Alaska Airlines sued for deicer mishap

KING5.com Staff SEATTLE – A passenger who was overcome by deicer fumes on an Alaska Airlines flight at Sea-Tac Airport Christmas Eve is suing the airline in federal court. The fumes filled the cabin of Flight 528 bound for Burbank, Calif. The 143 passengers and six...

Continental pilot says he tried to keep jet on runway

. . By Joan Lowy, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON — The pilot of an airliner destroyed after veering off a Denver runway last month told federal safety investigators he struggled to keep the aircraft on course during the attempted to takeoff. The National...

De-icer fumes sicken airline passengers

. King 5 News By: Debora Feldman SEATAC, Wash. – At least 25 passengers and crew on an Alaska Airlines flight were treated Wednesday after de-icer fumes filled the cabin at Sea-Tac Airport. The accident left many passengers with irritated eyes and vomiting, but none...

NTSB begins investigation into why plane slid off runway

. 9 News Colorado By: Dan Boniface DENVER – Federal investigators say they will work as long as there is daylight after arriving in Denver Sunday to find out why Continental Flight 1404, which skidded off the runway on Saturday. The Houston-bound Boeing 737-500,...