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May 03, 2009

Powerless Plane Plummets Perilously, Pummeling Porta-Potties

Cessna 182 Loses Power, Takes Out Porta-Potties in Forced Landing

Somewhere out there is a hapless Skylane pilot who is dreading the next time that he and his fellow flyers get together to tell flying stories... ya know, the ones that start 'there I was' and then end with some kind of superlative aerial feat of piloting prowess that saves the day.

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Court Rules FAA Can't Be Responsible For 2000 Midair

7th Circuit Court Keeps FAA From Taking Legal Blame

 The FAA can not be held responsible for the February 8, 2000 midair that took the life of radio personality Bob Collins (pictured right), and five others. The 7th Circuit US Court of Appeals upheld a ruling, Friday, denying the suit filed by Collins' family due to the legal protections inherent in Federal Immunity.

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