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  • Comet chaser reaches target after 10-year pursuit

    August 6, 2014 12:40 PM

    DARMSTADT, Germany - After a journey of 6.4 billion kilometers (4 billion miles), Europe's unmanned Rosetta probe reached its destination Wednesday, a milestone in mankind's first attempt to land a spacecraft on a comet. The decade-long trip was successfully completed with a seven-minute thrust that allowed Rosetta to swing alongside... more »
  • VIDEO: Plane crash, Baton Rouge native recounts experience Play Video

    July 26, 2013 10:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A capital city native captured video that's getting seen across the country. Monday, a Southwest flight made a crash landing at New York's Laguardia Airport. Baton Rouge man Bryan Foster recorded it from inside the cabin. "I was thrown forward. My son hit the seat... more »
  • FAA: Airliner crash lands in San Francisco

    July 6, 2013 2:21 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - A federal aviation official says an Asiana Airlines flight has crashed while landing at San Francisco airport. It was not immediately known whether there were any injuries. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Lynn Lunsford says the Boeing 777 crashed at San Francisco Airport while landing on Saturday. A... more »
  • New York to San Diego JetBlue flight diverted

    February 1, 2013 9:01 AM

    DENVER- JetBlue Airways Corp. says a flight from New York to San Diego was diverted to Denver because of an unruly passenger. JetBlue says Flight 185 landed around 7:15 p.m. Thursday in Denver, where the woman was met by law-enforcement officers. The airline says 137 passengers were on board, and... more »
  • Plane lands safely after pilot loses consciousness

    February 1, 2013 4:41 AM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - An Alaska Airlines jetliner bound for Seattle has made an emergency landing in Portland, Ore., after the pilot lost consciousness. An airline spokesman says the co-pilot landed Flight 473 safely last night after declaring an emergency to get priority care for the pilot. The spokesman says the... more »
  • United says failed generator forced 787 landing

    December 5, 2012 4:39 PM

    CHICAGO - United Airlines says a failed electrical generator is the reason one of its new Boeing 787s made an emergency landing in New Orleans. The flight from Houston to Newark diverted to New Orleans shortly after takeoff on Tuesday. No one was hurt. United says one of the plane's... more »
  • Plane makes emergency landing at NO airport

    December 4, 2012 3:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A United Airlines plane bound for New Jersey has made an emergency landing in New Orleans. Officials with United Airlines say that Flight 1146 to Newark diverted Tuesday afternoon to New Orleans due to a mechanical issue that arose after the plane departed from Houston. The Boeing 787... more »
  • Passenger jet makes emergency landing

    May 9, 2012 2:51 PM

    DENVER - A United Airlines flight from Toronto to San Francisco has made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport. Airport spokeswoman Jenny Schiavone said Wednesday that United Airlines flight 867 landed safely, and there were no injuries. United Airlines spokesman Rahsaan Johnson says the captain diverted the flight to... more »
  • Pilot survives crash landing near Texas school

    February 24, 2012 7:57 AM

    CYPRESS, Texas - A pilot has suffered minor injuries in the nighttime crash landing of his airplane in the playground of a Houston-area school. The damaged twin-engine plane on Friday remained in the yard of Warner Elementary School in the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District. The Texas Department of Public Safety... more »
  • WATCH: Plane lands without rear landing gear

    September 1, 2011 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Atlantic Southeast Airlines flight #5058 made a hard landing at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport today after its rear landing gear did not operate. An Atlantic Southeast spokesperson confirms at 4:35 pm the crew performed an emergency landing due to a deployment issue with one of... more »
  • Delta plane engine fails, forces emergency landing

    February 20, 2011 11:02 AM

    MIAMI- Authorities say a Delta plane's engine failed in mid-air over Florida, forcing the flight to make an emergency landing. Broward County Aviation Department spokesman Greg Meyer said Sunday that several pieces of what appears to be the damaged engine were recovered from near the highway that runs alongside... more »
  • No one hurt when plane lands in Arkansas driveway

    October 2, 2010 3:55 PM

    Authorities say no one was hurt when a plane making an emergency landing ended up in the driveway of a southern Arkansas farmhouse. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford said Saturday the single-engine Maule MXT7 180A landed in a field south of Magnolia then went through a fence before stopping... more »
  • AA flight makes emergency landing in Iceland

    April 13, 2010 9:09 AM

    An American Airlines flight with 145 people on board made an emergency landing in Iceland after reports of chemical fumes in the cabin. The plane landed safely just after 8:45 a.m. CST Tuesday but the passengers have not left the plane. Airport officials say earlier, several passengers had complained of... more »
  • Aircraft makes emergency landing on NJ Turnpike

    February 1, 2010 6:15 AM

    Officials say a single-engine aircraft has made an emergency landing on the New Jersey Turnpike, and no one is injured. The Turnpike Authority says the plane with two people aboard landed in the northbound lanes in Cherry Hill Monday morning, about five miles east of Philadelphia. Officials believe the plane... more »

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