Prison Sentence For Calif. Man Who Flashed Laser Pointer At Plane, Damaging Pilot's EyesAuthorities say a Central California man has been sentenced to six months in prison for flashing a large laser pointer at a California Highway Patrol plane last year, briefly damaging the pilot’s eyes.
Plane In Fatal SoCal I-15 Crash Once Landed By SF Giants Catcher Nokes On Same FreewayFormer San Francisco Giants catcher Matt Nokes says he once owned the plane involved in a fatal crash on Interstate 15, and safely landed it on the same highway 16 years ago.
NTSB: Family Of 5 Killed In Gilroy Crash After Pilot Disregarded Air Traffic Controller's RequestsThe National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary report of a plane crash near Bakersfield that killed a Gilroy family of five last month.
2 Escape Injury When Plane Crashes Near Byron Airport In Contra Costa CountyTwo people escaped injury earlier Sunday when a kit plane went down in a field in unincorporated Contra Costa County, county fire and sheriff’s officials said.
American Airlines Sends Wrong Plane From LAX To Hawaii; FAA InvestigatingAmerican Airlines has reportedly confirmed sending the wrong airplane from Los Angeles to Hawaii last month, a plane that was not certified to fly across the ocean.
Mid-Air Plane Collision Leaves 4 Dead In San DiegoFour people are dead Sunday following the midair collision and crash of two small planes near an airport in southern San Diego County, authorities said.
Plane With Unconscious Pilot At Controls Plunges Into Ocean 460 Miles Off Point ReyesU.S. Coast Guard officials said they have suspended a search Friday afternoon for the pilot of an experimental aircraft that crashed off of Point Reyes Thursday night.
Tired Air Traffic Controllers Making Skies Less Safe, According To Newly-Released FAA StudyAir traffic controllers’ work schedules often lead to chronic fatigue, making them less alert and endangering the safety of the national air traffic system, according to a study the government kept secret for years.
Southwest Jet Bound For Bay Area Strikes Catering TruckPassengers were forced to deplane on a Southwest Airlines flight from Denver to the Bay Area after their aircraft struck a catering truck while attempting to take off.
NorCal Couple In Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing Along Nevada HighwayA married couple was forced to make an emergency landing in their small custom airplane along U.S. 95 near Fernley.
Small Plane Lands Without Landing Gear At Hayward AirportA small plane landed without landing gear at the Hayward Executive Airport Wednesday morning but no one was injured, an airport manager said.
Burner Air Offers To Fly You From SF To Burning Man, Starting At $2,199Nearly 70,000 people from all over the world expected to attend Burning Man later this summer have a new way to travel to the Nevada desert.