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This file photo shows a single-engine plane flying through the air. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Indicator Light Alerts Pilot To Fuel Leak, Immediately Lands Aircraft

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.

09/18/2011

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Southwest Wraps Inspections, Finds 5 Planes With Cracks

Southwest Airlines says it has finished inspecting planes grounded since the weekend.

04/05/2011

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Investigation Continues On Hole In Roof Of Jet

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.

04/03/2011

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Southwest Flight Diverted For Hole In Roof

Friday was a rough day in the skies for both North Texas-based airlines. A Southwest Airlines jet had to divert in Arizona just hours after an American Airlines flight had to land in Ohio.

04/01/2011

An American Airlines jet lands on May 28, 2009 at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minnesota. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Hole Found In AA Plane Fuselage

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.

10/29/2010

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