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Blown Tires Stop Takeoff At LAXA pair of tires blew out on an Aeromexico jetliner carrying 129 passengers and six crew members as it was getting ready to take off from the Los Angeles airport, forcing the pilot to stop the plane but causing no injuries.
Video Shows Aftermath Of San Francisco Asiana Plane CrashVideo from a firefighter's helmet camera shows rescuers were aware there was someone on the ground outside the Asiana plane, before she was fatally run over by a fire truck.
Airplane Crashes Into Fresno yard, Killing 2 People On BoardA single-engine aircraft crashed in the front yard of a home in Central California on Thursday, killing two people on board.
Neighbors Mourn Fair Oaks Man Killed In BART Maintenance AccidentNeighbors were stunned and confused about the death of Larry Daniels, a contractor for BART who lived in Fair Oaks.
BART UPDATE: NTSB Begins Investigation Into Workers' Deaths, No Progress On StrikeSaturday's accident on Bay Area Rapid Transit tracks in the East Bay city of Walnut Creek took place against the backdrop of a contentious and disruptive labor strike.
Train Kills 2 Track Workers Amid SF Bay StrikeA San Francisco Bay Area commuter train returning from routine maintenance struck and killed two workers who were inspecting the tracks Saturday afternoon — an accident that comes amid a strike that has shut the Bay Area Rapid Transit system down to riders for the past few days.
Pilot Makes Hard Landing At Cameron Park AirportA pilot had some trouble landing at the Cameron Park Airport on Tuesday morning.
Asiana To Sue TV Station Over Offensive Name GaffeAsiana said Monday that it will sue a San Francisco TV station that damaged the airline's reputation by using bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on a plane that crashed earlier this month in San Francisco.
NTSB: Pilots Relied On Automatic Speed ControlThe pilots of Asiana Flight 214 relied on automated cockpit equipment to control the jetliner's speed as they landed at San Francisco airport, but realized too late they were flying too low and too slow before the aircraft crashed, investigators said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Pilot Interviews Key To Answers In SFO Crash Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was 500 feet up and about a half-minute from San Francisco International Airport when its speed dropped below the threshold for a safe landing. It continued slowing until just about eight seconds before touchdown, when pilots recognized the need for more speed and throttled up.
Former Sacramento Pilot, Flight Instructor Shares Insight On SF Plane CrashNew video of the plane crash at San Francisco International Airport is providing National Transportation Safety Board investigators with some insight into what went wrong, and has many more experts weighing in.
NTSB Proposes Car Phone Ban; Drivers ReactFor the last two and a half years drivers have been legally required to use a hands-free devices while driving or risk being fined. But now the National Transportation Safety Board says even using a Bluetooth device can be distracting.