Federal Aviation Administration
The standoff on Capitol Hill over deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling shows no signs of breaking.
Federal aviation officials say one person was injured when a small plane crashed Saturday afternoon while trying to land at a northern New Jersey airport.
Dutchess County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jonathan Hughes said the plane went down at around noon Tuesday in a field just south of the county airport.
A Lufthansa Airbus A-340 was reportedly speeding toward takeoff Monday when an Egyptair Boeing 777 made a wrong turn into its path.
At least three people are dead after a small plane crashed in Armonk near Westchester County Airport.
Departures were held for about 20 minutes until the fire alarm sensor was replaced and operations resumed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says the single-engine Cessna U206G had departed from Keene, N.H. before crashing in Leverett.
Federal authorities on Friday were investigating reports of lasers being pointed at planes landing at Newark Liberty International Airport.
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.
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.