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  • 2 dead, more than 20 injured in explosion that thundered through NYC

    2 dead, more than 20 injured in explosion that thundered through NYC
    NEW YORK -- Damian Lopez said he was asleep in his apartment at 9:31 a.m. when he heard thunder. At least he thought it was thunder. "I heard the boom. But it was more like a rumble," said Lopez, who lives at 108th Street and Park Avenue, about eight...
  • Deborah Hersman quits NTSB for National Safety Council

    Deborah Hersman quits NTSB for National Safety Council
    The head of the National Transportation Safety Board is leaving to lead the National Safety Council, it was announced Tuesday. Deborah A.P. Hersman announced her departure after nearly 10 years at the agency and said she was moving on to what she called...
  • Why the Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared

    Why the Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared
    The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles above the earth. So the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet well into its flight Saturday morning over the South China Sea...
  • Plane catches skydiver's parachute; both crash, but all survive

    The wing of a small plane flying a few feet off the ground clipped the strings of a parachute Saturday in Florida, flinging the skydiver into the air and slamming the plane nose-first into grass. Both pilot and skydiver survived. In fact, neither...
  • FBI to investigate disappearance of a Malaysian Airlines jet

    FBI to investigate disappearance of a Malaysian Airlines jet
    WASHINGTON — The FBI is deploying agents and technical experts to assist in investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet, based on the American citizenship of three of the passengers aboard the lost flight, a top federal law...
  • Rail industry seeks delay for automated safety system

    Rail industry seeks delay for automated safety system
    WASHINGTON -- The railroad industry pressed lawmakers Thursday to extend a deadline for installing safety measures that were proposed after a 2008 collision involving a Los Angeles commuter train killed 25 people and injured more than 130 others. The...
  • TSA to open enrollment center for PreCheck at LAX

    TSA to open enrollment center for PreCheck at LAX
    Los Angeles International Airport will soon be home to a center where travelers can sign up to get access to faster security screening lines. To qualify to use the Transportation Security Administration's expedited security lines, known as PreCheck,...
  • Teen run over by rescuers was already dead, report on jet crash says

    Teen run over by rescuers was already dead, report on jet crash says
    A teenage passenger who was killed in the July crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner was already dead when she was struck by two rescue vehicles, a report released by San Francisco airport and fire officials claims. Ye Meng Yuan — a 16-...
  • 3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai

    3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai
    Federal officials will investigate the crash of a twin-engine plane shortly after takeoff from Lanai Airport in Hawaii, killing three people and leaving three injured. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will...
  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash
    Asiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year's crash in San Francisco, federal transportation officials announced Tuesday, noting that it took up to five days for the airline to contact...
  • Guild works with agencies probing camera assistant's death in Georgia

    Guild works with agencies probing camera assistant's death in Georgia
    The union representing cinematographers and camera operators said it was working with government agencies investigating the death last week of a camera assistant working on a movie in Georgia. Sarah Jones, 27, was struck and killed by a freight train...