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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Natural Perspectives: Adventures in snowy Albuquerque

    Generally, Vic and I try to avoid flying into the midst of a natural disaster. But sometimes it just happens.
  • Helicopter makes emergency in beach parking lot

    A helicopter made an emergency landing in the parking lot of Huntington State Beach on Monday morning after the pilot noticed smoke coming out of its electrical equipment. No one was hurt in the landing, authorities said. The Huntington Beach Fire...

    World View: An emotional return to the twin towers

    All I could hear was the sound of perpetually falling water. I stood recently in the shadow of the Freedom Tower under construction, and faced one of the two parapets with names of the dead etched in bronze. Not even the rattle of jackhammers in the...

    Roadside bomb kills ninth member of adopted Marines

    Another member of the city's adopted Marine battalion was killed Saturday in Afghanistan, officials said. Sgt. Joseph Caskey, 24, of Pennsylvania, was killed by an improvised explosive devise, said officials with the Huntington Beach 3/1 Marines...

    Female World War II pilot 'will be sorely missed'

    Female World War II pilot 'will be sorely missed'
    Violet "Vi" Cowden, a Huntington Beach resident who served with the Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II and recently became the subject of an award-winning documentary, died Sunday at 94. Cowden died at 8:34 p.m. at Hoag Hospital in...