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  • Passengers treated, released after flight diverts to Buffalo

    A SkyWest airlines flight to Connecticut was diverted, descended steeply and made an emergency landing in New York on Wednesday after three passengers lost consciousness. The flight, carrying 75 passengers, departed from O'Hare International Airport in...
  • Lawmaker: Gyrocopter pilot flew 30 miles in restricted space

    A Florida postal carrier steered his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace for 30 miles to the U.S. Capitol, tracked by the nation's top security agencies, which feared harming tourists on the National Mall if they tried to shoot him...
  • Man who crashed plane in California had ties to Chicago area

    Man who crashed plane in California had ties to Chicago area
    A pilot who authorities said took his life by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in northern California Saturday formerly lived in the Chicago area before he moved to the West Coast to further his career, his former employer said. Zachary...
  • Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo

    Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo
    Authorities say a SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago bound for Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks made an emergency landing in Buffalo after at least one passenger lost consciousness. The Federal Aviation Administration said the flight...
  • SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says

    SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says
    A Connecticut-bound SkyWest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Buffalo International Airport on Wednesday morning after a passenger lost consciousness, the airline said.  The plane may have also experienced a "pressurization...
  • Lawsuit challenges airport noise curfews in the Hamptons

    The battle for the skies above the Hamptons is headed to a courtroom. A group representing helicopter operators has sued, claiming new laws restricting flights at East Hampton's town airport are unconstitutional. The town enacted the laws last week to...
  • Authorities: Man facing charges intentionally crashes plane

    A pilot killed himself by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in Northern California a day after pleading not guilty to domestic violence charges, authorities said Tuesday Zachary Cain Stickler, 34, entered the plea on Friday in Shasta County...
  • Authorities: California man facing charges intentionally crashes plane

    Authorities: California man facing charges intentionally crashes plane
    A pilot killed himself by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in Northern California a day after pleading not guilty to domestic violence charges, authorities said Tuesday Zachary Cain Stickler, 34, entered the plea on Friday in Shasta...
  • More noise meetings added on O'Hare runway issues, Emanuel and FAA say

    More noise meetings added on O'Hare runway issues, Emanuel and FAA say
    Residents weary from airport jet noise will be able to attend four public meetings this summer about a new runway scheduled to open this fall at O'Hare International Airport, the city of Chicago and FAA officials said Tuesday. The Federal Aviation...
  • Chicago photographer cleared to fly drone for news gathering

    Chicago photographer cleared to fly drone for news gathering
    A professional Chicago photographer has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate a small drone for news gathering. Colin Hinkle, 35, said he looks forward to using the technology to bring bird's-eye views of news events to...
  • Chicago man lands first FAA exemption in state to fly drone for aerial photography

    Chicago man lands first FAA exemption in state to fly drone for aerial photography
    Chicagoan Colin Hinkle received word this month that he's allowed to fly small drones, becoming the first in Illinois to be granted permission - under Federal Aviation Administration rules - to launch the small aircraft for his aerial photography...