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Two passengers sue United Airlines for flight cut short by dramatic engine explosion over Denver

Joseph McGinley and Jonathan Strawn claim the Feb. 20 flight from Denver to Hawaii induced “significant trauma”

Crime and Courts

FAA grounds certain 777 planes after engine failure over Denver

About 125 planes are powered by the type of engine that exploded and rained parts over Broomfield on Saturday. Previously they were factory inspected after 6,500 take off-and-landing cycles.

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Small plane crashes near Telluride, killing newlyweds from Florida

The two people killed were identified as Costas John Sivyllis, 30, and Lindsey Vogelaar, 33. Sivyllis was a pilot for United Airlines and Veglaar also worked in the airline industry.

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Electric airplanes developed by a Colorado startup take aim at global pilot shortage

Gas isn’t cheap, neither is learning how to fly. Going electric could cut aviation fuel costs by 90 percent, save students money and, as an added bonus, cut emissions

Environment

MAP: More than 70 people have died in Colorado aircraft crashes since 2014. Here’s what the data tells us.

Between 2014 and 2017, Colorado ranked fifth in number of fatal aircraft crashes in the U.S.

Transportation

President signs measure seeking to make helicopters safer after deadly 2015 Flight for Life crash in Colorado

Pilot Patrick Mahany died in the 2015 Flight for Life crash in Frisco. The NTSB found that the crash itself was survivable, but a post-impact fire made the wreck deadly.

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