A woman died after a Southwest Airlines jet suffered engine failure and made an emergency landing on Tuesday, marking the first accidental fatality on a domestic flight in nine years, according to the National Transportation Safety Board . Flight 1380 was en route from New York City's LaGuardia
New concerns raised about stress on pilots in the air, airlines sound safety alarm.
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Sen. Chuck Schumer wants other countries to train their pilots just as extensively as American airlines have to. “There is no reason that American passenger should be put at risk by poorly trained pilots in other countries,” Schumer, D-N.Y., said during a press conference at...
The Boeing 777, considered one of safest aircrafts in the sky, recorded the first fatalities since it was launched 18 years ago when the Asiana Airlines crashed at San Francisco Airport today. "The triple-7 is one of the safest airplanes in use, it's been a marvelous bird," ABC News' aviation
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Lufthansa and United Express planes clipped each other on a taxiway at Dulles Airport, causing no apparent injuries, officials told ABC News affiliate WJLA . The collision occurred at 3:15 p.m. on the taxiway in front of Gate A, according to a spokesman for Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C. Fire
A sleepy pilot who mistook the planet Venus for an oncoming plane sent his Air Canada jet into a steep dive that bounced passengers off the ceiling, injuring 16, and nearly caused a collision with a real plane flying 1,000 feet lower. Air Canada initially described the injuries to 14 passengers and
FAA is imposing tough new rules to prevent pilot fatigue a factor in so many crashes. So the changes really make flying safer ABC's chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross has been following the problem of pilots too tired to fly. The new pilot fatigue rules are meant to prevent accidents like