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Spirit Airlines Inc. planes sit on the tarmac of an airport. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Official: Engine Failure Forced Spirit Plane Emergency Landing At DFW

An engine on an Spirit Airlines jet where passengers said they heard an explosion and saw flames sustained an especially serious type of failure, a National Transportation Safety Board official said Wednesday.

CBS 11–10/16/2013

Spirit Airlines Inc. planes sit on the tarmac of an airport. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Smoke In Cabin Forces Spirit Plane To Return To DFW

CBS 11 News has learned about what passengers call an “emergency situation” on a Spirit Airlines flight initially headed from North Texas to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia.

CBSDFW.COM–10/15/2013

An American Eagle Airlines logo hangs above a baggage conveyor. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Man Locking Himself In Airplane Cockpit In Custody

Officials say a man who locked himself in an airplane cockpit has voluntarily surrendered to law enforcement.

08/22/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Pilot Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity

A federal judge in Texas has found a JetBlue Airways pilot who left the cockpit during a flight and screamed about terrorists not guilty by reason of insanity.

07/03/2012

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Behind The Scenes At Dallas Love Field Airport

If you live in Texas chances are you’ve traveled through Dallas Love Field Airport. CBS 11 News got to go behind the scenes to get a firsthand look at everything from the command center, to baggage handling and an airplane cockpit.

02/17/2012