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The burned remains of a plane that was carrying NASCAR television analyst and former driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. lie near a runway Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Elizabethton, Tenn.
Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier via AP
August 15, 2019 - 7:39 pm
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is safe and in a hospital for evaluation after his plane crashed in east Tennessee, the NASCAR television analyst and retired driver's sister tweeted. Earnhardt's sister, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, tweeted that the driver's wife, Amy, and 15-month-old...
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Honolulu Skydiving Crash
Bruce Asato/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP
June 22, 2019 - 4:50 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A skydiving plane crashed and burst into flames just after takeoff from a small seaside airfield on the island of Oahu, killing 11 people, officials said Saturday. Authorities initially reported that nine people died in the crash Friday evening and that three of them were customers...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo Boeing planes displayed at Paris Air Show, in Le Bourget, east of Paris, France.
Michel Euler/AP Photo, File
June 16, 2019 - 3:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the grounded plane back in flight. Boeing CEO Dennis...
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Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell
Andrew Harnik/AP, file
May 15, 2019 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top aviation regulator assured Congress on Wednesday that the Boeing 737 Max, grounded after two deadly accidents, will only return to flying when a government analysis shows that it is safe. The Federal Aviation Administration is under scrutiny for how it relied on...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019 file photo, a Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane being built for India-based Jet Airways, takes off on a test flight at Boeing Field in Seattle.
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo, file
May 05, 2019 - 9:10 pm
By David Koenig AP airlines writer (AP) — Boeing said Sunday that it discovered after airlines had been flying its 737 Max plane for several months that a safety alert in the cockpit was not working as intended, yet it didn't disclose that fact to airlines or federal regulators until after one of...
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A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida sits in a river at the end of a runway, Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Gary McCullough/AP Photo
May 04, 2019 - 7:44 am
By Josh Replogle and Mike Schneider JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A chartered jet carrying 143 people from the U.S. military base in Cuba tried to land in a thunderstorm and ended up in the river at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Authorities said everyone on board emerged without critical injuries,...
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Two of the aerospace company's newest model airliners have crashed in less than six months.
Stephen Brashear/Getty Images via CNN
April 01, 2019 - 7:22 pm
By Gregory Wallace, CNN (CNN) -- Boeing's 737 MAX jets will remain grounded for weeks after the Federal Aviation Administration said Monday afternoon that the plane maker continues to work on a software fix. Boeing had said it would submit the fix to the FAA last week, and it had gathered hundreds...
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FILE - In a Feb. 26, 2019 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo, File
March 31, 2019 - 7:51 pm
(AP) - U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer wants Boeing to be removed from a Federal Aviation Administration rulemaking committee as investigations deepen into both the company and regulator's role in two deadline airline crashes. Senate Democratic Leader Schumer said Sunday that Boeing should be suspended...
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The Federal Aviation Administration plans to revamp oversight of airplane development after the two deadly crashes of Boeing's new 737 Max 8 airplane, according to testimony prepared for a Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesda
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo
March 27, 2019 - 5:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration plans to revamp oversight of airplane development after the two deadly crashes of Boeing's new 737 Max raised questions of whether the FAA has gone too far in letting companies regulate themselves, a Transportation Department official said...
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Dreamstime
March 24, 2019 - 10:52 pm
By David Shortell, Evan Perez and Gregory Wallace (CNN) -- Pilots from the three American carriers that fly Boeing 737 MAX planes tested software changes developed by Boeing to a key stabilization system on Saturday, a person briefed on the tests said. The changes are intended to decrease the...
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