Hawaii News Now shared dramatic video footage from the U.S. Coast Guard of a pilot deploying the airframe parachute system on a Cirrus SR-22 airplane to avoid a high-speed crash landing into the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii over the weekend.
A World War II era C-47 transport plane that was part of the D-Day invasion is spending some time in Duluth this week, giving folks the opportunity to discover the rich history of the plane and learn the powerful history of the war it was built for.
A Malaysia Airlines jet carrying nearly 300 people crashed near the border between Russia and Ukraine, according to Reuters and Interfax. The airline company has confirmed that it has lost contact with the plane, a Boeing 777.
Passengers on a recent flight from Baltimore to Salt Lake City Utah had their flight time extended quite a bit, with an unexpected landing in Minneapolis to boot off a drunk woman who was looking for romance from an unwilling stranger.
For anybody who has ever flown anywhere it is awfully rare to not have spent some time sitting on the Tarmac waiting to take off, or to pull up to the gate. Those minutes can seem like hours, and for some unlucky passengers it actually is hours.