FLIGHT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FLIGHT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pope Francis hints he might one day retire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58313563-80/pope-francis-vatican-retire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58313563-80/pope-francis-vatican-retire.html.csp">Pope Francis hints he might one day retire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPHINE MCKENNA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T13:18:22.112-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 01:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Addressing journalists on his return from his intense five-day visit to South Korea late Monday, Pope Francis bantered with reporters and lightheartedly said he may have only “two or three” years left to live. The 77-year-old pontiff covered a range of topics on the flight back to the Vatican — from war-torn Iraq and his desire to visit the U.S. next year to his personal health, hinting he may retire early. He was asked how he lived with the immense popularity he has generated aro...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58313563@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:18:22 MDT Husband of UPS pilot sues over deadly crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300500-79/ups-crash-husband-pilot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300500-79/ups-crash-husband-pilot.html.csp">Husband of UPS pilot sues over deadly crash</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T09:53:02.163-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville • The husband of a Tennessee pilot killed in the crash of a UPS cargo jet in Alabama is suing the company that makes equipment used in the aircraft. The Lebanon Democrat reports Bret Tucker is seeking $2 million in his federal lawsuit against Honeywell Aerospace. Tucker was the husband of UPS pilot Shanda Fanning of Lynchburg. Fanning and the flight captain died when UPS Flight 1354 crashed while attempting to land at a Birmingham, Ala. airport a year ago on a flight from Louisville. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583005002014-08-15T09:53:02.163-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T09:53:02.163-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300500@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:53:02 MDT Rolly: Delta’s contagious flier could change flight — for a price http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58284393-90/june-contagious-delta-flight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58284393-90/june-contagious-delta-flight.html.csp">Rolly: Delta’s contagious flier could change flight — for a price</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T07:52:28.787-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 07:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Haley Sousa and her husband had been preparing for more than a year to go to Brazil to see the World Cup and had spent a considerable sum on game tickets and airfare. They were scheduled to fly out of Salt Lake City on June 14, but Sousa fell ill with an upset stomach June 4. Her condition worsened until, on June 6, she woke up with cramps and a fever. She went to the emergency room at LDS Hospital, where she was diagnosed with colitis and sepsis. A doctor determined that her condition had been...</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> 58284393@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:52:28 MDT Former Utah pilot sentenced for groping teenage girl on flight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241641-78/pascal-flight-asleep-girl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241641-78/pascal-flight-asleep-girl.html.csp">Former Utah pilot sentenced for groping teenage girl on flight</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By annie knox</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T21:36:01.457-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Utah airline pilot has been sentenced to just over two years in prison for groping a 14-year-old fellow passenger girl when he was off-duty on a flight from Detroit to Salt Lake City. Michael James Pascal, 46, of Park City, appeared in federal court Wednesday in Salt Lake City. “Whatever the sentence is, I will accept it,” he told U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball, saying he hoped to be a good father during his time in prison. On the October 2013 flight, the teenager awoke from a nap an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582416412014-07-30T21:36:01.457-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T21:36:01.457-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241641@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:36:01 MDT MH17 victims’ family: Airline lacking compassion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227233-68/family-malaysia-airlines-flight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227233-68/family-malaysia-airlines-flight.html.csp">MH17 victims’ family: Airline lacking compassion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE CORDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:48:02.397-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Hague, Netherlands • The family of two brothers killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 called the carrier rigid and bureaucratic Saturday, saying it has offered them no professional grief counselling in more than a week and refused to organize a flight home to Houston for the boys’ grandmother. Harun Calehr, the uncle of victims Miguel and Shaka Panduwinata, said the family’s frustration has grown as they felt they had to haggle for help from the airline in the days after the B...</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> 58227233@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:48:02 MDT Letter: Are fighter jets really ‘angels’? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224680-82/angels-blue-flight-gets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224680-82/angels-blue-flight-gets.html.csp">Letter: Are fighter jets really ‘angels’?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:31:01.733-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re (“Utahn gets his first flight with the Blue Angels,” July 25): It will be a sign of important progress when we refuse to hypocritically name our killing machines “angels,” no matter what color. Don L. Miller St. George</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> 58224680@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:31:01 MDT Utahn in Navy gets his first flight with Blue Angels http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58197712-90/hernandez-navy-angels-blue.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58197712-90/hernandez-navy-angels-blue.html.csp">Utahn in Navy gets his first flight with Blue Angels</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T12:54:20.264-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 12:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.S. Navy is filled with history for Petty Officer 1st Class Ben Hernandez. Hernandez is was born and raised in Murray and his grandfather, great uncle, uncle and two older brothers all served in Navy. Hernandez has been in the Navy for almost 12 years as a hospital corpsman. He has spent the last three years living in Pensacola , Fla., with one of the most famous outfits in the U.S. military — the Blue Angels. “Just the chance to do something with such historical significance in the Nav...</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> 58197712@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:54:20 MDT Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58219941-68/plane-burkina-faso-mali.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58219941-68/plane-burkina-faso-mali.html.csp">Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By sylvie corbet </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T18:08:51.24-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 06:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Algiers, Algeria • An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso — the third major international aviation disaster in a week. The plane, owned by Spanish company Swiftair and leased by Algeria’s flagship carrier, disappeared from radar less than an hour after it took off from Burkina Faso’s capital of Ouagadougou for Algiers. French fighter jets, U.N. peacekeepers and others h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582199412014-07-24T18:08:51.24-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T18:08:51.24-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58219941@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:08:51 MDT A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17’s victims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215467-68/flight-family-malaysia-miguel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215467-68/flight-family-malaysia-miguel.html.csp">A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17’s victims</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRISTEN GELINEAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T12:41:12.979-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 12:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. “Mama, may I hug you?” Samira Calehr wrapped her arms around her 11-year-old son, who’d been oddly agitated for days, peppering her with questions about death, about his soul, about God. The next morning, she would drop Miguel and his big brother Shaka at the airport so they could catch Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the first leg of their journey to Bali to visit their grandmother. Her normally cheerful, we...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582154672014-07-23T12:41:12.979-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T12:41:12.979-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Mo Yun, a 42-year-old who was charged in this month with conspiring to steal trade secrets, was allowed to post $250,000 bond, must wear a GPS monitor and stay in a home in the Des Moines area between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. daily. Mo sought a pre-trial ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582112922014-07-22T12:39:02.29-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T12:39:02.29-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Obama is visiting the Netherlands Embassy in Washington and signing a condolence book for those who were lost. Obama says he wants to, in his words, “assure the Dutch people that we will work with them to make sure that loved ones are recovered, that a proper investigation is conducted and that ultimately just...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582108242014-07-22T10:17:02.275-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:17:02.275-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210824@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:17:02 MDT Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210657-79/airlines-delta-flights-israel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210657-79/airlines-delta-flights-israel.html.csp">Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines said Tuesday they are suspending service between the U.S. and Israel indefinitely. US Airways scrapped its Tel Aviv service Tuesday and said it is monitoring the situation in regards to future flights. Delta Air Lines’ one daily flight was already in the air. Delta said a Boeing 747 from New York was flying over the Mediterranean he...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582106572014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210657@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:08:22 MDT Flight 17 tragic end for family of 6 coming home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206247-68/afif-family-kuala-lumpur.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206247-68/afif-family-kuala-lumpur.html.csp">Flight 17 tragic end for family of 6 coming home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SATISH CHENEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T11:18:03.257-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • Mohammad Afif and his family were about to start a new chapter in their lives. Afif was getting set to begin his university studies in architecture, and his father was preparing to move back to Malaysia with his wife and three of their children after working overseas for several years. But what was supposed to be a joyous return home turned into a tragedy when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down over Ukraine last week en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, killing al...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582062472014-07-21T11:18:03.257-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T11:18:03.257-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206247@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:18:03 MDT Why airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199363-79/airlines-ukraine-aviation-flights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199363-79/airlines-ukraine-aviation-flights.html.csp">Why airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG and SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane with nearly 300 people on board over war-torn eastern Ukraine is likely to have profound consequences for the world’s airlines. Airlines are already being more vigilant about avoiding trouble spots. That will make flights longer and more costly because of the need for extra fuel — an expense that will be passed on to passengers. They may be quicker to abandon routes near conflict areas. In the aftermath of Thursday’s disaster, carriers around the g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581993632014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199363@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:11:01 MDT Review: New Neil Armstrong book glides, not soars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58171562-223/armstrong-book-barbree-space.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58171562-223/armstrong-book-barbree-space.html.csp">Review: New Neil Armstrong book glides, not soars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB MERRILL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T12:41:34.572-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 12:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This is not a definitive biography of the man who first walked on the moon. It’s not even authorized by his family, whatever that means. But it certainly should be. There’s not a negative word about America’s space hero in Jay Barbree’s new book. Barbree — the NBC News space correspondent who has covered every manned U.S. mission — was friends with Armstrong for decades. The book draws on their conversations as well as hundreds of other interviews and NASA transcripts to recount Armstrong’s enti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581715622014-07-18T12:41:34.572-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T12:41:34.572-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171562@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:41:34 MDT Pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164983-68/flight-ritchie-passengers-pizzas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164983-68/flight-ritchie-passengers-pizzas.html.csp">Pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T13:34:25.397-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 01:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • Faced with potentially hungry — and grumpy — passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, where the plane was stuck for a couple of hours. Cheyenne Domino’s Pizza manager Andrew Ritchie told The Associated Press that he got a call about 10 p.m. Monday just as he was about to send employees home. Ritchie said pilot Gerhard Bradner told him he needed to feed 160 people — fast. “I put my hand over the phone and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581649832014-07-09T13:34:25.397-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T13:34:25.397-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Allegiant spokesman Justin Ralenkotter says Flight 225 to Bellingham, Washington, departed McCarran International Airport at 7:10 p.m. Sunday before crew members noticed an oil temperature problem in one of the plane’s two engines. The MD-80 aircraft arrived back in Las Vegas at 7:48 p.m. Ralenkotter says passengers haven’t reported problems during the short ride, and the plane is...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581606262014-07-08T08:32:02.564-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T08:32:02.564-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160626@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:32:02 MDT Delta Air Lines cutting back flights to Venezuela http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157239-79/venezuela-delta-service-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157239-79/venezuela-delta-service-airlines.html.csp">Delta Air Lines cutting back flights to Venezuela</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T14:58:31.923-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 02:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Caracas, Venezuela • Delta Air Lines drastically reduced service to Venezuela on Monday in a dispute with the government over revenue trapped in the South American country. The move left disgruntled fliers scrambling to rebook seats on one of the dwindling number of carriers with full service to the socialist country. Delta is slashing service by 85 percent starting Aug. 1, replacing its daily roundtrip flight between Atlanta and Caracas with one roundtrip weekend flight, according to spokeswoma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581572392014-07-07T14:58:31.923-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T14:58:31.923-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58157239@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:58:31 MDT Rain on a plane: leak forces Australia-bound flight’s turnaround http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142107-68/flight-plane-leak-passengers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142107-68/flight-plane-leak-passengers.html.csp">Rain on a plane: leak forces Australia-bound flight’s turnaround</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T10:27:44.714-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Water flowed down the aisles and rained down on passengers of a double-decker Qantas Airways flight bound for Australia after a leak that forced the plane to return to Los Angeles late Tuesday, airline officials and passengers on the flight said. The flight to Melbourne landed safely again at Los Angeles International Airport about an hour after takeoff, the company said in a statement. Qantas said there were no safety concerns with the leak and that the captain decided to turn the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581421072014-07-02T10:27:44.714-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T10:27:44.714-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142107@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:27:44 MDT What happened: Grisly 1956 aviation disaster over the Grand Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133268-78/canyon-crash-twa-united.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133268-78/canyon-crash-twa-united.html.csp">What happened: Grisly 1956 aviation disaster over the Grand Canyon</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T17:36:52.368-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editor’s note: On Monday, the National Park Service marked the 58th anniversary of the collision over the Grand Canyon with wreath laying ceremonies at the United Airlines Memorial in Grand Canyon Pioneer Cemetery and the TWA Memorial in the Flagstaff Citizens Cemetery. A new National Historic Landmark will be dedicated next week. A previous version of this story was published in 2006, on the 50th anniversary. — United Flight 718 and TWA Flight 2 were four miles above the floor of the Grand Ca...</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> 58133268@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:36:52 MDT