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1 hr ago | CNews

Australia sees 'regroup' on Malaysian plane search in a few days

A fast response craft from Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield tows Able Seaman Clearance Diver Michael Arnold as he searches the ocean for debris in the search zone in the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force April 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Vessel, Electronic, US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

5 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight

Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, Santa Clara, CA, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767

5 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

Did boy fly to Maui in plane landing gear?

The first sign something was off was when the ground crew at Kahului Airport in Maui noticed a boy wandering the tarmac, dazed and confused.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

5 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Hollywood (Portland, OR), Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

Sun Apr 20, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Drone finds nothing in MH370 search

The underwater drone scanning the ocean for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended its eighth mission Monday, having covered about two thirds of its intended territory without finding any sign of the missing plane.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

Suria

Malaysia Airlines jet in emergency...

A Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people aboard was forced to make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday in another blow to its safety image after the loss of flight MH370.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, India, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

Daily Mail

Murder by numbers: The killing of Lucy Beale fails to captivate...

Six-month pregnant journalist taken to hospital for treatment after pro-Kremlin political leader ordered his aides to 'violently rape her' during press conference when she asked about Ukraine sanctions How a brain injury turned an average Joe into a math genius who is among only 40 people in the WORLD to have released an 'inner Einstein' after ... (more)

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, World News, Malaysia, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, An Education

Tri-cityherald.com

8 killed in Finland parachutist plane accident

Det. Supt. Petri Kangas said three people survived the accident Sunday after they parachuted from the aircraft above Jamijarvi airfield, about 70 kilometers east of the southwestern town of Pori.

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Related Topix: Europe, Finland, World News, Civil Aircraft, Comp Air Aircraft, Comp Air Comp Air

South China Morning Post

Pilots reveal death-defying ordeal as engines failed on approach to Chek Lap Kok

When both of Flight CX780's engines failed on approach to Chek Lap Kok, tragedy looked certain to its pilots, who hadn't trained for such an emergency.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

In this Thursday, April 17, 2014 photo provided by the Australian Defense Force the Phoenix International Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Artemis is craned over the side of Australian Defense Vessel Ocean Shield before launching the vehicle into the southern Indian Ocean in the search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

KDWN

Fox executive fired over Flight 370 charity email

A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers has been fired.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBS Local

Flight Bound For SFO Diverted Due To Cracked Windshield

The Boeing 757 took off from JFK Airport in New York Saturday morning bound for San Francisco with 138 passengers and 8 crew members on board.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 757, Indianapolis, IN

KPLR-11

Official: Search intensifies, current area should be completed in a week

The underwater drone scanning for traces of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 should complete its task in the zone under scrutiny within a week, as the search for the plane intensifies, a government official said Saturday - day 43 of the effort.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

The Toronto Star

Air Canada vows to fire baggage tosser caught on video

Air Canada is spending most of the weekend apologizing for what appeared to be a baggage-handling incident from a YouTube video that is circulating on social media.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, Startups, Facebook, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787

The Age

China's high-flyers grounded by red tape

In the United States, public reaction to the corporate use of business jets can be scathing when instances of obvious excess become publicised, such as the day in 2008 when the top executives of Detroit's big three automakers each used a private jet to fly to Washington to argue for $25 billion in taxpayer bailouts.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Civil Aircraft, Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream Aircraft

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Malaysia asks world to pray for missing plane clue

Malaysian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hamzah Zainudin, left, listens as Malaysia's acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein answers a question from a journalist during a press conference on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Australia, US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

The Age

Qantas plane forced back to US

A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A380, Travel

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

One of relatives of Chinese passengers onboard the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grieves at a hotel conference room in Beijing, China, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Australia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Security threat reported on Detroit-Denver Delta f...

A Delta Airlines flight that landed at a Denver airport was directed to a remote airport taxiway after an unspecified "potential security threat" onboard and passengers were ushered off the plane and were being interviewed by authorities, officials said.

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Aerotech News And Review

Northrop Grumman dedicates Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in Florida

Tom Vice, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, addresses the media with, from left, Florida State Sen. John Thrasher, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Christine McGlade, Northrop Grumman manufacturing vice president and St. Augustine site manager.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Grumman F-14 Tomcat, Grumman Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Rick Scott, US Governors, St. Augustine, FL

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