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February 15, 1987
Here is a chronology of incidents involving the Navy and Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters, which were grounded Saturday for correction of a transmission problem. Oct. 18, 1982--A malfunction on a Tustin-based CH-53E led to parts flying off the machine, causing $30,000 damage. No one was injured. Nov. 30, 1982--A Tustin-based CH-53E lost cargo and fuel tank, causing $71,000 damage. Feb. 10, 1983--A main rotor sheared on a CH-53E during a flight near San Diego. No one was injured.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 28, 2014 | By Tony Perry
SAN DIEGO -- A drone on patrol for U.S. Customs and Protection made an "emergency landing" in the ocean 20 miles southwest of San Diego after experiencing a mechanical problem, officials said Tuesday. The craft has been brought back to San Diego by ship and is no longer a hazard to navigation, the Coast Guard said. The incident occurred about 11:15 p.m. Monday when operators determined that the unmanned Predator B drone "would be unable to return" Sierra Vista, Ariz., where it originated, according to a statement from Customs and Border Protection.
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SPORTS
October 24, 2013 | By Eric Pincus
Back in January of 1960, the Minneapolis Lakers nearly met disaster as their chartered DC-3 met with electrical failure. In a clip from a 2010 episode of True NBA, the late Jim Huber narrates the story of how the Lakers plane nearly went down "in the midst of a Midwestern blizzard. " "It started getting cold on the plane," said "Hot" Rod Hundley. "The plane was in trouble. " Trying to find their way back home from a Sunday afternoon game in St. Louis, the Lakers nearly lost interim coach Jim Pollard as well as Elgin Baylor, Tommy Hawkins, Hundley and six other players.
NATIONAL
January 4, 2014 | By Saba Hamedy
Three people suffered minor injuries after a small plane made an emergency landing on a New York City expressway Saturday afternoon, emergency officials said. The plane, a Piper Cherokee Aircraft, had departed from Danbury, Conn., to go on a tour of the Statue of Liberty when there was "an on-board emergency," Nancy Silvestri, deputy press secretary of New York City's Office of Emergency Management, told the Los Angeles Times. The emergency landing happened at about 3:20 p.m. on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, she said.
NATIONAL
June 14, 2012 | By Laura J. Nelson
Six people were hospitalized earlier this week when a New York-bound United Airlines flight hit violent turbulence and was forced to make an emergency landing in western Louisiana. On Thursday, one flight attendant remained in serious condition. The Boeing 737 took off from Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport on Tuesday evening. Half an hour into the flight, as the crew prepared the beverage cart, the plane hit winds and rain 22,000 feet above eastern Texas. Flight attendants and passengers who weren't secured by seat belts slammed into the ceiling, then the floor, officials said.
NATIONAL
May 18, 2013 | By Michael Mello
A commuter plane with 31 passengers aboard was forced to make an emergency belly landing in Newark, N.J., early Saturday morning when the aircraft's landing gear failed to fully deploy. After circling Newark Liberty International Airport several times trying to get the landing gear to move into normal position, the pilot successfully landed the plane with all the wheels retracted just after 1 a.m. local time. No injuries were reported. Videos posted to YouTube and other websites by witnesses showed bright flashes and trails of sparks coming from the plane's underside as it touched down.
WORLD
January 24, 2010 | By Borzou Daragahi, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Reporting from Beirut — A Russian-made passenger airplane caught fire during an emergency landing in northeastern Iran this morning, injuring dozens of people aboard in the latest in a string of Iranian civil aviation and transport mishaps. All 157 passengers and 13 crew members aboard Taban Air Flight 6437 survived as the Tupolev-154 aircraft caught fire on the tarmac of Mashhad International Airport, local media reported. At least 45 people were hospitalized. Experts say poor maintenance and management as well as international sanctions on Iran over its nuclear research and development program have taken a toll on Iran's civil aviation sector.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 2013 | By Jason Wells
No injuries were reported after a small plane made an emergency landing Thursday on a city street near a San Jose airport. It was not immediately clear what prompted the pilot to land the single-prop plane about two blocks before the runway at Reid-Hillview airport near Capitol Expressway and Quimby Road, east of U.S. 101, according to local media reports. There did not appear to be any physical damage to the aircraft, which ended up in the right-turn lane of the intersection.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 2013 | By Jason Wells
Federal aviation officials are investigating why the pilot of a small plane made an emergency hard landing Thursday at a park surrounded by single-family homes in Northern California. The single-engine craft was found on its belly in a soccer field in Phoenix Park in Fair Oaks just after 2:30 p.m. The local fire department told Fox 40 that the pilot was able to walk away from the hard landing with only minor injuries. The four-seat Piper Comanche  was Auburn-bound from Salinas, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
NEWS
May 4, 1988 | Associated Press
A KLM Boeing 747 developed landing gear problems on a flight from Los Angeles and made a successful emergency landing Tuesday, an airline spokesman said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 2013 | By Jason Wells
Federal aviation officials are investigating why the pilot of a small plane made an emergency hard landing Thursday at a park surrounded by single-family homes in Northern California. The single-engine craft was found on its belly in a soccer field in Phoenix Park in Fair Oaks just after 2:30 p.m. The local fire department told Fox 40 that the pilot was able to walk away from the hard landing with only minor injuries. The four-seat Piper Comanche  was Auburn-bound from Salinas, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
SPORTS
October 25, 2013 | By Eric Pincus
Phil Jackson may be coming to terms with the idea that he is done coaching in the NBA. "I'm realistically thinking about the fact that I probably won't be able to physically coach again," Jackson said on "The Seth Davis Show. " The interview with the former Lakers coach is scheduled to run in two parts on Oct. 28 and Nov. 1 via the website  CampusInsiders.com . Jackson won five championships as head coach of the Lakers. He also won six in Chicago with Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.
SPORTS
October 25, 2013 | By Ben Bolch
These could be Royce White's final NBA stats: two teams, zero minutes played. In what may go down as one of the saddest stories involving a first-round draft pick not named Len Bias, White has been waived by the Philadelphia 76ers after playing in five exhibition games. His release comes after never having played for the Houston Rockets, the team that selected him 16th overall in the 2012 draft and later traded him to the 76ers following a season that included a suspension and a stint in the Development League.
SPORTS
October 24, 2013 | By Eric Pincus
Back in January of 1960, the Minneapolis Lakers nearly met disaster as their chartered DC-3 met with electrical failure. In a clip from a 2010 episode of True NBA, the late Jim Huber narrates the story of how the Lakers plane nearly went down "in the midst of a Midwestern blizzard. " "It started getting cold on the plane," said "Hot" Rod Hundley. "The plane was in trouble. " Trying to find their way back home from a Sunday afternoon game in St. Louis, the Lakers nearly lost interim coach Jim Pollard as well as Elgin Baylor, Tommy Hawkins, Hundley and six other players.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 2013 | By Jason Wells
No injuries were reported after a small plane made an emergency landing Thursday on a city street near a San Jose airport. It was not immediately clear what prompted the pilot to land the single-prop plane about two blocks before the runway at Reid-Hillview airport near Capitol Expressway and Quimby Road, east of U.S. 101, according to local media reports. There did not appear to be any physical damage to the aircraft, which ended up in the right-turn lane of the intersection.
NATIONAL
July 23, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
The landing gear didn't just collapse when a Southwest Airlines jet touched down in New York City and plunged nose-first into the tarmac: The landing gear punched into the plane itself as it skidded for almost half a mile. The new revelations came Tuesday as the National Transportation Safety Board continued to investigate its second major landing accident by a Boeing jetliner in three weeks. Officials said 10 people were injured, none seriously, during the Monday evening landing.
NATIONAL
May 18, 2013 | By Michael Mello
A commuter plane with 31 passengers aboard was forced to make an emergency belly landing in Newark, N.J., early Saturday morning when the aircraft's landing gear failed to fully deploy. After circling Newark Liberty International Airport several times trying to get the landing gear to move into normal position, the pilot successfully landed the plane with all the wheels retracted just after 1 a.m. local time. No injuries were reported. Videos posted to YouTube and other websites by witnesses showed bright flashes and trails of sparks coming from the plane's underside as it touched down.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 2013 | By Andrew Blankstein, Richard Winton and Robert Lopez
Federal aviation authorities are investigating a report of a second plane crash in the Santa Monica Mountains near Calabasas but it was not immediately clear if it was related to an earlier emergency landing at a nearby golf course. FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer said in a statement that the agency is "working two possible airplane accidents. " The first was a Westlake [Village] incident -- an emergency landing on a golf course. The second, Kenitzer said, is in the Mulholland Drive area.
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