Smoke in the cockpit forced a Southwest Airlines flight, which departed from Dallas Love Field Thursday morning, to make an emergency landing in Abilene, Texas.
The outer casing of an engine that failed aboard a Spirit Airlines plane earlier this week wasn’t breached by parts from inside the engine, contrary to initial reports provided to the NTSB, the board said Thursday.
With his plane shaking violently and smoke filling the cabin, passenger Cliff McKenzie dialed his wife 26 times before connecting to her voicemail. Listening to it Wednesday, he remembered the moment aboard Spirit flight 165 clearly.
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 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.
A Southwest Airlines jet bound from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to Florida has made an emergency landing in Houston due to cabin pressure issues.
American Airlines flight 1868 landed safely around 8:40 a.m. Friday at Albuquerque International Sunport and passengers were told the plane would be taken out of service.
A Texas judge says a JetBlue Airways pilot who disrupted a cross-country flight by leaving the cockpit and yelling about religion and terrorists should be freed rather than committed to a mental health facility.
American Airlines says a jet returned to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport shortly after takeoff because of a cockpit indicator that showed a problem with the landing gear.
American Airlines says a Boston-to-Miami flight had to make an emergency landing at New York’s JFK airport over the weekend due to a row of seats that became loose.
A JetBlue Airways captain accused of disrupting a flight when he left the cockpit screaming about religion and terrorists plans to use an insanity defense at trial.
Court documents posted Thursday show Clayton F. Osbon has been indicted on one count of interference of a flight crew.