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Smoke on plane forces return

        Smoke in the bathroom of a Continental flight made the pilot to return immediately to an airport in Connecticut just minutes after taking off towards Cleveland. The flight which had 52 people on board, returned to the airport today at 9:45 a.m., said John Wallace, spokesman for Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. He gave …

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Investigating the US Airways incident

A reported stowaway incident Tuesday involving a US Airways employee on a Tampa-to-Charlotte flight appears to be an internal issue for the airline company, although the federal government says it hasn’t finished looking at the case. Investigators say it appears as if the mechanic stowed away on the Boeing 737, then got off the plane and Charlotte and traveled as …

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Qantas suspends flights

Qantas Airlines suspended the Airbus A380 flight this last Thursday. The cause of this unfortunate event: an engine failure that forced one of its planes to crash land in Singapore.

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