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Former JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon. (Credit: Personal Photo)

Ex-JetBlue Pilot Sues Airline, Claiming It Didn’t Recognize His Illness In Mid-Flight Freakout

A former JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al Qaeda in 2012 has sued the airline for $16 million, claiming that it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill.

03/28/2015

In this handout image supplied by the Ministere de l'Interieur (French Interior Ministry), search and rescue teams attend to the crash site of the Germanwings Airbus in the French Alps on March 25, 2015 near Seyne, France.  Germanwings flight 4U9525 from Barcelona to Duesseldorf  has crashed in Southern French Alps. All 150 passengers and crew are thought to have died.  (Photo by F. Balsamo - Gendarmerie nationale / Ministere de l'Interieur via Getty Images)

New York Times Report: Pilot Was Locked Out Of Cockpit Before French Alps Plane Crash

The New York Times on Wednesday issued a bombshell report about the crash of a Germanwings plane in the French Alps.

03/25/2015

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Jersey City Pilot Survives Small Plane Crash In Connecticut

A pilot from Jersey City, New Jersey has survived a small plane crash in Connecticut.

11/15/2014

Long Island senior Brittany Dowling has been accepted into 3 service academies and plans to attend the Naval Academy. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sky Is The Limit For Long Island Teen Accepted To Three Service Academies

Brittany Dowling, 17, of Oceanside wanted to follow a family tradition and serve her country. Dowling has been a student pilot for the last two years, but now she will have a chance to soar to stunning new heights.

05/13/2014

A Southwest Airlines flight remains on runway 4 after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down on the runway, at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Report: Plane Was Almost On Ground When Pilot Took Control At LaGuardia

The pilot of a Southwest Airlines plane that made a hard landing at LaGuardia Airport took control from the first officers just 400 feet from the ground, according to a report Tuesday.

08/06/2013

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Parachute Saves 3 When Plane Goes Down In Danbury, Conn.

The plane was coming from Groton when the pilot deployed the parachute because of an unspecified mechanical problem. The plane went down near South Street and Wixted Avenue in Danbury around 7:30 p.m.

01/22/2013

Pilot Kolbjorn Jarle Kristiansen. (credit: Minnesota Airport Police Department)

APD: American Eagle Pilot Fails Breathalyzer, Arrested Before Flight To LaGuardia

The pilot was removed from the cockpit because someone smelled something — and said something.

01/04/2013

Clayton Osbon (credit: Handout)

Judge Orders Psych Exam For JetBlue Pilot Who Had Apparent Mid-Air Meltdown

A judge wants to know if Clayton Osbon is mentally fit to stand trial. The motion seeking the psychiatric exam states that events enumerated in a FBI affidavit “establish a likelihood that Osbon may be suffering from a mental disease or defect.”

04/05/2012

Clayton Osbon (credit: Twitter.com/@cosbon1)

Queens Landlady Of JetBlue Pilot Shocked Over Apparent Meltdown, Calls Him ‘A Great Guy’

Wanda Serra says she’s rented the top floor of a home on 150th Avenue in South Ozone Park near JFK to pilot Clayton Osbon for nearly a decade.

03/28/2012

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JetBlue Passengers On Flight From JFK Recount Scare After Pilot Outburst

JetBlue says the pilot who had an apparent meltdown during a flight Tuesday from JFK to Las Vegas has been suspended [ending further investigation.

03/28/2012

The wreckage of Continental Connection Flight 3407 is seen in Clarence, NY - Feb 16, 2009 - Photo: David Duprey-Pool/Getty Images

NTSB Wants Records On Flight 3407 Pilot

Fifty people, including the pilots, were killed in the crash near Buffalo, N.Y.

11/10/2011

Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings star in the CBS comedy "2 Broke Girls." (credit: CBS)

A Behind The Scenes Look At 2 Broke Girls

Two young women waitressing at a greasy spoon diner strike up an unlikely friendship in the hopes of launching a successful business – if only they can raise the cash.

10/10/2011

Rescue effort after helicopter crashes into East River (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Detailed Examination Of Fatal East River Helicopter Crash Under Way

NTSB officials said the chopper likely did not have a flight data recorder, or “black box,” but engine monitors and Global Positioning System navigation equipment may have stored useful information.

10/05/2011

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Stories From Main Street: White Plains, NY

One man from Westchester County is going to new heights for wounded veterans.

12/27/2010

A fire engine collided with a tractor trailer in Queens, injuring eight people, including six firefighters, on January 17, 2008. (credit: CBS 2 Viewer Eric Brown)

Queens Firefighters Told To Slow Down

For the next three months, rigs in Queens will obey regular traffic rules when heading to non-life threatening calls.

10/04/2010

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