faa http://wfpl.org en NTSB: Flight Recorder from Crashed UPS Plane Not Yet Retrieved http://wfpl.org/post/ntsb-flight-recorder-crashed-ups-plane-not-yet-retrieved <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">National Transportation Safety Board officials say they are not yet able to gather the flight recorder as part of the UPS plane that crashed Wednesday morning was still burning into the evening. Further, it's not expected that the&nbsp;</span>NTSB<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;will determine the cause of the crash for some time.</span></p><p>The A300 cargo plane crashed near an airport in Birmingham, Alabama, and was en route from Louisville. Both crew members have been reported dead.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 21:59:27 +0000 Gabe Bullard 6463 at http://wfpl.org NTSB: Flight Recorder from Crashed UPS Plane Not Yet Retrieved Two Dead in UPS Cargo Plane Crash in Birmingham http://wfpl.org/post/two-dead-ups-cargo-plane-crash-birmingham <p>A federal aviation official says a large UPS cargo plane has crashed near an airport in Birmingham, Ala.</p><p>Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen tells The Associated Press that the A300 plane crashed on approach to the airport before dawn Wednesday.</p><p>Bergen says the plane was en route from Louisville to Birmingham.</p><p>Few other details were immediately available.</p><p>Bergen says she had no information on injuries.</p><p><strong>Update: 10:51 a.m.</strong></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 11:17:50 +0000 Associated Press & Staff 6452 at http://wfpl.org Two Dead in UPS Cargo Plane Crash in Birmingham This is What Happens When FAA Furloughs Strand Lebowski Fest in New York City http://wfpl.org/post/what-happens-when-faa-furloughs-strand-lebowski-fest-new-york-city <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Louisville-based team behind the traveling</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"> Big Lebowski </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">celebration were among the many unsuspecting victims of the Federal Aviation Administration's air-traffic control furloughs because of the </span><a href="/post/sequester-wasnt-meant-happen-begins" style="line-height: 1.5;">automatic federal budget cuts that went into effect earlier this year.</a></p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:46:38 +0000 Joseph Lord 5140 at http://wfpl.org This is What Happens When FAA Furloughs Strand Lebowski Fest in New York City FAA Seeks $4 Million From UPS Over Alleged Violations http://wfpl.org/post/faa-seeks-4-million-ups-over-alleged-violations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking a $4 million penalty from UPS for not complying with federal safety rules.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:54:38 +0000 Gabe Bullard 5131 at http://wfpl.org FAA Seeks $4 Million From UPS Over Alleged Violations