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Hot Air Balloon Crash Lands in Alligator-Infested Pond Near State Road 429 Near Disney World

A hot air balloon was transporting 16 people Monday morning July 3, 2017 when wind conditions forced an emergency landing that ended up in a pond in Orange County, Florida. Florida Highway Patrol and Orange County Fire Rescue responded about 8:00 a.m. Monday July 3, 2017 to State Road 429 and Western Way for a […]

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Maintenance Worker Justin W. Honeycutt Hit by Counterweight, Then Dangles from Safety Harness at Star Flyer Ride at the Magical Midway

Justin W. Honeycutt, 30, was killed while working Saturday on the Star Flyer ride at the Magical Midway, 7001 International Drive in Orlando. The ride was not operating for guests when Honeycutt climbed the ride that rises over 230 feet into the air. The ride moved and apparently a counterweight struck the maintenance worker and […]

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Orlando’s Suncoast Energys Gas Station Highest in the Country at $5.69 a Gallon

Suncoast Energys, located near the Orlando International Airport, was charging $5.69 a gallon for regular gasoline on Friday. That’s the highest of any gas retailer in the nation, according to price tracker gasbuddy.com. Orlando International Airport Gas Map from GasBuddy.com

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Air Traffic Controller Suspended After Asking Southwest Jet Pilots to Take a Close Look at a Small Private Plane

A small private Cirrus SR22 plane heading to a nearby general aviation airport in Kissimmee, Fla., had been out of radio contact for over an hour in the skies near Orlando, Florida Sunday. Pilots of a Southwest Boeing 737 were asked by a Florida air traffic controller supervisor to change course and take a closer […]

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