollar

    How to stretch your vacation dollar
    The affordable vacation is becoming more and more rare. Rising fuel costs have made air and automotive travel considerably more expensive, hamstringing many would-be travelers' budgets before they even begin their search for a hotel or private rental....
  • Passengers from Asiana crash sue Boeing

    Passengers from Asiana crash sue Boeing
    A group of passengers who were aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport last summer filed a personal injury lawsuit against Boeing Friday alleging that negligence by the company contributed to the crash....
  • NTSB to open hearings on Asiana Airlines crash

    NTSB to open hearings on Asiana Airlines crash
    Federal safety officials will hold an investigative hearing starting Tuesday to explore the Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco that killed three passengers and injured more than 180 in July. On Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington, the National...
  • 3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents

    3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents
    A woman was struck and killed by a Charm City Circulator bus Tuesday, hours after a MARC train crash at a Baltimore crossing claimed the lives of two people in an SUV. Police said it was too early to say whether the snowy, icy conditions played a role...
  • NTSB: Fatal N.Y. train crash avoidable with recommended technology

    NTSB: Fatal N.Y. train crash avoidable with recommended technology
    NEW YORK -- A train derailment that killed four passengers could have been averted if the train had been equipped with recommended technology to automatically slow speeding trains, federal investigators said in the latest push to pressure railroads to...
  • Asiana pilot worried about landing before crash in San Francisco

    Asiana pilot worried about landing before crash in San Francisco
    WASHINGTON -- The captain flying the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco in July told accident investigators the approach for landing was "very stressful" and he thought the plane's automatic throttle was always working, according to a...
  • Southwest Airlines fliers can now iMessage during flights for $2 a day

    Southwest Airlines fliers can now iMessage during flights for $2 a day
    Travelers on Southwest Airlines can now iMessage during their flights for $2. The airline announced Wednesday it had launched gate-to-gate text messaging on all Wi-Fi-installed aircraft. The new service enables passengers with Apple devices operating on...
  • NTSB hearing on Asiana crash: New footage shows moment of impact

    NTSB hearing on Asiana crash: New footage shows moment of impact
    WASHINGTON -- New footage released Wednesday of the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco this summer shows the large jetliner pitch up and pivot in the air before bursting into flames. The footage was released by the National...
  • Fatal Hawaii plane crash triggers fresh conspiracy theories

    Fatal Hawaii plane crash triggers fresh conspiracy theories
    A small plane with nine people aboard went down off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Molokai, killing one person -- the state's health department director, Loretta Fuddy.  The Wednesday crash put an unexpected spotlight on Fuddy, 65, who had helped...