Stories tagged: pilot
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
United Airlines: Pilot taken off San Francisco-bound flight
United Airlines says it’s investigating after a pilot was removed from a San Francisco-bound flight before it left Austin, Texas.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 12:46 p.m.
Search underway for Marine pilot off coast of Japan
Search and rescue efforts are underway for a Marine pilot who ejected about 120 miles off the coast of Japan on Wednesday.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
SkyWest pilot suspected drunk, arrested in South Dakota
Police in South Dakota have arrested the pilot of a SkyWest Airlines plane on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol.
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016, 4:58 p.m.
Hot air balloonists look to young people to sustain sport
For most people, the best part of turning 16 is getting their driver’s license. McKenna Secrist’s 16th birthday in July came with a hot air balloon pilot’s license instead.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Suicidal Germanwings pilot had struggled in U.S. flight school
The German pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed a key test of his skills during training …
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
Airline praises pilot who stopped drunk co-pilot from flying
A charter airline is praising a pilot who blew the whistle on a co-pilot he suspected of being drunk before a plane was scheduled to take off from an airport …
Thu., March 17, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
Uber to give drivers option to be paid instantly
Uber is launching a pilot program intended to help the ride-hailing service’s drivers draw their pay faster, an effort that may also fend off emerging payday lenders who are targeting …
Tue., March 17, 2015
91-year-old WWII, Spokane police veteran: ‘My whole life I’ve been lucky’
Jack Latta figures he is living a charmed life. He flew 45 missions at the controls of a heavy bomber over the Philippines during World War II.
Tue., April 30, 2013, 5:16 p.m.
Cargo pilot who overshot Spokane airport convicted of flying while intoxicated
A cargo pilot who overshot the Spokane airport by 50 miles last year, then lined up on the wrong runway during his approach, has been convicted in federal court of …