Posts Tagged ‘PLANE’

Plane Carrying Afghans, US, and European Citizens From Kabul Arrives in Doha

DUBAI—The third chartered flight bringing civilians from Afghanistan to Qatar since U.S. forces withdrew last month landed on Friday with around 170 passengers on board, including U.S. and European citizens as well as Afghans, a Qatari official said. Foreign nationals on board include those from Belgium, Britain, Croatia, Germany, the Netherlands, and Italy as well […]

Greece investigates plane crash that killed witness in Netanyahu corruption trial

Greek authorities have opened an investigation into the deadly crash of a private plane near the island of Samos. The crash killed a prosecution witness in the corruption trial of former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Haim Geron, a former senior official at Israel’s ministry of communications, and his wife Esther were the only occupants […]

Ukrainian plane hijacked and unclasped in 30 minutes!

Ukrainian plane hijacked and unclasped in 30 minutes! – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Ukraine’s deputy foreign minister reportedly claimed on Tuesday that a Ukrainian plane that was taking part in evacuation efforts of the country’s citizens from Afghanistan was hijacked and flown to Iran, but the claim was later denied by the country’s Foreign Ministry. “Last […]

Desperate Afghans Fall from U.S. Military Plane After Clinging to Aircraft in Shocking Video

(Newsweek) — Three young men have reportedly fallen mid-air from a plane leaving Kabul after allegedly losing grip of the exterior of the aircraft, alarming footage appears to show. In a video uploaded by the Afghan Asvaka News agency and seemingly taken from the ground, two unidentifiable objects can be seen falling from the body […]

Lauren Boebert jokes about Afghans falling from US plane

Republican representative Lauren Boebert of Colorado is facing a massive backlash online for her insensitive joke about Afghans who fell off a US military plane on Monday in their desperation to get out of the strife-torn country. In a tweet, accompanying the video of hundreds of Afghan men swarming a US military plane as it […]

Afghanistan: Criticism as German military plane leaves Kabul with just seven people on board

Germany evacuated just seven people from Kabul on its first military aircraft out of Afghanistan, the Foreign Ministry has confirmed. Despite landing a large A-400M transport aircraft at Kabul’s airport, only a few people were able to leave on board due to “chaotic circumstances at the airport”. But Germany says the aircraft did bring German […]

Video Shows Afghans Clinging To U.S. Military Plane As It Takes Off In Kabul

Stunning video taken Monday at the Kabul airport shows people clinging to a U.S. military transport plane during takeoff, as well as others appearing to plunge to their death from the sky, in a disturbing scene that reportedly ended with several people dead.  The U.S. military suspended evacuation flights from the Afghan capital later on […]

Military Plane Fleeing Afghanistan Shot Down by Uzbekistan

The takedown took place in the southeastern portion of the country near Surkhandarya where the nation shares a border with Afghanistan. In an exchange with RIA Novosti, Russia’s state news agency, Uzbekistan’s Defense Ministry said that the air defense system, “averted an attempt by an Afghan military plane to illegally cross Uzbekistan’s air border.” Local […]

Russia unveils new war plane, Putin hails air power

Russian aircraft makers on Tuesday unveiled a prototype of a new fighter jet that features stealth capabilities and other advanced characteristics. Russian President Vladimir Putin inspected the prospective warplane displayed with much fanfare at the MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon. The air show opened Tuesday in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow. “What we saw in Zhukovsky […]

Russia passenger plane that went missing in Siberia found after hard landing with ‘all passengers alive’

A Russian passenger plane that went missing in Siberia outside the city of Tomsk on Friday has been found after it made a hard landing, according to state media reports. While the emergencies ministry said there are survivors among the 17 people who were on board the Antonov An-28 aircraft, it didn’t give a definite […]

At least 31 dead in Philippines military plane crash

A Philippine air force C-130 aircraft carrying troops crashed in a southern province after missing the runway Sunday, killing at least 17 military personnel while at least 40 were rescued from the burning wreckage, officials said. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said rescue and recovery efforts are ongoing. The aircraft had 92 people on board, including […]

Drought reveals more about mysterious plane crash into California lake 56 years ago

A small aeroplane found deep underwater in a California lake is being touted as having potentially just solved a decades-old mystery – but officials say they were already aware of its existence. A California company that manufactures robotic survey vessels located the wreckage in Folsom Lake while testing out equipment. The discovery sparked headlines that […]

Demonstrations held against Belarusian President Lukashenko amid outrage over plane diversion

Protests erupted in several European cities on Saturday against an intensified crackdown on political opposition by the authoritarian state of Belarus. Demonstrators gathered in Warsaw, Poland to call for tougher sanctions on Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko and his regime. Among those present was Natalia Protasevich, the mother of Belarusian opposition journalist Roman Protasevich, who was […]

Romania ex-dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s plane sold for 120,000 euros

A plane once belonging to fallen Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s fleet has been sold for 120,000 euros at an auction in Bucharest on Thursday. Emblazoned with the words “Socialist Republic of Romania,” the aircraft is a representation of Ceausescu’s political independence from the Soviet Union. Dozens of collectors and enthusiasts expressed interest in the plane, […]

Belarus president claims Ryanair plane bomb warning came ‘from Switzerland’

In his first public remarks since the Ryanair hijacking, Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko claimed warnings about a bomb on the passenger plane came from Switzerland. Mr Lukashenko was speaking to a group of MPs and officials in Minsk, on Wednesday morning. He also said that the incident showed Europe was acting with his domestic enemies to […]

EU Leaders Agree On Belarus Sanctions After Plane ‘Hijacking’ To Arrest Journalist

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union agreed Monday to impose sanctions against Belarus, including banning its airlines from using the airspace and airports of the 27-nation bloc, amid fury over the forced diversion of a passenger jet to arrest an opposition journalist. In what EU leaders have called a brazen “hijacking” of the Ryanair jetliner […]

Who is Roman Protasevich, the blogger at the centre of the Belarus plane hijack?

For 170 passengers, the forced landing of flight FR 4978 to Minsk en route from Athens to Vilnius was a major inconvenience. For one passenger, it was rather more significant. “A death sentence is waiting for me here,” Roman Protasevich is reported to have told fellow passengers when they asked him why he was shaking […]

EU mulls response to Belarus diverting plane to nab reporter

Angry European Union leaders were set to consider a joint response Monday to Belarus diversion of a plane traveling between EU member nations in order to arrest a prominent Belarusian opposition journalist. Raman Pratasevich, who ran a popular messaging app that played a key role in helping organize massive protests against Belarus’ authoritarian president, was […]

Full Plane From India Lands in Darwin

A second repatriation flight from India has landed in Darwin with 165 Australians on board and they will now spend 14 days in quarantine in the Howard Springs facility. The flight left New Delhi late on Saturday and was the second such government-facilitated flight since the ban on arrivals from India was lifted. The first […]

Gretchen Whitmer Story Unravels: Florida Plane Not Authorized for Charter Flights

The private jet Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) said she chartered for her secret trip to Florida in March is not approved to be chartered, the FAA told the Detroit Free Press Monday. The new problems arose when Whitmer’s chief of staff, Joanne Huls, attempted to explain away the flight Friday by saying a related […]

Man Kicked Off Plane For Not Wearing Mask In Between Bites of Food

In the latest hysterically contrived moral panic, a Jeopardy! winner is now facing cancellation by the mob for doing a “white supremacist” hand sign despite the fact that it was actually supposed to indicate the contestant had won three games. “A group of 467 purported former participants on the show posted an open letter on […]

Gender Reveal Stunt Leads To 2 Deaths After Plane Crashes

A gender reveal stunt off the coast of Mexico went terribly wrong this week when a plane announcing the baby’s sex crashed into the sea, killing two people who were on board, according to multiple reports. The expecting couple, their friends and family were watching the small aircraft fly over the Nichupte Lagoon off the […]

Ring doorbell camera captures deadly small plane crash that killed two people in Florida

A Ring doorbell camera captured a deadly small plane crash that killed two people in Florida. The fiery accident saw the plane crash into a moving SUV near North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines and left a woman and child both hospitalised. The cause of the Beechcraft Bonanza’s crash is unknown and is being investigated […]

Iran Reports Thwarted Plane Hijacking Plot

An IranAir Airbus A320 aircraft parks after landing at Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla Airport, Serbia, March 13, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Marko Djurica/File Photo. i24 News – Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) reported on Friday a thwarted plane hijacking plot, as cited by the Associated Press. The purported attack targeting a passenger jet took place on Thursday, […]

Frontier Airlines forcibly removes Jewish family from plane

Frontier Airlines forcibly removed a Jewish family from a flight leaving Miami to Newark on Sunday night over allegations that their 18-month-old infant wasn’t wearing a face mask, according to a report in The New York Post.  Members of a large group, including adults, refused to wear masks as flight 2878 was preparing for departure from MIA-LGA. […]

Plane forced to land in Sudan after CAT ATTACKS pilot in mid-air, ‘hijacking’ cockpit

A passenger plane was forced to return to an airport in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum after an angry cat, which somehow got into the cockpit, attacked the pilots shortly after takeoff, local media report. Wednesday’s flight of the Sudanese Tarco airline bound for Qatar’s capital, Doha, was proceeding in a totally routine manner – […]

Satirical Semite: Midnight Plane to Miami

The word is getting out on the most up-and-coming neighborhood in Los Angeles. The place to be is warm, sunny, spacious, with very little traffic and easy access to the water. Its name is Miami. The migration has begun. There are Republicans who are apparently flocking to red states since it can be risky to […]

Police ID Capitol riot suspect who was thrown off plane for chanting ‘Trump 2020!’

Washington DC-area police identified a suspect from the riot at the US Capitol after the man was thrown off a Delta flight for chanting “Trump 2020!” The individual, John Lolos, first came to police attention two days after the attack in Washington, after he was thrown off a Delta flight out of Ronald Reagan Washington […]

UK Man Who Delivered Nazi Rant on Plane Journey From Poland Avoids Jail

A WIZZ Air plane. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A British man who engaged in a tirade of racial abuse punctuated by Nazi salutes while on a flight from Poland in Oct. 2019 has avoided a jail sentence. Louis Mann, 28, had travelled from Warsaw in Poland to Liverpool in England when he spouted the horrific rant […]

Indonesian Divers Find Parts Of Plane Wreckage In Java Sea

Officials believe they have identified the location of the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder, one day after the passenger plane carrying 62 people crashed. Source 00

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