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  • Four killed in New Mexico medical transport flight crash

    ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - A small medical transport plane bound for Arizona crashed in New Mexico outside of Las Cruces late on Wednesday, killing a patient and three crew members aboard, a state police official said on Thursday. The plane, en...
  • Alaska Airlines agrees to pay $500,000 over 2010 cockpit fire

    (Reuters) - Alaska Airlines has agreed to pay $500,000 in civil penalty claims after an electrical fire ignited in a Boeing 737-400 cockpit in 2010 while it was parked at a gate in Anchorage, the Justice Department said on Friday. The Federal Aviation...
  • Unresponsive plane crashes off Jamaican coast

    MIAMI A small, unresponsive private aircraft Friday overshot its expected destination of Naples Municipal Airport in Florida and was tracked by two U.S. F-15 fighters before it crashed off the coast of Jamaica nearly six hours after it took off from...
  • Australia's Qantas, Virgin allow smartphones throughout flights

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian airlines Qantas Airways Ltd and Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd said passengers can use smartphones and tablets throughout flights from Tuesday after a regulator relaxed a ban on electronic devices on planes. The airlines said...
  • U.S. air controllers track plane with unresponsive pilot off Florida

    MIAMI (Reuters) - U.S. air traffic controllers tracked a plane with an unresponsive pilot off the Florida coast on Friday, apparently headed towards Cuba. The plane, which left from New York state and was headed to Florida, was flying at an altitude of...
  • Commentary: Drones can help control coyote population

    Paparazzi are utilizing aerial drones to invade the privacy of celebrities, and our state Legislature is considering legislation to address this matter. The Los Angeles Police Department has expressed an interest in possibly using aerial drones in police...
  • California bill mandating drone privacy rules heads to governor

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - Strict regulations on how law enforcement and other government agencies can use drones won passage by California lawmakers on Wednesday, a move supporters said would protect privacy and prevent warrantless surveillance....
  • Airline crews may be more likely to get skin cancer

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pilots and flight attendants may be at an increased risk of developing the most deadly form of skin cancer, suggests a new analysis. While the study cannot pinpoint why flight crews are at higher risk, the researchers...
  • Napa quake: Gov. Brown asks for federal disaster declaration

    Napa quake: Gov. Brown asks for federal disaster declaration
    Gov. Jerry Brown has officially requested that President Obama declare a disaster for the counties affected by the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck near Napa, Calif., last month. The Aug. 24 quake resulted in more than 280 injuries, devastated...
  • Pittsburgh airport gas drilling now official

    PITTSBURGH — Ground was broken months ago near Pittsburgh International Airport for Consol Energy's natural gas development project, and drilling began Aug. 15. On Monday morning, Gov. Tom Corbett, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and...
  • Eyes in the sky [Editorial]

    Eyes in the sky  [Editorial]
    Police departments in Maryland and across the country are weighing the costs and benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles as aids in the fight against crime. There are still many unanswered questions regarding the new technology's potential impact on...