Boeing 737 Flies Through Brick Wall, Smashes Tower on Takeoff, Keeps On Flying

On most flights I’ve been on, everything gets held up even if something as minor as the latch that holds the rolling trash-dolly in place is too tarnished. Only after it’s perfect can the plane take off. That sure as hell wasn’t the case with this Air India flight, which kept right on going even after the pilot…

Unattended Car Shuts Down Parts of Phoenix Airport for Hours, Delays Hundreds of Flights

In a true showcase of the joys of air travel, the Phoenix-based Arizona Republic reports that a “suspicious” unattended rental car shut down parts of the Sky Harbor International Airport down for four hours—delaying about 300 flights and canceling dozens of others. The driver ultimately got parking citation and a $56…

Aeromexico Flight Crashes Shortly After Takeoff, 101 Aboard Reportedly Survive With 97 Injured (Updated)

An Aeromexico flight has crashed shortly after takeoff near Guadalupe Victoria International Airport in Mexico. Mexican Secretary of Communications and Transportation Gerardo Ruiz Esparza reported the flight was carrying 97 passengers and four crew members. Government officials indicate there were no deaths in the…