Air Canada plane skids off Halifax runway after hard landing

Mar 30, 2015

Air Canada plane skids off Halifax runway after hard landing

An Air Canada plane made a hard landing in bad weather and skidded off the runway at the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the airline said Sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries. The airline ...

At least 49 dead in Brazil tour bus crash

Mar 15, 2015

At least 49 dead in Brazil tour bus crash

At least 49 people were killed Saturday when a tour bus plunged hundreds of meters into a densely wooded ravine in southern Brazil, authorities said. Among the dead were eight children and 24 women, regional government spokeswoman Ana Paula Keller said. The toll had ...

Plane skids off LaGuardia runway, crashes into fence; six hurt

Mar 6, 2015

Plane skids off LaGuardia runway, crashes into fence; six hurt

A plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport while landing during a snowstorm Thursday, crashing through a chain-link fence and coming to rest with its nose perilously close to the edge of an icy bay. Photos showed the ...

Chemical cloud over Spanish town after factory accident

Feb 13, 2015

Chemical cloud over Spanish town after factory accident

A chemical accident at a factory in Spain on Thursday injured three people and cloaked large swaths of the region in an orange chemical cloud, forcing over 60,000 people to stay indoors before it disappeared. The “explosion or chemical reaction” happened when products being ...

New York rail safety in spotlight after deadly crash

Feb 5, 2015

New York rail safety in spotlight after deadly crash

Safety on one of America’s busiest commuter rail services was under the spotlight Wednesday after a packed passenger train slammed into a jeep, killing six people north of Manhattan. It was the worst of three deadly crashes in less than two years on the ...

AirAsia jet's alarms 'screaming' before crash: investigator

Jan 22, 2015

AirAsia jet's alarms 'screaming' before crash: investigator

Warning alarms in AirAsia Flight QZ8501 were “screaming” as the pilots desperately tried to stabilize the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator said Wednesday. The noise of several alarms — including one that indicated the plane ...