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Great escapes galore as body count after 14 air calamities is … one blesbok

Great escapes galore as body count after 14 air calamities is … one blesbok

Great escapes galore as body count after 14 air calamities is … one blesbok
One dead blesbok, one injured pilot, numerous piles of wreckage and 19 lucky pilots and passengers. That’s the tally from the latest crop of investigation reports posted by the SA Civil Aviation Authority after midair emergencies between last November and March.

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US Coast Guard investigating reported plane crash between Oahu and Kauai

US Coast Guard investigating reported plane crash between Oahu and Kauai
HONOLULU (KITV4) — The US Coast Guard (USCG) says it is investigating a report of a plane crash somewhere between Oahu and Kauai.

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Peter Weber Co-Pilots His Dad’s Final Plane Voyage: ‘The Most Special Flight of My Career’

Peter Weber Co-Pilots His Dad’s Final Plane Voyage: ‘The Most Special Flight of My Career’
Peter Weber was able to accompany his father on his last flight after 37 years working for United Airlines

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Private Plane Company Surf Air To Go Public In $1.42B SPAC Deal

Private Plane Company Surf Air To Go Public In .42B SPAC Deal
The deal will provide up to $467 million in gross cash proceeds, according to a statement from the company.

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Rajnath Singh showed operational capability of Navy’s P8I plane

Rajnath Singh showed operational capability of Navy’s P8I plane
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, on Wednesday, undertook a sortie on the Indian Navy P8I plane that is used for long range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare.

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WATCH: Woman Shocked After Catching Creep Taking Pictures of Her Feet on Flight

WATCH: Woman Shocked After Catching Creep Taking Pictures of Her Feet on Flight
A woman on TikTik shared a video of her catching a man snapping pictures of her feet mid-flight.

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Cleburne pilot dies in small plane crash in a pasture next to his home

Cleburne pilot dies in small plane crash in a pasture next to his home
A Cleburne pilot has been killed in a single-engine plane crash near his home. Last night, just past 6 p.m. a small plane crashed nose down into a pasture along South Nolan Road about six miles northwest of Rio Vista.

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Passenger who landed plane in Palm Beach recounts ‘scariest’ moments

Passenger who landed plane in Palm Beach recounts ‘scariest’ moments
A Florida man with no flying experience who kept his cool while landing a small plane in Palm Beach says “the hand of God” was with him.

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

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

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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Flight data suggests China Eastern plane deliberately crashed: WSJ report

Flight data suggests China Eastern plane deliberately crashed: WSJ report
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

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Cleveland detective among 3 passengers removed from plane at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Cleveland detective among 3 passengers removed from plane at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Two witnesses told 19 News that the detective was not directly involved in the original incident, but was forced off the plane at the order of the flight crew after he wouldn’t stop recording the unruly passenger on his cell phone.

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China plane crash: US media rejects accident angle; report says jet deliberately crashed

China plane crash: US media rejects accident angle; report says jet deliberately crashed
US investigators believe someone on board deliberately crashed a China Eastern flight in March, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, in what was China’s deadliest air disaster in decades. China Eastern flight MU5375 was travelling from Kunming to Guangzhou on March 21 when it inexplicably plunged from an altitude of 29,000 feet into a mountainside, killing all 132 people on board.

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Baby delivered mid-flight on Orlando-bound Frontier plane, airline says

Baby delivered mid-flight on Orlando-bound Frontier plane, airline says
A woman went into labor unexpectedly during a flight from Denver International Airport to Orlando International Airport, according to Frontier Airlines’ Facebook page.

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Commemorative Air Force to offer B-17 plane tours at Million Air – WXXV News 25

Commemorative Air Force to offer B-17 plane tours at Million Air – WXXV News 25
Looking to visit a piece of World War II history? Why not stop by Million Air in Gulfport to get a tour of an original B-17 plane? The plane, flown by the Commemorative Air Force, is a B-17 G model plane that came off the assembly line on July 12th, 1945. Just a few weeks later, the Boeing aircraft became…

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Fla. Air Traffic Controller Dies in Fiery Crash After Plane He’s Piloting Lands on Miami Bridge and Hits Van

Fla. Air Traffic Controller Dies in Fiery Crash After Plane He’s Piloting Lands on Miami Bridge and Hits Van
Narciso Torres, 36, “touched so many people with his warmth and kindness,” said Rich Santa, president of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association

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“Traumatized” Miley Cyrus Recalls Scary Moment Her Plane Was Struck By Lightning – E! Online

“Traumatized” Miley Cyrus Recalls Scary Moment Her Plane Was Struck By Lightning – E! Online
While traveling to Paraguay in March, Miley Cyrus’ plane was caught in the middle of an unexpected storm and hit by lightning. In a new interview, the singer reflected on the scary incident.

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Air fares rising: Why are plane ticket prices going so high?

Air fares rising: Why are plane ticket prices going so high?
One reason is obvious – fuel prices. But the other factor may be the pent up demand for travel.

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Dream Chaser space plane gets FAA approval to land at Alabama airport

Dream Chaser space plane gets FAA approval to land at Alabama airport
The private spacecraft could be flying cargo missions to the space station as soon as 2023.

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HY4 from H2FLY sets hydrogen plane altitude record – H2 News

HY4 from H2FLY sets hydrogen plane altitude record – H2 News
H2FLY, a German aerospace company, has jus set a new hydrogen plane altitude record with its HY4 four-seater. The HY4 was

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Light plane makes emergency landing near Lake Eyre

Light plane makes emergency landing near Lake Eyre
A light plane with four people on board is forced to make an emergency landing near Lake Eyre in South Australia’s far north.

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Boeing’s HQ move revives worries over commercial plane arm

Boeing’s HQ move revives worries over commercial plane arm
News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the world?s leading global business publication

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