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  • F-16, small plane collide over S. Carolina

    July 7, 2015 12:32 PM

    CHARLESTON, SC - An Air Force spokeswoman says the pilot of a crashed F-16 fighter jet ejected to safety. Maj. Morshe Araujo, a spokeswoman at Air Force headquarters at the Pentagon, says the F-16 originated from Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina. Araujo says the pilot of the jet,... more »
  • Search to resume at jetliner crash site

    March 25, 2015 2:11 AM

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France - Crews are getting set for a second day of searching on an Alpine mountain side where a German jetliner crashed with no distress call on Tuesday, killing 150 people on board. Investigators are hoping a black box discovered among the debris will help them figure out what... more »
  • Officials: No survivors after plane crashes carrying 148 people

    March 24, 2015 6:12 AM

    PARIS, France - French President Francois Hollande says no survivors are likely in the Alpine crash of a passenger jet carrying 148 people. The Germanwings passenger jet crashed Tuesday in the French Alps region as it traveled from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, French officials. Eric Ciotti, the head of the regional... more »
  • Plane with 53 passengers crashes in river

    February 4, 2015 2:04 AM

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - At least 19 people are dead and 24 are missing after a Taiwanese flight crashed shortly after takeoff from Taiwan's capital, Taipei, with 58 people aboard. Video shows the TransAsia Airways plane turning on its side in midair, clipping an elevated roadway and careening into a shallow... 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 »
  • Australian plane spots objects in sea in AirAsia search area

    December 29, 2014 2:04 AM

    SURABAYA, Indonesia - An Indonesian official says objects have been spotted in the sea by a search plane hunting for the missing AirAsia jet. Jakarta's Air Force base commander Rear Marshal Dwi Putranto says he was informed Monday that an Australian Orion aircraft had detected suspicious objects near Nangka island,... more »
  • Obama calls for immediate access to crash site

    July 21, 2014 10:35 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have "immediate and full access" to the site in eastern Ukraine where a passenger jet was shot down last week. Obama accused pro-Russian separatists in the area of removing evidence and bodies from the crash site. He says that... more »
  • Pilot ejects as Navy jet crashes into sea

    June 5, 2014 8:53 AM

    SAN DIEGO, CA (AP) - Officials say a Navy jet crashed into the sea as it prepared to make a late-night landing on an aircraft carrier, but the pilot ejected and was listed in stable condition. Navy spokeswoman Lt. Reagan B. Lauritzen says the F/A-18E Super Hornet was making its... more »
  • Searchers: Missing jet isn't in most likely zone

    May 29, 2014 2:10 AM

    CANBERRA, Australia - An Australian agency says investigators have concluded that the missing Malaysian jet is not within an area thought to be its most likely resting place after an unmanned submersible found no sign of the plane. The Joint Agency Coordination Center said Thursday the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21... more »
  • Fighter jet coming to Satsuma

    December 9, 2013 8:51 PM

    SATSUMA - The town of Satsuma is making a push to put a Navy fighter jet on display. Reportedly, the jet will be placed along Interstate 12 near the North Oaks Hospital. Military members and town leaders have initiated talks about the possible display in Livingston Parish. The... more »
  • Search and rescue continues after jet crash

    November 20, 2013 8:02 AM

    DANIA BEACH, Fla. - Coast Guard officials say search and rescue efforts continue for two people who were aboard a jet en route to Mexico that plunged into the Atlantic Ocean off Florida. Two people have been confirmed dead. The Coast Guard said early Wednesday that crews were searching... more »
  • Fighter jets intercept helo entering airspace

    August 1, 2013 4:16 PM

    LEEVILLE - Belle Chasse-based fighter jets scrambled to intercept a helicopter that entered U.S. airspace and approached New Orleans from the Gulf of Mexico without communicating with local authorities. According to the North American Aerospace Defense Command, known as NORAD, the AgustaWestland AW-139 copter was forced to land at about... more »
  • Pentagon grounds F-35 fleet after engine crack found

    February 22, 2013 3:33 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon grounded its entire F-35 fighter jet fleet today after a cracked engine blade turned up during an inspection. The Pentagon said the flaw was found at Edwards Air Force Base in California on an Air Force-issued F-35. There are other versions of the jet which... more »
  • Small jet crash kills 5 in eastern Georgia

    February 21, 2013 8:55 AM

    THOMSON, Ga.- The National Transportation Safety Board says in a statement that a small jet "overran" a runway during its landing and crashed into a wooded area in eastern Georgia. Authorities say five people died in the crash shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday and two others were taken to a... more »
  • Marine Corps forms new fighter jet squadron

    November 19, 2012 3:08 PM

    SAN DIEGO - The Marine Corps is forming its first squadron of pilots to fly the latest fighter jet. The development comes months after lawmakers voiced concern the Defense Department was rushing the end of the testing phase for the aircraft. Two veteran Marine pilots of the 3rd Marine Aircraft... more »
  • Space shuttle Enterprise en route to NYC on jet

    April 27, 2012 9:27 AM

    NEW YORK - An unusual flying object is on its way to New York City's airspace. The space shuttle Enterprise is riding on top of a modified jumbo jet. The shuttle prototype left Washington on Friday morning. Its journey to the city is planned to include low-altitude flyovers over parts... more »
  • Unruly passenger sentenced

    March 27, 2012 12:57 PM

    ST. LOUIS - An Illinois man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for trying to open a passenger jet door in mid-flight. 34-year-old Reynel Alcaide of Burbank, Illinois plead guilty to interference with flight crew members and attendents. He was also sentence to three years of supervised release... more »
  • Hornets donate jet for BRCC aviation program

    April 28, 2011 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A "big" donation from the New Orleans Hornets will help new avionics students in Baton Rouge. Today the New Orleans Hornets donated a Boeing 727 jet to the Baton Rouge Community College for its new Aviation program. "This is a tremendous gift," BRCC Chancellor Myrtle... more »
  • Southwest finds cracks in more planes

    April 5, 2011 12:40 PM

    DALLAS - Southwest Airlines says it finished inspecting its grounded older planes and five of them have cracks in the aluminum skin. The airline said Tuesday that its operations were returning to normal after nearly 700 flights were cancelled Saturday through Monday. Southwest grounded 79 older Boeing... more »
  • "Miracle on the Hudson" Auction

    January 22, 2010 10:43 PM

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