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B-17 crash raises questions about vintage plane safety

The roar of its four engines, the plexiglass nose, the bristling machine guns - for history buffs and aviation enthusiasts, few thrills compare with...

Haze from Indonesian fires now affecting Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A Philippine official says haze blown by monsoon winds from intentionally ignited fires in Indonesia has started to affect some...

Hong Kong averts airport protest with security blitz

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong authorities mounted a security blitz at and near the airport on Saturday, averting a second straight weekend of...

Person at Munich airport detained after bypassing security

BERLIN (AP) - Police at Munich airport detained a passenger who left a terminal via an emergency exit instead of going through passport control,...

Person at Munich airport detained after bypassing security

BERLIN (AP) - Police at Munich airport detained a person who left a terminal via an emergency exit instead of going through passport control,...

Airport worker fired for giving passenger ‘You ugly!’ note

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - An airport security worker in New York has been fired for handing a passenger a handwritten note that said "You...

US issues hacking security alert for small planes

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Department of Homeland Security issued a security alert Tuesday for small planes, warning that modern flight systems are vulnerable to...

APNewsBreak: US issuing hacking alert for small planes

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Department of Homeland Security plans to issue a security alert Tuesday for small planes, warning that modern flight systems are...

Toddler spins, scrambles on wild ride on airport bag belt

ATLANTA (AP) - Dramatic video shows a toddler who climbed onto a conveyor belt scrambling over suitcases during his wild ride on a luggage...

National weather radar system upgrades are on track

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Officials say an eight-year plan for a major upgrade to the nation's weather radar stations to help predict dangerous storms...