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37 years ago: The horror and heroism of Air Florida Flight 90

37 years ago: The horror and heroism of Air Florida Flight 90A storm Jan. 13, 1982, led to one of the most haunting tragedies in Washington, D.C., history: the crash of Air Florida Flight 90, which killed 78.



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Government shutdown: Passenger takes gun through airport security check onto international flight

Government shutdown: Passenger takes gun through airport security check onto international flightA passenger managed to board plane with a gun in their hand luggage after being screened by security at an American airport. Having accidentally packed their firearm, the unnamed traveller managed get on to the Delta Air Lines plane to Tokyo at the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on 3 January, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has admitted. After realising their mistake after the aircraft had taken off, the passenger immediately alerted staff on board, who in turn told the TSA.



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The Biggest Jet Engine in History Is Ready For Flight

The Biggest Jet Engine in History Is Ready For FlightIt's bigger than a Boeing 737's fuselage, and it's almost ready.



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Officials Are Investigating Why 6 People Suddenly Became Ill During a New Year's Day Flight

Officials Are Investigating Why 6 People Suddenly Became Ill During a New Year's Day FlightAirport water fountains may have been to blame



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Viral flight attendant story: Father opens up about his epic Christmas trip

Viral flight attendant story: Father opens up about his epic Christmas tripThe idea for the father-daughter trip that went viral this week was hatched a few days before Christmas at a neighborhood party in Mississippi.



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Delta flight makes emergency landing on Alaskan island due to 'a potential engine issue'

Delta flight makes emergency landing on Alaskan island due to 'a potential engine issue'Delta Air Lines passengers faced a Christmas Eve scare when a Seattle-bound flight made an emergency landing on a small Alaskan Island.



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Sexual assault on Spirit flight lands man in prison for 9 years

Sexual assault on Spirit flight lands man in prison for 9 yearsProsecutors said Prabhu Ramamoorthy "committed one of the most brazen airplane sexual assaults ever prosecuted in this district."



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Man who sexually assaulted woman on flight while she slept is jailed for nine years

Man who sexually assaulted woman on flight while she slept is jailed for nine yearsPrabhu Ramamoorthy, 34, was also sitting next to his wife on the overnight flight in January. Ramamoorthy had molested the victim while unbuttoning her blouse and unzipping her trousers as she slept. US attorney Matthew Schneider said: “Everyone has the right to be secure and safe when they travel on aeroplanes.



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Pentagon sends flight over Ukraine following Russian naval incident

Pentagon sends flight over Ukraine following Russian naval incidentA US Air Force observation plane flew over Ukraine on Thursday in a mission to show US support for Kiev following Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian naval vessels in the Sea of Azov, officials said. The November 25 confrontation was the first open military incident between Kiev and Moscow since 2014 when Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula and a conflict erupted in eastern Ukraine. “Today, the United States and Allies conducted an extraordinary flight under the Open Skies Treaty.



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Doomed Lion Air jet was 'not airworthy' on penultimate flight

Doomed Lion Air jet was 'not airworthy' on penultimate flightA Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea off Indonesia last month was not in an airworthy condition on its second-to-last flight.



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