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Burnt wreckage of small plane after hard landing at an Ellis County airport. (Photo Credit: Waxahachie Daily Light/Courtesy Scott Dorsett

Small Plane Lands Hard; Catches Fire in Ellis County

The pilot who refused transport to the hospital was the only person on-board and was not injured.

05/24/2014

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Co-Pilot Of Southwest Wrong-Airport Jet Retiring

Officials with Dallas-based Southwest Airlines say the co-pilot of a plane that landed at the wrong airport in January has retired, while the plane’s captain has resumed flying.

04/14/2014

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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

American Eagle signage is seen inside an American Airlines/American Eagle terminal. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Pilots’ Union Rejects Contract At American Eagle

The CEO of American Eagle says the American Airlines regional affiliate will be a different outfit that does less flying after leaders of the pilots’ union rejected a contract offer.

02/13/2014

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Air Force: Bird Strike Caused North Texas Crash Of $8M Jet

U.S. Air Force investigators have confirmed that a bird strike caused an $8 million jet to crash in North Texas during a training flight in July.

12/10/2013

A World War II-era P-51 Mustang  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Denton Pilot, Passenger Killed In Wreck Of WWII-Era Plane Near Galveston

The U.S. Coast Guard says two people have been killed when their World War II-era plane went down in shallow water near Galveston.

10/23/2013

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Tuskegee Airman Laid To Rest At DFW National Cemetery

A grateful nation said goodbye Tuesday to another veteran of the “greatest generation.” Captain Claude Robert Platte, Junior, was born in Denison, Texas… grew up in Fort Worth, and later achieved prominence as a pilot and flight instructor with the famed Tuskegee Airmen.

CBS 11–10/08/2013

Southwest plane with collapsed nose gear at LaGuardia (Photo courtesy of Matthew J Friedman and Frank Ferramosca)

Southwest Airlines Fires Captain In Troubled Landing

Southwest Airlines has fired the captain of a plane that landed so hard at New York’s LaGuardia airport that its nose gear collapsed.

10/02/2013

Addison firefighters were standing by as the small Cessna plane made a belly landing at the airport. (credit: CBS 11)

Small Plane Makes Hard Landing At Addison Airport

A Cessna plane made a belly landing in Addison on Sunday. It happened just after 11 a.m. at the Addison Municipal Airport.

08/18/2013

Southwest plane with collapsed nose gear at LaGuardia (Photo courtesy of Matthew J Friedman and Frank Ferramosca)

LaGuardia Shut Down After Landing Plane’s Gear Collapses

NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Air traffic was shut down at LaGuardia Airport early Monday evening after a Southwest Airlines plane’s nose gear collapsed as the aircraft touched down on the runway. The Federal Aviation Administration said […]

07/22/2013

The Solar Impulse solar powered plane is displayed in a hangar at Moffett Field on March 28, 2013 in Mountain View, California. The Solar Impulse, a solor powered plane that has already made international and intercontinental flights in Europe and Africa, will begin test flights around the San Francisco Bay Area ahead of a planned flight across the United States later this year. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Meet The Pilot Behind The Solar Impulse

After landing at DFW International Airport early Thursday morning, the world’s first aircraft powered completely by solar energy will be on display in North Texas.

05/23/2013

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DFW Air Traffic Controller Saves Pilot’s Life

All she had to go by, were the green letters and numbers on a black screen, and the garbled radio call of a pilot. LouElla Hollingsworth knew though that 27,000 feet above Texas, there was a plane in trouble that she had to try to save.

CBS 11–03/13/2013

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