An Alaska Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing when the pilot passed out. (credit: CBS)

Pilot Loses Consciousness, Forces Emergency Landing

Authorities say the pilot of a Seattle-bound flight lost consciousness Thursday evening, which forced the Boeing 737 to make an emergency landing in Portland.


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93-Year-Old Pilot, WWII Hero Goes Down Under For Top Honor

John Wells, a 93-year-old World War II pilot, recently returned to Australia for a plaque dedication in honor of the 22nd Bomb Group.


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Police: Coroner’s Report Shows Alaska Airlines Pilot’s Death Was Not Suspicious

An autopsy conducted on the Alaska Airlines pilot who was found dead on the side of Interstate 5 earlier this week initially shows his death was not suspicious in nature, according to the Burbank Police Department.

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Instagram taken at the scene of the crash near Whiteman Airport. (credit: Kristine Lazar/CBS)

Single-Engine Plane Crashes Near Whiteman Airport Injuring 2

A fixed wing, single-engine plane crashed in Pacoima near Whiteman Airport Saturday narrowly missing several people on the ground.


Mike Miller, 51, of Lake Forest was arrested on suspicion of pointing a laser at a Sheriff's Department helicopter. (credit: Orange County Sheriff’s Department)

OC Man Accused Of Aiming Laser At Sheriff’s Department Helicopter

A 51-year-old man was arrested early Friday morning after authorities say he aimed a laser at a Orange County Sheriff’s Department helicopter.


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Hemet Pilot Accused Of Flying Illegal Immigrants From Mexico Border Into SoCal

A Riverside County man is accused of flying Mexican migrants from the Imperial Valley to Hemet and other locations.

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‘Concerned Citizen’: OC Sheriff’s Helicopter Pilot Took Girlfriend On Joyride

A county supervisor said there’s no evidence to support the charges that a sheriff’s department pilot took a taxpayer-funded flight with his girlfriend.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/11/2011

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Introducing the 2 Broke Girls: A Behind The Scenes Look At 2 Broke Girls

Two young women waitressing at a greasy spoon diner strike up an unlikely friendship in the hopes of launching a successful business – if only they can raise the cash.


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Pilot Injured In Small Plane Crash In Redlands

When a small plane fell from the sky near a Redlands airport two bystanders came to the rescue, pulling the pilot out from the fiery crash.

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Pilot Has Trouble Breathing, Wife Takes Over Plane From San Bernardino

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.


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LAPD Pilot Lands Chopper In Home Depot Parking Lot

A warning light in the cockpit of a Los Angeles police helicopter prompted the pilot to make a precautionary landing in a Home Depot parking lot.


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Small Plane Crashes Near French Valley Airport In Murrieta

A single-engine plane crashed in Murrieta Thursday after it experienced engine trouble.


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Engine Problem Prompts ‘V Australia’ Pilot To Abort Takeoff At LAX

A V Australia flight scheduled to depart Los Angeles International Airport for Sydney was cancelled Wednesday night after the pilot aborted takeoff.



Missing For 67 Years, WWII Airman To Be Buried In Riverside

67 years to the day that he and 11 others vanished in a B-24 bomber over New Guinea in 1943, Army Air Corps Staff Sgt. Claude Ray will finally be laid to rest.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/22/2010

CBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Josh Rubenstein stands in front of his, er, a borrowed L-39 Albatros jet. (credit: Josh Rubenstein)

Flying High With Josh Rubenstein

I pay attention to Josh, because he’s a certified pilot. Or at least he says he is. He has flown people all around, so that probably means he’s not faking it.