The mother of a 3-year-old boy killed in a northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash last month filed the first lawsuit in the accident Friday, seeking unspecified damages from two aviation companies and the pilot's estate.
The pilot involved in a fatal northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash that killed five people, including three Marylanders, didn't follow federal regulations when planning and making the flight, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report.
Plumsteadville, Pa. — Spilling out from a helicopter door, rose petals and delicate purple and blue flowers rained down on hundreds of mourners gathered Sunday to remember Towson pilot David E. Jenny Jr.
While authorities haven't disclosed who was flying the helicopter that crashed Saturday in Pennsylvania, killing five, David Jenny, 30, was the only certified pilot on board. He was recalled by family and associates as an adventurous man who loved to fly.
Several witnesses to the plane crash that killed two Ocean City police officers on June 30 reported seeing the aircraft spiraling toward the water intact, then hitting the water in a "belly flop," according to an initial report on the crash released by federal investigators.
A woman who apparently had a medical condition while driving on westbound Route 198 near Eighth Street Wednesday was transferred to Maryland Shock Trauma by a state police helicopter after her car flipped over around 1 p.m.
Robo Raven is making aviation history – again. The robotic bird's maiden flights in December were a first in the history of flying machines, but lasted only seconds inside the Reckord Armory at the University of Maryland, College Park. Now the mylar and carbon fiber contraption is back, soaring higher, longer and more accurately — the first machine ever built that flies on wings that can move independently of each other, as real birds' do.
A mechanical problem forced a police helicopter pilot to make an emergency landing on the football field of a local high school in Columbia on Thursday night, a maneuver that caused "significant damage" to the aircraft but injured no one, according to Howard County Police.
U.S. Army Capt. Sara M. Knutson-Cullen, a former Eldersburg resident who died in a helicopter crash in Kandahar on March 11, will be among the honorees at the May 27 Memorial Day service at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium.
Crashes of amateur-built planes, such as the one last Saturday in Suffolk, Va., that killed a father from Davidsonville and his son from Westminster and remains under investigation, are tragic, said Carl Kesselring, the manager of Suburban Airport in Laurel.
Federal investigators said Monday they have begun examining the wreckage of a two-seater, home-built airplane that crashed Sunday in Virginia, killing a man from Davidson and his son from Westminster, the father of 10 children.
By By Andrea F. Siegel and Blair Ames and Baltimore Sun Media Group
The leaders of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company honored Saturday, not only, those who had answered the highest number of emergency calls during the past year, or those who had given decades of service to the company, but also those who have worked tirelessly behind the scenes to support the front-line volunteers, as well as those on the front lines who worked to save members of the community or fellow responders.
A 26-year-old Naval Academy graduate from Howard County who realized a long-held dream of becoming a military pilot was killed when her Navy jet crashed into a field outside Spokane, Wash., her family said Tuesday.
Years after a multimillion-dollar contract to replace the state's fleet of aged helicopters caused controversy in Annapolis, two newly purchased aircraft arrived at the aviation command of the Maryland State Police on Tuesday.
Dr. Clifford H. Turen, an internationally known traumatologist who had worked at Maryland Shock Trauma for two decades, was killed Jan. 13 when the private airplane he was flying crashed at Dover, Del. The Clarksville resident was 55.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
It's entirely possibly that I'm fudging the online trends this morning to give more weight to news of a monkey in fancy coat wandering around an Ikea. It is just that depressing today and who knows if even Ikea monkey can counteract this clinical case of Mondays.
"Blue Bell Boy" is a stripped-down, brilliant episode of "Boardwalk Empire." Outside of Nucky's immediate world, things move along incrementally, but ultimately the meat of the episode is a spectacular one-act play featuring three great performances.
The Orioles team charter heading to Tampa Bay on Sunday night was forced to make an emergency landing in Jacksonville because of smoke coming out of the oven in the kitchen area of the plane, an industry source said.
The Baltimore Orioles are heading back to the postseason for the first time since 1997. After beating the Boston Red Sox 6-3 on Sunday afternoon in their regular-season home finale, the Orioles sealed at least a