Evacuation slide deploys midair on United flight

. By Joe Sutton, CNN (CNN) — A United Airlines flight was forced to land in Wichita, Kansas, after the evacuation slide accidentally deployed midair Sunday, the airline said. The Boeing 737 was carrying 96 passengers and five crew members. It was on its way from...

Two Flights Sustained Engine Damage from Bird Strikes

. By Simon Hradecky, created Friday, Nov 1st 2013 via The Aviation Herald A Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N597HA performing flight HA-20 from Honolulu,HI to Sacramento,CA (USA), was on approach to Sacramento when one of the engines (CF6) ingested...

Plane Makes Oakland Emergency Landing; No Injuries

. OAKLAND, Calif. October 16, 2013 (AP) via ABCnews.go.com Officials say an Alaska Airlines flight en route from San Jose to Honolulu was forced to make an emergency landing in Oakland shortly after takeoff after the crew reported a possible bird strike. The flight...

FAA orders inspections of Boeing 737s

. By Ric Ward, CNN (CNN) — The Federal Aviation Administration is ordering that more than 1,000 Boeing 737 jets be inspected for a problem which could cause pilots to lose control of the aircraft. According to the FAA, the inspections will focus on pins which...