aviation safety

A witness said the small plane's abrupt landing was the most amazing thing he'd seen in a long time.
The preliminary report recommends that the flight control system should be reviewed by Boeing.
Boeing says its safety review met "all certification and regulatory requirements" set by the FAA.
Some passengers said they were praying while others laughed off the aborted landing attempt.
Air safety concerns finally made the longest U.S. government shutdown in history untenable. Credit workers for that.
The president of the National Air Traffic Controller's Association has warned that he holds deep concerns for the safety and security of airlines and travelers.
Russia blamed Israel for the crash, saying the plane was caught in the crossfire as four Israeli fighters attacked targets in northwestern Syria.
Passengers praised the skill of Tammie Jo Shults in landing the plane after it lost an engine.
“She wasn’t acting right, or normal, from the very beginning."
Two others were rescued following an unrelated crash.
Available evidence at this time points to an "insider threat." Someone with privileged access to airport food service and flight line facilities, rather than a passenger who was required to go through airport screening.
There's an old saw that's oft quoted in discussions of MH370: "The absence of evidence is not evidence of absence." But from a Bayesian perspective, the absence of data is itself data.
Flying on a commercial jetliner has never been safer. It will be four years on Tuesday since the last fatal crash in the
United is the only U.S. carrier to operate the 787, having launched service just this month between Los Angeles and Tokyo
A plane operated by low-cost carrier Allegiant Air slid off the runway in Youngstown, Ohio Monday evening after departing
I think the TSA is slowly getting the message from an increasingly angry traveling public. But the agency has a long flight ahead: It will have to overcome a well-earned reputation for being intransigent, invading the privacy and dignity of air travelers and general incompetence.