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A small airplane overturned while attempting to land at the Manassas Regional Airport. (photo credit: Oscar Mendoza-Valdez/@omendozav80)

Small Plane Crashes at Manassas Regional Airport

A small airplane has crashed at the Manassas Regional Airport.

08/22/2013

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Authorities: MWAA Officer Fatally Shot By Wife

Authorities say a Washington airports authority officer was fatally shot by his wife in their home in Sterling.

05/20/2013

File photo of a plane taking off. (Photo by ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Spending Cuts Could Force Runway Closures

Automatic spending cuts could force some of the nation’s busiest airports to close runways, causing widespread flight delays and cancellations, the union representing air traffic controllers said Wednesday.

02/27/2013

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FAA: 3 Jets Near Reagan National Airport Were Never On Collision Course

None of the three commuter jets that flew too close together near Washington was ever on course to collide head-on with the others, federal officials said Thursday.

08/02/2012

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Man At Airport Claims Live Lizards In Suitcases Were ‘Dinner’

During a routine customs check in a Munich airport, a man was found to be in possession of almost 50 assorted lizards and reptiles. When asked, he told airport officials that the animals were his dinner, and even offered to bite the head off of one to prove his claim.

05/09/2012

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Baby Security Breach Closes Airport Terminal

A terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport was shut down for over an hour Friday after officials discovered that a baby hadn’t been properly screened, Transportation Security Administration officials said.

04/27/2012

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TSA Defends Pat-Down Of 4-Year-Old Girl At Kansas Airport

The grandmother of a 4-year-old girl who became hysterical during a security screening at a Kansas airport said Wednesday that the child was forced to undergo a pat-down after hugging her, with security agents yelling and calling the crying girl an uncooperative suspect.

04/25/2012

A passenger is patted down by a Transportation Security Administration agent on May 2, 2011 at Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Fla. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Video Captures Woman Sobbing Uncontrollably During TSA Pat Down

A video catches a woman shaking and sobbing uncontrollably while being frisked by a Transportation Security Administration agent.

04/16/2012

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Best Ways To Kill Time At DCA

Next time your plane gets delayed, explore what Reagan National Airport (DCA) has to offer.

02/04/2012

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TSA: Daggers Hidden In Book At Reagan Airport

A TSA spokesman says a passenger was stopped Monday when officers found the knives in the person’s carry-on bag. The daggers measured just over a half-foot long and were hidden in the hard-cover book.

12/21/2011

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