FAA: Boeing should inspect for cracks on 747s

. Story by, Bart Jansen, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing additional inspections for Boeing’s 747s because of the risk that cracks around a rear door could cause the planes to depressurize in flight. Boeing agrees with the...

Three dead after plane crash near Iditarod checkpoint

. By Yereth Rosen, Reuters, via NBCnews.com ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A small plane crashed near a mountain checkpoint along the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, killing all three people aboard, state officials said on Tuesday. Searchers found wreckage of the plane, a...

US Airways A321 near Phoenix on Mar 4th 2013, fumes on board

. By Simon Hradecky, created Monday, Mar 4th 2013 via The Aviation Herald A US Airways Airbus A321-200, registration N559UW performing positioning flight US-9010 from Las Vegas,NV to Charlotte,NC (USA) with 7 crew, was enroute at FL390 about 180nm northeast of...