Air traffic control

In this Feb. 14, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant (24) hugs his daughter Gianna on the court in warm-ups before first half NBA All-Star Game basketball action in Toronto. Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and several others are dead after their helicopter went down in Southern California on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 27, 2020 - 11:50 pm
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — The pilot of the helicopter that crashed near Los Angeles, killing former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others, told air traffic controllers in his last radio message that he was climbing to avoid a cloud layer before plunging more than 1,000 feet (305 meters) into a...
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People rest on the floor in Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport, Friday July 26, 2019. Travelers are facing a second day of disruption in Britain after record breaking July temperatures gave way to thunderstorms. The heat eased Friday, but Heathrow, Europe's biggest airport, was forced to cancel or delay flights amid severe weather conditions. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
July 26, 2019 - 12:13 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's heat wave (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The U.K.'s air traffic controller says it has fixed a technical issue that led to flight restrictions at the country's airspace. The controller, NATS, says the problem has been fixed "sufficiently" at its Swanwick control...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2009, file photo, Air Traffic Control Specialist Patrick Harten, right, smiles as US Airways flight 1549 Capt. Chesley B Sullenberger III, right, and First Officer Jeffrey B. Skiles, center, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington to testify before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The image is miraculous: Passengers standing on the wings of a US Airways jetliner as it floats down the Hudson River. Sullenberger and Harten are forever linked because of the amazing outcome for all 155 passengers. Approaching the 10th anniversary of the "Miracle on the Hudson," they will meet at the finish line of the New York City Marathon. Sullenberger plans to put the finisher's medal around Harten's neck in Central Park on Nov. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 27, 2018 - 12:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The image is miraculous: Passengers standing on the wings of a US Airways jetliner as it floats down the Hudson River. Pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and air traffic controller Pat Harten are forever linked by the amazing water landing that saved all 155 passengers and crew...
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Germany players attend a training session at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Germany will play Cameroon in the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match scheduled for Sunday. (AP Photo/Artur Lebedev)
June 24, 2017 - 2:26 pm
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Perhaps keeping the ball on the ground should be the order from air traffic control rather than coaches in this southern Russian coastal resort. A FIFA-assigned training ground, used so far by Australia and Cameroon at the Confederations Cup, is directly on the flight path into...
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Germany players attend a training session at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Germany will play Cameroon in the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match scheduled for Sunday. (AP Photo/Artur Lebedev)
June 24, 2017 - 7:42 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Perhaps keeping the ball on the ground should be the order from air traffic control rather than coaches in this southern Russian coastal resort. A FIFA-assigned training ground, used so far by Australia and Cameroon at the Confederations Cup, is directly on the flight path into...
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