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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Burning Smell

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Burning Smell

American Airlines flight AA-5559 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Selma, Alabama, on June 21st.

The plane heading from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, was diverted after burning smell was noticed in the cabin and cockpit.

The plane landed safely. There were sixty-five passengers aboard at the time; two of them were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

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Plane that crashed in Westchester and killed 2 people had hole in crankshaft, report shows

Plane that crashed in Westchester and killed 2 people had hole in crankshaft, report shows
A preliminary report indicated investigators found a hole in the crankshaft of the plane…

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Dramatic footage captures plane on fire as tyres explode during take-off

Dramatic footage captures plane on fire as tyres explode during take-off
The Boeing 767-306ER was scheduled to fly from Phuket, Thailand to Russia, carrying 309 passengers including families of men hiding from Putin’s mobilisation decree

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‘The question everyday is why?’ Seaworld crash survivors’ guilt

‘The question everyday is why?’ Seaworld crash survivors’ guilt
Survivor’s guilt is a term that’s become much more mainstream in recent years, but if ever you wanted to su…

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The Fastest Planes in the US Military

The Fastest Planes in the US Military
Airplanes first became a weapon of war in World War I. Initially, the planes were used to scout out enemy positions from the air. As the conflict progressed, the aircrafts were repurposed for aerial combat with mounted machine guns, giving rise to WWI flying aces. (These are the greatest fighter pilots in aviation history.) Since […]

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The World’s Biggest Planes Are Finding Their Way Back Into the Skies

The World’s Biggest Planes Are Finding Their Way Back Into the Skies
Many of the world’s biggest passenger airliners had been earmarked for the scrapyard. Now they are being brought back into service as carriers rush to restore long-haul air travel.

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Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan martial ruler in 9/11 wars, dies

Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan martial ruler in 9/11 wars, dies
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later…

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Stricken Russian plane finally removed from Phuket taxiway

Stricken Russian plane finally removed from Phuket taxiway
PHUKET: A Russian plane was finally removed from a taxiway at Phuket airport after it broke down during a takeoff attempt, forcing the cancellation of all flights from Saturday evening until early Sunday morning.

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Investigators probing a possible near-collision between two aircraft on an airport runway in Austin, Texas

Investigators probing a possible near-collision between two aircraft on an airport runway in Austin, Texas
A FedEx cargo plane trying to land at an Austin, Texas, airport had to change course Saturday to avoid a potential collision with a Southwest Airlines jet that was taking

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ANALYSIS: Three takeaways from Dayton’s loss to St. Bonaventure

ANALYSIS: Three takeaways from Dayton’s loss to St. Bonaventure
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — The Dayton Flyers rushed to catch a plane in Buffalo after 68-59 loss to St. Bonaventure on Saturday night at the Reilly Center.

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Phuket News: Engine fire aborts takeoff at Phuket airport

Phuket News: Engine fire aborts takeoff at Phuket airport
PHUKET: An engine fire on an Azur Air flight to Moscow saw the Boeing 767-300ER abort takeoff and the passengers and crew safely evacuated from the aircraft at Phuket International Airport late yester

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AsiaOne

AsiaOne
NEW YORK — It was supposed to be a dream holiday for Mr Kingsley Burnett, who has been looking forward to a cruise holiday departing from Sydney, Australia. However, the New Yorker got the shock of his life when he saw snow-capped mountains instead of sunny beaches. “I saw a mountain top covered in white snow… At that point, I…

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Crash averted at Austin airport; FAA, NTSB to investigate

Crash averted at Austin airport; FAA, NTSB to investigate
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A FedEx cargo airplane attempting to land at Austin-Bergstrom…

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BREAKING: Disaster Averted at Austin Airport After FedEx Cargo Plane Aborts Landing, … – Latest Tweet by BNO News Live | ? LatestLY

BREAKING: Disaster Averted at Austin Airport After FedEx Cargo Plane Aborts Landing, … – Latest Tweet by BNO News Live | ? LatestLY
The latest Tweet by BNO News Live states, ‘BREAKING: Disaster averted at Austin airport after FedEx cargo plane aborts landing, narrowly missing a Southwest Airlines plane’ ? BREAKING: Disaster Averted at Austin Airport After FedEx Cargo Plane Aborts Landing, … – Latest Tweet by BNO News Live.

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IAF hunts for new transport plane

IAF hunts for new transport plane
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has initiated the process of acquiring a Medium Transport Aircraft (MTA), which will be a replacement for the Soviet-origin AN-32 fleet, procured in the mid-1980s

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US man wants to go to Sydney, Australia. He gets on a plane to Sidney, Montana instead

The New Yorker got the shock of his life when he saw snow-capped mountains instead of sunny beaches.
Read more at straitstimes.com.

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New MH370 study claims ‘three part riddle’ could uncover plane

New MH370 study claims ‘three part riddle’ could uncover plane
EXCLUSIVE A retired researcher claims to have uncovered a series of riddles that, if solved, could pinpoint the final resting place of the doomed flight MH370.

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Engine problems force Vegas-bound flight to land in Lincoln

Engine problems force Vegas-bound flight to land in Lincoln
A United Airlines flight headed from Chicago to Las Vegas made an unplanned stop in Nebraska on Saturday after the pilot reported engine problems.

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MTG Fans Vote In Favor of a Wild West Themed Plane

MTG Fans Vote In Favor of a Wild West Themed Plane
In a poll run by Magic’s Chief designer, players voted about what sort of settings they would like to see. Are we going to the Wild West?

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Who is Lacey in Dear Edward?

Who is Lacey in Dear Edward?
Who is Lacey in Dear Edward? We explore the character and the person who is cast to play her after the release of the series.

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FAA Grounds Planes In Carolinas As Chinese Spy Balloon Suspected Nearby

FAA Grounds Planes In Carolinas As Chinese Spy Balloon Suspected Nearby
The balloon is believed to have floated over Charlotte, North Carolina, Saturday morning.

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Angry football fans corner assistant referee on plane after officiating them

Angry football fans corner assistant referee on plane after officiating them
Fenerbahce fans confronted an assistant referee after they discovered he was on the same plane flight as them back to Istanbul after a disappointing Super Lig clash

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Cold Weather Causing Delays Fueling Planes at Bradley Airport

Cold Weather Causing Delays Fueling Planes at Bradley Airport
The record-breaking cold temperatures are causing delays fueling planes at Bradley International Airport on Saturday. The fueling contractor for the airlines is experiencing issues with some of their equipment, which is causing the delays, according to an airport spokesperson. They are working to fix the problem as soon as possible. It’s unclear how many flights are being impacted. Highs are…

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Opinion: A spy plane and a balloon. How diplomacy can go way off course | CNN

Opinion: A spy plane and a balloon. How diplomacy can go way off course | CNN
On May 1, 1960, an American pilot, Francis Gary Powers, took off from a military airbase in Peshawar, Pakistan, in a top-secret U-2 spy plane to fly 3,000 miles across the Soviet Union, and take high resolution photos of military facilities.

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Fluid telescope, a moon plane and self-growing Mars bricks: Sci-fi concepts that could change how we explore space

Fluid telescope, a moon plane and self-growing Mars bricks: Sci-fi concepts that could change how we explore space
In the past year, a tiny helicopter flew on Mars, a NASA spacecraft slammed into an asteroid and the James Webb Space Telescope revealed dazzling new insights about the universe.

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It was meant to be nothing more than a happy holiday memory, then tragedy struck

It was meant to be nothing more than a happy holiday memory, then tragedy struck
It should have been the holiday of a lifetime, but little did a group of 11 travellers know that a five-minute joy ride would soon become an unforgettable day of loss and tragedy.

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