A restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor, also known as the "Tin Goose," is pictured in flight. (Credit:

Early Days Of Flight Come To Pontiac With 1929 Ford Tri-Motor Airliner

A classic aircraft from the early days of commercial air travel will recreate those memories this weekend as the Experimental Aircraft Association brings its restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airliner to Oakland County International Airport in Pontiac

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

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Engine Fails On Former Detroit Anchorman While Flying Over Florida Coast

A mid-air scare for a former Detroit TV anchorman, as the engine in the plane he was flying suddenly stopped while off the coast of Florida.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012

Emergency Landing At Willow Run Airport

An single-engine airplane skidded to a stop at Willow Run Airpor after the pilot forgot to put down the landing gear.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2012

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Atlanta-Bound Jet Makes Emergency Landing At Metro Airport

A Delta Air Lines jet that took off from Grand Rapids, bound for Georgia, has made an emergency landing at Metro Airport after a reported cabin pressure problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011


Plane Returns To Metro After Lightning Strike

An airplane bound for Detroit from Atlanta was hit by lightning shortly after takeoff and returned to the airport as storms rumbled through the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2011

Plane Makes Emergency Landing With Smoke In Cockpit

An airliner bound from Grand Rapids to Detroit made an emergency landing after pilots noticed smoke in the cockpit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2011


Actor Leslie Nielson Dies

Leslie Nielsen, who traded in his dramatic persona for inspired bumbling as a hapless doctor in “Airplane!” and the accident-prone detective Frank Drebin in “The Naked Gun” comedies, died on Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. […]


Michigan Man Caught With Gun At Airport

A judge ordered a Michigan man held on $25,000 bail after he allegedly tried to board an airplane in Chicago with a loaded handgun.