Posts Tagged Transportation

Harrison Ford survives crash-landing on golf course

Officials work on the scene of a vintage airplane that crash-landed on the Penmar Golf Course in the Venice area of Los Angeles, Thursday, March 5, 2015. Harrison Ford crash-landed the airplane shortly after taking off from a nearby airport and reporting engine problems. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford finds his answer in a pilot’s license and the freedom to take to the skies.

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AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands small plane in LA

A small plane lies where it crash-landed on Penmar Golf Course in the Venice area of Los Angeles on Thursday, March 5, 2015. The course is near the Santa Monica, Calif. Municipal Airport, just west of a runway, but there was no immediate confirmation on whether the plane had taken off or was trying to land. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harrison Ford crash-landed his World War II-era airplane on Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his years of piloting prowess to bring down the plane on a golf course and avoid nearby homes in what one expert called a beautifully executed maneuver.

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AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands small plane on Los Angeles golf course

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands small plane on Los Angeles golf course.

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Miles O’Brien’s life lesson cost his left arm

This March 7, 2014 file photo released by PBS shows PBS science correspondent Miles O'Brien during the taping of an interview for "PBS Newshour," A documentary, "Miles O'Brien: A Life Lost and Found," narrated by his friend, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, premieres on CNN next Tuesday, March 10, 2015.  The documentary covers O'Brien's emotional experience in recovering from arm amputation.  (AP Photo/PBS)

NEW YORK (AP) — For television science correspondent Miles O’Brien, seeing on film the aftermath of the fluke injury that resulted in the amputation of his left arm above the elbow proved more difficult than he had anticipated.

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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh aids traffic crash victims

In this Dec. 30, 2014, file photo, Michigan's new football coach Jim Harbaugh smiles during a press in Ann Arbor, Mich. State police say Jim Harbaugh took a break from rescuing Michigan’s football team to come to the aid of some SUV crash victims Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Ann Arbor. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh took a break from rescuing Michigan’s football team to come to the aid of two people hurt in a traffic accident.

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