Less than a week after the Federal Aviation Administration furloughed 10 percent of the nation’s air traffic controllers the agency has done an about face.
It’s day three of the federal cuts that are furloughing 10 percent of the nation’s air traffic controllers and delays are spreading out around the country.
While one in 10 air traffic controllers have been forced to take furlough days to help balance the federal budget, so far, Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale International Airport have avoided any lengthy delays through Monday morning.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that starting April 7, 149 federal contract air traffic control towers will close, including the tower at North Perry Airport in Hollywood.
The pilot of a small plane is okay after he was forced to make an emergency landing on U.S. 27 in western Broward County.
Police have identified three people killed Friday afternoon after a twin-engine plane crashed near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport.
A plane from Fort Lauderdale has slid off the runway at Hopkins Airport in Cleveland.
Authorities are investing a small plane crash in Central Florida that left three people dead.
An ultralight aircraft careened into a body of water in Southwest Miami-Dade on Saturday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board’s Terry Duprewe.
It wasn’t a scare in the air but a scare on the ground when a commercial airliner clipped another on the ground near a gate at Miami International Airport.