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A worker fights a fire after a vintage biplane crashed upside-down on a runway at an air show at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif., Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Bryan Stokes)

Response time eyed in crash at California air show

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Investigators trying to determine what caused the crash of a vintage airplane during a stunt at a California air show said Monday they will start by examining the wreckage and ground […]

05/05/2014

A California Highway Patrol officer walks past the demolished cab of a FedEx truck at a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

NTSB: No evidence of pre-impact fire in bus crash

RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) – Federal investigators said Sunday that they haven’t found physical evidence confirming a witness’ claim that a FedEx truck was on fire before it slammed into a bus carrying high school […]

04/14/2014

A California Highway Patrol officer walks past the demolished cab of a FedEx truck at a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — A couple said a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a median, sideswiped their car and slammed into a bus carrying high school students, adding a new […]

04/12/2014

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USC aviation expert discusses new clues in search for plane

It’s the biggest lead in days in the search for the missing Malaysian airliner. Satellite images have detected two large chunks of debris in a remote part of the Indian Ocean. Penny and Phil spoke […]

03/20/2014

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The ongoing search and investigation of Malaysia Flight 370

Malaysian authorities are expanding their search for the missing jetliner again, after another lead failed to pan out. Planes were sent today to search an area off the southern tip of Vietnam where Chinese satellite […]

03/13/2014

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Malaysia widens search for missing plane

It’s been six days of false leads and mis-information. As a result, we still don’t know what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Phil and Penny discussed this mystery with Jim Campbell, who is an […]

03/13/2014

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US to assist in Malaysia air crash investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal safety officials say a team of experts is en route to Asia to be ready to assist in the investigation of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that disappeared with 239 people on […]

03/08/2014

Jan. 12, 2014: Passengers exit a Southwest Airlines flight that was supposed to land at Branson Airport in Branson, Mo., but instead landed at Taney County Airport, in Hollister, Mo., that only has about half as much runway. (AP Photo/ Scott Schieffer)

NTSB: Pilots confused by wrong airport’s lights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Southwest Airlines pilots who recently landed at the wrong airport in Missouri have told investigators they were confused by the small airport’s runway lights, believing it to be a larger airport in […]

01/17/2014

Fire damaged battery casing from the Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner showing damage from a "thermal runaway" chemical reaction. (Photo: NTSB/AP)

Boeing confirms new 787 battery incident

Battery problems resurfaced on Boeing’s 787 on Tuesday, after gas was discovered coming out of a battery on a plane parked in Tokyo. Boeing said the problem on a Japan Airlines 787 was discovered during […]

01/14/2014

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NTSB to try to salvage plane in crash off Molokai

HONOLULU (AP) — Crews will try to salvage the plane that crashed off the Hawaiian island of Molokai after the submerged wreckage was spotted from a helicopter, the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday. The […]

12/16/2013

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