Air Asia Jet Overshoots Runway In Philippines

AirAsia has suffered a second incident within the span of only a couple of days, as one of its Airbus A320 planes overshot the runway at Kalibo, in the Philippines. Thankfully, this time everyone survived. This incident will hopefully be the last in an unusually traumatic year for commercial aviation.… » 12/30/14 12:27pm 12/30/14 12:27pm

This Raw Video From A Turbulent Flight Is Absolutely Terrifying

Most of us are lucky enough to be able to say they've never flown through severe turbulence. It's the kind of seat-soiling, skull crashing ride that you will never forget in your lifetime. One passenger on American Airlines caught their ordeal on video Tuesday, when turbulence injured several passengers. » 12/18/14 10:47am 12/18/14 10:47am

Turbulence Injures 14 Onboard Flight From Seoul To Dallas

American Airlines officials have confirmed that Flight 280 from Seoul to Dallas-Fort Worth was diverted to Tokyo on Tuesday night, as a result of fourteen turbulence-related injuries on board. The Boeing 777-200 was carrying 240 passengers and 15 crew members.http://flightclub.jalopnik.com/this-is-why-yo... » 12/16/14 1:48pm 12/16/14 1:48pm

Lucky Pilot Survives Two Crash-Landings, May Give Up Flying

If you've ever asked a pilot about his or her landing, or had the nerve to actually judge it yourself, you were probably given this response: "A good landing is one that you can walk away from." Well, one Connecticut pilot is now fortunate enough to have survived two such "good landings." » 12/02/14 1:23pm 12/02/14 1:23pm

Woman Used Ambulance Like a Taxi, Ignoring the Social Contract

The social contract is a sacred thing, and, in the vacuum of constant police surveillance in which most people carry on with their daily-chores, we count on strangers to follow a few unstated or quietly stated rules that help society run with greater efficiency. Don’t sneeze into a crowd of people with one’s mouth… » 4/28/13 9:39pm 4/28/13 9:39pm

OnStar Helps 3,000 Per Hour Get Out Of Hurricane Gustav's Way

GM saw a 30% rise in OnStar call volume Sunday, mainly from Gulf coast residents fleeing the approach of Hurricane Gustav. GM says it had as many as 500 OnStar advisors helping evacuees — more than 3,000 per hour by Sunday — get directions, find Red Cross shelters and make hotel reservations. Customers pushing the… » 9/02/08 9:40am 9/02/08 9:40am