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From left, Capt. Daren Gulbransen, Boeing Manager, Flight Training Simulator; Kwang-hee Lee, director Air Operations Safety Division, Korean Office of Civil Aviation; Capt. Sung-kil Lee, Asiana, B777 chief pilot; and Capt. Rod McNaughton, Cambridge Communications Ltd., Manager Flight Training - Boeing Korea, are sworn in prior to testifying before a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigative hearing in Washington, Dec. 11, 2013, on the crash landing of Asiana Airlines Flight 214. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Asiana pilot wasn’t confident, assertive

WASHINGTON (AP) — The investigation into the crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines flight at San Francisco’s airport last summer has highlighted problems with cockpit culture and the trainee pilot’s lack of confidence in his ability […]

12/12/2013

In this Saturday, July 6, 2013 aerial photo, firefighters, lower center, stand by a tarpaulin sheet covering the body of a Chinese teen struck by a fire truck during the emergency response to the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at the San Francisco International Airport. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Pilots and airline fault equipment in Asiana crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — The pilots of Asiana Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco in July, as well as the airline, are raising the possibility that a key device that controls the Boeing 777’s speed […]

10/08/2013

Fire crews investigate where a UPS cargo plane lies on a hill at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport after crashing on approach, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

NTSB: No problem with controls in fatal UPS crash

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Federal investigators said Saturday they haven’t found any problems with the controls in a UPS cargo jet that crashed while landing in Alabama, killing the two pilots. National Transportation Safety Board […]

08/17/2013

Pilot in cockpit of jet

Investigators look into pairing of Asiana pilots

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — As Flight 214 descended over San Francisco Bay, both Asiana Airlines pilots were in new roles. In the left seat of the cockpit sat a pilot with just 35 […]

07/10/2013

Ten killed in Alaska plane crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – An air taxi crashed Sunday at an Alaska airport, killing all 10 people aboard, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator said. The accident happened around 11:20 a.m. and sent the fixed-wing […]

07/07/2013

4 killed in 2 separate small plane crashes in So Cal

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities say four people were killed Saturday in two separate small plane crashes in Southern California. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor says a home-built Less Drag Special plane crashed in an Oxnard […]

06/29/2013

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Former TWA Flight 800 investigators want new probe

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Former investigators are pushing to reopen the probe into the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 off the coast of New York, saying new evidence points to the often-discounted theory that […]

06/19/2013

Jenni Rivera, singer and reality TV star.

NTSB: singer Rivera died in Mexico plane crash

MEXICO CITY (AP) – The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is confirming that famed Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash in northern Mexico. It is the first official confirmation of Rivera’s death, […]

12/10/2012

NTSB urges safety technologies be made standard

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal accident investigators say the government should require auto manufacturers to include the latest collision prevention technologies as standard equipment on all new cars and trucks. The National Transportation Safety Board says […]

11/14/2012

2 dead in small plane crash in Ventura County

(AP) – Two people have been killed in the crash of a small airplane in a Ventura County orchard. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine Ultralight Sting Sport went down under unknown […]

07/05/2012

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