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Plane crippled on Philadelphia runway

A Florida-bound plane's nose gear collapsed during an attempted takeoff at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday, leaving the plane crippled on the runway and prompting the crew to deploy emergency slides for the passengers to get off.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 02:27am EDT

Tags: Philadelphia International Airport,

Small plane lands on NYC highway

A small plane traveling to Connecticut after taking a tour of the Statue of Liberty made an emergency landing Saturday on a New York City interstate highway, startling drivers but touching down safely with no serious injuries to anyone aboard or on the ground, officials said.

Sunday - 01/05/2014, 08:27am EST

Tags: highways

Small plane makes emergency landing in Fredericksburg

A small plane made an emergency landing shortly before 6 a.m. Monday, near the parking lot of a Wawa gas station in Fredericksburg, Va.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 01:01pm EDT

Tags: emergency landing, airplane

Tips for traveling by train or plane on Inauguration Day

Crowds coming to the D.C. area for the presidential inauguration ceremonies mean clogged airports and packed train stations.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 11:40am EST

Tags: WMAA, inauguration day, Inauguration travel, train, max smith

A plane or a goose? Why one may mimick the other

Aircraft designers are paying close attention to the way geese fly.

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 04:07am EDT

Tags: ExtremeTech, goose, aviation designers

Horrific crash that forever changed air transit marks 30th anniv.

For longtime Washingtonians, it may be hard to believe that a generation has passed since the disaster that shocked the nation and led to much-needed changes to safety in the air.

Friday - 01/13/2012, 11:06am EST

Tags: Dave McConnell, Air Florida Flight 90, Air Florida, 14th Street Bridge, crash, potomac