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The new safety ramps implemented at San Francisco International Airport. (Holly Quan/CBS)

SFO Runways To Reopen This Weekend After Safety Ramps Implemented

Runways 1L and 1R were closed in May to implement the federally mandated Runway Safety Area improvements at San Francisco International Airport.

08/07/2014

Mineta San Jose International Airport

Jet With Mechanical Problems Makes Emergency Landing At San Jose Airport

A corporate jet with mechanical problems made an emergency landing at the Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday afternoon, an airport spokeswoman said.

08/05/2014

A small plane made an emergency landing near Lawrence Livermore Lab Tuesday evening. (Credit: Richard Westwood)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Road Near Lawrence Livermore Lab

A plane made an emergency landing Tuesday evening near Lawrence Livermore Lab.

04/15/2014

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

Private Airplane Makes Emergency Landing At San Jose Mineta Airport

An airplane made an emergency airplane at San Jose’ Mineta International Airport on Monday morning, an airport official said.

03/31/2014

A KOMO news helicopter crashes outside the television station on March 18, 2014 in Seattle, Wash. (credit: H. Quinn/CBS Seattle)

Lack Of Approved Landing Spots Makes Seattle-Type Helicopter Crash Unlikely In SF

A helicopter crash like the one that killed two people in Seattle Tuesday morning is unlikely to happen in San Francisco, because helicopters are not allowed to land in the city outside of an emergency.

03/19/2014

Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport

Glide Slope Indicator Operating At SFO For 1st Time Since Crash

Pilots flying into San Francisco International Airport will once again be able to land with the help of an important piece of equipment that was out of service when an Asiana Airlines flight crash landed last month.

08/22/2013

A U.S. Navy hovercraft lands on Ocean Beach in San Francisco, October 3, 2012. (CBS)

Hovercraft Lands On San Francisco’s Ocean Beach For Fleet Week

A Navy hovercraft has landed on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach as part of a disaster response training exercise during Fleet Week.

10/03/2012

A small plane made a crash landing in the waters off Hawaii Friday.

Bay Area Pilot Makes Dramatic Water Landing Near Hawaii

A pilot flying from Monterey to Hawaii was forced to ditch his plane in the ocean when he ran out of fuel 13 miles from the Big Island Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

10/08/2011

This plane made an emergency landing in East Palo Alto two miles west of the Palo Alto Airport, in a marsh area, August 23, 2011. (KCBS/Mike Colgan)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing In East Palo Alto

A small airplane made an emergency landing on a dirt road near East Palo Alto Tuesday morning, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.

CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011

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