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EgyptAir: Wreckage, Blackboxes located by “John Lethbridge”

EgyptAir: Wreckage, Blackboxes located by “John Lethbridge”

The Egyptair Airbus A320 known as flight MS-804 that departed May 18th from Charles de Gaulle airport and disappeared over the Mediterranean in Egyptian airspace apparently has been found. Jun 15th 2016 Egypt’s Civil Aviation Authority reported that the “John Lethbridge” identified A320 wreckage locations. Currently the area in question is being mapped, part of the planning process of wreckage recovery.

Fifty-six passengers and ten crew died in the wreckage.

* Update: Black boxes both recovered.

Egypt’s announcement:11

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A Female K-Pop Idol Broke A Plane Chair Just To Avoid Losing A Fan Gift – Koreaboo

A Female K-Pop Idol Broke A Plane Chair Just To Avoid Losing A Fan Gift – Koreaboo
Through “Weekly Idol,” a female K-Pop idol admitted to breaking apart a plane chair just to avoid losing a gift she received from a fan.

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Bombardier warns Ottawa against going with Boeing on military plane contract

Bombardier warns Ottawa against going with Boeing on military plane contract
The jet maker is calling on the federal government to launch an open procurement process to supplant the Armed Forces’ 14 CP-140 Aurora maritime patrol planes

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‘From good to great’ with Robinson’s heli pilot safety course

‘From good to great’ with Robinson’s heli pilot safety course
Teaching pilots how to go from ‘good to great’ is the essence of the pilot safety course run by Robinson. Rachel Ramsay finds out for herself

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U.S. says China jet ‘buzzed’ an Air Force plane over international waters – National | Globalnews.ca

U.S. says China jet ‘buzzed’ an Air Force plane over international waters – National | Globalnews.ca
China seems to be continuing its practice of “buzzing” Western aircraft as a new incident with a U.S. plane has come to light over the South China Sea in international airspace.

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Police storm Ryanair flight at Manchester after man caught SMOKING on plane

Police storm Ryanair flight at Manchester after man caught SMOKING on plane
The flip flop-wearing passenger allegedly lit up ’20 minutes after take-off’

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Redo of federal plane evacuation tests sought as passengers squeeze into smaller spaces

Redo of federal plane evacuation tests sought as passengers squeeze into smaller spaces
Congress is looking into just how quickly airline passengers can evacuate a plane during an emergency.

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India Expands Emergency Medical Flight Network

India Expands Emergency Medical Flight Network
The Indian government plans to build hundreds of helipads along highways that could be used by helicopters, drones, and new eVTOL aircraft.

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A fertility doctor accused of impregnating patients with his sperm died in a plane crash when the hand-built aircraft fell apart in mid-air

A fertility doctor accused of impregnating patients with his sperm died in a plane crash when the hand-built aircraft fell apart in mid-air
Morris Wortman, 72, was one of two men killed in an experimental aircraft crash in Yates, New York, Sunday, the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Plane crashes in field in Morton County

Plane crashes in field in Morton County
ST. ANTHONY (KXNET) — A private plane contracted by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) crashed in a field south of County Road 136 and west of St. Anthony early Tuesday mornin…

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Antony Blinken urges China ‘open lines of communication’ after plane incident

Antony Blinken urges China ‘open lines of communication’ after plane incident
“I think it only underscores why it is so important that we have regular, open lines of communication including, by the way, between our defence ministers,” Blinken told reporters on a visit to Sweden, after the United States said China declined talks with Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin.

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US Navy searches for pilot who ejected from plane off Key West

US Navy searches for pilot who ejected from plane off Key West
The U.S. Navy is searching for one of its pilots who ejected from a plane Wednesday morning off Key West.

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Denver Nonprofit Uses Chess to Keep Kids Out of Trouble

Denver Nonprofit Uses Chess to Keep Kids Out of Trouble
Make a Chess Move sees the game as a check on kids who could get in trouble.

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Crime Briefs: Miniature ninja knives not allowed on plane, ‘lewd’ man on MBTA bus and woman found floating in Saugus

Crime Briefs: Miniature ninja knives not allowed on plane, ‘lewd’ man on MBTA bus and woman found floating in Saugus
The TSA says no to a set of Naruto ninja knives on carry-ons, the MBTA Transit Police are searching for a bus creeper, and a woman’s body was found floating in the water at the Breakheart Res…

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Denver Working to Get Swimming Pools Licensed Before Summer Heats Up

Denver Working to Get Swimming Pools Licensed Before Summer Heats Up
The city has identified at least sixty pools that haven’t been licensed since the pandemic.

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China military says U.S. reconnaissance plane deliberately intruded into training area

China military says U.S. reconnaissance plane deliberately intruded into training area
China’s military said a U.S. reconnaissance plane deliberately intruded into its training area on May 26 and that the move seriously undermined regional peace and stability. During routine training in the South China Sea with several ships of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy, one RC-135 reconnaissance plane of the U.S. military deliberately broke into in the training area, a spokesperson for the Southern Theatre Command said in a statement on Wednesday. “We solemnly urge the U.S. side to effectively restrain the front-line forces of the sea and the air, strictly abide by relevant international law and relevant agreements and agreements, and prevent accidents in the sea and the air,” the spokesperson said.

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China responds to US complaint over plane intercept with demand for end to surveillance flights

China responds to US complaint over plane intercept with demand for end to surveillance flights
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing responded Wednesday to complaints from the United States about a Chinese fighter jet’s dangerous interception of an American Air Force reconnaissance aircraft in internationa…

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GE eyes India boost as foreign travel spurs demand for bigger planes

GE eyes India boost as foreign travel spurs demand for bigger planes
General Electric’s aviation arm, already expecting to benefit from a boom in Indian domestic air travel, sees an even bigger boost from a surge in international travel that will drive demand for larger jets, its country head said.

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Passenger fined £34,000 after using emergency exit slide to get off plane

Passenger fined £34,000 after using emergency exit slide to get off plane
American Airlines passenger who refused to get off phone pushed flight attendant and exited plane on emergency slide

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Saudi Arabia sends tenth food, medical relief plane to Sudan  | Al Arabiya English

Saudi Arabia sends tenth food, medical relief plane to Sudan   | Al Arabiya English
Saudi Arabia has sent a total of ten relief airplanes to Sudan, with the latest one arriving at the

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Man Accidentally Plays Titanic Song On Plane Next To Kate Winslet; Sinks With Embarrassment

Man Accidentally Plays Titanic Song On Plane Next To Kate Winslet; Sinks With Embarrassment
A man took to TikTok to share his embarrassing encounter with none other than Oscar-winner actor, Kate Winslet from Titanic.

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