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Oops: JetBlue Left Emergency Brake on

Sparks fly thanks to pilot error

(Newser) - A JetBlue plane blew out four of its tires last month, sending sparks flying down a Sacramento runway, and now the National Transportation Safety Board knows why: Someone left the parking brake on. Flight data show the parking brake was engaged at 5,100 feet, and never turned off, Failure... More »

15 Hurt as JetBlue Flight Catches Fire

Tires pop, flames erupt in rough Sacramento landing

(Newser) - Fifteen passengers were injured yesterday when a JetBlue flight caught on fire during a hard landing in Sacramento. "Get out, get out, get out!" flight attendants yelled as they deployed escape chutes, recounted a passenger. "I looked back under the plane, and it was on fire, and... More »

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