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Lion Air Flight Crash Could Have Been Caused by Bomb, Says Aviation Expert
Lion Air Flight Crash Could Have Been Caused by Bomb, Says Aviation Expert

30 Oct 2018, 10:30 UTC / “An airplane like this does not normally fall out of the sky,” aviation analyst Captain John Nance says, adding that JT610 had only 800 hours of flight

 
Lion Air Flight Crashes After Takeoff, All 189 Passengers Presumed Dead
Lion Air Flight Crashes After Takeoff, All 189 Passengers Presumed Dead

29 Oct 2018, 13:35 UTC / This is the first major incident involving a Boeing 737 Max and a serious hit to Indonesia’s low-cost flight operator. An investigation is underway

 
Man Gropes Woman on Southwest Airlines Flight Because Trump Said It Was OK
Man Gropes Woman on Southwest Airlines Flight Because Trump Said It Was OK

24 Oct 2018, 13:15 UTC / Bruce Michael Alexander is being investigated by the FBI for abusive sexual contact on board flight from Houston, Texas, to Albuquerque, New Mexico

 
Fighter Plane With Nazi Insignia Crashes And Burns on L.A. Highway
Fighter Plane With Nazi Insignia Crashes And Burns on L.A. Highway

24 Oct 2018, 12:14 UTC / Pilot tried to land on the 101 Highway, hit the center divider with one of the wings and crashed in Agoura Hills, just outside Los Angeles

 
Canadian Rapper Jon James Killed in Airplane Stunt Gone Wrong
Canadian Rapper Jon James Killed in Airplane Stunt Gone Wrong

24 Oct 2018, 09:12 UTC / The rapper was shooting scenes for a new video on the wing of a plane, when it spiraled downwards and he held onto it for much longer than he should have

 
Melania Trump’s Plane Forced to Land as Smoke Fills The Main Cabin
Melania Trump’s Plane Forced to Land as Smoke Fills The Main Cabin

18 Oct 2018, 14:28 UTC / First Lady was en route to Philadelphia with members of the press, plane returned back to base after 10 minutes due to “mechanical issue”

 
Tara Reid, Pooch Thrown Off Delta Flight After On-Board Disturbance
Tara Reid, Pooch Thrown Off Delta Flight After On-Board Disturbance

16 Oct 2018, 09:43 UTC / Former “American Pie” star flew into a rage over her seat, lack of a pillow and the captain refused to take off until she de-planed

 
Kanye West Pitches Stolen Idea For Air Force 1 to Donald Trump
Kanye West Pitches Stolen Idea For Air Force 1 to Donald Trump

12 Oct 2018, 11:20 UTC / Rapper boasts he’s working with Apple on a hydrogen-fueled plane that could replace the current one POTUS is using, during White House visit

 
Watch 2 Kids Getting Knocked Over by Wind From a Jet Plane
Watch 2 Kids Getting Knocked Over by Wind From a Jet Plane

10 Oct 2018, 14:27 UTC / Video of kids’ idea of fun in Indonesia goes viral, seems like harmless fun. Wamena Airport is considered one of the most dangerous airports in the world

 
Man Arrested at Dublin Airport For Running After Plane He Missed
Man Arrested at Dublin Airport For Running After Plane He Missed

27 Sep 2018, 12:17 UTC / Passenger missed his flight and thought it would be a good idea to run on the tarmac and try to chase the plane, while signaling the pilot to stop

 
Passengers Bleed From The Ears, Nose as Pilot “Forgets” to Pressurize Cabin
Passengers Bleed From The Ears, Nose as Pilot “Forgets” to Pressurize Cabin

24 Sep 2018, 16:05 UTC / The cockpit crew of a Jet Airways plane has been taken off duty pending an investigation into an incident that forced the plane to land after take-off

 
Baggage Handler is Here to Restore Faith in Humanity – And Airline Employees
Baggage Handler is Here to Restore Faith in Humanity – And Airline Employees

24 Sep 2018, 14:54 UTC / Ephraim Sibeko from the Lanseria International Airport goes beyond the call of duty, becomes the latest viral star to earn the moniker of "hero"

 
Cathay Pacific’s Spelling Mistake: The Airline That Gives no Fs
Cathay Pacific’s Spelling Mistake: The Airline That Gives no Fs

21 Sep 2018, 12:42 UTC / Passengers notice hilarious spelling mistake on the side of a new jet from one of the world’s largest airlines: Cathay Paciic

 
Pilot Jumps Out of Moving Plane for the #KikiChallenge
Pilot Jumps Out of Moving Plane for the #KikiChallenge

29 Aug 2018, 16:17 UTC / Alejandra Manriquez is an experienced pilot and she’s not above doing viral challenges. Her video goes viral, gets her in the crosshairs

 
Man Gets 10 Months for Bomb Hoax to Delay Flight He Was Late For
Man Gets 10 Months for Bomb Hoax to Delay Flight He Was Late For

21 Aug 2018, 14:07 UTC / Jacob Meir Abdellak arrived too late to board his flight, so he placed a fake bomb call, effectively delaying takeoff for another 90 minutes.

 
World’s Largest Business Jet, Qatar Amiri Boeing 747-8i, Is For Sale
World’s Largest Business Jet, Qatar Amiri Boeing 747-8i, Is For Sale

21 Aug 2018, 11:26 UTC / The most bling jet in the world can be yours for upwards of $370 million for the basic version. Dig deeper for the luxury items on board this particular plane

 
Baggage Handler Who Stole Seattle Plane May Have Learned How to Fly in Simulator
Baggage Handler Who Stole Seattle Plane May Have Learned How to Fly in Simulator

14 Aug 2018, 11:14 UTC / Richard Russell stole a 79-seat airplane for a joyride, was performing aerial stunts like loops and barrel rolls right before crashing on nearby island

 
Like a Boss: Pilot Makes Emergency Landing on Busy Freeway With Zero Damage
Like a Boss: Pilot Makes Emergency Landing on Busy Freeway With Zero Damage

13 Aug 2018, 11:21 UTC / Single-engine Cessna 172 was bound for Hayway Airport, had to land on the San Leandro freeway after issues with the fuel pump

 
Man Hijacks Plane in Seattle, Crashes on Island as He’s Chased by Fighter Jets
Man Hijacks Plane in Seattle, Crashes on Island as He’s Chased by Fighter Jets

12 Aug 2018, 19:03 UTC / The 29-year-old man hasn’t been identified, but worked as a ground service agent with the company Alaska Air Group, whose jet it was

 
Caltech Engineers Teach Drone How to Herd Birds Away From Airport Airspaces
Caltech Engineers Teach Drone How to Herd Birds Away From Airport Airspaces

8 Aug 2018, 13:17 UTC / New algorithm allows a single drone to herd a flock of birds, avoiding catastrophes where airplanes collided with birds and were forced to make emergency landin