Thousands of mourners today swarmed the city to bid a tearful adieu to Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, who was killed in a helicopter crash on Wednesday, on his final journey to his native Kadapa district.Friday, 4 September, 2009 | (News Today)

A senator wants to change how the Securities and Exchange Commission is funded, saying the agency needs more resources to prevent future disasters like its failure to detect Bernard Madoff’s multibillion-dollar fraud.Schumer to propose bill increasing SEC funding (San Diego Union-Tribune)

A 5-km radius area in the Nallamalai forests in Andhra Pradesh from where the missing helicopter carrying Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy made the last contact to Air Traffic Control has been identified, Union Minister Prithviraj Chavan said on Thursday.5-km radius area identified: Chavan

The Indian Space Research Organisation will conduct two fly-bys at 9.30 a.m. and 10.30 a.m. respectively with the help of CARTOSAT One and Two as part of their intensified search operations for missing Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajashekhara Reddy on Thursday.ISRO to use CARTOSAT to search for missing Andhra CM

Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai on Thursday said that the missing Bell chopper carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajshekhera Reddy and four others had crash-landed about 40 nautical miles east of the Kurnool mountaineous area.Home Secretary Pillai says Andhra CMs missing chopper has crash-landed

A Federal Aviation Administration official said yesterday that under new rules the agency has proposed, last month’s mid-air collision over the Hudson River might have been avoided.Hudson air crash avoidable, FAA says

Airplane and helicopter pilot groups lauded the proposed changes to the airspace over the Hudson River Thursday, while Air Traffic controllers braced for the possibility of an increased workload the new regulations could produce.Hudson airspace changes may add to tower workload

The Associated Press reports that about 40 employees at the Oakland Center in Fremont were forced to use their own cell phones to guide dozens of planes after the telephone and radio communication systems crashed last Wednesday morning.Air Traffic Controllers Guide Planes Via Cell Phones, Avoid Disaster

The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it will change rules for the airspace over the Hudson River in New York City following last month’s deadly midair crash of a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter.FAA to modify airspace rules over Hudson River

Even before the August 8 collision between a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter over the Hudson River in New York City, the airspace had an intimidating reputation.Restoring Order: FAA To Change Rules Over Hudson

New Delhi, Sep.3 : Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai on Thursday said that the missing Bell chopper carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajshekhera Reddy and four others had crash-landed about 40 nautical miles east of the Kurnool mountaineous area.Home Secretary Pillai says Andhra CM’s missing chopper has crash-landed