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  • Police Would Need Warrant To Launch Surveillance Drones

    Police Would Need Warrant To Launch Surveillance Drones
    HARTFORD – With the federal government expected to deregulate drones starting in November, a key legislative committee voted this week for a comprehensive bill that requires police to obtain a warrant before using a drone to conduct criminal...
  • 2 members of Illinois State University athletics department among 7 killed in plane crash

    2 members of Illinois State University athletics department among 7 killed in plane crash
    Two members of Illinois State University's athletic department were among the seven people killed when their small plane crashed near the Bloomington airport while returning from the NCAA basketball championship game in Indianapolis, authorities said....
  • Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash

    Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field on Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University's associate head basketball...
  • Helicopter owner reports that chopper crashed in river

    The owner of a helicopter has reported that it crashed into the Tennessee River in northern Alabama, federal aviation officials said Tuesday. The owner reported that the Hughes H369 with one person onboard crashed Monday afternoon near Florence, the...
  • FAA investigating two Lehigh County plane accidents

    FAA investigating two Lehigh County plane accidents
    The skies were clear and the weather was near perfect Monday for the first time in months, which makes the wreck of two small private planes three hours apart even more bizarre, local authorities said. One plane came down about 1 p.m. during takeoff from...
  • Small plane crashes during takeoff at Queen City Airport; no injuries reported

    Small plane crashes during takeoff at Queen City Airport; no injuries reported
    A four-seat airplane crashed while taking off at Queen City Airport, but the pilot and his passenger escaped unharmed. The Mooney M20J was trying to take off just after 1 p.m., when the pilot experienced engine trouble moments after lifting off, and...
  • Small aircraft capsizes in Altamonte Springs lake

    Small aircraft capsizes in Altamonte Springs lake
    A small aircraft flying over Lake Orienta in Altamonte Springs on Saturday morning capsized in the lake and had to be fished out of the water, authorities said. Seminole County Fire Rescue Division Chief Robert Beck said the pilot who was not injured was...
  • Flawless flight for 95-year-old pilot could put him in record book

    SACRAMENTO Peter Weber Jr. flew a plane for about 20 minutes on a recent Monday. The flight was nothing fancy, just three looping circles around an area airfield. But it could nonetheless snag a Guinness world record for him. Weber, 95, told reporters...
  • Banner pilot had little time to fix engine problem

    Banner pilot had little time to fix engine problem
    Jordan Dorsey was heading back to North Perry Airport after flying his banner plane over a festival in southwest Miami-Dade County when his engine started to slowly lose power. Suspecting ice had formed in the carburetor, a common ailment in small...
  • Noise complaints at O'Hare soar in January

    Noise complaints at O'Hare soar in January
    O'Hare jet noise complaints hit a new monthly record — 39,500 — in January, the Chicago Department of Aviation reported Friday. It was a more than six fold increase over the 6,321 noise complaints made in January 2014, airport noise...
  • Residents weigh in on aircraft noise at Bob Hope Airport

    Burbank resident Mike Moynahan said when his family lived on Evergreen Street in 1997, planes from Bob Hope Airport would shake the walls of their home during the night and wake his infant daughter. He said the planes have gotten quieter, in general, but...