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Federal Aviation Administration

A security official examines the wreckage of a Piper PA-28 aircraft.  (credit: DAVID HECKER/AFP/Getty Images)

NTSB: No Distress Call From Plane Before Crash

Authorities investigating a deadly air crash say the small plane had descended from its cruising altitude before radar and radio contact was lost.

10/28/2013

Passengers on an Atlanta-bound Spirit Airlines jet say they saw flames outside the cabin shortly after takeoff from DFW. (Getty Images)

Official: Spirit Jet Had ‘Uncontained’ Engine Failure

An engine on an Atlanta-bound Spirit Airlines jet where passengers said they heard an explosion and saw flames sustained an especially serious type of failure, a National Transportation Safety Board official said.

10/17/2013

UPS cargo plane crashes near Birmingham, Ala., airport on Aug. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS News)

2 Dead After UPS Cargo Plane Crashes, Explodes Near Birmingham Airport

A large UPS cargo plane crashed early Wednesday near an airport in Birmingham, Ala.

WAOK-AM–08/14/2013

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Furloughs Could Cause Travel Delays At Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Passengers at Atlanta’s airport could experience travel delays on the first weekday after furloughs for thousands of air traffic controllers. The cutbacks began Sunday because of federal budget cuts required by Congress, […]

04/22/2013