Federal Aviation Administration
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.
A pilot taking off from the Lancaster Airport at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday noticed an indicator light alerting him to a fuel leak and immediately turned around and landed, FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford said.
Weighing just over 10 pounds, the small remote controlled helicopter looks like a toy, but the Arlington Police Department has some serious plans for it.
Heavy rain pounded the area Monday morning causing diverted flights, power outages and flooded streets, trapping some drivers in their cars.
The Federal Aviation Agency is adding a second air traffic controller on the midnight shift at Meacham Airport in Fort Worth and at 26 other towers nationwide. Residents and lawmakers sound off.
The Federal Aviation Administration is immediately adding a second controller at night at 26 airports and a radar facility after finding several cases of controllers sleeping on duty.
Southwest Airlines says it has finished inspecting planes grounded since the weekend.
A flight was diverted back to DFW after its crew suspected the tail of the plane struck the runway on takeoff.
Federal records show cracks were found and repaired a year ago in the frame of the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 that made an emergency landing at an Arizona military base after a hole was torn from the passenger cabin.
More information is coming out about the Southwest Airlines’ Boeing 737-300 that had a hole open up on its roof during flight Friday afternoon.
An 80-year-old man is dead after the small plane he was flying crashed and burned near a private rural airstrip in East Texas.
Investigators are looking into what caused a hole to rip open in the fuselage of an airline jet as it cruised at 31,000 feet, causing a loss of cabin air pressure and forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing.