A University of California, Berkeley student and former Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a flight in Los Angeles this month because another passenger was alarmed by an innocent conversation he was having in Arabic.
The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.
It was Charles Taylor - a mechanic in the brothers' Dayton bicycle shop - who built the engine for the airplane that first took flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on Dec. 17, 1903.
A Delta Air Lines flight heading for Atlanta was diverted to Raleigh-Durham International Airport after the crew noticed some vibration after takeoff.
Flight 2339 left from Reagan National Airport in Washington. A statement from the airline said out of an abundance of caution, the crew decided to divert the MD-88 to RDU. It landed around 3 p.m. Tuesday.