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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Facing numerous obstacles, Harrison Ford did 'best thing' to land plane

     Facing numerous obstacles, Harrison Ford did 'best thing' to land plane
    When the engine on actor Harrison Ford’s single-engine plane sputtered and died just after takeoff Thursday, a landscape of obstacles lay on the ground before him. Homes, shopping centers and narrow¬†beachside-community streets crisscross the two...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Plane skids off snowy New York runway, stops next to icy bay

    A Delta jetliner landing at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm Thursday skidded off a runway and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest just feet from the roiling waters of an icy bay. Six people were hurt in the midday...
  • Plane that skidded through fence at LaGuardia is removed

    The rough landing of a Delta jetliner at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm just minutes after the runway had been plowed has raised questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice. Six people were hurt when the plane...
  • Harrison Ford's plane crash could spur efforts to close Santa Monica Airport

    Harrison Ford's plane crash could spur efforts to close Santa Monica Airport
    Actor Harrison Ford was injured Thursday when his vintage airplane experienced engine trouble and crash-landed on a Venice golf course — an accident that could well spur efforts to close Santa Monica Airport. Ford, 72, an experienced pilot and...
  • Passengers from Delta plane that slid off runway get refunds

    Delta Air Lines says the passengers from the plane that slid off the runway at LaGuardia airport have all gotten refunds. Thursday's accident of Flight 1086 from Atlanta caused only minor injuries to six passengers. The plane packed with 130 people...