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Teen who stowed away on Hawaii flight resting in hospital

A teenage boy who stowed away on a flight from California to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet was resting in hospital on Tuesday, two days after his death-defying jaunt over the Pacific, a Hawaii official said.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Hawaii Government, Hawaii, Santa Clara, CA, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Small plane crashes in NH's largest lake

Officials say no one was injured when a Cessna fixed-wing aircraft crashed and sank in New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee.

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Related Topix: US News, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Denver Post

FAA investigating drone flying over pot rally

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating reports of a drone aircraft that was seen flying over the 4/20 marijuana rally in Denver on Sunday.

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Related Topix: US News, Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration

HeraldNet

Ghanaian mining company used plane seen in Iran

A Utah bank confirmed Tuesday that an airplane registered to the bank was used by a Ghana mining company to take Ghanaian businessmen to Iran last week.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Plane flips after landing short of Huntsville runway

It happened around 8:30 p.m. A Huntsville International Airport spokesperson said a small plane, identified by the FAA as a Cessna 172, took off from Enterprise Municipal Airport, lost power, landed short of the west runway and flipped over in the grass.

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Related Topix: US News, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

KMIZ

5 sensational stowaways that survived

News that a 16-year-old boy from California survived a five-hour flight in the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound Boeing 767 has shocked and impressed the world.

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Related Topix: California, US News, Travel

WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

Experts Question Plane Stowaway's Survival Story

Experts are questioning the veracity of a 16-year-old boy's story after he said he stowed away in the wheel well of a plane and survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

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Plane stowaways contend with freezing temps, lack of oxygen

Incidences of people sneaking onto planes aren't as uncommon as you may think. There were 95 attempted stowaways on 84 flights around the world from 1996 to August 2012, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Greenwich Citizen

North Dakota to begin drone tests for ag research

In this May 14, 2013 file photo, one of several small drones designed for use by law enforcement and first responders is shown at University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, N.D. The Federal Aviation Administration says North Dakota's unmanned aircraft system test site is ready for operations.

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Related Topix: North Dakota, US News, University of North Dakota, Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Grand Forks, ND, US Military, Grand Forks Air Force Base, US Air Force

ABC News

Texas Search Group Sues FAA Over Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation filed a lawsuit on Monday asking a federal court to set aside an order that prohibits the nonprofit from employing drones in its work.

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CBS Local

How Can A Jet Stowaway Survive Cold Conditions, Lack Of Oxygen?

Despite the subzero temperatures and lack of oxygen, people can survive even a long journey in the wheel well of a jetliner.

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Related Topix: US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767

The Fresno Bee

Stowaway teen stirs concern about airport security

File- This July 2, 2004, file photo shows a traveler walking from one terminal to another at San Jose Airport in San Jose, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Eric Swalwell, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Clara, CA, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767

Farmington Hills Observer

NTSB chief urges child-safety seats on planes

WASHINGTON a?? Deborah Hersman, departing chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, said Monday that "one of her great disappointments" was not requiring child-safety seats on planes for young children.

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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Did boy fly to Maui in plane landing gear?

The first sign something was off was when the ground crew at Kahului Airport in Maui noticed a boy wandering the tarmac, dazed and confused.

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Related Topix: Kahului, HI, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Hispanic Business

Rockwell Collins second quarter 2014 sales increase 12%

Second quarter fiscal year 2014 earnings per share from continuing operations were portion of Information Management Services' fiscal year 2014 operating margin to be in the range of 11% to 12%, , due primarily to lower than previously estimated intangible asset amortization expense.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, US News

MarketWatch

Stowaway teen survives 5.5-hour flight hidden in frigid wheel well

From 1947 to 2012, a total of 96 people tried to sneak on an airplane's wheel well before takeoff.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Reporter

ICON to seek next step in move to Vacaville

ICON Aircraft Inc. will likely take another step Tuesday toward relocating to Solano County and setting up shop in Vacaville near the Nut Tree Airport.

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Related Topix: Iconix, Startups, Vacaville, CA, Solano County, CA, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Davis, CA

WTVG-TV Toledo

Small plane crashes in Michigan field, killing 2

Authorities say a small plane crashed in a Michigan farm field, killing the pilot and his passenger.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Owosso, MI, Shiawassee County, MI, Flying, Life, Hobbies, US News

MLive.com

Two men identified after fatal plane crash in Shiawassee County

The Shiawassee County Sheriff's Office has identified two men who died after a plane they were traveling in crashed Saturday, April 19 in Venice Township .

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Related Topix: Shiawassee County, MI, Air Accidents, US News

AVweb

Bag-Dropping Workers Face Dismissal

B is now installed nationwide, the FAA said on Monday, although services won't be available at all air traffic facilities until 2019.... The European Aviation Safety Agency is moving quickly on aircraft certification reform, and the the FAA is falling behind.

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