Oct 13, 2015

Allegiant jet evacuated during engine fire on Vegas tarmac

A California-bound Allegiant flight was evacuated in Las Vegas after an engine caught fire on the tarmac, the second plane fire at the airport in as many months and the latest in a string of issues for the low-fare carrier. Allegiant Air Flight 516 ...

Aug 27, 2015

FAA starts probe after Allegiant jet aborts out-of-control takeoff

U.S. air-safety investigators are looking into a mechanical failure that caused the nose of an Allegiant Airlines jet to rise off the ground prematurely before takeoff, defying the crew’s attempts to push it down. Pilots abruptly halted their roll on the runway at 138 ...

Midair collision of two small planes claims three near San Diego

Aug 17, 2015

Midair collision of two small planes claims three near San Diego

Two small planes collided in midair Sunday near an airport in southern San Diego County, killing three people, authorities said. The collision occurred around 11 a.m. in a remote area about 2 miles (3 km) northeast of Brown Field Municipal Airport, according to Federal ...