January 23, 1989 |
The wreckage of a small plane with its dead pilot inside was found early today in the Lopez Canyon dump, officials said. The single-engine plane was found about 7 a.m. north of Lake View Terrace in the rural foothills of the northeastern San Fernando Valley, Fire Department spokesman Jim Williamson said. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Fred O'Donnell said the plane was a Grumman AA5-A, a small metal aircraft. The male pilot's name was not immediately available, Williamson said.
August 22, 1985
Recent failures in equipment used to detect wind shear at Detroit Metropolitan Airport reflect growing neglect of the nation's air traffic control system, union officials representing airport technicians said. Poor weather has disabled the equipment four times in the last three months, said Terrence Apkarian, president of Local 106 of the Professional Airways System Specialists.
May 3, 1985 |
An unidentified Chicago area air traffic controller, who committed an error shortly after complaining to a pilot over the radio that "we're running all shifts short-handed," will be disciplined, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said today. The March 31 error involved Ozark and United airlines jets that flew closer than the FAA five-mile airspace separation limit. The FAA said in a statement today that the planes, carrying a total of 300 people, converged within 3.
March 6, 1999 |
About 25 flights into and out of Kansas City International Airport were delayed Friday night as fumes sickened air traffic controllers and forced an evacuation of the airport's control tower, airport officials said. A temporary control tower was set up for visual guidance. Primary control of the airspace was picked up by a control tower in Olathe, Kan.