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Pilot Rescued After F-15 Jet Crashes East of Okinawa

Pilot Rescued After F-15 Jet Crashes East of Okinawa

Photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR(KADENA AIR BASE, Japan) — The pilot of an F-15 fighter jet that crashed early Tuesday morning was rescued from the ocean east of Okinawa.The plane was flying out of the U.S. Air Force Base at Kadena and s…

Amazon Releases 14 Pilot Episodes, Viewers Decide What Gets Picked Up

Amazon Releases 14 Pilot Episodes, Viewers Decide What Gets Picked Up

Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — On Friday, Amazon Studios released the pilot episodes of 14 new shows, and viewers are invited to submit feedback to help decide which are made into full seasons.
The 14 shows include eight adult come…

FAA Probes Pilot in Risky Plane Stunt Video

FAA Probes Pilot in Risky Plane Stunt Video

Team Stunters/WFAA(NEW YORK) — The pilot performing a breathtaking feat in a video posted online, in which an aerobatic plane travelling at 200 miles an hour comes within feet of a man on a Texas runway, was performing the stunt on an expired waiver, …

Irate Pilot Loses Patience After Terror-Threat Delay

Irate Pilot Loses Patience After Terror-Threat Delay

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Terror threats that delayed two airplanes at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport this week prompted an intense exchange between the irate American Airlines pilot and the control tower. “Yeah, well, they need to g…

JetBlue Pilot Suffers Eye Injury from Green Laser

JetBlue Pilot Suffers Eye Injury from Green Laser

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A JetBlue pilot suffered an eye injury when a green laser was pointed directly into the cockpit as the plane was en route to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport.The Federal Aviation Administration says the inc…

Passengers Sue JetBlue for Pilot Meltdown Incident

Passengers Sue JetBlue for Pilot Meltdown Incident

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Passengers aboard the March JetBlue flight on which a pilot had to be locked out of the cockpit and restrained after a rant about al Qaeda and 9/11 have filed the first lawsuit related to the incident.The lawyer re…

Sleepy Pilot Mistakes Planet for Oncoming Plane, Aircraft Nosedives

Sleepy Pilot Mistakes Planet for Oncoming Plane, Aircraft Nosedives

Hemera/Thinkstock(TORONTO) — A sleepy pilot who mistook the planet Venus for an oncoming plane sent his Air Canada jet into a steep dive that bounced passengers off the ceiling, injuring 16, and nearly caused a collision with a real plane flying 1,000…

JetBlue Pilot Held in Jail Following First Court Appearance

JetBlue Pilot Held in Jail Following First Court Appearance

Courtesy: Randall County Sheriff’s Office(AMARILLO, Texas) — JetBlue Capt. Clayton Osbon is being held in a Texas jail without bond following his first court appearance Monday, where he smiled at his wife in the courtroom but spoke very little. …

JetBlue Co-Pilot’s Mom Proud of ‘Cool and Calm’ Son

JetBlue Co-Pilot’s Mom Proud of ‘Cool and Calm’ Son

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The mother of a JetBlue co-pilot who reportedly locked the plane’s ranting-and-raving pilot out of the cockpit during a flight this week said she is not surprised by her son’s “cool and calm” reaction to the emerge…

JetBlue Captain’s Father Died in 1995 Plane Crash

JetBlue Captain’s Father Died in 1995 Plane Crash

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The father of suspended JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon, who was restrained by passengers after going berserk on a Las Vegas-bound flight earlier this week, died in a 1995 plane crash while piloting a personal flight t…

JetBlue Pilot Rage Likely Not Panic; Drugs or Brain Tumor Possible

JetBlue Pilot Rage Likely Not Panic; Drugs or Brain Tumor Possible

Scott Olson/Getty Images(AMARILLO, Texas) — Clayton Osbon, the pilot who was subdued aboard JetBlue flight 191 after going into a rage, may have had a toxic reaction to infection, drugs or even an encephalitic event caused by a brain tumor.On a routin…

JetBlue Pilot Yelled About Sept. 11 and ‘Push It to Full Throttle’

JetBlue Pilot Yelled About Sept. 11 and ‘Push It to Full Throttle’

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The JetBlue pilot who had to be restrained by passengers was hit Wednesday with criminal charges as court documents reveal he ranted about Sept. 11 and yelled, “Guys, push it to full throttle.”Capt. Clayton Osbon, …

JetBlue Pilot Had a Panic Attack, Sources Say

JetBlue Pilot Had a Panic Attack, Sources Say

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The JetBlue pilot who was restrained Tuesday aboard a Las Vegas-bound flight had a panic attack, according to law enforcement sources, while the FAA called the incident a medical emergency. Unruly captain Clayton O…

Drunk Pilot? Suspicion Delays Omaha Flight

Drunk Pilot? Suspicion Delays Omaha Flight

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(OMAHA, Neb.) — A Frontier Airlines flight from Omaha, Neb., to Milwaukee was delayed Thursday when the pilot was suspected of being drunk and kept from boarding the plane.”Our police received information alleging that a Front…

Pilot Falls Ill and Dies as Plane Lands

Pilot Falls Ill and Dies as Plane Lands

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(PRAGUE) — A Czech CSA jetliner carrying 46 passengers from the Polish capital of Warsaw landed safely in Prague Ruzyne Airport shortly after midday on Wednesday after the flight’s captain fell ill as the plane wa…

John Goodman Possibly Joining Roseanne Barr in NBC Pilot

John Goodman Possibly Joining Roseanne Barr in NBC Pilot

Kevin Winter/Getty Images for TV Land(NEW YORK) — Roseanne Barr will be reunited with her former on-screen husband, John Goodman, in her new NBC pilot.Deadline.com reports Goodman is in final talks to appear in the pilot Downwardly Mobile, in which Ba…

Prince Harry Named Top of His Class in Apache Helicopter Training

Prince Harry Named Top of His Class in Apache Helicopter Training

Sgt Russ Nolan RLC/MoD via Getty Images(LONDON) — The public image of Britain’s Prince Harry as the fun-loving prince compared to his studious older brother, Prince William, may be up for debate after the 27-year-old Apache helicopter pilot rece…

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