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Passengers stranded following San Andres crash

Passengers stranded following San Andres crash

18 August 2010 Airline News

As many as 3,000 international passengers are stranded on the Colombian island of San Andres following a plane crash earlier this week. A United States National Transportation Safety Board team has arrived to examine the crash site alongside local officials.

Tombstone Mentality: Innovation in Aviation

Tombstone Mentality: Innovation in Aviation

9 July 2010 Focus

Plane crashes are almost always immediately followed by aviation defenders reiterating their mantra that flying is the safest way to travel. But how did aviation evolve from a daredevil adventure for pioneers like Charles Lindberg to become the mass transportation system of choice? Chris O’Toole takes a look.