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  • Union calls for reinstatement of fired United flight attendants

    Union calls for reinstatement of fired United flight attendants
    The Association of Flight Attendants on Friday demanded reinstatement of 13 United Airlines flights attendants who were fired after refusing to fly on a plane that had "menacing" graffiti written in oil residue on the aircraft's tail. The union said the...
  • FAA to require airlines use data analysis to spot safety trends, prevent accidents

    FAA to require airlines use data analysis to spot safety trends, prevent accidents
    New federal rules announced Wednesday will require airlines to collect and analyze safety data in an effort to spot troubling trends and help prevent accidents. The Federal Aviation Administration said the causes of 123 accidents between 2001 and 2010...
  • Scrawl found on United jet, attendants fired when they refuse to fly

    Scrawl found on United jet, attendants fired when they refuse to fly
    Thirteen flight attendants filed a whistle-blower complaint against United Airlines on Wednesday, alleging that they were fired in retaliation for refusing to fly after discovering drawings on the aircraft's tail that they found menacing. On July 14,...
  • It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a drone! Looking for gadgets at CES? Don't forget to look up

    When you're searching for the hottest gadgets on the floor of this year's consumer electronics show, be sure to look up. For the first time ever, there's an International CES section dedicated to drones. More than 20 companies are showing off dozens of...
  • Students take photos 90,000 feet up in the air

    Students take photos 90,000 feet up in the air
    Fort Lauderdale students Sean Herbert and Will Hinson still can't believe they pulled it off. But the proof is in the pictures. From the middle of the stratosphere, 90,000 feet up the air, scenes captured by the duo show the edge of the Earth...
  • 'Brave little girl' survives plane crash that killed 4 family members, walks to find help

    Bleeding and alone, 7-year-old Sailor Gutzler had just survived a plane crash that killed her family. She walked through about a mile of woods and thick briar patches, wearing a short-sleeve shirt, shorts and no shoes in near-freezing temperatures when...
  • Child survivor of plane crash walked alone through woods for help

    Larry Wilkins was watching the evening news Friday when he heard a knock on his door. Standing on his porch was 7-year-old Sailor Gutzler, who said through her tears that she has just been in a plane crash. Stunned, Wilkins, 71, took the child in, put...
  • Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River

    Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River
    Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways. The battleground is the Virginia Supreme...
  • United flight attendants say they were fired over security, safety concerns

    United flight attendants say they were fired over security, safety concerns
    Chicago-based United Airlines fired 13 flight attendants who refused to fly on a plane after "someone had written threatening words and drawn menacing images" on the aircraft near its tail, according to a complaint filed this week with the U.S....
  • 'Remarkable young lady,' 7, could help determine cause of plane crash

    Federal investigators were working Sunday to try to determine the cause of a plane crash in western Kentucky that killed four people but left a 7-year-old survivor who freed herself from the wreckage and trekked nearly a mile to find help. The remains...
  • Loss of AirAsia flight parallels 2009 Air France ocean crash that changed pilot training

    The jet dropped from the sky swiftly, without a mayday call. It was quickly swallowed up by the waves. It took nearly two years to find the black boxes from Air France Flight 447, but the Rio de Janeiro to Paris flight that fell into the Atlantic Ocean...