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  • Harrison Ford had no choice after engine quit, preliminary report says

    Harrison Ford had no choice after engine quit, preliminary report says
    A preliminary federal report on Harrison Ford’s plane crash last week in Santa Monica confirms that the actor’s World War II-era plane lost power, forcing him to try to land the aircraft. The preliminary report, released by the National...
  • Pilots: Brakes were on, but plane that skidded didn't slow

    The pilots of a Delta plane that skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport last week during a snowstorm have told investigators that automatic systems designed to slow down the plane were not working properly, investigators said Monday. The pilots said...
  • NTSB downloads recorders from plane that skidded off runway

    Federal investigators have downloaded the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder of the plane that skidded off the runway in a snowstorm at LaGuardia Airport. The recorders from Delta Air Lines flight 1086 were brought to the National...
  • AEG, falling behind in fight for NFL stadium, takes the gloves off

    AEG, falling behind in fight for NFL stadium, takes the gloves off
    Last month, Carson Mayor Jim Dear took a call from a top executive at sports and entertainment giant AEG. Ted Fikre, the company's vice chairman, wanted to talk about the stadium that the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders plan to build in the South...
  • NTSB has plenty of questions to answer in NYC runway slide

    As the National Transportation Safety Board begins its investigation into a Delta jetliner that slid off a runway while landing during a snowstorm at LaGuardia Airport, there is no shortage of questions to pursue: How big a factor was the snow? Was the...
  • Galena derailment should put Chicago on alert, officials say

    Galena derailment should put Chicago on alert, officials say
    The fiery train derailment Thursday near Galena should serve as a wake-up call for the state and the Chicago area to be better prepared in the event of a similar incident in the metropolitan area, officials said. The BNSF Railway train carrying 103 tank...
  • Doctor helping downed pilot is shocked to find Harrison Ford

    Dr. Sanjay Khurana was close to finishing a golf game when a vintage plane clipped a tree and "dropped like a rock" onto the next hole's green. He rushed to the crash, finding a pilot bleeding from a deep gash in his head. When the surgeon got a closer...
  • Harrison Ford praised for response in crash landing

    Harrison Ford praised for response in crash landing
    Every few years, a small propeller plane from Santa Monica Airport crashes in a residential area. They have hit streets, garages, an apartment house carport and occasionally a home. On Thursday, it happened again. Only this time actor Harrison Ford...
  • Bloodied Harrison Ford asks, 'Where am I?' after plane crash in Venice

    Bloodied Harrison Ford asks, 'Where am I?' after plane crash in Venice
    A bloodied Harrison Ford asked, “Where am I?" as a group of bystanders carefully extracted him from the wreckage of his vintage plane after it crashed Thursday, a witness says. That witness, a spine surgeon, was a first responder when Ford's plane...
  • Small plane skids off runway in Oxford, no one hurt

    Emergency responders say a small plane skidded off a runway at an airport in Oxford and slid into some snow, but no one was hurt. Officials with the Oxford Ambulance Association say the mishap occurred Friday afternoon at Waterbury-Oxford Airport. State...
  • NTSB has plenty of questions to answer in NYC runway slide

    As the National Transportation Safety Board begins its investigation into a Delta jetliner that slid off a runway while landing during a snowstorm at LaGuardia Airport, there is no shortage of questions to pursue: How big a factor was the snow? Was...