At least 35 passengers were wounded when an Air Canada flight on its way to Sydney encountered severe turbulence, the airline said.
A skydiving plane that went down in Hawaii, killing all 11 people aboard, crashed in a fiery heap shortly after it took off, authorities said.
Three hours into a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu to New York this week, the captain came over the loudspeaker and asked if there were any doctors on board. A flight attendant was having a medical emergency.
Can you handle 11 straight hours on an airliner?
They were less than an hour from their idyllic vacation when suddenly they wondered whether they would survive.
Seventy-four-year-old Walter Macfarlane and 72-year-old Alan Robinson have been friends for more than 60 years. Born in Honolulu, they first met in elementary school, played high school football together and joke they could have married the same girl. They sent their children to the same schools they attended and vacationed together as families.