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  • One Injured in Plane Crash

    July 30, 2011 11:26 PM

    A man is hospitalized after his plane crashed at the St. Landry Parish Airport in Opelousas. Police say the pilot hadn't gotten very far off the ground before realizing something was very wrong. The Federal Aviation Administration arrived just after one o'clock Saturday afternoon at the St. Landry Parish... more »
  • Airplane Phone Attack

    August 19, 2010 4:05 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Federal officials said Thursday a jetliner was being held on the tarmac at San Francisco's airport because of an alleged phone threat. Officials stopped American Airlines Flight 24, bound for New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, before its scheduled takeoff at 7:30 a.m., the Transportation... more »
  • Lafayette History Pt. 2

    November 13, 2009 9:35 AM

    We go back to Lafayette during the 70s and the greatest drilling boom its ever seen. What began as a trickle in the 60's was a gusher in the 70's... Lafayette was all about black gold. With oil prices hovering near $30 a barrel unemployment hung around a low four... more »
  • Scrutiny expected for laptop use in cockpits

    October 28, 2009 9:42 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Aviation experts predict federal authorities will look long and hard at the use of laptops and other electronics in the cockpits of airplanes. Two Northwest Airlines pilots flew 150 miles past their destination last week because they say they were engrossed in a crew-scheduling program on their... more »
  • LRA Remains Strong in September

    October 23, 2009 11:41 AM

    September was a good month in terms of the numbers of passengers flying in and out of Lafayette Regional Airport (LRA). The number of enplanements, the number of passengers boarding flights, was the fifth best September on record. Deplanements, the number of passengers arriving at LRA, marked the fourth highest... more »

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