Hero pilot dies: In 1989, United’s Denny Fitch helped make a near-impossible landing in a cornfield near Sioux City. Half the passengers survived, but it was the dead he remembered: “I would have given my life for any of them.” We’ll remember you, too.
Southwest threats: Two Southwest planes heading to Phoenix on Tuesday were evacuated due to unspecified threats. Nothing was found – authorities unclear if incidents are linked.
Don’t blame the TSA for this one: 4-year old is pulled off plane because she was on the No Fly list. Only, she wasn’t. JetBlue says, oops, computer glitch.
Bad passengers: For the week ending May 3, TSA officers confiscated 23 guns at security, but it’s okay – only 22 were loaded.
Jon Stewart v. Delta: Comedian’s reproduction skit sparks outrage prompting airline to pulls its ads.
Chemical reactions: Flight attendants for Alaska Airlines claim their new uniforms are making them ill – including itching and hair loss.
Ask the captain: Ever been on a flight where the landing gear came down while you were flying? There’s a good explanation for that.