Latest Federal Aviation Administration News

FAA clears Boeing to resume deliveries of 787 Dreamliner

Aug. 08, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators said Monday they are satisfied with changes Boeing has made in the production of its 787 Dreamliner passenger jet, clearing the way for the company to resume deliveries. American Airlines said it expects to get its first new 787 in more than 15...

Storms ground US air travelers as airlines cancel flights

Aug. 05, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of flyers had their travel plans upended Friday after airlines canceled about 1,400 U.S. flights as thunderstorms hit the East Coast. Another 6,300 flights had been delayed by early evening, according to tracking service FlightAware. ...

Names of men killed in South Haven plane crash released

Aug. 05, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — The names of the two men killed in a plane crash near South Haven were released Friday. They were 70-year-old plane owner Douglas Golike of Lawton and 70-year-old flight instructor David Peahl of Wayland, the South Haven Police Department said. ...

Names of men killed in South Haven plan crash released

Aug. 05, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — The names of the two men killed in a plane crash near South Haven were released Friday. They were 70-year-old plane owner Douglas Golike of Lawton and 70-year-old flight instructor David Peahl of Wayland, the South Haven Police Department said. ...

Two men die in plane crash near South Haven airport

Aug. 03, 2022 21:37 PM EDT

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Two men died after the plane they were in crashed near a southwestern Michigan airport shortly after takeoff, police said Wednesday. The plane crashed around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, South Haven Police Chief Natalie Thompson said, but the wreckage wasn't...

Air traffic controllers say co-pilot 'jumped' from plane

Aug. 02, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A 911 call from air traffic controllers suggests that a co-pilot may have jumped from a damaged plane before the other pilot made an emergency landing in North Carolina, according to a recording of the call that was released Tuesday. It's been unclear exactly...

Plane makes emergency landing on NC highway, no injuries

Aug. 02, 2022 10:04 AM EDT

CRESWELL, N.C. (AP) — A single-engine plane made an emergency landing on a North Carolina highway on Monday, but no injuries were reported, officials said. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the plane had a problem and landed on Highway 64 west of Creswell, news outlets...

FAA clears Boeing to resume delivery of 787 Dreamliners

Jul. 30, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

Boeing has cleared a key hurdle with federal regulators and could soon resume deliveries of its large 787 airliner, which has been plagued by a series of production issues since late 2020, a person familiar with the matter said Saturday. The Federal Aviation Administration notified...

Whistleblowers hit Southwest, FAA for lax safety practices

Jul. 27, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Federal officials say that Southwest Airlines and the union representing its pilots have resisted cooperating with investigations into accidents and other incidents and pushed to close the matters quickly. In one instance disclosed Wednesday, the Federal Aviation...

Woman killed when plane crashes in Illinois pool is ID'd

Jul. 26, 2022 12:10 PM EDT

CENTRALIA, Ill. (AP) — An aircraft passenger who died last weekend when a small plane crashed into a swimming pool in southern Illinois has been identified as a 56-year-old woman from the Peoria area. Centralia police said Cheryl Monserat-LaGreca of Lacon, Illinois, died on impact...