London airport, police alarmed after sensor detects grenade-shaped belt buckle


A grenade-shaped belt buckle caused a panic at London’s airport Tuesday morning, prompting a warning from city police. London International Airport staff spotted what they believed to be a hand grenade inside one of the bags they were screening at about 5 a.m. Police arrived to investigate the suspicious package but quickly determined it was […]

Plane makes emergency U-turn after toilet breaks – with 84 PLUMBERS on board

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A PASSENGER plane carrying dozens of plumbers had to make a u-turn after its bogs broke down.  The Norwegian airlines flight was just 20 minutes into its journey to Munich, Germany when toilet trouble struck. It then made a sudden U-turn back to Norwegian capital Oslo to fix the loos. But ironically the packed […]

Third U.S. Marine Corps AH-1 Attack Helicopter makes emergency landing in Japan

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OSAKA – Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga denounced the U.S. military as “crazy” Wednesday following the third mishap this month involving an Okinawa-based U.S. helicopter. “The U.S. military is out of control. They can’t exercise any oversight, there are no signs they will reform, and the Japanese government can’t handle them,” Onaga told reporters in Naha […]

Finland’s accident investigator has opened an investigation of an incident involving a Nordic Regional Airlines aircraft and snow ploughs on Tuesday morning.

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Close call between airplane and snow ploughs on Helsinki Airport runway Finland’s Safety Investigation Authority said air traffic controllers authorised a passenger plane to approach the takeoff strip while there were three runway maintenance vehicles on it at the time. The incident took place at around 9:30 on Tuesday morning. According to the authority’s director […]

China Eastern Becomes First Chinese Airline To Allow Inflight Smartphone Use

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For years China has had an annoying policy when it comes to the use of personal electronics inflight. Specifically, you’re not allowed to use your smartphones or tablets on Chinese airlines, even if they’re in airplane mode, and even during the flight. It’s a strange policy, since nowadays some Chinese airlines offer inflight wifi, but […]

Qatari fighter jets twice intercepted civilian flights says UAE


The United Arab Emirates said on Monday Qatari air force jets had twice intercepted civilian Emirati aircraft during routine flights to Bahrain, state news agency WAM reported, amid a months-old feud between the Gulf Arab states. Qatar denied as “completely untrue” the initial interception report, but did not immediately comment on the second. The UAE […]

Mumbai-Bengaluru IndiGo flight suffers engine failure after takeoff, declares full emergency

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A Bengaluru-bound IndiGo flight returned to Mumbai after pilots declared a full emergency following an engine failure shortly after takeoff. A Mumbai to Bengaluru IndiGo flight (6E 565) returned to the financial capital after pilots declared a full emergency shortly after taking off last night. The emergency was declared due to an engine failure, news […]

Man Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Woman On Flight While She Slept Presto in the Paint

Man Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Woman On Flight While She Slept

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The victim told investigators that she woke up to find her trousers and shirt unbuttoned and the man’s hand inside her trousers. The victim told FBI agents on Wednesday that she awoke in her window seat that morning to discover a fellow passenger, identified as 34-year-old Prabhu Ramamoorthy, shoving his fingers inside her trousers ‘and […]

Plane crash in northern Russia kills at least 2

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MOSCOW, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) — A woman and a four-year-old child were killed and 11 others injured after an antiquated airplane crashed in north Russia’s Nenets Autonomous Region Tuesday, the regional administration confirmed. An Antonov An-2 plane with two crew members and 11 passengers on board made a hard landing after takeoff at an airport […]

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British Airways cancels more than 100 flights because of snow and ice

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With planes in wrong place after the previous day’s cancellations, many flights on Monday were also delayed  Thousands of British Airways customers at Heathrow have had flights cancelled again on Monday after disruption from snow and ice at the weekend.The airline, the main operator at the UK’s busiest airport, was particularly impacted after worse weather than forecast […]