FAA, NTSB Begin Investigating Deadly Calabasas Crash Of Kobe Bryant's HelicopterThe FAA and NTSB are beginning the meticulous investigation into what caused the fatal helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others Sunday morning.
Discovery Bay Man Guilty Of Lying To FAA About Mental Disorder On Pilot Certification FormsA Discovery Bay man was found guilty of making false statements to the Federal Aviation Administration on pilot medical certification forms, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Teenager Attempts To Steal Private Plane From Fresno Yosemite AirportA 17-year-old girl was in custody Wednesday after she allegedly attempted to steal a private plane from Fresno Yosemite International Airport, authorities said.
FAA Takes Moves To Keep Reid-Hillview Airport Open In East San JoseThe FAA is stepping in to try and block the possible future closure of a small Santa Clara County airport.
Man Faces Federal Charges For Flying Drone Over 49ers, Raiders GamesA Sacramento County man has been charged with violating national defense airspace by flying a drone that dropped anti-media leaflets over 49ers and Raiders games in 2017.
Bay Area Firm Represents Family In First Suit Against Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines CrashA Burlingame law firm on Thursday filed a wrongful death lawsuit against aircraft-maker Boeing over last month's Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.
Bay Area Aviation Expert Believes Grounding Boeing Jetliner Was PrematureRetired pilot and former airplane accident investigator Dick Deeds believes the Boeing 737 is safe and the decision to ground it was premature.
Feinstein Calls For Grounding Of Boeing 737 Max 8 Jet After Deadly CrashesSen. Dianne Feinstein has called on the Federal Aviation Administration to ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in the wake of two deadly crashes involving the planes.
2 Seriously Injured in Small Plane Crash on Watsonville School GroundsAuthorities say two people were hospitalized with serious injuries after a small plane crashed into a field at Monterey Bay Academy in Watsonville Saturday.
Small Planes Involved In Close Call Near Oakland Airport During Gov't ShutdownTwo small planes were involved in a frightening close call near Oakland International Airport during the 35-day government shutdown, the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed this week.
Supes Vote Against Taking FAA Funds For Reid-Hillview Airport In San JoseThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted 3-2 to not accept any more federal funds to maintain Reid-Hillview Airport in San Jose.
WWII-Era Propeller Plane Runs Off Runway At Livermore AirportA small World War II-era single-propeller plane ran off the runway at the Livermore Municipal Airport Tuesday afternoon, but no one was hurt, according to the FAA.
SFO Close-Call Points Out Need for Faster Reporting of Aviation IncidentsAviation-safety officials say a close call last year at San Francisco International Airport points out the need for faster reporting of dangerous incidents before evidence is lost.
Study: 'Toxic Air Events' Happening On More Flights Than FAA ReportsIt's an open secret in the airline industry: A flawed design in almost all airplanes is putting flight attendants and pilots at risk, and passengers can unknowingly become victims as well.
Dash Camera Captures Small Plane's Emergency Landing On FreewayThe dashboard camera in a Bay Area couple's car on Saturday night captured the startling sight of a small plane making an emergency landing on a freeway in San Leandro.