A fire broke out on a Southwest Airlines flight heading for San Jose, forcing passengers to evacuate. The fire was detected shortly after the plane had pushed back from the gate at John Wayne Airport. Crew members decided to evacuate the 139 passengers on board using the aircraft’s emergency slides. Read more »

Officials say the pilot of a small Texas-bound aircraft that diverted from its original path Wednesday and headed into the Gulf of Mexico may have suffered from a lack of oxygen. The pilot was identified Thursday as 55-year-old Bill Kinsinger of Edmond, Okla., an anesthesiologist who volunteered to fly rescued animals. The Read more »