Piper Crash Paralyzes Passenger and Pilot, Teledyne Blamed

By Brendan Kirby, Press-Register Press-Register The assembly line of Teledyne Continental Motors is shown in this file photo. The company is on trial in a civil suit accusing it of making a part that caused a 2006 airplane crash.View full size MOBILE, Alabama —...

Post Crash Fire, Czech Aircraft Works SPOL SRO Sportcruiser

         This spring an airplane crashed in Arlington Washington.  What is notable about this particular plane crash was the post crash fire. According to the NTSB report, the aircraft fell from a distance of approximately 100 feet and one minute after impact burst...

Southwest pilot reacted quickly to hole in roof

. By BOB CHRISTIE, DAVID KOENIG The Associated Press updated 7/6/2011 3:42:48 PM ET 2011-07-06T19:42:48 DALLAS — A Southwest Airlines pilot didn’t wait around for approval from air traffic controllers before beginning an emergency dive after a hole ripped open...