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Six injured by severe turbulence during Philadelphia-Orlando US Airways flight

Six people were injured on Sunday when a US Airways jet hit severe turbulence after leaving Philadelphia International airport, the airline said. The Airbus A330, with 265 passengers and a crew of 10 on board, had taken off from Philadelphia bound for Orlando, Florida, when it encountered unexpected turbulence at…

U.S. Airways flight evacuated after mechanical failure during takeoff

Passengers on a U.S. Airways flight out of Philadelphia were evacuated Thursday afternoon after part of the landing gear collapsed, WCAU-TV reported. Flight 1702 was reportedly bound for Florida from Philadelphia International Airport at the time of the incident around 6:30 p.m. local time. No injuries were reported. PZ News…

Drunk driver shuts down Philadelphia airport

PHILADELPHIA — Flights at Philadelphia International Airport were halted for 40 minutes Thursday after a drunk driver drove through a gate into a restricted area and onto a runway. Police intervened to stop the driver, identified as Kenneth Richard Mazik, 24, after he crashed through a locked, but unmanned gate.…

Rare October snowstorm pelts northeast

BOSTON (Reuters) – Heavy snow was falling across parts of Pennsylvania on Saturday where thousands of households were already without power from a rare October snowstorm barreling up the East Coast. Snow was coming down from central Pennsylvania up into southeastern New York and Connecticut after blanketing parts of Virginia,…

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