Laptop Fire on Jet Blue Flight Causes Diversion

. A Jet Blue flight heading toward San Fransisco from New York diverted to Grand Rapids after a laptop onboard caught fire. The fire is reportedly attributed to the lithium ion battery that is used in rechargeable devices. A passenger onboard...

3 Killed in South Australian Plane Crash

. Three people are dead after a small plane crash in South Australia. A spokeswoman for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority stated, “We became aware there might be an issue shortly after take off when a distress signal was detected.” The plane is...

Teen Killed in Wisconsin Plane Crash

. A small plane crash in northwestern Wisconsin killed a teenage pilot and severely injured the passenger. Recovery of the wreckage is underway according to the local sheriff department but the area has been difficult to access: “It’s a rural setting....

United Engine Fire Causes Evacuation

. A United flight headed to San Fransisco from Newark Airport had to be evacuated after control tower crew spotted fire in the Boeing 757’s engine. The fire was noticed at the plane was taxiing the runway on its way to takeoff. A passenger onboard...

NTSB Releases Report on Mukilteo Plane Crash

. The NTSB has released a preliminary report on the Piper PA 32-260 which crashed landed on a busy intersection in Mukilteo, Washington. The NTSB report claims the plane crashed because “power loss occurred around 400 ft.” After sudden power loss, the...