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Small plane crashes onto roof of California building

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — A small plane crashed on the roof of a building in Southern California Sunday afternoon, sending one person to the hospital.<p>The single-engine Piper PA-28 went down under unknown circumstances and ended up on top of a state parole building in Pomona, east of Los Angeles.<p>Melanie …

Delta Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Cover Falls Off

Part of the flying experience is peering out the window to get a peek at the clouds, blue sky, and whatever city you may be traveling above. One …

This Airplane WiFi Hotspot Name Was So Scary It Delayed the Flight

The Australia-based Qantas airline delayed a flight leaving Melbourne for two hours over the weekend when a passenger noticed a Wi-Fi hotspot called …

FAA orders engine icing fixes for GEnx-powered Boeing 787 Dreamliners

The incident aircraft, JA822J at Vancouver, 18 April 2015 (photo: Eric Salard / CC:by-sa)<b>The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a new</b> …

Aviation

FAA Says Boeing 787 Dreamliners Have 'Urgent Safety Issue'

The Federal Aviation Administration is ordering fixes on General Electric engines used on some Boeing 787 Dreamliners after it found that an icing …

FAA orders 'urgent' engine fixes for Boeing 787 Dreamliners

<b>(CNN) —</b> Describing it as an "urgent safety issue," the Federal Aviation Administration has ordered modifications on specific General Electric engines on some 787 Dreamliners because an icing problem could force those engines to shut down in flight.<p>Friday's FAA airworthiness directive stems from a …

Aviation

Boeing files patent for artificial 3D printed ice blocks used for next-gen flight testing

Apr 18, 2016 | By Alec<p>As regular readers doubtlessly know, Boeing is no stranger to 3D printing. Just a few months ago, the aviation giant even filed …

Airliner Hit By Suspected Drone On Way To Landing At London's Heathrow

British police are investigating what could be the first known case of a drone colliding with a passenger aircraft, after a pilot told authorities that he believed his jet hit a drone as it flew into Heathrow Airport from Geneva Sunday.<p>"The flight landed at Heathrow Terminal 5 safely," police say. …

Drones

Man kicked off flight after being overheard speaking Arabic

A student from the University of California in Berkeley was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight and questioned by the FBI after a fellow passenger was thought to have heard him say the word “martyr” in Arabic during a phone conversation.<p>Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, a 26-year-old student born in Iraq …

Flying

Drone hits British Airways plane as it prepares to land at Heathrow

Police were last night investigating after a drone crashed into a British Airways jet over Heathrow in what is believed to be the first case of its kind.<p>The pilot of the BA727 flight from Geneva, carrying 132 passengers and five crew members, reported to police that the front of the aircraft had …

Airplanes

Two injured after small plane crashes on Long Island street

A pilot and his passenger were injured Sunday afternoon after their single-engine airplane crashed on a residential street on Long Island.<p>Suffolk County Police Commissioner Tim Sini told reporters the Piper 28 went down at the intersection of Second Street and Third Avenue in Bayport shortly after …

Airplanes

FAA committee says small drones should be allowed to fly over cities and crowds

If you can prove it won't hurt when it crashes, you can fly it over people<p>A working group commissioned by the Federal Aviation Administration has released a set of recommendations for how small drones should be regulated, opening a path for commercial drone flight over US cities. The report …

Plane crash kills 1 on freeway where it once landed safely

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small plane that made headlines when it landed safely on a Southern California freeway years ago crashed on the same stretch of …

Airplanes

Gift from the sky? Slide falls off plane, into American's yard

The slide, which fell some 2,800 feet (853 meters), landed on a house in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>WASHINGTON: An American woman got the surprise of her life …

FAA relaxes certain drone regulations, letting quadcopters fly higher

The sky really is becoming the limit for drones these days. Turning just about everyone into a pilot of some sort, these quadcopters have gained …

Security privileges, lapses helped flight attendant escape

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Within hours of ditching 70 pounds of cocaine at a security checkpoint and bolting barefoot out of the main Los Angeles airport, …

Flying

ATC tower giving wrong aviation weather information to pilots

International terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport. Photo: TIA<p><b>Kathmandu, March 27</b><p>The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, as well as the …

US: Chaos as 'drunk' co-pilot is removed from American Airlines plane

An American Airlines pilot was forcibly removed from the cockpit of a plane, moments before it was due to take off, after he was allegedly found to …

First-time flier mistakes emergency exit for bathroom

A first-time airline passenger in China caused a major flight delay after accidentally deploying the aircraft’s inflatable evacuation slide when she was looking for a restroom.<p>According to Shanghaiist, the incident occurred on Friday afternoon on state-owned China Southern Airlines flight CZ3456 …

Cabin Crew

This Could Be The Jetpack We've All Been Dreaming About

WE WANT IT.<p>Watching the footage below of a man gliding effortlessly above the water in the least bulky jetpack we’ve ever seen, all we can think …

Laser beam shone at aircraft in Kerala, high-level probe likely

With Kerala police groping in the dark about the laser beam projected into the cockpit of an Air India Express aircraft three days ago, the probe is …

Aviation

Union report: Allegiant Air planes suffer high number of mechanical problems

The latest round in Allegiant Air's public relations battle with its pilots' union opens this week with the union's release of its third report in …

18-year-old emergency lands small plane on golf course

- An 18-year-old pilot, whose plane was having mechanical issues, realized he wouldn't make it to his designated landing spot, so he landed the plane …

Airplanes

Heathrow Airport security alert 'after intruder broke through security and climbed into cockpit of empty British Airways plane'

A major security alert was sparked at Heathrow Airport after an intruder broke through a security cordon, climbed aboard an empty British Airways 747 …

Passengers arriving at Madeira Airport experienced a dramatic landing when their flight was blown sideways during 50mph crosswinds. In a video, the plane is seen making a tricky landing and drifting side to side as it comes in to land. SEE ALSO

Passengers arriving at Madeira Airport experienced a dramatic landing when their flight was blown sideways during 50mph crosswinds.<p>In a video, the …

Asia Pacific Boeing 727-200F Made Gear-Up Landing at Guam

<b>The Boeing 727 made a nose gear-up landing at Guam Airport following in inflight meachnical fault. All three cremembers remained unhurt.</b><p><b>Asia Pacific</b> …

Aviation

Civil aviation department investigates plane crash death of government pilot, 59

An experienced government pilot, aged 59, died when his Zlin Z242L aircraft crashed into Tolo Harbour at Tai Po at around 2:20pm on Saturday.<p>A …

Hong Kong

Nepal plane crash kills all 23 aboard

A small plane crashed in a mountainous region of Nepal on Wednesday, killing all 23 people abroad.<p>The Twin Otter, operated by the domestic Tara Air, departed from Nepal’s second largest city of Pokhara bound for Jomsom, a starting point for mountain treks, Wednesday morning but lost contact after …

Airplanes

Air India aircraft bangs into light pole at Mumbai airport

A Boeing aircraft suffered partial damage while it was moving towards its bay yesterday at the Mumbai airport. The Air India flight had arrived from …