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Homemade Aircraft Crashes Into Cell Tower In Corona, Killing 1

Cal Fire, Riverside County and Corona City firefighters were called to the scene in the 20300 block of Farley Avenue shortly after 12 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/28/2015

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Plane Registered To Film Composer James Horner Crashes North Of Santa Barbara

The pilot of a small aircraft, which is believed to have been registered to famed film composer James Horner, was killed when the plane crashed into a remote area about 60 miles north of Santa Barbara on Monday.

06/22/2015

Louis Zamperini presents an award at the 2011 Golden Goggles at JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for USA Swimming)

Son of ‘Unbroken’ Hero Louis Zamperini To Land At Flight Museum Aboard WWII Bomber

The son of World War II veteran and subject of the 2014 film “Unbroken” Louis Zamerini will arrive at the Western Museum of Flight on Monday on-board a replica of the aircraft his father piloted.

05/03/2015

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Doctor Who Helped Extract Harrison Ford From Downed Plane Speaks

A doctor who was on the golf course when Harrison Ford’s vintage aircraft came down says he couldn’t believe the scene that unfolded right in front of him.

03/05/2015

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FAA’s New Proposal On Commercial Drone Use Draws Mixed Reviews

The proposal arrives as companies such as Amazon continue to develop a drone delivery system and smaller businesses, in industries like filmmaking and real estate, hope to give their projects an aerial view.

02/16/2015

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Pilot Injured In Perris Ultralight Aircraft Crash

The pilot of an ultralight aircraft was injured following a crash near the Perris Valley Airport on Sunday morning, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

12/21/2014

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Pilot Bound For LA Reports Eye Injury As Laser Strikes From Ground Increase

The captain of a US Airways flight approaching LA from Phoenix suffered an eye injury from a laser strike early Wednesday morning.

CBS Los Angeles–06/19/2014

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Obama’s Weekend Southland Visit Prompts Temporary Flight Restrictions

President Barack Obama’s weekend visit to the Southland will have an impact on airspace.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2014

The aerial training exercise will feature the use of C-130 military aircraft to prepare for the upcoming wildfire season. (Photo credit:  STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

C-130 Air Tankers Take Part In Aerial Firefighting Drills Near Channel Islands

Pilots and flight crews are conducting aerial training exercises in Ventura County in preparation for what officials fear could be a dangerous wildfire season.

04/09/2014

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Malaysia Airlines Loses Contact With Plane En Route To Beijing With 239 Aboard

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing is missing, the airline confirmed.

03/07/2014

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Calif. Analysts Doubt Highway Patrol Aircraft Need

The recommendation came Thursday from the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office, which in its review of Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2014-15 transportation budget proposal questioned the CHP’s need for a fleet that size.

03/06/2014

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FBI Highlights Risks Posed By Laser Strikes Targeting Aircraft

Local and federal law enforcement agencies Tuesday offered up to $10,000 in reward money for information on anyone who aims a laser pointer at the cockpits of incoming airliners.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2014

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Small Plane Hits Building, Crashes In Used Car Lot In Pacoima

Authorities say a small plane crashed in a used car lot not far from Whiteman Airport in Pacoima.

12/29/2013

Two Super Scooper fire fighting planes are seen parked at Van Nuys airport. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

New Water-Dropping Aircraft Go Into Service In Preparation For 2013 Fire Season

The Los Angeles County Fire Department Monday unveiled several new aircraft resources that will aide in the upcoming fire season.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/26/2013

Two Super Scooper fire fighting planes are seen parked at Van Nuys airport. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

‘Super Scoopers’ Firefighting Aircraft Arrive From Canada

Two Bombardier 415 Super Scoopers and an Erickson S-64 Air-Crane Helitanker are on lease from Quebec to bolster Los Angeles County Fire Department’s efforts against wildfires.

08/15/2013

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