Air Charters Had Deadliest Year Since 2000

. Reprinted from The Washington Post By Sholnn Freeman Accidents on charter flights killed 66 people in the United States last year, the highest total since 2000, transportation safety officials said yesterday. The air charter category includes medical helicopters,...

Montana Plane Crash Kills 17

. Reprinted from The Wall Street Journal Associated Press BUTTE, Mont. — A small plane — possibly carrying children on a ski trip — crashed Sunday as it approached the Butte airport, killing 14 to 17 people aboard, a federal official said. The single...

Safety Pilot You be the judge

. Reprinted from AOPA Online By: Bruce Landsberg Bruce Landsberg was named president of the Air Safety Foundation in February. The great football coach Vince Lombardi used to exhort his Super Bowl-winning Green Bay Packers that “Winning isn’t everything—it’s the only...