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FAA: Laser Pointed At Plane From Hanscom

The FAA is investigating an incident near Hanscom Air Field in Bedford where someone pointed a laser at an aircraft.

03/01/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Cell Phones On Planes

Federal regulators say rules banning the use of cell phones in airplanes are outdated, and it’s time to change them.

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will will take up a plan to allow greater in-flight access to cell phones and mobile broadband at a meeting next month. Chairman Tom Wheeler, a former lobbyist for the cell phone industry, says modern technology can deliver mobile services in the air safely and reliably.

11/22/2013

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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Maine Highway

Maine State Police say a small plane with engine trouble landed during rush hour on I-295 outside of Portland.

11/21/2013

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Maine Turnpike In Litchfield

A small plane ran into some trouble on Friday and was forced to land on a highway in Litchfield, Maine.

04/26/2013

A Cape Air plane's windshield was shattered by a bird strike. (Photo Credit: Barnstable Airport and Operations Specialist Patrick O'Leary)

Loon Crashes Through Cape Air Flight’s Windshield, Leaving Passengers Covered In Blood

A Cape Air flight heading from Hyannis to Nantucket Wednesday morning was forced to turn around after a blue heron crashed through the plane’s window into the cockpit.

11/21/2012

Promposal by airplane.

Teen Pilot Asks Girlfriend To Prom In Mid-Air

The King Philip student wrote the proposal on the pavement near his girlfriend’s house.

05/04/2012

A NH State Police plane checks drivers' speeds.

NH State Troopers Use Eye In The Sky To Catch Speeding Drivers

New Hampshire State Police are using an airborne approach to catch speeders this Labor Day weekend.

09/02/2011

Logan Airport control tower

Guide To Boston’s Logan International Airport

Logan Airport is large and can be difficult to navigate. There are a few things you should know in advance to make your trip as easy as possible.

CBS Boston–07/23/2011

Obese Flyers

Should Obese Flyers Be Forced To Buy Two Seats?

Should super-sized passengers buy an extra seat? Perhaps obesity should be seen as a handicap and the airlines should provide large seats to large people in a handicap area of the plane.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/22/2011

The control tower at Logan Airport (AP Photo)

Passenger Tries To Open Exit During Flight To Boston From Orlando

A passenger on board a flight from Orlando to Boston tried to open an exit door midflight, a spokesperson for Logan Airport said Tuesday night.

05/10/2011

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