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Stunt pilot shocks locals with blazing firework flight (VIDEOS, PHOTO)

By ethan / June 10, 2018

A mysterious daredevil stunned Norfolk locals when they piloted a vintage stunt plane above houses, performing a loop-the-loop with flaming fireworks trailing from the aircraft’s wings. The incident took place near the market town of Attleborough on Saturday evening, with one resident calling the police because the stunt looked so risky. The identity of the […]

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Flight safety in CIS worsening, according to aviation authority report

By ethan / June 5, 2018

More aircraft disasters and fatalities occurred in Russia than in any other Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) nation last year, according to a report by the bloc’s top civil aviation authority. The report presented by the Interstate Aviation Committee reveals that the safety level of aircraft transport in the CIS demonstrated “stable negative dynamics” during […]

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Delta flight forced to make emergency landing after engine blaze (VIDEOS)

By ethan / April 19, 2018

A Delta Air Lines flight from the US to London made an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia after an engine caught fire. It comes a day after a passenger died on a Southwest Airlines flight following an engine explosion. The Airbus A330 left Atlanta bound for Heathrow Airport Wednesday evening, but was forced to return […]

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Oxygen mask backlash: Image from Southwest flight sparks social media frenzy

By ethan / April 18, 2018

A photo showing passengers from Southwest Airlines flight 1380 apparently wearing their oxygen masks incorrectly has sparked a social media furore. One passenger died after an engine explosion blew out a window mid-flight. The image posted by passenger Marty Martinez on Facebook shows three passengers, including Martinez, only covering their mouths with the mask. Safety […]

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Blown engine forces US flight into emergency landing (PHOTO)

By ethan / April 17, 2018

A Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas has been forced to perform an emergency landing in Philadelphia after one of its engines appeared to blow-out. Flight 1380 took off from LaGuardia Airport at 10.27am local time, bound for Dallas. Less than an hour later, the pilot of the Southwest aircraft was forced to […]

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Flight safety office in UK apologizes for Russian plane search in Heathrow – Moscow

By ethan / April 13, 2018

The flight safety center in the UK operating under the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has apologized for the search of a Russian Aeroflot plane by UK officials in March, the Russian transport minister said. After elaborating on the case, which triggered outrage in Moscow, the center “even apologized,” Russian Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov told […]

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Alaska Airlines chucked Down syndrome teen off flight after he vomited

By ethan / April 6, 2018

A family was booted off an Alaska Airlines flight and stranded at the airport after their son with Down syndrome was sick before boarding. The company says he posed a health risk.   The family was traveling to Seattle from St. Louis on Monday after an Easter trip, when Alaska Airline attendants demanded they disembark […]

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1st non-stop flight from Australia to Britain lands after 17 hours

By ethan / March 25, 2018

The first non-stop flight between Australia and the UK has landed at London’s Heathrow Airport. A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner carrying over 230 passengers and crew completed its 14,498km (9,009-mile) journey from Perth in 17 hours. Captain Lisa Norman, one of four pilots on board, told passengers of Qantas Flight QF9 after touchdown: “I would like […]

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