AIRCRAFT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AIRCRAFT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) What is a jet registered to Bank of Utah doing in Iran? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836653-78/bank-aircraft-iran-jet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836653-78/bank-aircraft-iran-jet.html.csp">What is a jet registered to Bank of Utah doing in Iran?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T20:45:07.029-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 08:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mystery continues to swirl around a small jet spotted in recent days at an airport in Iran and registered to Ogden-based Bank of Utah. The Bombardier Challenger 600, seen Tuesday in an open portion of Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, is one of hundreds owned by the community bank under aircraft trusts, complex financial instruments which hold title to a plane on behalf of beneficiaries whose identity remains confidential. Also unknown is whether activities connected with this particular aircraft, who...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57836653@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:45:07 MDT Man dies in ultralight aircraft crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57793649-78/crash-aircraft-state-ultralight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57793649-78/crash-aircraft-state-ultralight.html.csp">Man dies in ultralight aircraft crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T22:28:46.674-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 60-year-old man died Tuesday when his ultralight aircraft crashed at Willard Bay State Park. The crash occurred about 5:45 p.m. at a road to the Willow and Cottonwood campgrounds, said Utah State Parks spokesman Eugene Swalberg. The National Transportation Safety Board, Utah State Park rangers and Box Elder County are investigating the cause of the crash. The victim is a Weber County resident, but Swalberg did not know his hometown. His name was not being released pending family notifications....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57793649@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:28:46 MDT Hagel tours China’s only aircraft carrier http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57788271-68/hagel-china-carrier-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57788271-68/hagel-china-carrier-defense.html.csp">Hagel tours China’s only aircraft carrier</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HELENE COOPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T21:41:02.128-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 09:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Qingdao, China • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a long-awaited look at China’s only aircraft carrier Monday, taking a two-hour tour of the vessel at a naval base near this port city in the first such visit by a foreign defense official, Pentagon officials said. Accompanied by a handful of aides, Hagel toured the medical facilities, living quarters and flight control station of the Liaoning aircraft carrier in Qingdao and took a walking tour of the flight deck. Hagel and other Obama administr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57788271@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:41:02 MDT Suspected NKorean drones crude, reflect new threat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773984-68/north-drones-korea-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773984-68/north-drones-korea-south.html.csp">Suspected NKorean drones crude, reflect new threat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HYUNG-JIN KIM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T08:02:01.8-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 08:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • South Korean experts say two small drones believed to have been flown across the border by the North were crude and decidedly low-tech — equipped with cameras available on the Internet for hundreds of dollars — but underscore a potential new threat that must be taken seriously. North Korea has recently been touting its drone program, a relatively new addition to its arsenal. It has prominently displayed large drone-like aircraft in military parades. According to the North’s ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577739842014-04-04T08:02:01.8-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T08:02:01.8-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57773984@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:02:01 MDT Airlines urge more security, passenger checks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758490-68/search-aircraft-flight-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758490-68/search-aircraft-flight-airlines.html.csp">Airlines urge more security, passenger checks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB GRIFFITH and ROD McGUIRK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T09:08:02.523-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perth, Australia • The Malaysian airliner’s disappearance underscores the need for improvements in security, both in tracking aircraft and in screening passengers, the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday. Investigators, meanwhile, were conducting a forensic examination of the final recorded conversation between ground control and the cockpit of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 before it went missing three weeks ago with 239 people on board, the Malaysian government said. The examina...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577584902014-04-01T09:08:02.523-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T09:08:02.523-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57758490@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 09:08:02 MDT Five feared dead in Colorado small plane crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57719662-200/fuselage-aviation-reservoir-sunday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57719662-200/fuselage-aviation-reservoir-sunday.html.csp">Five feared dead in Colorado small plane crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Mcghee</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Denver Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T13:05:54.575-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 01:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A dive team will work Sunday to find and recover the fuselage of a small plane that crashed into Ridgway Reservoir, about 25 miles south of Montrose, on Saturday. Five people are believed to have been aboard when the single-engine Socata TBM700 crashed about 90 feet from shore in water up to 100 feet deep at about 2 p.m. No one is believed to have survived the crash. A sheriff’s deputy on the scene reported finding debris but no sign of the occupants. A search and rescue team searched until abou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57719662@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 13:05:54 MDT China satellite detects object in search area for plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57717666-68/search-area-satellite-australian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57717666-68/search-area-satellite-australian.html.csp">China satellite detects object in search area for plane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT McDONALD</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ROB GRIFFITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T21:21:27.874-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 09:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • While possible clues about the fate of a Malaysia Airlines jet missing for more than two weeks keep coming from satellite images, it has been as frustrating as ever to turn the hints from space into actual sightings. China on Saturday released a satellite image showing an object floating in a remote stretch of the southern Indian Ocean near where planes and ships have been crisscrossing since similar images from an Australian satellite emerged earlier in the week. China...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577176662014-03-22T21:21:27.874-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T21:21:27.874-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57717666@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 21:21:27 MDT ‘Extraordinary riddle’ of lost jet now 2 weeks old http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57714309-68/search-aircraft-saturday-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57714309-68/search-aircraft-saturday-area.html.csp">‘Extraordinary riddle’ of lost jet now 2 weeks old</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB GRIFFITH </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and KRISTEN GELINEAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T21:02:27.455-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 09:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">PERTH, Australia • Three Australian planes took off at dawn Saturday for a third day of scouring the desolate southern Indian Ocean for possible parts of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, now lost for two full weeks. Australia promised its best efforts to resolve “an extraordinary riddle,” but two days of searching the seas about 2,500 kilometers (1,550 miles) southwest of Perth have not produced any evidence. A satellite spotted two large objects in the area earlier this week, raising hopes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577143092014-03-21T21:02:27.455-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T21:02:27.455-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57714309@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:02:27 MDT Australia search planes find nothing in search for Malaysian jet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57712440-68/search-aircraft-australia-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57712440-68/search-aircraft-australia-plane.html.csp">Australia search planes find nothing in search for Malaysian jet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB GRIFFITH and KRISTEN GELINEAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T21:01:34.7-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perth, Australia • Search planes scoured a remote patch of the Indian Ocean but came back empty-handed Friday after a 10-hour mission looking for any sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, another disappointing day in one of the world’s biggest aviation mysteries. Australian officials pledged to continue the search for two large objects spotted by a satellite earlier this week, which had raised hopes that the two-week hunt for the Boeing 777 that disappeared March 8 with 239 people on board ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57712440@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:01:34 MDT Preliminary report on Seattle helicopter crash expected in five days http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57701683-68/helicopter-komo-seattle-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57701683-68/helicopter-komo-seattle-crash.html.csp">Preliminary report on Seattle helicopter crash expected in five days</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PHUONG LE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T07:56:02.116-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 07:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • The news helicopter had just stopped at a helipad to refuel on its way to another assignment when it crashed and burst into flames yards from the Space Needle in the heart of Seattle, killing the two men on board and seriously injuring a third man who was on fire when he escaped from his car. It may be months before federal investigators know what caused the chopper to plummet at a busy intersection, setting three vehicles ablaze and spewing burning fuel down the street during the Tues...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57701683@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:56:02 MDT Malaysian officials change timeline on missing plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695855-68/plane-malaysian-flight-pilot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695855-68/plane-malaysian-flight-pilot.html.csp">Malaysian officials change timeline on missing plane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IAN MADER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T21:08:57.06-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 09:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-AS--Malaysia-Plane, 16th Ld-Writethru,1418 New uncertainty about missing Malaysian plane AP Photo XVT104, XVT108, XAW105, XAW107, XVT107, NY118, XVT104, XVT105, XAY102, XAW104, XAW103, XAY101, XAW108 Eds: Adds detail on why a pilot might turn off a transponder, trims. With AP Photos. AP Video. By IAN MADER Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia • Officials revealed a new timeline Monday suggesting the final voice transmission from the cockpit of the missing Malaysian plane may have occurred...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576958552014-03-17T21:08:57.06-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T21:08:57.06-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57695855@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:08:57 MDT New uncertainty about missing Malaysian plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57693166-68/plane-malaysian-pilot-flight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57693166-68/plane-malaysian-pilot-flight.html.csp">New uncertainty about missing Malaysian plane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IAN MADER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T15:25:39.253-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 03:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • Officials revealed a new timeline Monday suggesting the final voice transmission from the cockpit of the missing Malaysian plane may have occurred before any of its communications systems were disabled, adding more uncertainty about who aboard might have been to blame. The search for Flight 370, which vanished early March 8 while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board, has now been expanded deep into the northern and southern hemispheres. Australian...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576931662014-03-17T15:25:39.253-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T15:25:39.253-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693166@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:25:39 MDT US lags as commercial drones take off around globe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57689852-200/drones-drone-faa-aircraft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57689852-200/drones-drone-faa-aircraft.html.csp">US lags as commercial drones take off around globe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T15:10:42.516-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 03:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture. But no one got the Federal Aviation Administration’s permission first. “No, we didn’t get it cleared, but we don’t get our pop flies cleared either and those go higher than this thing did,” a team official said when contacted by The Associated Press. The drone flights ceased the next d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57689852@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 15:10:42 MDT Focus on missing jetliner turns to pilots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57688395-68/plane-malaysia-najib-aircraft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57688395-68/plane-malaysia-najib-aircraft.html.csp">Focus on missing jetliner turns to pilots</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IAN MADER </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and EILEEN NG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T22:52:02.234-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 10:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-AS--Malaysia-Plane, 9th Ld-Writethru,1250 Focus turns to pilots as hunt for jet widens AP Photo WM106, WM102, KL801, XKL118, WM109, XKL120, WM108, XHG106, XHG101 Eds: New approach, edits to trim. Graphic, interactive /2014/malaysia-missing-plane/ AP Video. With AP Photos. By IAN MADER and EILEEN NG Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia • Attention focused Sunday on the pilots of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight after the country’s leader announced findings so far that suggest someone w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576883952014-03-15T22:52:02.234-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-15T22:52:02.234-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57688395@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 22:52:02 MDT Focus turns to pilots as hunt for jet widens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57686191-68/plane-aircraft-malaysia-najib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57686191-68/plane-aircraft-malaysia-najib.html.csp">Focus turns to pilots as hunt for jet widens</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IAN MADER and EILEEN NG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T22:44:57.336-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • Attention focused Sunday on the pilots of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight after the country’s leader announced findings so far that suggest someone with intimate knowledge of the Boeing 777’s cockpit seized control of the plane and sent it off-course. Prime Minister Najib Razak gave the first detailed findings Saturday in the more than weeklong investigation into the missing plane, showing that someone severed communications with the ground and deliberately diverted...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576861912014-03-15T22:44:57.336-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-15T22:44:57.336-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57686191@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 22:44:57 MDT The Washington Post: Destination unknown: Strange tale of Malaysian plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57682219-82/aircraft-plane-post-technology.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57682219-82/aircraft-plane-post-technology.html.csp">The Washington Post: Destination unknown: Strange tale of Malaysian plane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T01:01:08.607-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s been nearly a week since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared over — well, no one is quite sure where. Malaysian officials over the past several days expanded their search area to a mind-boggling 27,000 square miles, on both air and land, spanning both sides of the Malay Peninsula. Even with an international fleet of more than 42 ships and 39 aircraft on the scene, the case of this missing plane “is rapidly becoming one of the great mysteries of all time,” David Gallo, an experienced h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57682219@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:01:08 MDT Missing plane: Piracy theory gains more credence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57681360-68/plane-flight-official-sea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57681360-68/plane-flight-official-sea.html.csp">Missing plane: Piracy theory gains more credence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eileen Ng and JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T23:04:11.278-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia • Piracy and pilot suicide are among the scenarios under study as investigators grow increasingly certain the missing Malaysian Airlines jet changed course and headed west after its last radio contact with air traffic controllers. The latest evidence suggests the plane didn’t experience a catastrophic incident over the South China Sea as was initially suspected. Some experts theorize that one of the pilots, or someone else with flying experience, hijacked the plane or comm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57681360@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:04:11 MDT NATO sends surveillance planes to monitor Ukraine air space http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57670104-68/nato-ukraine-aircraft-janzen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57670104-68/nato-ukraine-aircraft-janzen.html.csp">NATO sends surveillance planes to monitor Ukraine air space</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIRSTEN GRIESHABER and FRANK AUGSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T07:54:01.764-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 07:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geilenkirchen, Germany • NATO deployed two surveillance aircraft Wednesday to monitor Ukraine’s air space and Black Sea ship movements as Russia consolidated its military buildup in Crimea. NATO headquarters spokesman Lt. Col. Jay Janzen said one aircraft based in England would observe Russian air and sea movements from Polish air space, while the other based in Germany would fly over Romania. Both Poland and Romania are NATO members and border Ukraine, and Romania’s Black Sea coast is only abou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57670104@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:54:01 MDT Airplane door? Searchers can’t find it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57657164-68/malaysia-passports-stolen-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57657164-68/malaysia-passports-stolen-plane.html.csp">Airplane door? Searchers can’t find it</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EILEEN NG </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and CHRIS BRUMMITT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T22:17:02.301-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia • Vietnamese aircraft spotted what they suspected was one of the doors of a missing Boeing 777 on Sunday, while questions emerged about how two passengers managed to board the ill-fated aircraft using stolen passports. Interpol confirmed it knew about the stolen passports but said no authorities checked its vast databases on stolen documents before the Boeing jetliner departed Saturday from Kuala Lumpur en route to Beijing with 239 people on board. Warning “only a handful...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576571642014-03-09T22:17:02.301-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T22:17:02.301-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57657164@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:17:02 MDT Vietnam says it may have found missing jet’s door http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57655574-68/plane-stolen-passports-malaysia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57655574-68/plane-stolen-passports-malaysia.html.csp">Vietnam says it may have found missing jet’s door</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EILEEN NG and CHRIS BRUMMITT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T13:42:13.79-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 01:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane’s doors, as international intelligence agencies joined the investigation into two passengers who boarded the aircraft with stolen passports. More than a day and half after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared with 239 people on board, no confirmed debris from the plane had been found, and the final minutes before it went miss...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576555742014-03-09T13:42:13.79-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T13:42:13.79-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57655574@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 13:42:13 MDT