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Mexico City Subway Trains Collide, Killing 1, Injuring 41

MEXICO CITY — A two-train subway collision in Mexico City killed a male passenger, injured 41 people and disrupted service Wednesday on the bustling metro system serving this megalopolis of over 20 million people. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said via Twitter …

Recording Indicates Amazon Cargo Jet Crew Lost Control Seconds Before Crash

Recorded conversations by pilots on a cargo jet carrying packages for Amazon.com Inc. that crashed last month near Houston reveal they began losing control of the aircraft about 18 seconds before it slammed into a shallow bay, investigators said Tuesday. …

Plane Manufacturers at Odds Over Black Boxes That Eject

The world’s two largest commercial aircraft manufacturers are at odds over equipping airliners with black boxes that eject in the event of a crash, making them easier to find. Airbus is nearly ready to equip airliners with data and cockpit …

Jet Tracking Unlikely to Change

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has exposed wide gaps in how the world’s airlines – and their regulators – operate. But experts warn this isn’t likely to be one of those defining moments that lead to fundamental changes. …

DOT Proposal Seeks to Require Black Boxes in All Cars

Devices that record crash-related data would be required in all new cars and light trucks under a U.S. Department of Transportation proposal made on Friday to broaden their growing use in the United States. The proposed rule, which may stir …