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  • European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

    European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:44:12 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-04-21 19:25:10 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 frame from video, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in P...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 frame from video, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in P...
    The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident.
    The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident.
  • Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

    Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:02:22 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:58:52 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...

    The Federal Aviation Administration's announcement late Wednesday comes nearly a year after the engine's manufacturer recommended the additional inspections, and a month after European regulators ordered their airlines to do the work.

    The Federal Aviation Administration's announcement late Wednesday comes nearly a year after the engine's manufacturer recommended the additional inspections, and a month after European regulators ordered their airlines to do the work.

  • Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying

    Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:52:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:53:49 GMT
    (Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...(Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.
  • A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

    A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:52:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:07:49 GMT
    (Marty Martinez via AP). In this April 17, 2018 photo provided by Marty Martinez, Martinez, left, appears with other passengers after a jet engine blew out on the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 plane he was flying in from New York to Dallas, resulting i...(Marty Martinez via AP). In this April 17, 2018 photo provided by Marty Martinez, Martinez, left, appears with other passengers after a jet engine blew out on the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 plane he was flying in from New York to Dallas, resulting i...
    The terrifying string of events on Flight 1380 brought out acts of bravery among passengers and crew and drew across-the-board praise for the pilot.
    The terrifying string of events on Flight 1380 brought out acts of bravery among passengers and crew and drew across-the-board praise for the pilot.
  • Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

    Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:01:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:13:12 GMT
    (Amanda Bourman via AP). The engine on a Southwest Airlines plane is inspected as it sits on the runway at the Philadelphia International Airport after it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.(Amanda Bourman via AP). The engine on a Southwest Airlines plane is inspected as it sits on the runway at the Philadelphia International Airport after it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

    The pilots of the flight with 149 people aboard took it into a rapid descent Tuesday and made an emergency landing, as oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling and passengers said their prayers and braced for impact.

    The pilots of the flight with 149 people aboard took it into a rapid descent Tuesday and made an emergency landing, as oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling and passengers said their prayers and braced for impact.

  • 'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

    'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:01:57 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:10:36 GMT
    (Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...(Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly sucked out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly sucked out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.
  • The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy'

    The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:52:08 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:08:30 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...
    The Philadelphia medical examiner has released the cause of death of a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a window on a Southwest Airlines plane after an engine failure.
    The Philadelphia medical examiner has released the cause of death of a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a window on a Southwest Airlines plane after an engine failure.
  • Bank executive killed in jet tragedy remembered as selfless

    Bank executive killed in jet tragedy remembered as selfless

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:11:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:32:56 GMT
    (Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). In this 2017 photo, Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., poses for a photo in Albuquerque. Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of Riordan, a bank executive on a Southwest Airline...(Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). In this 2017 photo, Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., poses for a photo in Albuquerque. Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of Riordan, a bank executive on a Southwest Airline...
    A New Mexico bank executive who died on Southwest Airlines flight was remembered Wednesday as a dedicated the mother of two who helped others find jobs, volunteered around Albuquerque and brought often fractious...
    A New Mexico bank executive who died on Southwest Airlines flight was remembered Wednesday as a dedicated the mother of two who helped others find jobs, volunteered around Albuquerque and brought often fractious sides together.
  • Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter

    Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:21:53 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:35:41 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...
    Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing after the jet apparently blew an engine in flight is being praised for helping to prevent a far worse tragedy.
    Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing after the jet apparently blew an engine in flight is being praised for helping to prevent a far worse tragedy.
  • French trains, Air France flights disrupted by strikes

    French trains, Air France flights disrupted by strikes

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 08:11:21 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:32:26 GMT
    Rail traffic across France and Air France flights were disrupted by strikes Wednesday despite the insistence of French President Emmanuel Macron that protest actions won't prevent him from making changes to the...
    Rail traffic across France and Air France flights were disrupted by strikes Wednesday despite the insistence of French President Emmanuel Macron that protest actions won't prevent him from making changes to the country's economy.
  • New Mexico mourns bank executive killed on Southwest plane

    New Mexico mourns bank executive killed on Southwest plane

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:05:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:17:21 GMT
    (Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). In this 2017 photo, Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., poses for a photo in Albuquerque. Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of Riordan, a bank executive on a Southwest Airline...(Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). In this 2017 photo, Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., poses for a photo in Albuquerque. Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of Riordan, a bank executive on a Southwest Airline...
    Family, friends and community leaders in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are mourning the death of a bank executive on a Southwest Airlines flight home from a business trip to New York.
    Family, friends and community leaders in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are mourning the death of a bank executive on a Southwest Airlines flight home from a business trip to New York.
  • Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

    Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 16:20:35 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 08:51:46 GMT
    Passengers on board posted on social media that the plane was en route from New York City to Dallas when something happened. (Source: Raycom Media)Passengers on board posted on social media that the plane was en route from New York City to Dallas when something happened. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A Southwest Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport, and video from the scene appears to show a damaged engine.

    A Southwest Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport, and video from the scene appears to show a damaged engine.

  • Allegiant Air under fire after '60 Minutes' safety report

    Allegiant Air under fire after '60 Minutes' safety report

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:18:44 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:11:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Becker, File). File - In this May 9, 2013, file photo, two Allegiant Air jets taxi at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Shares of Allegiant Air’s parent company are tumbling in Monday, April 16, 2018, premarket trading follow...(AP Photo/David Becker, File). File - In this May 9, 2013, file photo, two Allegiant Air jets taxi at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Shares of Allegiant Air’s parent company are tumbling in Monday, April 16, 2018, premarket trading follow...

    Allegiant Air is under fire following a "60 Minutes" investigation that is raising significant safety concerns.

    Allegiant Air is under fire following a "60 Minutes" investigation that is raising significant safety concerns.

  • Korean Air suspends 'nut rage' sister from work over tantrum

    Korean Air suspends 'nut rage' sister from work over tantrum

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:08:38 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:59:01 GMT
    Korean Air Lines says it has suspended one of its chairman's daughters from work after she threw a tantrum at a business meeting, triggering a police investigation and public outrage.
    Korean Air Lines says it has suspended one of its chairman's daughters from work after she threw a tantrum at a business meeting, triggering a police investigation and public outrage.
  • Crash kills 257 in Algeria's deadliest aviation disaster

    Crash kills 257 in Algeria's deadliest aviation disaster

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 4:44 AM EDT2018-04-11 08:44:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-04-12 08:55:37 GMT
    Algeria's state news agency says that a military plane has crashed near the military base of Boufarik in Algeria. (ALG24 via AP)Algeria's state news agency says that a military plane has crashed near the military base of Boufarik in Algeria. (ALG24 via AP)

    Algeria's state news agency says that a military plane has crashed near the military base of Boufarik in Algeria.

    Algeria's state news agency says that a military plane has crashed near the military base of Boufarik in Algeria.

  • Syria braces for possible US attack, calls it 'reckless'

    Syria braces for possible US attack, calls it 'reckless'

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 3:54 AM EDT2018-04-11 07:54:08 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:27 AM EDT2018-04-12 08:27:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Members of the Security Council vote after presentations for a resolution drafted by the United States for an independent investigation on the use of chemical weapons in Syria during a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Members of the Security Council vote after presentations for a resolution drafted by the United States for an independent investigation on the use of chemical weapons in Syria during a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April...
    European airspace authorities are warning aircraft to be careful over the next days when flying close to Syria because of possible military action against President Bashar Assad's forces.
    European airspace authorities are warning aircraft to be careful over the next days when flying close to Syria because of possible military action against President Bashar Assad's forces.
  • Air France workers hold firm on pay demands amid new strikes

    Air France workers hold firm on pay demands amid new strikes

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 4:04 AM EDT2018-04-11 08:04:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:47:18 GMT
    About 30 percent of Air France flights scheduled on Wednesday are expected to be canceled as flight crews and ground staff started a seventh day of strike.
    About 30 percent of Air France flights scheduled on Wednesday are expected to be canceled as flight crews and ground staff started a seventh day of strike.
  • The Latest: Military plane crashes in Algeria, 257 dead

    The Latest: Military plane crashes in Algeria, 257 dead

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-04-11 09:14:11 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-04-11 13:17:13 GMT
    Algerian state radio says that more than 100 people were killed in a military plane crash southwest of the capital.
    Algerian state radio says that more than 100 people were killed in a military plane crash southwest of the capital.
  • Pilot killed in military jet crash in Serbia

    Pilot killed in military jet crash in Serbia

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-04-11 10:14:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-04-11 10:15:12 GMT
    Serbia's defense ministry says a military jet has crashed in the north of the country, killing 1 of 2 pilots who ejected from plane.
    Serbia's defense ministry says a military jet has crashed in the north of the country, killing 1 of 2 pilots who ejected from plane.
  • The Latest: NTSB at scene of deadly plane crash near Phoenix

    The Latest: NTSB at scene of deadly plane crash near Phoenix

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-04-10 14:00:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:28:19 GMT
    Authorities say no one survived a fiery plane crash on a suburban Phoenix golf course Monday night.
    Authorities say no one survived a fiery plane crash on a suburban Phoenix golf course Monday night.
  • Air France strike sees 30 percent of flights cancelled

    Air France strike sees 30 percent of flights cancelled

    Saturday, April 7 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-04-07 09:27:29 GMT
    Sunday, April 8 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-04-08 22:09:17 GMT
    Some 30 percent of Air France flights have been cancelled as strikes over pay rises appear to be intensifying.
    Some 30 percent of Air France flights have been cancelled as strikes over pay rises appear to be intensifying.
  • Officials respond to plane crash near Homerville, no injuries

    Officials respond to plane crash near Homerville, no injuries

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 12:17 AM EST2017-03-07 05:17:44 GMT
    The Clinch County Sheriff's Office responded to a plane crash four miles north of Homerville Monday afternoon. (Source: WALB)The Clinch County Sheriff's Office responded to a plane crash four miles north of Homerville Monday afternoon. (Source: WALB)
    The Clinch County Sheriff's Office responded to a plane crash four miles north of Homerville Monday afternoon. (Source: WALB)The Clinch County Sheriff's Office responded to a plane crash four miles north of Homerville Monday afternoon. (Source: WALB)

    The Clinch County Sheriff's Office is responding to a plane crash four miles north of Homerville.

    The Clinch County Sheriff's Office is responding to a plane crash four miles north of Homerville.

  • Flying Blind: Laser strikes on the rise at airports

    Flying Blind: Laser strikes on the rise at airports

    Tuesday, May 3 2016 2:18 PM EDT2016-05-03 18:18:55 GMT
    Tuesday, February 27 2018 11:54 AM EST2018-02-27 16:54:28 GMT
    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)
    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)

    The last thing any air passenger wants is something distracting the pilot during a flight, but laser strikes are happening at our local airports.

    The last thing any air passenger wants is something distracting the pilot during a flight, but laser strikes are happening at our local airports.

  • Passenger boards plane then opens emergency exit, uses slide to leave

    Passenger boards plane then opens emergency exit, uses slide to leave

    Tuesday, February 27 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-02-27 07:12:57 GMT
    Tuesday, February 27 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-02-27 07:12:57 GMT
    The man was arrested and faces charges in connection to the incident. (Source: ekkun/Flickr)The man was arrested and faces charges in connection to the incident. (Source: ekkun/Flickr)

    The man was arrested and faces charges in connection to the incident.

    The man was arrested and faces charges in connection to the incident.

  • Passengers describe mid-air scare when engine cover rips off plane

    Passengers describe mid-air scare when engine cover rips off plane

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:23 AM EST2018-02-14 16:23:26 GMT
    (Image: Erik Haddad/Twitter)(Image: Erik Haddad/Twitter)

    Passengers on board a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu got quite a scare Tuesday when an engine covering apparently came off mid-flight.

    Passengers on board a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu got quite a scare Tuesday when an engine covering apparently came off mid-flight.

  • Former Gov. Barbour arrested with loaded handgun at security checkpoint in airport

    Former Gov. Barbour arrested with loaded handgun at security checkpoint in airport

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 7:56 AM EST2018-01-31 12:56:47 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    On the morning of January 2, Barbour was boarding a flight from Jackson to Washington. He told the Associated Press he forgot he was carrying the gun, which he had put in his briefcase after an assistant removed it from his car days earlier.

    On the morning of January 2, Barbour was boarding a flight from Jackson to Washington. He told the Associated Press he forgot he was carrying the gun, which he had put in his briefcase after an assistant removed it from his car days earlier.

  • Artist tries to bring peacock on airplane, claims it's an emotional support animal

    Artist tries to bring peacock on airplane, claims it's an emotional support animal

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 6:39 PM EST2018-01-30 23:39:09 GMT
    Tuesday, January 30 2018 8:59 PM EST2018-01-31 01:59:47 GMT

    United Airlines said in a statement they told the woman three times before she came to the airport that the peacock would not be allowed on the flight.

    United Airlines said in a statement they told the woman three times before she came to the airport that the peacock would not be allowed on the flight.

  • Woman taken off flight in tears misses saying goodbye to dying mom

    Woman taken off flight in tears misses saying goodbye to dying mom

    Friday, January 26 2018 8:54 PM EST2018-01-27 01:54:07 GMT
    Friday, January 26 2018 9:45 PM EST2018-01-27 02:45:47 GMT

    A gate agent removed Carrol Amrich from the flight just minutes before it took off and told her ticket had been cancelled.

    A gate agent removed Carrol Amrich from the flight just minutes before it took off and told her ticket had been cancelled.

  • Slidell police arrest man for doing 'donuts' on airport runway

    Slidell police arrest man for doing 'donuts' on airport runway

    John Robertson, 49 ( Source: Slidell PD)John Robertson, 49 ( Source: Slidell PD)

    Slidell police have arrested a man after he was driving erratically and doing "donuts" on the Slidell airport runway. 

    Slidell police have arrested a man after he was driving erratically and doing "donuts" on the Slidell airport runway. 

  • Hawaii mom sues United after her toddler's seat was sold to standby passenger

    Hawaii mom sues United after her toddler's seat was sold to standby passenger

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:22 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:22:44 GMT
    (Image: Shirley Yamauchi)(Image: Shirley Yamauchi)

    A Hawaii mother who was forced to hold her 2-year-old son in her lap after United Airlines sold his seat to a standby passenger is now suing the airline.

    A Hawaii mother who was forced to hold her 2-year-old son in her lap after United Airlines sold his seat to a standby passenger is now suing the airline.

  • Hawaiian Airlines safely makes Kona to Honolulu flight with one engine

    Hawaiian Airlines safely makes Kona to Honolulu flight with one engine

    Friday, July 14 2017 2:40 AM EDT2017-07-14 06:40:29 GMT
    A plane similar to the Boeing 717 involved prepares for takeoff at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. (Image: Hawaii News Now)A plane similar to the Boeing 717 involved prepares for takeoff at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

    Queny Rios, her boyfriend, and their daughter were on Hawaiian Airlines flight 177 from Kona to Honolulu Wednesday. 

    Queny Rios, her boyfriend, and their daughter were on Hawaiian Airlines flight 177 from Kona to Honolulu Wednesday. 

  • Government admits fault in deadly F-16, Cessna collision over Moncks Corner

    Government admits fault in deadly F-16, Cessna collision over Moncks Corner

    Thursday, July 13 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-07-13 22:44:56 GMT
    Wreckage from the crash. (Source: Facebook)Wreckage from the crash. (Source: Facebook)

    The National Transportation Safety Board released the probable cause Tuesday in the deadly 2015 mid-air collision between an F-16 and a Cessna 150 over Moncks Corner, citing the approach controller's warning to the jet pilot.

    The National Transportation Safety Board released the probable cause Tuesday in the deadly 2015 mid-air collision between an F-16 and a Cessna 150 over Moncks Corner, citing the approach controller's warning to the jet pilot.

  • United Airlines apologizes after giving away toddler's seat

    United Airlines apologizes after giving away toddler's seat

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-07-05 16:42:03 GMT

    A Hawaii teacher says she was forced to hold her 27-month old son on her lap for three and a half hours, after United Airlines gave the toddler's seat to a standby passenger. 

    A Hawaii teacher says she was forced to hold her 27-month old son on her lap for three and a half hours, after United Airlines gave the toddler's seat to a standby passenger. 

  • Man killed after shooting at cellphone store identified

    Man killed after shooting at cellphone store identified

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 10:24 PM EDT2017-05-17 02:24:15 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    The man who was shot at a Boost Mobile store in Memphis has died, according to Memphis Police Department. 

    The man who was shot at a Boost Mobile store in Memphis has died, according to Memphis Police Department. 

  • United Airlines apologizes after canceling man's reservation at Armstrong

    United Airlines apologizes after canceling man's reservation at Armstrong

    United Airlines has apologized after a heated exchange between a would-be passenger and a customer service agent was recorded Saturday morning at the Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans.  

    United Airlines has apologized after a heated exchange between a would-be passenger and a customer service agent was recorded Saturday morning at the Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans.  

  • Delta 'sorry' for kicking family off Maui flight for not giving up child's seat

    California family kicked off flight from Maui after argument over child's seat

    Thursday, May 4 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-05-05 02:41:44 GMT

    A Southern California family says they were kicked off an overbooked Delta Air Lines flight from Maui to Los Angeles and were even threatened with arrest because they refused to give up a seat occupied by their 2-year-old son.

    A Southern California family says they were kicked off an overbooked Delta Air Lines flight from Maui to Los Angeles and were even threatened with arrest because they refused to give up a seat occupied by their 2-year-old son.

  • Alaska Airlines flight returns to Honolulu after odor sickens crew

    Alaska Airlines flight returns to Honolulu after odor sickens crew

    Thursday, April 6 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-04-06 17:08:09 GMT
    (Image: Marina Tressler)(Image: Marina Tressler)

    Alaska Air flight 892 returned to Honolulu after departing the Honolulu International Airport, Wednesday evening. DOT officials say an odor in the cabin sickened four flight crew members. Upon arrival in Honolulu, the four crew members requested to be transported to the hospital for evaluation.  One passenger told Hawaii News Now the plane was in the air for about an hour before being turned around. The passenger also said other passengers appeared to show signs of being sicken...

    Alaska Air flight 892 returned to Honolulu after departing the Honolulu International Airport, Wednesday evening. DOT officials say an odor in the cabin sickened four flight crew members. Upon arrival in Honolulu, the four crew members requested to be transported to the hospital for evaluation.  One passenger told Hawaii News Now the plane was in the air for about an hour before being turned around. The passenger also said other passengers appeared to show signs of being sicken...

  • Security guard fatally shoots family's dog at Honolulu airport

    Security guard fatally shoots family's dog at Honolulu airport

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 6:29 AM EDT2017-03-29 10:29:43 GMT

    A security guard at Honolulu International Airport fatally shot a family's dog on Tuesday evening, after the pet apparently got loose in an open area.

    A security guard at Honolulu International Airport fatally shot a family's dog on Tuesday evening, after the pet apparently got loose in an open area.

  • School identifies Jackson, TN family killed in AL plane crash

    School identifies Jackson, TN family killed in AL plane crash

    Monday, March 27 2017 5:56 AM EDT2017-03-27 09:56:56 GMT
    A wing from the plane at the scene of the crash (Source: Source: Jamiese Price/WBRC)A wing from the plane at the scene of the crash (Source: Source: Jamiese Price/WBRC)

    A Jackson, Tennessee family has been identified as the victims of a plane crash in central Alabama on Saturday. The University School of Jackson named the victims as two of their students, 14-year-old Jillian and 16-year-old Jacob, and their parents Joseph and Jennifer Crenshaw. 

    A Jackson, Tennessee family has been identified as the victims of a plane crash in central Alabama on Saturday. The University School of Jackson named the victims as two of their students, 14-year-old Jillian and 16-year-old Jacob, and their parents Joseph and Jennifer Crenshaw. 

  • Plane collides with deer on takeoff at Charlotte airport

    Plane collides with deer on takeoff at Charlotte airport

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 4:18 PM EST2017-02-15 21:18:46 GMT

    A flight bound for Mississippi from Charlotte declared an emergency after it collided with a deer while trying to take off Wednesday.

    A flight bound for Mississippi from Charlotte declared an emergency after it collided with a deer while trying to take off Wednesday.

  • FAA reports show laser strikes in NE Arkansas

    FAA reports show laser strikes in NE Arkansas

    Monday, May 23 2016 9:15 PM EDT2016-05-24 01:15:31 GMT
    Monday, January 23 2017 3:13 PM EST2017-01-23 20:13:56 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Reports from the Federal Aviation Administration showed incidents involving lasers strikes on planes have increased in the past few years and a few of them happened in Region 8.

    Reports from the Federal Aviation Administration showed incidents involving lasers strikes on planes have increased in the past few years and a few of them happened in Region 8.

  • Officials: Seat with possible human remains recovered in plane crash wreckage

    Officials: Seat with possible human remains recovered in plane crash wreckage

    Monday, January 9 2017 11:03 AM EST2017-01-09 16:03:11 GMT

    A seat with possible human remains has been recovered in the search for a missing plane in Lake Erie, officials said during a press conference Friday night.

    A seat with possible human remains has been recovered in the search for a missing plane in Lake Erie, officials said during a press conference Friday night.

  • Plane makes emergency landing at CHS International Airport after baby born mid-flight

    Plane makes emergency landing at CHS International Airport after baby born mid-flight

    Sunday, December 4 2016 7:30 PM EST2016-12-05 00:30:02 GMT
    Source: Southwest AirlinesSource: Southwest Airlines
    Source: Southwest AirlinesSource: Southwest Airlines

    A plane heading for Orlando made an emergency stop in Charleston, with one more person flying on-board than when the plane took off.

    A plane heading for Orlando made an emergency stop in Charleston, with one more person flying on-board than when the plane took off.

  • Police: Man admits pointing laser at Sky Harbor, Deer Valley aircraft

    Police: Man admits pointing laser at Sky Harbor, Deer Valley aircraft

    Monday, November 14 2016 11:06 AM EST2016-11-14 16:06:09 GMT
    Monday, November 14 2016 12:12 PM EST2016-11-14 17:12:38 GMT
    The suspect is Lam Tran, 57. Police took him into custody without incident at his home. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)The suspect is Lam Tran, 57. Police took him into custody without incident at his home. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Police say they have arrested a man in connection with laser strikes on light aircraft flying into and out of both Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Deer Valley Regional Airport. The suspect is Lam Tran, 57, and police say he "made statements admitting his involvement in the strikes."

    Police say they have arrested a man in connection with laser strikes on light aircraft flying into and out of both Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Deer Valley Regional Airport. The suspect is Lam Tran, 57, and police say he "made statements admitting his involvement in the strikes."

  • Planes, hangars damaged by fire at Spirit of St. Louis Airport overnight

    Planes, hangars damaged by fire at Spirit of St. Louis Airport overnight

    Monday, October 31 2016 8:56 AM EDT2016-10-31 12:56:59 GMT
    Firefighters at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport Monday morning (Credit: KMOV)Firefighters at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport Monday morning (Credit: KMOV)

    Firefighters spent three hours working to control a fire at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport overnight.

    Firefighters spent three hours working to control a fire at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport overnight.

  • Airlines required to make refunds for delayed baggage

    Airlines required to make refunds for delayed baggage

    Wednesday, October 19 2016 4:36 PM EDT2016-10-19 20:36:36 GMT
    Wednesday, October 19 2016 5:32 PM EDT2016-10-19 21:32:59 GMT

    New airline regulations the Obama administration announced are designed to improve air travel for millions of Americans. 

    New airline regulations the Obama administration announced are designed to improve air travel for millions of Americans. 

  • 4 Mid-South dentists among 6 people killed in plane crash

    4 Mid-South dentists among 6 people killed in plane crash

    A small plane headed to Oxford, Mississippi crashed in Tuscaloosa County, killing six people, according to Northport Fire Chief Bart Marshal.

    A small plane headed to Oxford, Mississippi crashed in Tuscaloosa County, killing six people, according to Northport Fire Chief Bart Marshal.

  • Charlotte-bound flight lands safely after pressurization problem indicator

    Charlotte-bound flight lands safely after pressurization problem indicator

    Tuesday, August 9 2016 11:50 AM EDT2016-08-09 15:50:23 GMT
    (Source: WBTV/File)(Source: WBTV/File)

    American Flight 1936 took off from Washington’s Reagan National Airport just after 9:30 a.m. according to FlightAware.

    American Flight 1936 took off from Washington’s Reagan National Airport just after 9:30 a.m. according to FlightAware.

  • JetBlue considering flights to Europe

    JetBlue considering flights to Europe

    Tuesday, July 26 2016 4:45 PM EDT2016-07-26 20:45:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 26 2016 4:44 PM EDT2016-07-26 20:44:59 GMT

    JetBlue is considering flights to Europe for the first time ever. 

    JetBlue is considering flights to Europe for the first time ever. 

  • Friends, family remember those killed in Kauai plane crash

    Friends, family remember those killed in Kauai plane crash

    Wednesday, May 25 2016 6:09 PM EDT2016-05-25 22:09:34 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now via Hawaii Stream)(Image: Hawaii News Now via Hawaii Stream)

    New details are emerging about the victims killed in a skydiving plane crash near Port Allen Airport on Monday. 

    The five people killed in Monday's Skydive Kauai plane crash included two brothers, a pilot who had recently moved to the islands, and a skydiving instructor who leaves behind a twin sister.

  • Laser strikes ground pilots flying over New Orleans, across country

    Laser strikes ground pilots flying over New Orleans, across country

    Everyday pilots across the country face a danger the FBI says could crash a plane. And, it's happening in New Orleans too. FOX 8 Investigates "Flying Blind." 

    Everyday pilots across the country face a danger the FBI says could crash a plane. And, it's happening in New Orleans too. FOX 8 Investigates "Flying Blind." 

  • Carl Monday interactive: Laser strikes on pilots double to 7,700

    Carl Monday interactive: Laser strikes on pilots double to 7,700

    Thursday, May 19 2016 7:51 AM EDT2016-05-19 11:51:55 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    It comes in the form of a burst of blinding light from below. For pilots, laser strikes are more than a distraction. They’re dangerous, and even blinding. 

    It comes in the form of a burst of blinding light from below. For pilots, laser strikes are more than a distraction. They’re dangerous, and even blinding. 

  • Solar Impulse 2 lands in Oklahoma

    Solar Impulse 2 lands in Oklahoma

    Friday, May 13 2016 12:48 PM EDT2016-05-13 16:48:08 GMT
    Friday, May 13 2016 12:48 PM EDT2016-05-13 16:48:08 GMT

    The solar plane is making an around-the-world flight, and is trying to get to New York City.

    The solar plane is making an around-the-world flight, and is trying to get to New York City.

  • Flying Blind: laser strikes against aircraft reach record level

    Flying Blind: laser strikes against aircraft reach record level

    Monday, May 9 2016 1:10 PM EDT2016-05-09 17:10:39 GMT
    Tuesday, May 10 2016 11:26 PM EDT2016-05-11 03:26:22 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Reckless pranksters call it fun. The FBI calls it a felony. But that hasn't stopped people from shining laser pointers into the sky, blinding pilots right in their cockpits. Chief Consumer Investigator Andy Wise digs into a dangerous prank on a record pace to hurt or kill someone.

    Reckless pranksters call it fun. The FBI calls it a felony. But that hasn't stopped people from shining laser pointers into the sky, blinding pilots right in their cockpits. Chief Consumer Investigator Andy Wise digs into a dangerous prank on a record pace to hurt or kill someone.

  • Hawaiian Airlines pilots to vote on strike authorization

    Hawaiian Airlines pilots to vote on strike authorization

    Tuesday, April 19 2016 11:50 PM EDT2016-04-20 03:50:48 GMT
    Tuesday, April 19 2016 11:50 PM EDT2016-04-20 03:50:48 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now/File)(Image: Hawaii News Now/File)

    A strike could be on the horizon for Hawaiian Airlines as pilot leaders are fed up with management's pace on a new contract while the company is making record profits.

    A strike could be on the horizon for Hawaiian Airlines as pilot leaders are fed up with management's pace on a new contract while the company is making record profits.

  • Pilot makes emergency landing at Glendale airport

    Pilot makes emergency landing at Glendale airport

    Monday, April 11 2016 6:49 PM EDT2016-04-11 22:49:05 GMT
    Tuesday, April 12 2016 8:21 AM EDT2016-04-12 12:21:12 GMT
    The pilot of a Cessna was forced to make an emergency landing when the plane's landing gear failed (Source: Glendale Fire Dept.)The pilot of a Cessna was forced to make an emergency landing when the plane's landing gear failed (Source: Glendale Fire Dept.)

    The pilot of a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing when the plane's front landing gear failed.

    The pilot of a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing when the plane's front landing gear failed.

  • Possible MH370 missing plane part found by SA teen

    Possible MH370 missing plane part found by SA teen

    Saturday, March 12 2016 6:14 PM EST2016-03-12 23:14:45 GMT
    Saturday, March 12 2016 9:54 PM EST2016-03-13 02:54:47 GMT

    Airplane experts are trying to determine whether a piece of airplane debris a South African teen found came from a missing Malaysia airplane.

    Airplane experts are trying to determine whether a piece of airplane debris a South African teen found came from a missing Malaysia airplane. 

  • NTSB: Tour chopper pilot heard 'grinding noise' before crash into Pearl Harbor

    NTSB: Tour chopper pilot heard 'grinding noise' before crash into Pearl Harbor

    Wednesday, February 24 2016 12:29 PM EST2016-02-24 17:29:21 GMT
    Wednesday, February 24 2016 6:28 PM EST2016-02-24 23:28:11 GMT

    The pilot of a tour helicopter that crashed into waters just off the Arizona Memorial visitors last Thursday said he felt a vibration and heard a grinding noise before the chopper went down, according to a preliminary report released Wednesday.

    The pilot of a tour helicopter that crashed into waters just off the Arizona Memorial visitors last Thursday said he felt a vibration and heard a grinding noise before the chopper went down, according to a preliminary report released Wednesday.

  • NTSB officials release plane crash details

    NTSB officials release plane crash details

    Sunday, January 31 2016 3:12 PM EST2016-01-31 20:12:16 GMT
    Tuesday, February 2 2016 11:39 PM EST2016-02-03 04:39:33 GMT

    A mechanical engineer with the National Transportation Safety Board released new details as they continue their investigation into what caused the fatal plane crash Saturday.

    A mechanical engineer with the National Transportation Safety Board released new details as they continue their investigation into what caused the fatal plane crash Saturday.

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  • Thousands attend Barbara Bush's funeral

    Thousands attend Barbara Bush's funeral

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:52:12 GMT

    The funeral services have been set for former first lady Barbara Bush.   

    The funeral services have been set for former first lady Barbara Bush.   

  • Teens beat, carjack pregnant elementary school teacher

    Teens beat, carjack pregnant elementary school teacher

    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-04-21 12:53:43 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:57:25 GMT
    Police Police are searching for four teenage girls who "smacked" the woman and drove off with her Kia Sportage.Police Police are searching for four teenage girls who "smacked" the woman and drove off with her Kia Sportage.
    Police are searching for four teenage girls 'smacked' the woman and drove off with her Kia Sportage.Police are searching for four teenage girls 'smacked' the woman and drove off with her Kia Sportage.

    Police are searching for four teenage girls who "smacked" the woman and drove off with her Kia Sportage.

    Police are searching for four teenage girls who "smacked" the woman and drove off with her Kia Sportage.

  • Man accused of luring elementary students with candy in Virginia

    Man accused of luring elementary students with candy in Virginia

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:11:31 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:51:36 GMT
    Schools in Norfolk, VA, are warning parents about a person in a van trying to lure kids. (Source: WTKR/CNN)Schools in Norfolk, VA, are warning parents about a person in a van trying to lure kids. (Source: WTKR/CNN)

    Schools in Norfolk, VA, are warning parents about a person in a van trying to lure kids.

    Schools in Norfolk, VA, are warning parents about a person in a van trying to lure kids.

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