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An Alaska Airlines jet

Alaska Airlines: Pilot who fainted had stomach bug

SEATTLE (AP) — An Alaska Airlines spokesman says a pilot who lost consciousness while flying from Los Angeles to Seattle was suffering from food poisoning or a stomach virus.

02/01/2013

F-22 pilot in Hawaii briefly has oxygen deficit

(AP) – The Hawaii Air National Guard said Tuesday one of its pilots briefly experienced an oxygen deficit while flying an F-22 stealth fighter last week. The pilot was heading back to Joint Base Pearl […]

07/11/2012

Small plane crash in Glendale

(CNS) – A few hundred customers remained without electricity early this morning after a single-engine plane heading to Van Nuys Airport crashed on a street in Glendale, downing power lines but leaving the pilot with […]

05/22/2012

Fighters intercept plane in restricted LA airspace

(AP) – The North American Aerospace Defense Command says two F-16 fighter jets intercepted a small plane that violated restricted airspace in the vicinity of northeast Los Angeles. A statement issued by the command did […]

05/11/2012

NTSB releases recommendations for air races

(AP) – The National Transportation Safety Board says air race pilots should test out plane modifications and possibly wear flight suits to counter potentially dangerous g-forces. The recommendations were among seven the board offered Tuesday […]

04/10/2012

Intercepted pilot charged with possession

Remember when President Obama visited the Los Angeles area last month, and a man piloted a small plane into restricted airspace, prompting Air Force fighter jets to intercept him? The man has been charged with […]

03/22/2012