Wing walker and pilot escape with minor injuries after plane crash

https://youtu.be/PRtSGb-17O4 A wing walker and a pilot screamed for help as they were rescued from a plane that crashed into the sea during Bournemouth Air Festival. The young female acrobat was still strapped onto the top of the plane when it crash-landed into harbour and flipped upside down.  In about a minute the pair managed…

45 dead, 40 survived as C130 Hercules overshot the runway and crashed

A Philippine military transport plane a C130 Hercules, carrying 92 troops from Cagayan de Oro, northern Island of Mindanao , has crashed in the northern Philippines. Jolo Island at 11:30 local time (03:30GMT).  Flames and smoke emerged from the wreckage as forty five died but 40 people survived and were taken to a nearby military…

Belarus diverts Ryanair flight to arrest journalist

Ryanair commercial flight, FR4978  carrying 171 passengers on board, from Athens (Greece) to Vilnius (Lithuania) was diverted to Minsk (Belarus) for several hours, because of a bomb scare on Sunday in order to arrest a dissident journalist ex-editor of the Nexta group, Roman Protasewich, on board.   The plane turned east to Minsk shortly before…

Royal Navy jet crashes in Cornwall as crew ejects

Two pilots are alive an din hospital after a Royal Navy Hawk T1 jet crashed in Cornwall according to Ministry of Defence two pilots had ejected from 736 Naval Air Squadron at RNAS Culdrose on the Lizard Peninsula  before it crashed into a field. Cronwall Air Ambulance which responded to reports of the crash in…

Boeing grounds all 777 jets

Boeing, a US plane manufacturer has recommended grounding all of the 777-200 model aircraft which have the same type of engine that suffered failure and shed debris over Denver on Saturday, as it said 128 jets should be suspended until further inspections are carried out. United Airlines and Japan’s Two main operators have already suspended…

United 777 despite engine failure landed safely with no injuries

United Airlines flight 328, Boeing 777, plane bound for Honolulu, suffered an engine failure but returned safely to Denver airport. The jet carrying 231 passengers and 19 crew on board, was able to do an emergency landing at Denver airport, without any injuries. Police in the town of Broomfield posted pictures of  front of an…

United Airlines to buy 200 flying electric taxis for airport runs

United Airlines plans to buy 200 flying electric taxis and hopes to fly passengers to the airport within the next five years. United Airlines will invest in flying taxi firm Archer as part of an £800m ($1.1bn) deal to develop the aircraft, which will also need regulatory approval before the purchase can go ahead. United…

Indonesia Boeing 737 passenger plane crash site located

The Indonesian Sriwijaya Air jet SJY182 carrying 62 people, departed from Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport at 14:36 local time (7:36 GMT) on Saturday disappeared from radars four minutes into its 90-minute journey to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province west of the island of Borneo. Sriwijaya Air founded in 2003, is a local budget airline which…

The Third lockdown may cost UK £400million every working day

  The UK Lockdown could hit the borrowing balloon for the 2020/2021 financial year past £450 billion and predicts the latest coronavirus restrictions could cost the country £400 million every working day. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new £4.6 billion plan to help businesses through a new lockdown, including one-off top-up grants up to £9,…