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  • UN agency proposes greenhouse gas emissions rules for planes

    February 8, 2016 5:16 PM

    WASHINGTON - A U.N. panel says it is proposing greenhouse gas emissions standards for planes that fly internationally beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and three years later for designs already in production. The International Civil Aviation Organization said the agreement reached by 170 international experts sets a... more »
  • No injuries when ultralight crashed into the Diversion Canal Play Video

    June 2, 2015 9:03 PM

    MAUREPAS - No one was hurt when an Ultralight aircraft crashed into the Diversion Canal shortly before sundown Tuesday. The recreational aircraft was partially submerged in the canal on the Ascension Parish side near Highway 22 and River Highland Road. The operator told sheriff's deputies later, he had engine... more »
  • Bodies retrieved from Indonesian waters

    December 30, 2014 4:11 AM

    PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia - Six bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters have painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people aboard and was lost to searchers for more than two days. The bodies were found about 100 miles from... more »
  • Man, teen killed in aircraft accident Play Video

    September 22, 2014 6:03 AM

    RESERVE - A small helicopter-like aircraft crashed into a canal at the St. John the Baptist Parish Airport in Reserve, killing the pilot and a passenger. Officials say the pilot, 48-year-old Darren Mahler, and his neighbor, 13-year-old Payton Wilt, both of Metairie, were pronounced dead Sunday night. Their identities have... more »
  • Drones above farmland could make grocery prices fall Play Video

    May 12, 2014 10:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Scientists at LSU are getting an aerial view of farmers' crops and what they see could help cut down on rising costs. "I see this as the future of agriculture," researcher Charles Malveaux said. He designed and built an $8000 aircraft, as well as several... more »
  • Malaysia loses contact with plane carrying 239

    March 7, 2014 8:41 PM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Four Americans are among the passengers aboard a Malaysia Airlines aircraft that lost contact over Vietam. Malaysia Airlines said Saturday it lost communication with a plane carrying 239 people on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and search and rescue teams were trying to locate... more »
  • Economic boost flying into Ascension Play Video

    May 10, 2013 8:32 PM

    GONZALES - An economic boom is about to fly into Ascension Parish. The Louisiana Regional Airport is waiting to hear from the FAA about extending the landing strip from 4,000 feet to 5,000 feet. Increasing the length of the runway will allow bigger aircraft to land at the airport and... more »

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