A construction crane at St. George Wharf Tower stands crippled after being hit by a helicopter in London. (Photo by David Holt via wikimedia, CC-BY-SA)

Two Killed As Helicopter Hits Tower Crane In Central London

Two people were confirmed dead after a helicopter crashed in London on Wednesday.
by BNO News

United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Kevin Koske)

FAA Orders Airlines To Stop Flying Boeing 787 [UPDATED]

The FAA has ordered US airlines to temporarily stop flying the Boeing 787 effective immediately, citing the potential for battery failures.
by admin

The crash site was about 5 miles north of Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport, from which the plane had departed a few minutes earlier. (Map by NYCAviation/Google Maps)

Small Plane Crashes In North Carolina, Killing Pilot

A Pilatus PC-12 headed to Morristown Municipal Airport crashed early Wednesday morning, killing the pilot.
by Louis C. Hochman, NJ.com


Air France and Delta tails lined up in Paris. (Photo by Mathieu Marquer via Flickr, CC-BY-SA)

Paris Airports Handled Record 88.8 Million Passengers In 2012

Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports registered a record 88.8 million passengers last year, but growth nonetheless slowed to 0.8 percent.
by AFP

18 heads must be a lot of paperwork. (Photo by U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kitt Amaritnant)

US Customs Finds 18 Human Heads At Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

Officials scrambled Tuesday to get 18 human heads off to a crematorium after they were seized by US customs inspectors.
by AFP