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  • Officials: Midway, O'Hare resume normal activity

    Officials: Midway, O'Hare resume normal activity
    Airlines are reporting normal operations this morning at O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport after smoke at an Elgin air-traffic center Tuesday led to widespread delays and cancellations. No major issues were being reported at either of...
  • Teen stowaway unlikely to face criminal charges, in protective custody

    Teen stowaway unlikely to face criminal charges, in protective custody
    A teenager who stowed away on a flight from San Jose to Hawaii and survived has been turned over to child protective services and is unlikely to face criminal charges, the FBI said. The 16-year-old had run away from home when he climbed a fence at San...
  • FAA: U-2 spy plane overloaded computer, caused airline flight chaos

    FAA: U-2 spy plane overloaded computer, caused airline flight chaos
    Federal aviation officials have increased the amount of computer memory available at a Palmdale air traffic control center after it was unable to process the flight plan of a high-flying U-2 spy plane, prompting a temporary halt to airline flights...
  • LAX parking structures reach capacity amid computer-caused flight woes

    LAX parking structures reach capacity amid computer-caused flight woes
      It's been a long day of delays at Los Angeles International Airport and other airports in the region after a Federal Aviation Administration computer glitch closed down flight operations earlier Wednesday. Now parking structures 3, 4, 5 and 6 at LAX...
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  • Close call between two United planes in Houston prompts FAA review

    The FAA is investigating a close call between two United Airlines flights in Houston earlier this month and has put in place preventive measures in response to the incident, an official said Friday.  The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. May 9 about two...
  • Worst plane crash in U.S. history

     Worst plane crash in U.S. history
    Thirty-five years ago Sunday, in what remains the worst airline crash on U.S. soil, more than 270 people were killed near O'Hare International Airport when American Airlines Flight 191 lost its left engine on takeoff, rolled sickeningly and crashed near a...
  • Teenage jet stowaway lucky to be alive, medical experts say

    Some medical experts said that the teenage stowaway who survived a flight from San Jose to Hawaii in the wheel well of a jet is lucky to be alive. The 16-year-old had run away from home when he climbed the fence on Sunday morning and crawled into the...
  • O'Hare noise a pain to changing cast of neighborhoods

     O'Hare noise a pain to changing cast of neighborhoods
    Most of us like to think of ourselves as good people — kind-hearted souls who mourn other people's misfortune, sympathetic types who would hate to see our neighbors suffer. But any notions I may have had about my own generosity of spirit have been...
  • Operations resume at Los Angeles-area airports after computer glitch

    Operations at Los Angeles International Airport were returning to normal Thursday, a day after a computer glitch grounded flights across Southern California. The computer problems occurred at the Los Angeles air traffic control center, Federal...
  • Helicopter crashes on Hart-Miller Island in Essex

    Helicopter crashes on Hart-Miller Island in Essex
    Maryland State Police today released more details about Sunday's helicopter crash that left two people with minor injuries at Hart-Miller Island near Essex. The helicopter, a Brantley B-2B, experienced a mechanical problem Sunday afternoon, state...