Stories tagged: airplane
Tue., May 3, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
If you’ve felt your blood pressure rise after seeing passengers being served champagne on the tarmac while you’re fighting for overhead space in coach, you are not alone.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 12:13 p.m.
Officials say a Dallas-bound American Airlines flight returned to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport shortly after takeoff after a bird strike left a large dent on the jetliner’s nose.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 12:13 p.m.
A solar-powered plane on an around-the-world journey was about a third of the way to California early Friday after taking off from Hawaii, the project’s mission control said.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
Japan’s first domestically manufactured stealth plane has made its first flight, making Japan one of only a handful of nations with airplane stealth capabilities.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 6:42 p.m.
The bodies of four people killed when a small airplane crashed Wednesday and burst into flames have been recovered from a heavily wooded area north of Anchorage, officials said.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 5:08 p.m.
The top speed of Donald Trump’s business jet? Currently 0 mph. The billionaire GOP candidate’s 750 Citation X – in use lately to travel to campaign events – is grounded …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 8 a.m.
A United Airlines flight has been delayed at a New York airport after a male passenger uttered the word “bomb.”
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
An Alaska Airlines flight has made an emergency landing in Portland.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:49 a.m.
A Japanese military jet carrying six airmen disappeared from radar over southern Japan on Wednesday afternoon, and the search has been suspended for the night.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 7:24 a.m.
A small single-engine plane flown solo by a student pilot crashed after a hard landing at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport on Wednesday afternoon.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 5:04 p.m.
An explosion and fire blew a gaping hole in a commercial airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu’s international airport late Tuesday, officials and witnesses said.
Sun., June 28, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Delbert Wiley, Spokane “birdman,” made “two beautiful flights” in a biplane over the east end of Spokane.
Thu., March 4, 2010
Get ready for the bomb swab. The Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday that passengers at Spokane International Airport can expect new security measures on their way to departing flights.
Wed., March 3, 2010, 3:32 p.m.
Get ready for the bomb swab. The Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday that passengers at Spokane International Airport can expect new safety measures while attempting to get through security on …
Tue., July 24, 2007
The Kodiak — a single-engine plane designed to fly humanitarian missions to remote corners of the globe — has been cleared for takeoff. Quest Aviation of Sandpoint received federal approval …
Wed., April 1, 1998
A single-engine plane from Canada crashed into the north face of Saddle Mountain on Tuesday, killing all three people aboard, authorities said. The Cessna 210 had just left Moses Lake …
Wed., April 1, 1998
A single-engine plane from Canada crashed into the north face of Saddle Mountain Tuesday, killing all three people aboard, authorities said. The Cessna 210 had just left Moses Lake for …
Fri., March 27, 1998
Plane’s Crew Charged In Deaths On Ski Lift Involunatary Manslaughter, Negligent Homicide Among Charges Marine Crew Faces
Military authorities have charged the fourman crew of a Marine jet that severed a cablecar wire in the Italian Alps with involuntary manslaughter, negligent homicide, dereliction of duty and damage …
Fri., March 13, 1998
Marine Fliers To Get Hearing In Ski Accident Jury To Determine If Crew Should Be Prosecuted On Manslaughter, Homicide Charges
Maj. Gen. Michael DeLong of NATO’s Aviano Air Force base shows the Feb. 3 flight pattern of the EA-6B Prowler aircraft involved in the Mt. Cermis Cable Car accident during …
Thu., March 12, 1998
Pilot Blamed For Cable Car Accident Officers Face Charges After Pentagon Investigation Finds They Chose To Break Rules
The Pentagon has concluded that the American pilot and crew were responsible for the accident last month that killed 20 people when his Marine Corp jet struck a ski lift’s …
Tue., March 10, 1998
Ryanair, a low-fare airline based in Dublin, Ireland, has ordered 25 737-800 jetliners and taken options for 20 more, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group said Monday. The value of the deal …
Sun., March 1, 1998
Boeing Aims To Become ‘Top Dog’ Mcdonnell Deal Catapults Boeing To Elite Ranks Of Fighter Jet Makers
Boeing’s proposed version of the Joint Strike Fighter is competing against one developed by Lockheed Martin. File/Associated Press
Sat., Feb. 28, 1998
1. George Freije built his single-engine, four-seat Lancair IV from a kit. He was photographed before he assembled the wings. Freije family photo 2. George Freije
Fri., Feb. 27, 1998
2 Men Killed In Crash Were Respected Pilots Nobody Home When Plane Hits House; Cause Of Accident Unknown
Smoldering. Hayden Lake firefighters douse the remains of a house just north of Hayden Lake that was struck by an airplane Thursday morning. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review
Mon., Feb. 23, 1998
A China Airlines jet that crashed last week near Taipei airport, killing 202 people, was flying well above the standard altitude when it approached the runway, a newspaper reported Sunday. …
Thu., Feb. 12, 1998
A Marine Corps jet squadron commander who was relieved of his command last week after the ski-lift accident in Northern Italy is pictured on videotape aboard a military jet that …
Tue., Feb. 10, 1998
An Italian investigator said pilot error likely caused a low-flying Marine jet to sever a ski gondola’s cable last week, killing 20 people, RAI state television reported Monday. The television …
Sun., Feb. 8, 1998
Feb. 6, 1958. For Britons old enough to remember, the date is the saddest in the nation’s sports history.
Fri., Feb. 6, 1998
Italy Challenges U.S. Version Of Ski-Lift Accident American General Contends Pilot Was Following Standard Route
Mourners, who could not find a place in the overflowing church, crowd outside during a memorial service for the 20 victims of the Mount Cermis cable car accident. Photo by …
Tue., Feb. 3, 1998
Rescuers found the wreckage of a passenger plane today in a mountain in the southern Philippines, and authorities could not confirm that any of 104 people aboard had survived. Initial …