Residents in west suburban Sugar Grove were surprised to see a Boeing 737 airliner parked on the runway at the Aurora Municipal Airport recently, but the big jet wasn’t there for passenger flights. The plane was being flown by the company Gogo, to test new equipment for in-flight Wi-Fi services.
No one was injured when a plane bound for Reno, Nev. returned to O’Hare International Airport when a problem with its fuel feed was detected Sunday.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a near-collision last month at Midway International Airport, involving a Southwest Airlines jet.
Chicago-based Boeing has landed it the largest aircraft order in its history.
The Federal Aviation Administration says it was investigating an incident involving an Air National Guard plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama.