Palo Alto Flight Instructor Allegedly Steals Plane, Disappears Into Night Over Pacific OceanIt's been 10 days since a flight instructor from Palo Alto vanished while flying over the Pacific Ocean.
'Warning Clouds' Above Bay Area Signal Coming Of Wet WeatherThey can be considered Pilots, signaling “bumpy” weather ahead! Some of the altocumulus clouds can develop into towering thunderstorms.
Flight From SFO Lands Safely In North Carolina After Engine Problem, Emergency LandingA United Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport on Sunday landed safely in Greensboro, North Carolina, after the pilot reported an engine problem and declared an emergency, according to a Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman.
iPad Glitch Delays Dozens Of American Airlines FlightsMore than 50 American Airlines flights have been delayed in the past two days by a glitch in navigation-map software loaded on pilots' iPads.
VIDEO: How Reinforced Cockpit Door Could Keep Out Germanwings Pilot, Despite Emergency Access CodesVideo shows how cockpit doors lock and how they can be opened in certain circumstances, but even the strongest blunt force is unable to break the newer, stronger reinforced doors.
Alone At Controls, Co-Pilot Sought To 'Destroy' Plane With 150 On Board The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and "intentionally" sent the plane full speed into a mountain in the French Alps, ignoring the pilot's frantic pounding on the door and the screams of terror from passengers, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Hayward Golf Course After Losing PowerA pilot whose plane lost power after taking off made an emergency landing at a golf course in Hayward Sunday afternoon, a fire spokesman said.
Airplane Crashes Into Barbed Wire Fence At Angwin AirportAn airplane crashed at the Angwin Airport Sunday afternoon, a Napa County sheriff’s official said.
2 Killed In Plane Crash In Sierra Nevada FoothillsTwo people are dead after a small plane crashed not far from an airport in the Sierra Nevada foothills in Northern California.
Cargo Pilots Say Fatigue Leading To Big Danger BelowDozens of huge cargo jets fly over Bay Area neighborhoods daily, and the pilots flying them say lack of rest is creating a big danger below.
2 Staff Members Injured In Gas Explosion At Vallejo High School; Lines Had Been Shutoff Since Napa QuakeVallejo High School was evacuated after an a maintenance worker trying to re-light the pilot caused an explosion, seriously injuring himself and at least one other staff member. School has since resumed.
Surviving Pilot Was Flung From SpaceShipTwo As It Disintegrated Over Mojave Desert
No Survivors Found In Plane Crash Discovered Near GilroyThere were no survivors in a plane crash discovered Sunday morning in a rural area off of state Highway 152 east of Gilroy, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman said.
Pilot Killed In Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Crash Grew Up In South BayThe test pilot who was killed last Friday when the Virgin Galactic private space vehicle broke up over the Mojave Desert was a native of Scotts Valley.
Alameda Airman Laid To Rest 70-Years After Being Shot Down Over Germany In WWIIAfter seven decades, an airman from Alameda who was shot down in World War II was finally given a proper burial.