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FAA Investigating US Airways Emergency Landing In Philly

The FAA is investigating after US Airways Flight 1702, which was headed from chilly Philadelphia to the warm weather of Fort Lauderdale, was forced to make an emergency landing just after taking off from Philadelphia International Airport.

03/13/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

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Police: Utah Man Caught Flying With $1.2 Million Worth Of Pot

Authorities say a Utah man who was allegedly transporting marijuana worth $1.2 million in a plane was caught at a western Pennsylvania airport.

12/18/2013

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FCC May Relax Ban On In-Flight Cell Phone Use

There is some potential good news for travelers who have a hard time going off-line while in the air.

11/22/2013

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Small Plane Crash Lands Near Beaver County Airport

Authorities were called to the scene after a plane went down in Beaver County this evening.

09/06/2013

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Pittsburgh Plane Lands After Smoke In The Cockpit

A small passenger plane from Pittsburgh landed safely at Newark International Airport in New Jersey after reporting smoke in the cockpit.

07/25/2013

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Latrobe Air Traffic Control Tower To Close

Air traffic control facilities at three Pennsylvania airports will close down as a result of budget cuts, the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday.

03/22/2013

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Man Hospitalized After Ultralight Plane Crashes In Washington County

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash of an ultralight plane Saturday in Washington County.

08/18/2012

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Pittsburgh International Holds Emergency Response Drill

It looked like the real thing, but what passengers flying in and out of Pittsburgh International Airport may have noticed on one of the runways was just a drill.

08/02/2012

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Small Plane Goes Down Embankment In West Deer

A small plane went off the runway in West Deer. It happened Tuesday evening at Rock Airport.

04/03/2012

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Feds Increase Punishment For Pointing Lasers At Aircraft

Federal authorities are cracking down on pointing a laser at aircraft by stiffening the punishment. A laser attack on aircraft is a federal offense and across the country, the number of incidents has increased to nearly 10 a night.

02/27/2012

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FAA Probes Plane Departures From Closed Pittsburgh Runway

An investigation is being conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration after several planes took off from a closed runway at Pittsburgh International Airport this week.

10/01/2011

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Pitt Student Arrested For Pointing Laser At Medical Helicopters

The Federal Aviation Administration and Pittsburgh police say they arrested a Pitt student for pointing lasers into the cockpits of two medical helicopters.

07/19/2011

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Delta Flight Diverted To Pittsburgh International Airport

A commercial flight was diverted to Pittsburgh International Airport.

04/21/2011

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Overnight Controller Added At Allegheny County Airport

After reports nationwide of air traffic controllers falling asleep on the job, the Allegheny County Airport is on a list of 27 airports where the FAA will add an extra controller overnight.

04/14/2011