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3 years 2 weeks ago

Stun gun found on airplane

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities are trying to determine how a stun gun got aboard a JetBlue plane that landed at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport. The crew was cleaning up after the 10:20 p.m. flight arrived from Boston on Friday and found the stun gun tucked into...

3 years 2 weeks ago

NORAD scrambles fighters to Camp David

The pilot of a small personal airplane came too close to the President and First Family this weekend and was intercepted by a pair of F-15E fighters. According to news release from the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the jets were scrambled shortly after 8:30 a.m. Sunday when...

3 years 2 months ago

Pilot was trained for emergency landing

A Pueblo man is safe after making an emergency landing at the airport Saturday morning. Orlando Cuevas was flying his single engine Cessna Centurion C210 when the main landing gear jammed. With only the front wheels deployed, Cuevas made an emergency landing using the bottom of the plane to...

4 years 2 months ago

Fine for stealing plane: $40

A homeless man caused about $12,000 in damage when he stole and crashed a single-engine airplane at a Maryland airport - but he'll pay just $40 in restitution. Frederick County Circuit Judge G. Edward Dwyer Jr. was surprised at the small amount,"Only $40?" Prosecutors explained that insurance had...

4 years 2 months ago

Boeing tests new jet in Colorado Springs

A new plane from Boeing made its debut in Colorado Springs this afternoon. Boeing took a test flight with its new 787 Dreamliner jet Tuesday afternoon at the Colorado Springs airport. The plane alternated landings and touch and go's for a couple of hours. Boeing says the 787 is built...

4 years 3 months ago

Hollywood vs. The Volcano: Ash disrupts celebs

The volcanic cloud hovering over Europe that has left thousands of air travelers stranded is also affecting celebrities, filmmakers, musicians and even pro-wrestlers. Cancellations and postponements are popping up across the entertainment landscape this weekend as scientists warned that volcanic activity showed no sign of abating. Organizers of the Coachella...

4 years 4 months ago

Actor Peter Graves dead of heart attack at 83

Peter Graves, the tall, stalwart actor likely best known for his portrayal of Jim Phelps, leader of a gang of special agents who battled evil conspirators in the long-running television series "Mission: Impossible," died Sunday. Graves died of an apparent heart attack outside his Los Angeles home, publicist Sandy...

4 years 4 months ago

Pueblo museum searches for buried aircraft

Pueblo is home to the International B-24 Memorial Museum, dedicated to the WWII era aircraft. The museum displays photos, uniforms and other memorabilia, but doesn't have an actual B-24 plane. Now they're planning to go digging for one. The Pueblo Historical Aircraft Society says B-17 and B-24 airplanes were reportedly...

4 years 4 months ago

No-fly list nearly doubles since attack

An intelligence official says the government has nearly doubled the number of people on the no-fly list since the attempted Christmas Day attack near Detroit. The official says that in the two months since a Nigerian man tried to blow up a Detroit-bound airplane, the government's list of suspected terrorists...

4 years 5 months ago

FAA eyes hefty fines for American

Government and industry officials say the FAA is close to wrapping up a two-year investigation of safety violations at American Airlines. The result could be one of the largest fines in the agency's history. The officials who spoke on condition of anonymity say the Federal Aviation Administration investigation involves improperly...

4 years 7 months ago

Gov't imposes 3-hour limit on tarmac strandings

The Transportation Department is ordering airlines to let passengers stuck in stranded airplanes to deplane after three hours. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Monday announced the three-hour limit and other new passenger protections long sought by consumer advocates. From January to June this year, 613 planes were delayed on tarmacs...

4 years 8 months ago

Chunk of ice crashes through roof of home

The Federal Aviation Administration is sending investigators to an eastern Colorado home to try to determine whether ice that crashed through the roof last weekend came from a plane. KMGH-TV in Denver reports that a basketball-sized chunk of ice crashed through the roof of a home in Brush and...

4 years 8 months ago

Airplane part falls onto N.Y. home's front lawn

An engine tailcone fell off a Delta Air Lines jet shortly after takeoff Thursday and plummeted thousands of feet before landing harmlessly on a lawn in a Long Island residential neighborhood. Apparently, neither the pilots nor anyone on the ground immediately noticed the mishap when it happened. The aircraft,...

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