Southwest Has Been Faced With Fines, Union Safety ComplaintsAs the investigation into last week's deadly engine failure continues, Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly could face questions about whether the company's low-cost business model is putting passengers at risk.
Southwest Airlines Sought More Time For Engine InspectionsSouthwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday.
FAA Orders Fan Blade Inspections After Jet Engine ExplosionU.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines plane that had to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
Southwest Airlines Pilot Lauded As Hero For Handling CrisisTammie Jo Shults, one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, was the captain and piloting the Dallas-bound Flight 1380 when it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
NTSB: Blown Southwest Jet Engine Showed 'Metal Fatigue'A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia showed evidence of "metal fatigue".
Family Of Texas Victim Files Lawsuit In NYC Helicopter CrashThe lawsuit spotlights the harnesses used in the open-door flight and notes the aircraft's inflatable floats didn't keep it from flipping over and sinking.
Trash Collector Injured In Crash With Train Out Of HospitalThe other trash collector who was aboard the truck was killed in the collision Jan. 31. The truck's driver sustained minor injuries.
Amtrak Crash In South Carolina Leaves 2 Dead, Over 100 HurtAn Amtrak passenger train hurtling through the early morning darkness Sunday slammed into a freight train parked along a siding in South Carolina, killing two Amtrak crew members and injuring more than 110 people, authorities said.
GOP Lawmakers Put Medical Skills To Work After Train CrashRepublican members of Congress with medical experience put their skills to work after a train carrying dozens of them crashed into a garbage truck in rural Virginia.
I-Team: Texas Commuter Train Slow To Install Required Life-Saving TechnologyThe most-ridden commuter rail line in Texas still does not have a life-saving braking device Congress ordered all trains to install nearly a decade ago.
NTSB: High Speed, Slow Rotor Led To Ellis County Helicopter CrashFederal investigations have concluded that vibration caused by high speed and low rotor rotation speed both led to a Bell Helicopter crash that killed two people south of Dallas.
Amtrak Didn't Wait For System That Could've Prevented WreckThe rush to launch service on a new, faster Amtrak route near Seattle came at a deadly cost — critical speed-control technology that could have prevented a derailment was not active.
Amtrak Train Speeding 50 MPH Over Limit Before Deadly DerailmentFederal officials confirmed an Amtrak train was hurtling 50 mph over the speed limit when it careened off an overpass south of Seattle, spilling cars onto the highway below and killing at least three people.
Pilot Of Crashed Texas Balloon Was As Impaired As A Drunk DriverThe pilot in the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history was likely impaired by opioids and sedatives when he ignored weather warnings and flew the ride into a power line.
American Flight Underscores Hazards Posed By TurbulenceSome 40 people a year are seriously injured by turbulence in the U.S. Check out a rundown of statistics and recent incidents, and find out what pilots and airlines do to avoid hitting potholes in the sky.