Posts Tagged ‘passenger’

Shock horror: Passenger plane hit by lightning in skies above Amsterdam (VIDEO)

READ MORE: Nerve-shredding moment airliner makes epic nose-first landing caught on camera (PHOTOS) In dramatic footage posted online, a bolt of lightning is shown hitting the nose of the daily flight from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to the Peruvian capital of Lima. Amazingly, the Boeing 777-300ER continued unperturbed, landing at Lima airport on schedule 12 hours […]

Drone strikes passenger Boeing descending over theme park in Argentina

An Aerolineas Argentinas Boeing 737-800, flying from Trelew, northeastern Patagonia, was struck by a drone during the final landing approach to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport, La Capital reports. At the time of the accident, the plane was flying over the Tierra Santa theme park. While the Boeing landed safely, the captain of the aircraft notified […]

Boom Has 76 Pre Orders for Future Supersonic Passenger Jets

Source: Tech Crunch Boom has a new design for its XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator jet, the working prototype aircraft it’s creating to prove out its tech before beginning work on building real, commercial supersonic passenger aircraft. The new design was revealed Tuesday at the Paris Air Show, along with new business milestones: Boom […]

Russian company floats brand new hydrofoil passenger ship after two-decade pause

     A new hydrofoil ship meant to transport up to 120 passengers along sea coast routes has been floated by a Russian producer. The design was popular in the Soviet Union, but modern Russia has not built such vessels for almost two decades. Hydrofoil works similarly to a regular aerofoil, creating lift for a moving […]

Russia floats brand new hydrofoil passenger ship after two-decade pause

Hydrofoil works similarly to a regular aerofoil, creating lift for a moving craft. A speeding hydrofoil ship rises above the water with only the foils staying under it, greatly reducing drag and allowing greater speeds to be reached. A French hydrofoil trimaran called “Hydroptère” set the world sailing speed record in 2009 and remains the […]

Iranians will never forget US downing of passenger plane

Did you know that on July 3rd 1988, a US warship downed an Iranian plane and killed 290 passengers onboard? Iran is commemorating the 29th anniversary of the downing of its passenger plane by a US Navy guided-missile cruiser in the Persian Gulf waters in 1988. The civilian aircraft, an Airbus A300B2, was flying in […]

Coins Thrown into Plane Engine by Elderly Passenger for ‘Luck’

A superstitious elderly passenger delayed a flight in Shanghai after throwing coins at the engine for good luck, a Chinese airline has confirmed. The 80-year-old woman threw her change at the China Southern Airlines flight as she crossed the tarmac to board. She told police she launched the coins as she “prayed for safety” on […]

Coins Thrown into Plane Engine by Elderly Passenger for ‘Luck’

A superstitious elderly passenger delayed a flight in Shanghai after throwing coins at the engine for good luck, a Chinese airline has confirmed. The 80-year-old woman threw her change at the China Southern Airlines flight as she crossed the tarmac to board. She told police she launched the coins as she “prayed for safety” on […]

Chinese passenger plane diverts due to huge hole in engine (PHOTOS)

Flight MU736 initially took off from Sydney at 8:30pm on Sunday night, and the flight lasted for about an hour before the crew spotted the casing gash. The jet in question, a twin engine Airbus A330, then landed safely in Sydney, the company announced. “The crew observed the abnormal situation of the left engine and […]

Minneapolis Transit Officer Fired After Asking for Passenger’s Immigration Status

A Minnesota Transit officer was fired after he was caught on video asking a light rail passenger if he was in the country illegally. After the exchange with the transit officer, the passenger, Ariel Vences-Lopez, 23, was arrested for fare evasion and was taken to the Hennepin County jail […]

‘Go back to your f***ing seat,’ Aussie passenger tells man who threatened to blow up plane

Andrew Leoncelli, a former Australian Football League (AFL) player, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) that he was sitting in the fourth row of the plane. He described the moment the disruptive man ran to the front of the plane and tried to enter the cockpit shortly after take-off. Bomb scare forces Malaysian Airlines plane […]

Airplane fascism: Delta kicks passenger off flight for using bathroom

     The way Kima Hamilton sees it, his urgent need to visit the restroom as a Milwaukee-bound Delta jet awaited takeoff was a misunderstanding blown all out of proportion. In fellow passenger Krista Rosolino’s view, it was outrageous that Hamilton was kicked off the flight and that everyone else was forced to exit the plane […]

Approach shift; Ankara seeks creating new regional balance

Alwaght- The new moves of the regional diplomacy of Turkey raise the question that if a change has happened to the Turkish foreign policy approaches that these days Ankara is talking about diplomatic rapprochement with the Israeli regime, and at the same time the process for de-escalation of tensions with Russia has just kicked off […]

Indonesia to Build Military Bases on Natuna Islands as South China Sea Dispute Destabilizes Region

nsnbc : Indonesia will build several military bases in the Natuna Islands to safeguard the country’s sovereignty. The decision was made against the backdrop of growing tensions over territorial disputes between China and other Southeast Asian nations in the South China Sea and Indonesia’s ambitions to become a global maritime hub. Mount Rani, Natuna Islands. […]

Why Pentagon wants to punish sailors after Iran seizes US vessel

Washington’s position on the incident involving the detention of two US Navy vessels in Iranian territorial waters has proved to be quite controversial. In an interview with Sputnik, Iranian expert Fouad Izadi shared his views on the US reaction to the incident. On Wednesday, the US announced it would punish nine sailors who were involved […]

Why Pentagon wants to punish sailors after Iran seizes US vessel

Washington’s position on the incident involving the detention of two US Navy vessels in Iranian territorial waters has proved to be quite controversial. In an interview with Sputnik, Iranian expert Fouad Izadi shared his views on the US reaction to the incident. On Wednesday, the US announced it would punish nine sailors who were involved […]

Putin: Russia will respond to ‘aggressive NATO rhetoric’

It’s necessary to create a collective security system void of “bloc-like thinking” and open to all countries, Putin said on Wednesday in Russia’s parliament. “Russia is ready to discuss this extremely important issue,” he said, adding that such proposals have been so far left unanswered by Western countries. “But again, as it was at the […]

Video: The Government’s Insane War On Tiny Homes

Officials in Los Angeles have started seizing the tiny homes made by a local builder and donated to homeless people in the city The City of Los Angeles considers the compact homes a blight. Los Angeles city council member Curren Price recently requested that sanitation officials confiscate and destroy a number of tiny homes. But […]

Lavrov, Kerry discuss Moscow’s proposal to join against militants violating Syria ceasefire – FM

Lavrov, Kerry: Syria meeting sees progress, agrees to turn truce into real ceasefire During a phone call on Monday Lavrov and Kerry discussed the current state of affairs in Syria, paying special attention to a recent proposal from Moscow that envisions joint US-Russia military attacks on militant groups and other terrorist networks which disregard the […]

Photos: Iran holds 12th int’l conference on Mahdism Doctrine

Iran holds The 12th edition of the International Conference on Mahdism Doctrine in the Iranian holy city of Qom.     By IRNA Source Article from http://theiranproject.com/blog/2016/05/19/photos-iran-holds-12th-intl-conference-on-mahdism-doctrine/

The Zero-Waste Revolution: A New Wave of Eco-Conscious Living

24th April 2016 By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted worldwide each year. It’s time to change our habits. Zero-waste is the latest trend among eco-friendly and sustainable-living circles — and it’s taking the world by storm. From legislation in France forbidding supermarkets from throwing away unsold […]

EU citizens should undergo stricter border checks – Austria’s Interior Minister

Tougher border controls could protect European Union countries from Islamic State terrorists coming back from trainings completed in the Middle East, the minister said on Sunday in an interview with the Oesterreich newspaper. “We know that more than 5,000 people have gone to Syria or Iraq to receive training or even to fight. That’s why […]

Istanbul suicide bomber linked to ISIS – Turkish interior minister

The bomber was born in 1992 in the southern city of Gaziantep, Efkan Ala told media on Sunday, Reuters reports. He said five people have been arrested in connection with the bombing, which killed four people and injured over 30. Source Article from https://www.rt.com/news/336346-istanbul-bomber-identified-isis/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=RSS

Cop arrested after punching & choking 7 year old girl for ‘lying’ to him

     Deputy Ryan Ferguson, 29, with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office was arrested Thursday after a 7-year-old girl came forward with disturbing allegations of brutality. According to the arrest affidavit, the girl, who remains unnamed, told investigators that Ferguson shoved liquid soap into her mouth and accused her of lying. He then picked her up, […]

Photos That Will Make Your Stomach Drop‏

If you love to do something that is uncommon, and what people do just few times in the whole life, than you must try to do something like this on these photos below. Maybe you will feel strange while you looking at these photos, but who knows, maybe that’s exactly what you need. P.S Whatever […]

Trump Rejects Responsibility For Promoting Violence, Blames Bernie

Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump says he is not responsible for the violence that erupts regularly around his rallies. Instead the Donald threatened Bernie Sanders on Sunday by saying that his follower base may retaliate against the Democratic presidential hopeful by showing up at his future events and using disruptive tactics. Donald Trump holds […]

Virginia passes law approving execution by electric chair

     Virginia senators have passed a bill allowing condemned inmates to be executed via the electric chair. The legislation comes amid a nationwide shortage of lethal-injection drugs, though Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe has not said whether he will sign it. The bill won approval in a tight 22-17 vote in the Virginia Senate on Monday. […]

Giant Sinkhole Discovered In Southern China

Scientists have discovered a giant 420m deep sinkhole in China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The rare sinkhole contains a habitat for many species of wildlife and has its own waterfalls and lakes. International Business Times reports: The giant 420m deep sinkhole was discovered on an eight day expedition, which began on 26 February 2016. This […]

Deadly tornadoes rip through central Florida

     Couple killed but son and grandchildren escaped injured after twister destroys home as state officials report damage in other areas Severe weather sparked a pair of tornadoes that ripped through central Florida before dawn on Sunday, officials said. A couple was killed and their son and four grandchildren were injured when one of the […]

Endangered Species Monday: Papustyla pulcherrima | Special Report.

Endangered Species Monday: Papustyla pulcherrima | Special Report. Endangered Species Monday: Papustyla pulcherrima Manus Green Tree Snail – Very first invertebrate to be listed on the Endangered Species Act of the United States of America (2015) Endangered Species Post Special Report.  This Monday’s Endangered Species Post (ESP) I take a wee glimpse into the life of the […]

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