United Airlines flight diverts to Dulles; passenger dies on board

June 28, 2018 2:27 pm

link to original articleThis article was originally posted on WTOP NEWS MARYLAND Add to FavoritesWASHINGTON — A United Airlines passenger died Tuesday night after experiencing a medical problem that caused the flight to divert to Dulles International Airport. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority were at the scene on the runway when...

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JetBlue radio failure triggers scare at JFK Airport

June 27, 2018 7:25 pm

NEW YORK (AP) – A communication failure involving a JetBlue plane caused a brief scare at John F. Kennedy Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration says Jetblue Flight 1623 “experienced a radio equipment problem while taxing for departure” at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. It says the crew requested to return to...

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Emergency slide accidently deployed from plane

June 15, 2018 9:07 pm

INDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — An emergency slide was accidentally deployed from a plane at a Connecticut airport, causing the flight to be delayed for several hours. Delta officials at Bradley International Airport tell WVIT-TV the chute was deployed before passengers boarded a flight to Detroit on Thursday. No one...

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Canadians boycott US products, cancel vacations to America

June 15, 2018 8:30 am

Blame America. Canadians have taken to practicing pocketbook diplomacy in defense of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is caught in a trade war of words with President Trump, by boycotting American goods and canceling vacations to the United States, according to a report. Shoppers are shunning Kentucky bourbon, California wine...

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