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Day: <span>May 18, 2022</span>

Flight data suggests China Eastern plane deliberately crashed: Wall Street Journal report – Local News 8

By Nectar Gan and CNN’s Beijing Bureau Black box data recovered from a China Eastern flight that crashed in March suggests someone in the cockpit intentionally downed the plane, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a preliminary assessment from United States officials. The Boeing 737-800 was flying from Kunming to Guangzhou when it nosedived from

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F-16s intercept cargo plane in Dutch airspace after bomb threat

On Tuesday, two Belgian F-16 fighter jets intercepted a cargo plane from China in Dutch airspace and escorted it to Liege Airport. The reason for this was a bomb threat, which later turned out to be false, said Christian Delcourt, a spokesperson for Liege Airport. 

The two F-16s took off on Tuesday evening at the request of the Dutch air combat control. They intercepted the cargo plane in Dutch airspace and escorted it to Liege, the aircraft’s final destination, the Ministry of Defense said. It was an Air China Cargo plane.

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