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  • Report on 2013 crash finds pilot had taken drugs

    June 22, 2014 10:13 PM

    OAK RIDGE, La. (AP) - Federal authorities have released a report on the July 2013 plane crash near Oak Ridge that killed the pilot and instructor on board. KNOE-TV reports that the National Transportation Safety Board finds drugs may have played a role in the fatal plane crash. An A... more »
  • Pilot recycling program recruiting 500 households

    February 3, 2014 6:01 AM

    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Adams County's pilot recycling program starts in April with 500 households. County Administrator Joe Murray tells The Natchez Democrat that the program will expand in September. Board of Supervisors President Darryl Grennell says the ideal thing would be for the program to target densely populated areas... more »
  • France-Brazil crash: Faulty data misled pilot

    July 5, 2012 7:23 AM

    LE BOURGET, France (AP) - The father of a victim of Air France's deadliest plane crash says the pilot nosed upward instead of downward during a stall because of false data about the aircraft's position from sensors. Robert Soulas was briefed by French air accident investigators Thursday about their final... more »
  • 16 fishermen get training in pilot mariner program

    April 10, 2012 6:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Sixteen fishermen have graduated from a pilot project to teach them skills to help them get jobs outside their usual line of work. The pilot was supported by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, a philanthropic organization; the nonprofit Coastal Communities Consulting and Delgado Community College. After... more »
  • Pilot dies in Israeli-made jet crash in Nevada

    March 7, 2012 5:49 AM

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say a pilot for a defense contractor is dead after an Israeli-made military fighter jet crashed at Fallon Naval Air Station in northern Nevada. Base and company officials say the F-21 Kfir (kuh-FEER) aircraft crashed just after 9:15 a.m. Tuesday inside the west gate of... more »
  • Acadiana Pilot Talks About the Stress that Comes with Flying Tired

    December 26, 2011 7:39 PM

    James Thibodeaux has been a commercial pilot for near thirty years. Without a doubt he says he's been tired in the cockpit. "At the end of the flight is when you're the most fatigued. It's also when you have the heaviest work load trying to transition from 30 to 40... more »
  • Pilot's Wife dies of Injuries in Vegas-area crash

    September 22, 2010 10:01 AM

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - A report says the wife of a pilot killed in a Labor Day plane small plane crash on a neighborhood street near a southern Nevada airport has also died. University Medical Center spokeswoman Danita Cohen told says that Susan Touchet of Erath, La., died Tuesday from... more »
  • Federal Judges Have Agreed to a Pilot Project That Could Televise Some Trials

    September 14, 2010 4:29 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's federal judges have agreed to a pilot project that could televise some civil trials - 16 years after the judges ended a similar experiment. Appeals court judge David Sentelle told reporters Tuesday that many of the details remain to be worked out, but that cameras... more »
  • Funeral Scheduled for Erath Pilot

    September 12, 2010 9:44 PM

    A funeral service will be held Tuesday for the Erath pilot killed when his small plane crashed in Las Vegas. 50 year old Douglas Touchet of Erath will be remembered at a funeral mass Tuesday morning at St. Anne Catholic Church in Youngsville. Touchet was killed earlier this... more »
  • Study: Students in Private School Pilot Score Low

    July 13, 2010 9:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A pilot plan backed by Gov. Bobby Jindal that uses state tax dollars so certain students can attend private schools is producing low test scores, a new study shows. The pilot program stems from a 2008 state law that provided $10 million for up to... more »
  • Police Took a Gun Off a JetBlue Pilot

    May 21, 2010 12:37 PM

    BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts State Police say they took a gun off a JetBlue pilot at Logan International Airport after he allegedly told an acquaintance he might harm himself. The incident occurred Thursday, and the pilot was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital for evaluation. The airline says no passengers were... more »

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