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NTSB: Planes came within one tenth of a mile of each...

Washington - Acting at the request of an air traffic controller, the pilot of a Southwest Airlines B-737 pulled within one-tenth of a mile of a small, four-seat aircraft last month to check on the pil

With air traffic controller sleeping, planes land without help

Washington - The air traffic controller suspended for failing to respond to two planes heading into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport has told investigators that he had fallen asleep, accordin

Investigators: Hole in the plane due to metal fatigue

DALLAS — Federal investigators say metal fatigue caused a hole to rip open in the roof of a Southwest Airlines jet as it cruised at 35,000 feet last year.