NTSB: underinflated tires caused Learjet 60 crash

. By: Paul Lowe Aviation International News >> May 2010 Safety, Maintenance and Modifications Greatly underinflated tires and a rejected takeoff after V1 were the probable causes of the 2008 crash of a Learjet 60 while attempting to depart the Columbia (S.C.)...

FAA seeks millions in fines for United, US Airways

. The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday proposed levying multimillion-dollar fines against United Airlines and US Airways for safety violations, including flying a plane after mechanics stuffed shop towels into an engine. By JOAN LOWY Associated Press...

Turbulence Slams Jet, Injuring 26

. By TAMARA LUSH, AP MIAMI (Aug. 3) – Some passengers were snoozing while others snacked when the first turbulence rattled Continental Flight 128 over the Atlantic. Suddenly, the jetliner began to plunge and shake violently, hurling passengers over seatbacks and...

FAA Holds Regional Airline Safety Summit

After Buffalo Crash, Airlines, Government, Industry Discuss Voluntary Ways to Boost Safety Reprinted From ABC.com By LISA STARK and KATE BARRETT When Federal Aviation Administration administrator Randy Babbitt listened to the tapes and poured over the information...