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Family Of Missing Pilot Know That He’s ‘At Peace’

The crew watched as the plane crashed into the ocean some 460 miles off the coast.

08/14/2015

This handout Satellite image made available by the AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) shows a map  of the areas searched between March 18 and March 20, 2014 for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370. Two objects possibly connected to the search for the passenger liner, missing for nearly two weeks after disappearing on a flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, have been spotted in the southern Indian Ocean, according to published reports quoting Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. (Photo by AMSA via Getty Images)

Discovery Of Wing Fragment Reignites Debate Over Fate Of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Two pilots arrived at two very distinct conclusions Friday following the discovery of a 6-foot-long wing fragment that some say may belong to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

07/31/2015

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Local Attorney Recalls Landing Twin-Engine Plane After Gear Failure, Meeting Clients After

Lloyd Copenbarger has been flying for 50 years, making the flight from Chino to San Jose hundreds of times. But his flight Tuesday morning was like nothing he’s ever experienced.

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Officials ID Pilot Killed In Space Tourism Crash

The pilot killed during a test flight of Virgin Galactic’s prototype space tourism rocket over the Mojave Desert on Friday was identified Saturday as a 39-year-old Tehachapi man.

11/01/2014

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Point Mugu Plane Crash Under Investigation By FAA, NTSB

The plane crash that killed a seasoned military pilot near Port Hueneme was under investigation Thursday by the NTSB and the FAA, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2014

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CAL FIRE Reactivates Firefighting Air Tanker Fleet

California officials have reactivated the state’s 22 firefighting air tankers days after one of the aircraft crashed in Yosemite National Park, killing the pilot.

10/10/2014

A pilot was left with moderate injuries after crashing his single-engine plane in Rancho Cucamonga Friday evening. (credit: CBS)

Single-Engine Plane Crashes In Rancho Cucamonga

The pilot had moderate injuries, officials said.

07/18/2014

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NTSB: Firefighter Pilot Made Low Pass Over Friends Before Fatal Crash That Killed 2

Brian Lee, 47, was killed along with an 8-year-old passenger.

06/29/2014

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Pilot Killed In Fighter Jet Crash Is Identified

The military pilot killed in a fighter jet crash during a training exercise in Nevada has been identified as Marine Capt. Reid Nannen.

03/09/2014

Fourth-grade Gates Elementary student Luz was overcome with emotion upon seeing her dad, David Duran Sr., after his surprise homecoming. (Photo credit: Megan Goldsby/KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO)

Army Pilot Surprises Son, Daughters In Emotional Reunion At LA Schools

When David Duran Jr. was called out of his class to the principal’s office, he likely never dreamed it was for a reunion he won’t soon forget.

02/14/2014

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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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Garcetti Takes Latest Step To Keep TV Pilots In LA

Mayor Eric Garcetti signed an ordinance Friday that waives city fees for filming TV pilots in Los Angeles.

10/25/2013

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LA Waives Fees For TV Pilots In Runaway Production Fight

The city of Los Angeles is ready to sacrifice revenue in order to keep Hollywood at home.

02/27/2013

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Alaska Airlines Pilot Passes Out During Flight From LAX

An Alaska Airlines flight from Los Angeles International Airport was diverted to Portland International Airport Thursday night after the flight captain passed out mid-flight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/01/2013

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