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  • Landing gear punched into Southwest 737 jet on landing, NTSB says

    Landing gear punched into Southwest 737 jet on landing, NTSB says
    The landing gear didn't just collapse when a Southwest Airlines jet touched down in New York City and plunged nose-first into the tarmac: The landing gear punched into the plane itself as it skidded for almost half a mile. The new revelations came...
  • Southwest plane's nose gear landed first, NTSB says

    Federal investigators said Thursday that a Southwest Airlines jet that crashed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport landed first on its nose gear before the main landing gear made contact with the runway. “The landing scenario that the report...
  • Mykki Blanco aims for the masses

    Mykki Blanco aims for the masses
    Last Thursday afternoon, Michael Quattlebaum Jr. waited to board a flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Raleigh, N.C., where the 27-year-old would spend Christmas with his mother. It was a familiar feeling, as Quattlebaum found himself sitting in...
  • Five years later, the Miracle on the Hudson still awes aviation

    Just minutes after US Airways Flight 1549 left LaGuardia Airport in Queens five years ago, a flock of geese invaded the craft’s engines, forcing the plane into a watery emergency landing that became known as the Miracle on the Hudson and helped...
  • Settlement OKs merger of American Airlines, US Airways

    Settlement OKs merger of American Airlines, US Airways
    The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it has reached a settlement agreement to allow the merger of American Airlines and US Airways to form the nation's largest air carrier. The department, which sued in August to stop the merger, said that as...
  • Merger of American Airlines and US Airways cleared for takeoff

    American Airlines and US Airways moved another step closer to creating the world's biggest carrier but had to make concessions to help ensure the deal wouldn't lead to service cuts and higher fares. The Justice Department said Tuesday the agency would...
  • Deadly storm disrupts thousands of flights, may snarl holiday travel

    Deadly storm disrupts thousands of flights, may snarl holiday travel
    More than 200 flights were canceled and more than 5,000 were delayed by a deadly storm that is on track to pounce on the East Coast on the busiest travel day of the year. The airports hardest hit by the cancellations and delays so far were Charlotte...
  • Stormy weather makes Thanksgiving travel a slog

    The common wisdom is that everything begins in California and then trends eastward. Add Thanksgiving weather to the list. A storm that began in the West has worked its way through the South and Midwest and has become a wall of pain from the Carolinas...
  • Storm frustrates East Coast travelers

    BOSTON — High winds and a powerful storm system moving through the Northeast stranded some travelers and delayed others Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year, and threatened part of a New York Thanksgiving celebration. Some of the...
  • Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations

    Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations
    The busiest travel day of the year collided with an ugly storm that swept up from the Southeast to the East Coast, drifting into the nation's busiest airspace. The results were 667 canceled flights and 6,435 flights delayed at least 15 minutes on the...
  • Hampton U. women have lengthy, successful road trip

    Hampton U. women have lengthy, successful road trip
    After two weeks, three states and five games, Hampton University’s women’s basketball team returned to campus Monday weary, but optimistic about the season ahead. The Lady Pirates went 3-2, won the Cal State Northridge tournament and...