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  • 2 hurt in plane crash at Calvert Co. airport

    LUSBY — Maryland State Police say two people have been injured in a small plane crash at the end of a runway at a Calvert County airport. Trooper First Class E. West of the Prince Frederick barracks says the plane crashed around 6:30 p.m. Sunday at...
  • Harford forms university research park corporation

    A nonprofit corporation has been created to oversee development of a university research park in Harford County and has held its initial organizational meeting, the county government said Wednesday. Harford political and business leaders have been...
  • Body of victim in Chesapeake Bay crash recovered near Smith Island

    Search crews on Monday recovered the body of a woman, believed to be the victim of a small plane crash over the weekend, from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, police said. Mary L. Lagerquist, 78, of Sequim, Wash., had been a passenger Sunday in a...
  • Civilian pilot strays into restricted air space over Washington

    The U.S. Air Force sent two F-16 jet fighters to intercept a civilian plane that had strayed into restricted air space over Washington, D.C., at about 8:30 p.m. Monday. The military planes, based at Andrews Air Force Base, escorted the smaller craft until...
  • Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift

    Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift
    Lanny Ross struggled to push his 78-year-old mother through the surf toward shore. On a cool, cloudy October afternoon, his two-seater plane had smacked into the Chesapeake Bay, stranding them both amid five-foot waves. His mother's right eye was...
  • End domestic use of U.S. spy drones

    Drone surveillance in this country has me alarmed. I'm glad the technology saved six missing cows, but drone surveillance won't end with pilfered livestock! When a sheriff in North Dakota can request a Predator B drone from an Air Force base, pull on...
  • Southwest CEO sees growth, opportunity at BWI

    Southwest CEO sees growth, opportunity at BWI
    Now that Southwest Airlines has completed its $1 billion purchase of AirTran Holdings, executives have launched the longer-term process of merging the two brands, retraining employees, rolling out larger aircraft, giving makeovers to AirTran planes and...
  • Airlines raise fares, deny travelers a tax holiday

    Airlines raise fares, deny travelers a tax holiday
    If you thought our government was dysfunctional over the looming debt ceiling debacle, it's really just one example of multiple layers of crazy inside the Washington Beltway. And, as always, it seems to boil down to the dirtiest five-letter word...
  • BWI radar project stalled over FAA fight

    Work on a surface radar system for the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was halted because a spat in Congress has stalled legislation to fund the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. transportation officials said Monday....
  • Q&A: What travelers need to know about airfare taxes

    Q&A: What travelers need to know about airfare taxes
    I'm so obsessed with taxes that I should probably run for office. I won't bother. I might have to sign a pledge or something. But with the focus in Washington so firmly fixed on the debt ceiling, the airline tax debacle is likely to continue for days or...
  • Airfare price drop refunds: Cheap Trick Thursday

    Airfare price drop refunds: Cheap Trick Thursday
    Michelle's posts about how many major airlines have raised their prices after the FAA stopped collecting airfare taxes just makes my blood boil. But that information offers a good reminder that monitoring the price of tickets can pay off, even after they...
  • Helicopter pilot safe following Friday accident

    Helicopter pilot safe following Friday accident
    A pilot was transported to Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace late Friday afternoon for observation and treatment of non-life threatening injuries after a helicopter accident in Darlington. At about 5:30 p.m., the Harford County 911 center...