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MH370 search director disagrees with pilot ditch theory

MH370 search director disagrees with pilot ditch theoryCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The director of a seabed hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Tuesday disagreed with a new book's conclusion that the pilot likely flew the plane beyond the search area to deliberately sink it in unexplored depths of the Indian Ocean.



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What Do You Say To Sexist Passengers? This Female Pilot Has The Perfect Response.

What Do You Say To Sexist Passengers? This Female Pilot Has The Perfect Response.This female pilot is using Twitter to call out two sexist passengers.



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Southwest Pilot Speaks Out For the First Time Since Her 'Heroic' Emergency Landing

Southwest Pilot Speaks Out For the First Time Since Her 'Heroic' Emergency LandingTammie Jo Shults safely landed the plane after one of the engines blew out



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Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter

Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighterPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing Tuesday after the jet apparently blew an engine, got hit by shrapnel and lost a window, is being praised for her "nerves of steel" in helping to prevent a far worse tragedy after the catastrophe killed one passenger and left seven others hurt.



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Passengers say pilot of ill-fated Southwest Airlines flight is a hero

Passengers say pilot of ill-fated Southwest Airlines flight is a heroPassengers are calling the pilot of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, which staged an emergency landing Tuesday at Philadelphia International Airport, a hero.



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'Angels' and training help former fighter pilot save Southwest flight

'Angels' and training help former fighter pilot save Southwest flightTammie Jo Shults, 56, may have drawn on her Navy skills when one of the two engines on her Boeing 737-700 blew and broke apart at 32,000 feet on Tuesday, forcing her to implement a rapid descent toward Philadelphia International Airport. One of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, Shults calmly told air traffic control that part of her plane was missing, and she would need ambulances on the runway.



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Listen to how Tammie Jo Shults, hero pilot of Southwest 1380, kept calm and saved her passengers

Listen to how Tammie Jo Shults, hero pilot of Southwest 1380, kept calm and saved her passengersAudio of the Southwest Airlines incident has emerged, showing how pilot Tammie Jo Shults remained completely calm after an engine exploded and a woman passenger was nearly sucked out of the plane. It is believed that one woman, Jennifer Riordan, died in the initial engine explosion, which sent shrapnel smashing into the Boeing 737-700, but Ms Shults, whose experience includes being one of the first female fighter pilots in the US Navy, was able to get all the other passengers to safety.



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Hero Southwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Shults praised after landing distressed aircraft

Hero Southwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Shults praised after landing distressed aircraftA Southwest Airlines pilot is being hailed as a hero after she made an



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The Latest: Air Force identifies Thunderbirds pilot who died

The Latest: Air Force identifies Thunderbirds pilot who diedNELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a military jet that killed a member of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team (all times local):



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Emergency fuel shutoff was tripped before NY helicopter fatal crash: pilot

Emergency fuel shutoff was tripped before NY helicopter fatal crash: pilotAn emergency fuel shut-off switch had been accidentally tripped moments before a fatal crash of a helicopter in New York’s East River on March 11, a pilot told the National Transportation Safety Board in a preliminary report released Monday. The Eurocopter AS350 chartered by Liberty Helicopters of New Jersey crashed, killing all five passengers after a private photo shoot trip over New York City. The pilot, who escaped, also told the NTSB that the engine trouble started shortly after a passenger slid across the seat and leaned back to take a picture.



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