Season eight “American Idol” runner-up Adam Lambert is no also-ran. His first album, not due for release until November 24, zoomed to the No
Investigators probing last weekend’s fatal aircraft collision over New York’s Hudson River focused Friday on an air traffic controller, though union leaders angrily said the controller could have done nothing to prevent the crash. In a report, the National Transportation Safety Board said that the controller at New Jersey’s Teterboro airport did not advise a pilot of potential traffic when he handed off radar monitoring of the plane to the tower at Newark airport at 11:52:20 a.m. Saturday
The Federal Aviation Administration has suspended two air traffic controllers from New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport over Saturday’s collision of two aircraft over the Hudson that killed nine people, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
Divers on Tuesday recovered the bodies of the final two of nine victims of Saturday’s collision between a helicopter and small plane over the Hudson River, police said. “They were inside the wreckage when we pulled it up,” said New York Police Department Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne. Earlier Tuesday, police divers had attached chains and straps to the plane’s fuselage and used a crane to lift it from the riverbed 60 feet below the surface
Divers will make another attempt Monday to find two remaining victims from the collision of a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter over the Hudson River. Nine people, including five Italian tourists, were aboard the aircraft when they collided shortly before noon Saturday
The largest mass transit project in the country got under way Monday with the help of federal stimulus dollars, as public officials broke ground on a second passenger rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River. The new tunnel will link New Jersey with New York and eventually will double capacity on the nation’s busiest rail corridor, running from Washington to Boston, Massachusetts, officials said.
It is a boarding pass unlike any other. It’s a memory of a day that nearly was his last on earth. When a FedEx package arrived at Barry Leonard’s home recently, he had no idea it contained items from his flight that ended up in the Hudson River.
President Obama has accepted the resignation of Louis Caldera, the director of the White House Military Office responsible for the controversial low-altitude flyover of New York by a 747 plane used as Air Force One, the White House said Friday. The photo shoot, which President Obama said he was “furious” with, happened on April 27.
The White House indicated Wednesday that a report and a photo from the controversial low-altitude New York flyover by a 747 plane used as Air Force One could be released soon. Earlier, White House officials had said that there were no plans to release photos to the public. But the tone seemed to change on Wednesday
A White House official apologized Monday after a low-flying Boeing 747 spotted above the Manhattan skyline frightened workers and residents into evacuating buildings. The aircraft was a White House plane taking part in a classified, government-sanctioned photo shoot, the Federal Aviation Administration said. “Last week, I approved a mission over New York.