Cockpit

Flames shoot out of airplane engine. (Image from John Vien Jr.)

Pilot Locked Out Of Cockpit By Co-Pilot In Germanwings Plane Crash

Investigators say the co-pilot flipped that switch to “lock,” which means the pilot, who had left the cockpit, was stuck outside, pounding on the door.

03/26/2015

Fire personnel on scene of reports of smoke coming from a Japan Airlines flight at Logan Airport

Fire Breaks Out In Parked Japan Airlines 787 Dreamliner At Logan Airport

Firefighters were called to Logan Airport Monday morning after smoke was reported in a parked Japan Airlines plane.

01/07/2013

Reports of lasers being pointed at planes heading to Logan were up in 2010.

I-Team: More Reports Of Lasers Pointed At Logan Planes

It’s a danger in the sky that comes from down below. More pilots report they are getting zapped with lasers as they try to land. This creates a serious risk for the crew, passengers, and residents who live near the airport.

02/14/2011