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3 years 2 months ago

Small plane forced landing

FALCON, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a pilot has walked away uninjured after a forced landing in a field northeast of Colorado Springs. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office tells The Gazette that 70-year-old Robert Myers was flying from Alamosa to Meadowlake Airport near Colorado Springs Wednesday when his...

3 years 4 months ago

Pueblo airport emergency landing

We have just gotten word that an aircraft is preparing to make an emergency landing at the Pueblo Regional Airport with a landing gear malfunction. Early reports say that the pilot is attempting to get the landing gear locked down but have not been able to get a landing gear...

3 years 4 months ago

Reality TV copter crew goes down near Pa. campus

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) - Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a helicopter carrying a reality television crew crashed near Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the four people aboard were taken to hospitals, but no fatalities were reported. The helicopter went down shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday between two apartment buildings,...

4 years 1 month ago

Search to resume for F-16 fuel tanks

The Colorado Air National Guard will resume its search today for external fuel tanks jettisoned over open country as the pilot of an F-16 prepared to make an emergency landing in Colorado Springs. The fighter landed without incident. Maj. Nicole David says the tanks aren't dangerous but are important...

4 years 3 months ago

Touch down! Space shuttle back safely on Earth

Space shuttle Atlantis returned to Earth with 6 astronauts, perhaps ending the flying career of this shuttle. Atlantis logged its 120-millionth mile shortly after midnight, accumulated over 32 flights. Only two shuttle missions remain, by NASA's two other spaceships. NASA is pushing for one more flight for Atlantis, which...

4 years 4 months ago

Airplane hit-and-run in Colorado

Authorities say the pilot of a small plane left the scene on foot after crash-landing and hitting a car near Boulder Municipal Airport. Boulder County sheriff's Cmdr. Rick Brough says the crash occurred at about noon Wednesday as the pilot appeared to be landing. No injuries were reported. ...

4 years 5 months ago

Rain, overcast sky delays space shuttle's return

Cloudy weather in Florida will keep space shuttle Discovery in orbit an extra day. Mission Control decided to skip both landing opportunities Monday morning. The next attempt to bring Discovery and its seven astronauts home will come shortly after sunrise Tuesday. On Monday, the sky cleared somewhat as the morning...

4 years 6 months ago

Small plane lands on I-80 near Reno

A pilot has successfully landed his ailing single-engine plane on Interstate 80 a few miles east of Reno. Nevada State Trooper Chuck Allen says the plane, carrying the pilot and two passengers, apparently experienced some mechanical difficultly before setting down on the highway's westbound lanes after 10 a.m. PST....

4 years 7 months ago

Infant dies on Colorado-bound plane

A 2-month-old boy has died after he stopped breathing on a United Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Milwaukee. Milwaukee County sheriff's Sgt. Philip Wentzel said Thursday the infant was with his parents on a flight from Detroit to Denver Wednesday afternoon when he stopped breathing. Wentzel...

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