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23 min ago | KTVN Reno

16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight

Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.


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Sun Apr 20, 2014

International Business Times

Flight 360 or Plane Turnaround Syndrome Scares Passengers of Qantas, Malaysian Airlines

The mysterious disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 360 seems to have created a Flight 360 syndrome characterised by air passengers fearing the worst-case scenario once their plane turns around or diverts from its original route.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,


Singapore A388 at Singapore on Apr 19th 2014, bleed air problems and deflated tyres on landing

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration 9V-SKB performing flight SQ-322 from Singapore to London Heathrow,EN , departed with delay following maintenance works on two engines at the gate and was climbing out of Singapore when the crew stopped the climb at 10,000 feet and decided to return to Singapore due to the failure of two engine ... (more)


Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Transportation, Airlines, Singapore Airlines

Daily Mail

Desert Storm vet Shawn Stock tracking down all the pen pals who...

Six-month pregnant journalist taken to hospital for treatment after pro-Kremlin political leader ordered his aides to 'violently rape her' during press conference when she asked about Ukraine sanctions How a brain injury turned an average Joe into a math genius who is among only 40 people in the WORLD to have released an 'inner Einstein' after ... (more)


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South China Morning Post

Pilots reveal death-defying ordeal as engines failed on approach to Chek Lap Kok

When both of Flight CX780's engines failed on approach to Chek Lap Kok, tragedy looked certain to its pilots, who hadn't trained for such an emergency.


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WTOP-FM Washington

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

In this Thursday, April 17, 2014 photo provided by the Australian Defense Force, Commander James Lybrand, Mission Commander ADV Ocean Shield, left, and Chris "Sharkie" Moore, Phoenix team leader, watch the launching of the Phoenix International Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Artemis as it is craned over the side of Australian Defense Vessel Ocean ... (more)


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, Australia, US Military, US Navy, US News

WALB-TV Albany

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

PERTH, Australia - A Malaysian official met Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued to search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy, US News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

WTVF Nashville

Sub Search For Missing Jet To Be Finished In Week

A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said Saturday.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Island Packet

Easter bunny drops off eggs, picks up friends up at Hunting Island, in Bluffton

Eighteen-month-old Camille Goodrich, daughter of Andrea and Justin Goodrich, got to know the Easter bunny on Saturday at The Store in Old Town Bluffton.


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Lexington Herald-Leader

Fox executive fired over Flight 370 charity email

Darlene Tipton, who was vice president of standards and practices for the Fox Cable Networks Group, said Saturday she had wanted to arrange swift financial aid to families and other loved ones, sparing them lengthy court fights.


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The Toronto Star

Air Canada vows to fire baggage tosser caught on video

Air Canada is spending most of the weekend apologizing for what appeared to be a baggage-handling incident from a YouTube video that is circulating on social media.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, Startups, Facebook, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787


AeroMexico Will Start Sending Some 787s Across the Atlantic to London

AeroMexico has had some 787s hanging out in their hangar for a little bit of time, and now they're using them for some new options.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, World News, Mexico, Travel


MH370 search at 'critical juncture'

The effort to find missing flight MH370 is at a "very critical juncture", Malaysia's transport minister said Saturday as authorities mull whether to reassess a challenging search of the Indian Ocean seabed that has so far found nothing.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, US Military, US Navy, US News

The Age

Qantas plane forced back to US

A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.


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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Source: Malaysia Airlines jet climbed high

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 drastically changed course then soared to near its peak altitude, a senior Malaysian aviation source said -- adding yet another wrinkle to the enigma of the plane's last flight .


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Security threat reported on Detroit-Denver Delta f...

A Delta Airlines flight that landed at a Denver airport was directed to a remote airport taxiway after an unspecified "potential security threat" onboard and passengers were ushered off the plane and were being interviewed by authorities, officials said.


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KTOO-TV Juneau

Delta vs. Alaska: Dueling airlines benefit Juneau

Delta Air Lines performs a test flight into Juneau on Wednesday in preparation for daily service to Seattle starting May 29. "The moment that Delta's rubber hits the tarmac in Juneau, fares will be at historic lows.


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New Scientist

Space shuttle carrier plane heads out on Texas convoy

A Boeing 747 that gave piggyback rides to space shuttles is about to hit the road one last time.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Houston, TX, US Military, Ellington Field, Edwards Air Force Base, US Air Force


Chinese Relatives Pray over Lost Malaysian Plane

Six weeks into the extensive search for the lost Malaysia Airlines plane without so much as a piece of debris yet found, several Chinese relatives met Friday to pray for spouses who never came home, while begging for answers that could end their misery of not knowing.


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Australia's Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 hunt

He speaks with a calm, steady voice as he tackles question after question in an attempt to explain one of the biggest mysteries the modern world has ever known: What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? Angus Houston has become the global face of the massive monthlong search operation off Australia's west coast to find the missing Boeing 777, ... (more)

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