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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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China Eastern Becomes First Chinese Airline To Allow Inflight Smartphone Use

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

Man Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Woman On Flight While She Slept

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 […]

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Plane crash in northern Russia kills at least 2

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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Mount Agung rises majestically over eastern Bali at a height of just over 3,000 metres (9,800 feet). When it last erupted in 1963 it killed more than 1,000 people and razed several villages.

Denpasar, Indonesia:  Indonesia raised its alert level for Bali’s Mount Agung volcano to the highest stage four on Monday and told residents to immediately evacuate areas near the summit, warning of the “imminent” risk of a larger eruption. Bali’s airport was closed for 24 hours, disrupting 445 flights and some 59,000 passengers, due to the […]

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Qantas makes history as they prepare to operate world’s first biofuel flight from Australia to the US – and you’ll never guess what it’s powered by

Qantas is set to fly a plane powered by mustard from Australia to the US in the world’s first biofuel flight. Early next year the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will fly to Los Angeles on a mix of standard jet fuel and 30 percent biofuel made from a type of mustard seed, The Sydney Morning Herald […]

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Emirates’ new first-class suites for Boeing 777s are inspired by Mercedes-Benz

Emirates, which operates the world’s biggest fleet of long-haul aircraft, has thrown its weight behind the future of first-class travel, pouring millions into an upgrade of the ultra-luxury category on its Boeing 777 aircraft even as other carriers dispense of the biggest berths. President Tim Clark showcased the new design on the opening day of […]

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