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A look at the overhead bin in a Boeing airplane. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Airplanes Getting Bigger Overhead Luggage Bins

Packed planes and a high volume of carry-on luggage are forcing airlines to expand the storage space above a passenger’s head.

03/06/2012

Athens police say this plane was stolen from a hangar at the Athens Municipal Airport. (Photo credit Athens Police Department)

Small Plane Stolen From Athens, TX Airport

The airplane vanished late last week.

01/31/2012

Former bush pilot, now woodworker Vernon Metz. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Through The Lens: A Bush Pilot & His Planes

Driving down North Richland Boulevard in North Richland Hills I saw a sign in the yard that said, “airplanes for sale.” I pulled up and went in the open garage to meet 88-year-old Vernon Metz.

12/23/2011

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Plano Woman, Model Seriously Injured In Airplane Propeller Accident

CBS 11 News talked with the family of a Plano woman who was seriously injured in a airplane propeller accident.

12/05/2011

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Texas Online Editor Walks Into Plane Propeller

The editor of a Dallas-area online fashion magazine has been severely hurt after walking into the propeller of a small airplane following a flight to view Christmas lights.

12/05/2011

Wreckage after a  small, twin-engine airplane crash in Tarrant County on Oct. 26, 2011. (Credit: George McNitt)

Names Of Tarrant Co. Plane Crash Victims Released

The names of the three people on-board a twin-engine plane that crashed in northern Tarrant County have been released.

10/27/2011

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Twin-Engine Plane Crash In Tarrant County

A small twin-engine plane has crashed in northern Tarrant County. The plane went down in the 3200 block of Peden Road in Fort Worth.

10/26/2011

This airplane crashed in Carrollton as it was attempting to land on October 24, 2011.  (Photo credit CBS 11 News)

1 Dead After Plane Crashes Near N. Texas High School

At least one person has been killed in a plane crash near Hebron High School in Carrollton.

10/24/2011

The wreckage of US Airways Flight 1549 floats in the Hudson River on January 16, 2009. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Some Caribbean-Bound Airplanes Don’t Have Life Rafts

A CBS 11 News Investigation raises troubling questions about whether all planes are equipped to make an emergency landing. CBS 11 learned that some flights to the Caribbean don’t have life rafts on board.

09/21/2011

A P-51 Mustang airplane crashes into the edge of the grandstands at the Reno Air Show. (credit: AP Graphics)

Texans Among 11 Dead Following Crash At Reno Air Show

When Craig Salerno, a 50-year-old Texan, went missing after attending the Reno air races with friends, his wife didn’t need DNA testing to confirm her worst fears.

09/21/2011

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North Texas Leads Nation In Aircraft Laser Strikes

The Dallas/Fort Worth area leads the nation in reports of laser strikes aimed at pilots and this past weekend there were two more incidents of laser beams being shined into cockpits over the area.

07/18/2011

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