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17 Soldiers Killed after Military Helicopter Crashes in Colombia

By George Hatcher

A military helicopter crashed near the town of Pensilvania in Caldas Department of Colombia, on June 26th. The helicopter went down while it was travelling from Quibdo city to the military base at Tolemaida. Seventeen soldiers were killed in the crash. According to President Juan Manuel Santos, “The soldiers were in the region of... »

Metrojet Flight 9268 Crash: Egyptian President Says the Plane was Deliberately Downed

By George Hatcher

Egyptian authorities have said for the first time that the Russian commercial jet that crashed on 31st October last year in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula was deliberately downed by terrorists. Metrojet flight 9268 was heading to St. Petersburg, Russia, when it went down, killing all 224 people on-board. Islamic State had immediately claimed the responsibility,... »

Allegiant Air Allegedly Fires Pilot for Making Emergency Landing

By George Hatcher

A pilot’s union claims that the pilot of the Allegiant Air flight 864 that made an emergency landing at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, Florida, on June 8 has been fired. The pilot decided to make an emergency landing due to reports of smoke in the Maryland-bound aircraft’s cabin. Four passengers and a crew member... »

Plane Carrying Sudanese President Makes Emergency Landing at Lahore Airport

By George Hatcher

Sudanese President Omar-al-Bashir’s plane made an emergency landing at Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, Pakistan, on September 1. President Omar-al-Bashir was on a 4-day visit to China when his plane made an emergency stop due to shortage of fuel. The plane landed uneventfully. Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana received the Sudanese President. The plane... »

Helicopter Carrying Ghana’s President Makes Precautionary Landing due to Bad Weather

By George Hatcher

A helicopter, carrying Ghana’s president and his wife, made a precautionary landing in an open field of Apatrampa in Kumasi, Ghana on the night of July 10. President John Dramani Mahama, and his wife, Lordina Mahama, were travelling to Accra from Sunyani, when “a sudden storm with high winds closed in”, forcing the pilot... »

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