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2 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

MH370 search: 'Object of interest' found

An "object of interest" in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines plane has been recovered on the coast of Western Australia, several hours drive south of Perth, officials said.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Australia, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

5 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal

Alabama targets Airbus supply chain

Alabama's top economic developers are laying plans to target the Airbus supply chain and pursue projects involving advanced materials and additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Alabama, Mobile, AL, Redstone Arsenal, AL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WHDH

Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure

A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight departed, according to an official briefed on the investigation.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell

Inside Bay Area

Stowaway teen, a Santa Clara High School student, reportedly eyed...

Members of the media wait outside the home of the stowaway teen in Santa Clara on April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings

Berkshire Eagle

Seabed hunt for Malaysia jet stretches beyond week

In this map provided on Sunday, April 20, 2014, by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean.

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

KMAG99.1

How teen stowaway survived in wheel well

The teenage stowaway who made it from California to Hawaii in the wheel well of a Boeing 767 beat some very long odds to survive, experts say.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Aircraft

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Teen stowaway: Where was the security?

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop on board the bottom of a plane? That's the question many are asking after a 16-year-old boy snuck into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 and flew from San Jose, California, to Maui, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, Airbus A340, Airbus Aircraft, Federal Aviation Administration, Autos, Travel

WTVF Nashville

Teen Stowaway Shows Holes In Vast Airport Security

Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767

Suria

China's Shandong Airlines orders 50...

Shandong Airlines, one of China's smaller carriers, said it has agreed to buy 50 passenger planes from US manufacturer Boeing for $4.6 billion, in another sign of the country's growing demand for air travel.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 787

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Teen flies to Hawaii hidden in landing gear

But the first has to be, how in the world did a 16-year-old boy survive a five-hour flight in below freezing cold weather at oxygen-depleted heights without dying or falling out of the wheel well of a huge jumbo jet? Another has to be, how does a 16-year-old even sneak on to an airport and a plane to begin with? Authorities likely were trying to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Kahului, HI, Federal Aviation Administration, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767

CBS Local

How Can A Jet Stowaway Survive Cold Conditions, Lack Of Oxygen?

Despite the subzero temperatures and lack of oxygen, people can survive even a long journey in the wheel well of a jetliner.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767

WGBH

You Can Survive A Flight In A Jet's Wheel Well, But Probably Won't

The amazing story of a 16-year-old California boy who the FBI says survived a 5 1/2-hour flight in the frigid wheel well of a jet that flew from San Jose to Hawaii on Sunday raises a logical question: How does one survive a trip like that when the temperature would have dropped to more than 50 degrees below zero and the air would have been thinner ... (more)

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Related Topix: Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Weather, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767

Chicago Reader

Did you read about Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, gutter punks, and Detroit?

About the death of former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter , who was wrongly convicted of murder twice? - Mick Dumke That a 16-year-old kid apparently hid in the wheel well of a Boeing 767, flew from LA to Hawaii, and lived to tell the tale ? - Drew Hunt The entirety of Grantland's Detroit Week , in which they devoted an entire week to the Motor ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Aircraft, Chicago, IL

Greenwich Citizen

Sub search for missing jet two-thirds complete

Malaysia Airlines flight MH192 bound for Bangalore turned back towards and parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Monday, April 21, 2014, after its right landing gear malfunctioned upon takeoff.

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

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), Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

The Modesto Bee

Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

In this March 22, 2014 file photo, flight officer Rayan Gharazeddine on board a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion, searches for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in southern Indian Ocean, Australia.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Portland, OR, Hollywood (Portland, OR), Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

KTVN Reno

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, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767

Sun Apr 20, 2014

International Business Times

Flight 360 or Plane Turnaround Syndrome Scares Passengers of Qantas, Malaysian Airlines

The mysterious disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 360 seems to have created a Flight 360 syndrome characterised by air passengers fearing the worst-case scenario once their plane turns around or diverts from its original route.

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

AVHerald

Singapore A388 at Singapore on Apr 19th 2014, bleed air problems and deflated tyres on landing

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration 9V-SKB performing flight SQ-322 from Singapore to London Heathrow,EN , departed with delay following maintenance works on two engines at the gate and was climbing out of Singapore when the crew stopped the climb at 10,000 feet and decided to return to Singapore due to the failure of two engine ... (more)

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Transportation, Airlines, Singapore Airlines

Daily Mail

Desert Storm vet Shawn Stock tracking down all the pen pals who...

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: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 737, World News, Malaysia, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Family, Kids

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