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  • In July of that year, three members of a radical Palestinian group sauntered through the unlocked door of an El Al airliner's flight deck, pointed guns at the head of the pilot and diverted the flight to Algeria.

    An Antiterror Roadmap

  • But the spokesman said the fissures, which are separate from the earlier hairline cracks found on several planes, don't affect the two-deck airliner's safety.

    Airbus Jets Drawing Closer Look Over Safety

  • Airbus and Chesley Sullenberger may differ over how important the fly-by-wire design was to the successful water landing of the A320 after geese disabled both of the airliner's engines.

    Christine Negroni: Australians Simulate Airbus 380 Near Disaster

  • Airbus and Chesley Sullenberger may differ over how important the fly-by-wire design was to the successful water landing of the A320 after geese disabled both of the airliner's engines.

    Christine Negroni: Australians Simulate Airbus 380 Near Disaster

  • Not until earlier this year, when autonomous submersibles located the airliner's black boxes under more than two miles of water, were the last pieces of the puzzle put together.

    How Panic Doomed Air France Flight 447

  • In July of that year, three members of a radical Palestinian group sauntered through the unlocked door of an El Al airliner's flight deck, pointed guns at the head of the pilot and diverted the flight to Algeria.

    An Antiterror Roadmap

  • Boeing's squeeze comes partly from the airliner's popularity.

    For Boeing, It's Been a Long, Strange Trip

  • The National Transportation Safety Board said it is investigating how a US Airways passenger jet flew within a third of a mile of a cargo plane at Anchorage's airport after the airliner's crew refused to make a turn that its members said would "put their flight in direct conflict" with the departing cargo jet.

    Nation Digest

  • The National Transportation Safety Board said it is investigating how a US Airways passenger jet flew within a third of a mile of a cargo plane at Anchorage's airport after the airliner's crew refused to make a turn that its members said would "put their flight in direct conflict" with the departing cargo jet.

    Nation Digest

  • Almost anything can be done with these new techniques, and "Knight and Day" is here to prove it an airliner's crash landing, which is absolutely devoid of any drama; an airborne motorcycle; a running of Pamplona's bulls; a relentless succession of ritual explosions, and a series of chases that fill the sky with a galaxy of spinning cars.

    Not the Day for 'Knight'

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