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American Airlines jets on the runway at Wilmington International Airport. (Photo: WWAY)

Flights delayed, including at ILM, as air traffic controller absences mount

A few flights at Wilmington International Airport are among the delays.

Plane crashes into ocean near Myrtle Beach pier

A small plane went down in the ocean near the Springmaid Pier shortly after 2 p.m., according to Lt. Jonathan Evans with Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue.
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5 killed when small plane crashes in California parking lot

Five people on board a small airplane were killed but nobody on the ground was hurt when the twin-engine Cessna crashed Sunday in a Southern California parking lot, authorities said.
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Passenger reimbursed for Uber after ILM flight mishap

We have an update to a story WWAY brought you earlier this month about a diverted flight at ILM.
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American Airlines not reimbursing customer after landing snafu

An unexpected trip to Horry County. That's what happened for hundreds of passenger on a late night flight meant for Wilmington last week.
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ILM flight diverted to MYR after miscommunication

A flight from Charlotte to Wilmington is typically an easy trip. But not for a plane load of travelers last night. Their flight was diverted to Myrtle Beach.

Science panel says the FAA is too tough on drones

Science advisers to the federal government say safety regulators should do more to speed the integration of commercial drones into the nation's airspace.

FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered ultrasound inspections of hundreds of jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines plane.

NCDOT proposes medical supply delivery using drones

The primary focus of NCDOT’s proposal is working with global drone delivery companies to set up a network of medical distribution centers that can use drones to make medical deliveries.

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