The idea of all the security we put up with at airports—the lines, the scanners, the bullshit—is so that when there’s an attack, we’ll all be orderly protected. On Sunday night at JFK Airport, we found out how wrong that is. Cheering for Usain Bolt at the Olympics appears to have been mistaken for gunfire and complete…
An Air France Airbus A330 that originated out of Paris had an anonymous threat against it concerning chemical weapons this morning. This, along with the fact that reports say the jet was non-responsive as controllers attempted to contact it resulted in fighter jets being scrambled to its location. The jet was escorted…
You would not be blamed for assuming the Lincoln Continental used by President Kennedy on that horrible day 50 years ago was immediately retired. You would, however, be wrong. The Lincoln that saw the assassination of one leader and the near death of another remained in service. Why?
Thanks to the events of November 22, 1963 in Dallas, we don't put U.S. presidents in convertibles anymore. But the black 1961 Lincoln Continental presidential limousine was actually the second convertible President John F. Kennedy rode in when he arrived in Texas. Now you can own the first.
Daniel Casillo started last night by racing some friends on jet skis near JFK airport. His night ended in custody, having easily broken through the airport’s $100 million, state-of-the-art security systems. Strangely, the airport couldn’t be happier.[jump]
We are always warned not to shine a laser at a plane as it's flying overhead. In case you didn't know why, it's because it's dangerous.
We're getting reports via Twitter traffic tonight of suspicious wires found in luggage or possibly in the lavatory on Delta Flight 126 at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. Reports indicate that there's a person being held for questioning by Air Marshals on board the plane with the FBI bomb squad en route.
A JetBlue pilot is now in FBI custody after suffering some form of mental break down on a flight from New York to Las Vegas. The co-pilot allegedly kicked the pilot out of the cockpit and passengers tackled him.
Throughout the saga of the 1963 Pontiac ambulance that purportedly carried the body of President John F. Kennedy, the Barrett-Jackson auction house touted a metal plate attached to its dash as possible proof of authenticity. Trouble is, it's fake, too.
On Saturday, right after Barrett-Jackson sold the ambulance that didn't carry President John F. Kennedy's body following his assassination, another collector bought it for "slightly more" than the $120,000 auction price — and she's no stranger to politics.
How much do you think the fake JFK ambulance will sell for when it hits the auction block in less than 30 minutes?
This week we told you the 1963 Pontiac Bonneville Ambulance being sold at Barrett-Jackson today is a fake. If you desire a piece of real documented JFK automotive history, then here's a 1964 Cadillac Hearse on Ebay that's actually real.
Auctioneers Barrett-Jackson have finally addressed the fact that the 1963 Pontiac ambulance it's advertising as the one that transported President John F. Kennedy following his assassination is a fake. The auction house's take: Who knows? We're still selling it. UPDATED
This Saturday's auction of the ambulance that carried President John F. Kennedy's body has garnered worldwide attention. The only problem? It's a near-perfect fake. Here's how a group of historians discovered the truth about what happened to the real ambulance.
These folks probably thought they were one of the lucky few to get a flight into New York City...until they landed. Here's the story of how one British Airways flight sat overnight on JFK's runway for eight hours.
Nothing says welcome to New York City like a wing vomiting sparks as your airplane touches down at night. Just minutes before this video, the pilot radioed the news to JFK's air traffic control: "The right gear is stuck up."
"Daddy, what's that?" "That's an airplane, son. You want to tell it what to do?" "Yay!" That's it. We're never getting on a plane again. [MSNBC]
My mom's flying in today for her first visit ever to New York. Since there'll be a foot of snow, and my press car doesn't have snow tires, she'll have to take a taxi. Here's the note I sent her.