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Officials: Small Plane Crash Near Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge

Authorities in Ulster County say a vintage military jet crashed in the Hudson River as it came in for a landing at an airport in Kingston. The pilot was missing and feared dead.

02/26/2011

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Sen. Schumer Says Pilot Safety Regs Being Weakened

Sen. Charles Schumer of New York warned on Sunday that national air safety regulations proposed after a Buffalo airliner crash two years ago are being watered down in Washington.

02/13/2011

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Pilots’ Claims In Crash Files Dog Med Test Company

The federal investigation into a fatal 2009 plane crash in New Jersey has uncovered allegations that the country’s largest medical lab operator put commerce ahead of safety and threatened pilots who complained about inadequate training, dangerous flying practices and crushing workloads.

12/31/2010

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FAA May Change Flying Rules For Toddlers

A new proposal would require children under 2-years-old to sit in their own seat with a child restraint device, rather than on their parent’s laps.

12/16/2010

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FAA’s Missing Plane Info Leads To Terror Concerns

About 119,000 of the 357,000 aircraft have invalid information on the registry because of missing forms, invalid addresses, unreported sales or other paperwork problems.

12/10/2010

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FAA: Plane Crash En Route To L.I. Kills 1

A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says the single-engine Cessna U206G had departed from Keene, N.H. before crashing in Leverett.

12/06/2010

A Continental Airlines jet is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA Probing Lasers Pointed At Newark-Bound Planes

Federal authorities on Friday were investigating reports of lasers being pointed at planes landing at Newark Liberty International Airport.

12/03/2010

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Airspace Redesign Could Put More Planes Over NJ

A redesign of the region’s airspace by the Federal Aviation Administration which aims to alleviate congestion and long delays at area airports could mean more planes flying over Central and North Jersey.

11/09/2010

Departing travelers wait in line at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - Sep 30, 2010 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

New York City Area Flight Delays As Bad As Ever

A new government report criticizes attempts to reduce area airport chaos, saying scheduling rules continue to put too many planes in line when weather is the worst.

11/04/2010

Pilot Warren Saunders handcuffed and led into court. (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Charges Weighed In ‘Bombing’ Of NJ High School

Authorities say a man tossed wet toilet paper from a small plane onto a New Jersey athletic field as a test-run for a streamer drop at an upcoming high school football game.

10/14/2010

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LaGuardia To Start Using New Tower This Weekend

The $100-million facility will replace a 46-year-old tower. The FAA says it will provide air traffic controllers better visibility and technology that will help reduce flight delays.

10/08/2010

Hudson River Helicopter Crash Wreckage

New FAA Regs Coming To The Big Apple

A year ago, a tour helicopter crashed with a small plane over the Hudson River, sparking massive changes in the way the skies are governed. As CBS 2′s Kathryn Brown reports, more changes are on the way.

CBS 2–08/08/2010

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