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Three Killed When Small Plane Crashes Into Parked Car

ABC13 Three people were killed when a small single-engine plane struck a parked vehicle in Houston on Thursday afternoon, city officials said. The Cirrus SR-22 aircraft crashed while attempting to land at Hobby Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. All three victims were inside the plane, according to the Houston Fire Department. The remnants of the plane, registered to…

FAA Fines Boeing $12M for Fuel Tank, Other Violations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boeing has agreed to pay $12 million for failing to meet a deadline to submit service instructions that would enable airlines to reduce the risk of fuel tank explosions on hundreds of planes, among other violations, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday. Boeing must also take a series of actions to improve the safety certification of its planes…

FAA to Require Most Drones to be Registered and Marked

WASHINGTON (AP) — Owners of many small drones and model airplanes will have to register them with the government. The Federal Aviation Administration announced the requirement Monday in response to increasing reports of drones flying near manned aircraft and airports. The requirement covers aircraft weighing from a half pound to 55 pounds. Drone owners who are 13 and older will…