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Audio Captures Confusion Of Southwest Wrong-Airport Landing

A newly released air traffic control recording captures the confusion when a Southwest Airlines plane landed at the wrong Missouri airport in January.

03/24/2014

A Spirit Airlines plane on the tarmac. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Parts Didn’t Breach Failed Spirit Airline Engine’s Casing

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.

10/17/2013

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Plane Safety The Driving Factor At DFW Fire Training Center

This weekend Dallas Fort Worth International Airport will remember a dark day in its history. Delta Flight 1141 crashed 25 years ago Saturday. The Boeing 727 was taking off when it bounced three times, then hit the ground.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

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Remembering Delta Flight 1141 Crash At DFW Airport

It’s been 25 years since Delta flight 1141, a Boeing 727, crashed at DFW Airport. Some of those who lived through it talked with KRLD NewsRAdio 1080.

KRLD–08/30/2013

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Midland Driver Won’t Face Charges In Vets Parade Crash

Officials in a West Texas city where four wounded veterans died when a train hit their parade float wouldn’t say Friday why they won’t pursue criminal charges against the driver.

12/07/2012

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Warning Signals Activated Before Midland Crash Says NTSB

Federal investigators say the warning signals at a railroad crossing activated 20 seconds before a float crossed the tracks in a parade that killed four military veterans and injured 16 others.

11/17/2012

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Military Veterans Killed In Midland Train Wreck

A freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 17 others as the float drove through a West Texas railroad crossing on its way to an honorary banquet, authorities said.

11/15/2012

A helicopter hovers on June 3, 2012 over the scene of the crash of a Dana Airline plane that plunged onto a plot containing a church, a two-storey residential building and a printing shop in Lagos. AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL AREWA

NTSB To Help Nigeria Investigate Crash That Killed UNT Student

An investigator from the National Transportation Safety Board will be heading to Nigeria to help piece together the cause of a jet crash that claimed the life of a former University of North Texas student.

06/06/2012

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Private Texas Plane Crashes In Denver, 2 Killed

Authorities say two people are dead and four others injured after a private airplane from Texas crashed just short of an airport runway during a heavy snowstorm in Colorado.

02/19/2012

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Could US Drivers Ever Abide By Cellphone Ban?

Junior Woods has a well-practiced routine for conducting business on the road: While driving throughout rural Arkansas, the electronics salesman steals a glance at his cellphone every so often, checking for text messages and emails.

12/14/2011

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Feds Urge No Phones Or No Texting While Driving

Texting, emailing or chatting on a cellphone while driving is simply too dangerous to be allowed, federal safety investigators declared Tuesday, urging all states to impose total bans except for emergencies.

12/13/2011

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NASCAR Owner Hendrick Hurt In Florida Plane Crash

NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick and his wife Linda are recovering at a Florida hospital after their plane crash landed at an airport in Key West.

10/31/2011

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