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Asiana Crash Probe Renews Debate Over Culture In Aviation

New details about the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet have renewed questions about whether a culture of strict deference to more-senior pilots can compromise air safety.

12/12/2013

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Asiana Captain Was ‘Very Concerned’ Before SFO Crash Landing

The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was stressed out and “very concerned” about attempting a visual approach because the runway’s automatic warning systems were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.

12/11/2013

Foodie Chap & Capt. 'Wacky Jacky' Douglas

Foodie Chap & Capt. ‘Wacky Jacky’ Douglas

Since 1972, Captain “Wacky Jacky” Douglas has been skipper of her own charter boat. Her focus is salmon, the fish she has championed for decades. This season has been a bountiful one…

09/17/2012

The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

Owners Of Ship In ’07 SF Bay Oil Spill Sue Pharmacists Over Captain’s Meds

The owners and operators of a container ship that slammed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in 2007 are suing pharmacists who they say dispensed drugs to the pilot of the Cosco Busan.

04/25/2012

Yacht Captain Blames Robert Wagner On Natalie Wood's Drowning

Yacht Captain Blames Wagner In Wood Death; Cops Say He’s Not Suspect

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s detective said there is substantial new information in the case of the 1981 death of actress Natalie Wood, but that her husband – actor Robert Wagner – is not a suspect.

11/18/2011

A photo of the program used during the memorial service for Captain Jason Dahl. (CBS)

San Jose School Renamed To Honor Flight 93 Captain

Students who were not even born when United Flight 93 went down on September 11th, 2001, honored the San Jose man who piloted the plane at a ceremony Tuesday to rename their campus.

09/06/2011

Joe Thornton of the San Jose Sharks. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Thornton To Start Game 5 For Sharks Despite Injury

San Jose Sharks captain Joe Thornton is expected to play a potential elimination game in Game 5 of the Western Conference final despite leaving the previous game with an injury.

CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011

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Joe Thornton Named Captain Of Sharks

San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan has named Joe Thornton the team’s captain for this season.

CBS San Francisco–10/07/2010

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