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The NTSB is investigating the diversion of an American Airlines Boeing 757 to West Palm Beach, Fla., after smoke from a windshield heater filled the cockpit and the inner glass shattered on Friday. A similar incident (without the shattered glass) forced the diversion of another American 757 on Wednesday ...

The crash of an F-15D off Hawaii has raised more questions about the safety of the Air Force's fleet. The pilot of the Hawaiian Air National Guard Eagle ejected safely after reporting control problems ...

There were no fatalities in the off-airport landing of a Boeing 727 in Bolivia on Friday. The aircraft reportedly landed gear up on a flooded field about three miles from the Trinidad Airport and only some of the 151 passengers and crew were slightly injured ...

Six people aboard a King Air were killed Friday when the aircraft crashed while trying to land at Mount Airy Airport in North Carolina. Witnesses said the crash occurred during a go-around ...

Rotax has amended a service bulletin on certain 912 and 914-series engines concerning abnormal wearing of the valve lifters. The serial number range of affected engines has been narrowed down and mandatory magnetic plug inspection has been added. More details are available at Rotax-Owner.com.