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Father grieves son killed by Alabama airport sign's collapse

In a Facebook post Saturday, Ryan Bresette expressed his grief and love for his late son, who was killed a day earlier when a flight display board fell on him at the Birmingham, Alabama, airport.


Plane barely misses hitting people

Dramatic video shows an apparently staged stunt involving a pilot narrowly missing people standing on a Texas runway.


Spirit Airlines plane hits parked jet

2012 ended for 162 passengers on a Spirit Airlines plane with an unexpected bump.


Tour bus hits Miami airport overpass; 2 die, others hurt

Tour Bus Accident in Miami International Airport

A tour bus hit an overpass at Miami International Airport, killing at least two people and injuring more than two dozen on board, officials said.


Woman with child drives on Phoenix airport runway

A woman driving with a small child in her car crashed through a gate at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and drove on the runway, Phoenix police said Friday....


3 planes almost collide near D.C.

Reagan National Airport

Three planes at Reagan National Airport recently came close to crashing because of an air traffic control "miscommunication," federal authorities said Thursday. The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon when air traffic controllers were making adjustments for landing and departing aircraft because of bad weather.


San Antonio airport terminals reopened after bomb threat

The San Antonio International Airport was evacuated for about 90 minutes on Wednesday after a caller said three bombs were planted in a parking garage, but police did not find anything dangerous.


Gun in carry-on accidentally fired

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

Some travelers sleepily making their way through airport security in Atlanta Sunday morning got a startling wake up. A gun detected in a carry-on at a checkpoint at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was accidentally fired by an investigating officer around 9 a.m.


Alec Baldwin booted from plane

Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin's addiction to the cell phone game "Words with Friends" got him booted from an American Airlines plane parked at a Los Angeles International Airport gate Tuesday afternoon, the actor's spokesman said.


Southwest Flight Lands After Cockpit Break-in Try

Southwest Flight Lands After Cockpit Break-in Try

A man was arrested Tuesday after his unruly behavior aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Kansas City compelled the flight crew to make an emergency landing in Texas. Ali Reza Shahsavari, 29, of Indialantic, Fla., has been charged with interfering with a flight crew, said Patrick Rhodes, Amarillo's aviation director. He was booked into the Randall County Jail in Canyon, where he awaited an appearance before a magistrate.


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