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Airline Crews Report Jetpack Flier Near Los Angeles Airport

LOS ANGELES — The Federal Aviation Administration and the FBI said Tuesday they are investigating reports from airline pilots that someone was flying in a jetpack as they approached Los Angeles International Airport to land last weekend. “Two airline flight …

Southwest Jet Hits, Kills Man While Landing on Texas Runway

Authorities are investigating how a man managed to get onto a runway at the airport in Austin, Texas, where he was struck and killed by a landing Southwest Airlines Co. jet. No one on the jet was hurt but the …

NTSB: Controller Nearly Caused Midair Collision

A federal safety investigation has found that an air traffic controller with a history of disciplinary problems nearly caused a midair collision between a regional airliner and a small plane last year. Documents released Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety …