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Day: <span>September 12, 2022</span>

Retired nurse saves baby’s life on board a plane

A retired nurse saved the life of an infant aboard a plane after the baby stopped breathing during a flight. The incident occurred last Thursday about half an hour into a Spirit Airlines flight from Pittsburgh to Orlando. Tamara Panzino told WESH she was reading and wearing earbuds when she noticed a flight attendant saying “we have an infant not breathing.” Someone then asked over the plane’s …

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Photo shows Thai Airways advert from 1968 — not ‘elephant towing

A photo has been shared thousands of times in social media posts that claim it shows an elephant towing an aeroplane at Thailand’s Ubon Ratchathani International Airport in 1960. This is false. A spokesperson for Thai Airways told AFP the photo was part of an advertising campaign for the airline in 1968, adding that the pictured elephant did not tow the plane. A Thai aviation expert separately said elephants have never been used to tow aeroplanes in the kingdom.

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