A Gainesville skydiver crashed into an airplane over the weekend and walked away with only minor bruises and injuries. He also says he'll be going back up for more jumps as soon as he can. And here you are being afraid of a spider in your toilet. According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the ... More >>
On the Monday night before Thanksgiving, a Metroliner III cargo jet shuttling between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico bellied into a mountainside about 25 miles from its destination. The two pilots at the controls both died in the crash. Now, the family of co-pilot Steve Gullberg are chargi ... More >>
The bodies of the two South Florida couples who died in a plane crash in Virginia last week have been recovered. Salvage crews have been working since Sunday night to remove the wreckage of the crashed twin-propeller Cessna 340. The crews had been battling harsh weather conditions as they perform ... More >>
Bruce Lowerre had a simple but soaring dream. "I want to finish my plane," he wrote on his blog. "I've been building since 1977... and my plane hasn't flown yet!" Sadly, that dream came to a terrible end on Saturday when Lowerre fatally crashed his home-built seaplane into Lake Okeechobee. Lowerre ... More >>
The Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 that collapsed upon landing at LaGuardia Airport on Monday night is having a ripple effect on flights across the country, namely in our own backyard, at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The airport is so far reporting 15 arrival delays on Tuesday mo ... More >>
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeThis was an inappropriate method of landing a plane.For the second time in four days, a plane somehow managed to crash on the Key West airport's only runway.Add in a $165,000 embezzling scheme and a drunk guy making bomb threats and you've got one hell of a two-week ... More >>
Once a lifeline and a symbol, Chalk's delivered death
In October a skydiver named Mike McDonald made a fatal leap. He was the third client of Skydive Palm Beach to die in a year.