BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Officials say there is no evidence a US Airways jet traveling from Paris to North Carolina was ever in danger after it was diverted to Maine because a passenger handed a note to a flight attendant saying she had a surgically implanted device. Two F-15 fighters... more »
The Federal Aviation Administration says a United Airlines 757 en route to Los Angeles from Denver has been diverted to Grand Junction Regional Airport with one engine shut down in western Colorado.
FAA spokesman Ian Gregor says the plane was flying from Denver to Los Angeles on Sunday when... more »
Passengers from Southwest Airlines, flight number 1646 which was diverted to Colorado Springs following a declared emergency and landing are currently in the Colorado Springs Airport waiting to changes to their flight plans to make it to their connecting flights or final destinations.
Southwest Airlines flight number 1646 was... more »
A Southwest Airline flight from Phoenix, AZ was diverted to the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport when the flight crew declared an emergency with smoke in the cockpit. The emergency was declared at 11:10am and the aircraft made a safe landing at 11:40am and was met by emergency crews. Once crews... more »
A Virginia man accused of disrupting a cross-country flight, leading to diversion of the plane to Colorado Springs, has been sentenced to three months in federal prison. A federal judge in Denver also ordered 47-year-old Muhammad Abu Tahir of Glen Allen, Va., Friday to pay $14,584 in restitution to AirTran... more »
A SkyWest Airlines flight from Helena, Montana, to Salt Lake City was diverted to Idaho Falls after a passenger began banging on the cockpit door, saying he was a space alien and wanted to fly the plane.
Idaho Falls Police Sgt. Phil Grimes says other passengers on the Sunday... more »
An American citizen on a flight from Paris to Atlanta claimed to have a fake passport and said he had explosives in his luggage, forcing federal air marshals to intervene and the plane to land in Maine, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Federal officials identified the passenger as Derek Stansberry,... more »
A U.N. diplomat blames the lack of security in Somalia for problems in distributing food to the millions of hungry people.
A U.N. Security Council report says up to half the food aid is being diverted to corrupt contractors, radical Islamic militants and local U.N. workers. Trucks carrying food... more »
A United Airlines jet that made an emergency landing after a threatening note was found in the galley resumed its flight after seven hours on the ground in Salt Lake City.
Flight 741, carrying 168 passengers and six crew, was en route from Denver to San Francisco Thursday when... more »
A pall of red dust blown in from the Outback clogged the skies over Sydney on Wednesday, diverting international flights, disrupting public transport and prompting a spike in emergency calls from people suffering breathing difficulties.
No one was reported hurt as a result of dust storms sweeping a vast... more »