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Plane Crash

Fear of Flying (There's a Plane in the River Under My Window)

Peter Daou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Daou

There's a plane in the river under my window. I live in lower Manhattan and if I thought I'd escaped the craziness of Beirut, this neighborhood has proven to be equally prone to life's darkest surprises.

The Crash of Flight 1549: Maybe the Best Metaphor for 2009 We Could Hope For

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Raymond Leon Roker

Maybe the story of this jet crash is exactly the real life fable we needed seared into our nation's consciousness. What if yesterday's "miracle" was a perfect metaphor for 2009?

US Airways Jet Floats Down the Hudson

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tepper Marlin

The plane that left from LaGuardia and only got as far as the Hudson at 50th Street was towed past my window just now.

The Three Myths About Plane Crashes

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Sherwood

How can you survive a plane crash? After going through the FAA's plane crash survival school in Oklahoma City and interviewing many experts and survivors of plane crashes, here are four key tips.

Exclusive: OH Election Fraud Attorney Reacts to the Death of GOP 'IT Guru' Threatened by Rove

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

Although U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey repeatedly sought protection for Connell and his wife, it went unheeded.