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  • Despite rocket explosion, Wallops Island seen as force for economic growth

    Despite rocket explosion, Wallops Island seen as force for economic growth
    As the countdown to the ill-fated Wallops Island rocket launch began Tuesday evening, Todd Burbage directed his gaze skyward into the sunset. "I heard a boom and saw a plume of smoke," said Burbage, a local real estate developer watching from a dock in...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION LOS ANGELES Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed during testing Friday, according to a Mojave Air and Space Port spokesperson and the FAA. A statement from Virgin Galactic said its partner Scaled Composites conducted the test flight Friday,...
  • Space tourism set back by accident, industry still sees lift off

    Space tourism set back by accident, industry still sees lift off
    The wait for paying passengers to see Earth from the vantage point of space looked a lot longer on Friday, following the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's first spaceship, but aspiring space tourists did not appear to be lining up for refunds. About...
  • Airport Board: Staff didn't have training to tranquilize bears

    When a helicopter pilot spotted a family of black bears on the grounds of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport last week, officials said staff had no choice but to remove the potential threat. Airport staff shot and killed a 275-pound sow...
  • Kissimmee-based cargo plane crashes, killing 1

    Kissimmee-based cargo plane crashes, killing 1
    Reuters — A Kissimmee-based cargo plane crashed off the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten on Wednesday, killing at least one of two people on board, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration confirmed on Thursday. The Skyway Enterprises twin-...
  • Aviation chief: O'Hare noise problems won't go away

    Aviation chief: O'Hare noise problems won't go away
    Aldermen pressing for a firm commitment from the city to reduce noise from jets at O'Hare International Airport were told Friday by the outgoing aviation commissioner that "airplanes do create noise." Regarding the record number of O'Hare noise...
  • Plane crash at Wichita airport kills 4, injures 5

    WICHITA, Kan. Mike Metz was working on the roof of a building near Mid-Continent Airport on Thursday morning when he said he noticed a low-flying plane just south of the FlightSafety International building. "The next thing I knew, it hit the top of the...
  • Two dead after plane crashes at Wichita airport

    WICHITA, Kan. Two people were killed Thursday morning when a twin-engine plane crashed on top of a building near Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport, authorities said. Five people were transported to Via Christi St. Francis Hospital. One of the victims was...
  • 4 dead, 5 missing after plane crashes at Wichita airport

    WICHITA, Kan. A twin-engine aircraft crashed on top of a building at Mid-Continent Airport just after take-off Thursday morning, killing at least four people and injuring at least five others, authorities said. The plane struck the top of a...
  • 4 dead, 5 injured as small plane crashes into Kansas building

    A twin-engine plane crashed into a building shortly after takeoff from Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., on Thursday, killing four people, injuring five and touching off what one official described as a horrific fire that partially collapsed the...
  • 4 dead may be the 4 counted as missing after Wichita plane crash

    WICHITA, Kan. The four people that authorities thought were missing since a twin-engine aircraft crashed Thursday morning on top of a building at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport apparently are the same four who were confirmed dead earlier in the day,...