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County Renews Lease For Firefighting Air Tankers

The Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a $13.75 million, five-year lease renewal of two amphibious air tankers, or SuperScoopers, from Quebec to help fight wildfires.



FBI: Army Soldier Smuggled C-4 On LA-Bound Flight

A U.S. Army soldier has been charged with trying to sneak powerful plastic explosives aboard an airliner headed to Los Angeles.


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Fixed-Wing Plane Crashes Into Parked Car In Hesperia

A fixed-wing plane crashed into a neighborhood in Hesperia, hitting a tree and car before coming to a stop near a home.


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Passengers Arrive At LAX After Emergency Landing In Atlanta

A Delta Airlines flight bound for Los Angeles International Airport was forced to make an emergency landing in Atlanta early Tuesday morning.

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LA County Fire, US Forest Service OK Deal For Night Flights

A new deal announced on Thursday between Los Angeles County firefighters and the U.S. government will allow night flights over federal land to help battle wildfires.


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Gas Prices May Boost LAX Traffic For Memorial Day Getaway

More travelers will be taking to the skies this Memorial Day weekend as high gas prices continue to weigh down wallets in the Southland.


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NASA Chooses 6 Teachers To Fly Aboard Observatory Plane

NASA has chosen six teachers, two from California, to ride on a flying observatory that studies black holes and the formation of stars.


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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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FAA To Order Emergency Inspections Of 80 Boeing 737 Jetliners

The airliner whose roof ripped open 34,000 feet over Arizona has had a busy 15-year life: taking off and touching down more than seven times a day, on average, and possibly developing microscopic cracks in its aluminum skin each time.


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Officials Probe Plane Crash That Killed 5, Injured 1 In Long Beach

A twin engine turboprop that took off from a California airport crashed and exploded in a fireball as it circled back for the runway, killing five people and critically injured a sixth, officials said.


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Boy Accused Of Pointing Lasers At Plane, LAPD Helicopter

Police say a 14-year-old boy is accused of pointing a green laser at a plane headed to Los Angeles International Airport and at a police helicopter.


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Plane Registered To OC Man Crashes In San Luis Obispo

Two people have been injured in the crash of a single-engine airplane on a ranch in San Luis Obispo.


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Blame It On The Plane? Woman Says Home Hit Twice By Ice

A Whittier woman says her home has now twice been a target for ice falling from the sky — and she blames the airline industry.

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Virgin Australia Jetliner Makes Emergency Landing At LAX

A Virgin Australia Boeing 777 jetliner made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport Monday.



Passenger Hurt After Small Plane Flips Over At OC Airport

A small plane has flipped over at an Orange County airport, slightly injuring one person on board.

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