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Scottish prosecutors: 2 Libyans are Lockerbie bomb suspects

...involvement with Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, the only person convicted in the attack.A bomb shattered the New York-bound Boeing 747 as it flew over Scotland on Dec. 21, 1988, killing all 259 people aboard and 11 on the ground. Many of the victims...
Nation and World
Chinese President arrives in Seattle for U.S. visit

...Jinping has arrived in Washington state to begin his first official visit to the U.S.Xi's plane, an Air China Boeing 747, landed Tuesday at Paine Field in Everett about 30 miles north of Seattle.He was greeted by a group that included...
Regional News
Solar-powered plane tries to fly around the world

...ago, has a wingspan 236 feet, larger than that of the Boeing 747. Built into the wings are 17,248 much as a minivan or mid-sized truck. An empty Boeing 747, in comparison, weighs some 400,000 pounds.The...
Not For Web
Empire Editorial: Alaska needs volcanic peace of mind

...consequences can be deadly. In 1989, one year after the observatory was founded, Mount Redoubt erupted near Anchorage. A Boeing 747 flew through the volcanic ash cloud, which choked all four of the aircraft's engines. The plane's pilots managed...
LeRoy H. Coon

...Karen, and Elizabeth. He worked in the aerospace industry on the Saturn and Apollo Rockets, the B-1 Bomber, the Boeing 747, and spent a year working on gyrocopters in Lake Havasu, AZ where he discovered his joy of rock hounding.While living...
Plane diverted to Anchorage after passenger threats

ANCHORAGE - A Boeing 747 en route from Minneapolis to Tokyo was diverted to Anchorage on Thursday and searched by bomb-sniffing dogs after an unruly passenger...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that had just landed headed into...air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that had just landed headed into...air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that had just landed headed into...
Safety Board makes recommendations to reduce runway near misses

WASHINGTON (AP) - ``Stop!'' shouted the frightened air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that had just landed headed into the path of another jumbo jet preparing to take off from the Chicago runway. Tragedy was avoided...
Japan Airlines resumes seasonal flights to Alaska

...with the first scheduled landing in Fairbanks set for Aug. 22. Airport officials say all charters are operated on Boeing 747-400 wide-body airplanes, which can seat 356 passengers.
Kenai Peninsula a year-round home for hardy trumpeter swans

...massive and majestic trumpeter swan. Sound off on the important issues at That's not to say these ivory-colored Boeing 747's of the avian world will be staying put in their summer locations. On the contrary, trumpeters will soon be on the...


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