UPDATE 2 — UPS cargo plane crashes near Alabama airport, killing 2

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA (BNO NEWS) -- A large UPS cargo plane crashed and burst into flames Wednesday morning in a field outside an airport in Alabama, killing the two crew members on board, local and federal authorities said. The cause of the crash [...]

UPS cargo plane crashes near Alabama airport

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA (BNO NEWS) -- A large UPS cargo plane crashed in a field near an airport in Alabama on early Wednesday morning, witnesses and authorities said, but there was no immediate information about casualties. Two crew members were [...]

Unruly passenger forces London-bound flight to land in Canada

ENFIELD, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger plane flying to the English capital of London was forced to land in Canada on early Tuesday morning after one of the passengers became unruly and made unspecified threats, police said. He was arrested [...]

Mechanical problem forces Boeing 787 to return to Houston

HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- A Boeing 787 Dreamliner was forced to return to an airport in Houston on Sunday after a problem involving its brake system, marking the third time in less than a week that Boeing's newest airplane ran into problems [...]

Body of Sopranos star Gandolfini arrives in U.S.

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY (BNO NEWS) -- The body of American actor James Gandolfini, who died of a suspected heart attack last week while vacationing in the Italian capital of Rome, was returned to the United States on late Sunday evening. His funeral [...]

Small plane crash in Michigan kills 4

DETROIT, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least four people were killed after a small airplane crashed in the state of Michigan, local officials said Friday. A single-engine Cessna 172 crashed at around 1:40 p.m. local time shortly after taking off [...]

Security threat diverts Southwest Airlines flight to Phoenix

PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- A Los Angeles flight heading toward Texas made an emergency landing after a bomb threat was issued, local officials said Monday. The Southwest Airlines 2675 flight made the emergency landing at the Sky Harbor [...]

7 Taliban fighters killed in failed attack against Kabul airport

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of Taliban insurgents launched a coordinated attack Monday against Afghanistan's main international airport in the capital Kabul, but all attackers were killed without casualties among civilians or security [...]

Disruptive passenger restrained on Oregon-bound flight

PORTLAND, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A disruptive man was subdued and restrained by passengers and crew members on Monday after he made 'unusual' statements and attempted to open an emergency exit door during a flight from Alaska to Oregon, federal [...]

U.S. military aircraft crashes in Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A United States military aircraft on Friday crashed in Kyrgyzstan, officials said. The U.S. Air Force KC-135 tanker aircraft with three people on board crashed in a mountainous area between two villages in [...]