Federal Aviation Administration
Rachel Abbott recently flew Southwest Airlines to San Francisco. Even though she took off from LAX over the Pacific, there were no life rafts on board, because the FAA does not require them.
Authorities say a woman took over the controls of a small airplane when her pilot-husband started having trouble breathing and speaking on a flight from California to Colorado.
The best solution to the problem of sleepy air traffic controllers is more sleeping on the job, scientists say.
Authorities say three people have been killed in the crash of a small plane that plowed into a hillside near the Barstow airport.
The Federal Aviation Administration Sunday said bad weather in Northern California delayed flights from the Southland an average of just over two hours.
A small plane has been reported overdue on a flight from Palm Springs to Chino.
A small plane crashed Sunday near the airport on California’s Santa Catalina Island, sparking a small fire and leaving the three people on board with burn injuries.