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November 21, 2018 11:34 AM Russia's hypersonic 6th-generation FIGHTER JET 'accidentally' REVEALED

RUSSIA is secretly building a hypersonic 6th-generation fighter jet as President Vladimir Putin continues to flex his military muscle. Moscow's sixth generation combat aircraft will be hypersonic and its first flight is scheduled as early as 2025. Pictures of the new jet emerged after it was "accidentally" revealed by a local TV channel, Zvezda. It will be able to travel 7

November 16, 2018 2:49 AM World War 3 fears GROW as Chinese President demands ‘preparations for fighting a WAR’

CHINESE President Xi Jinping has ordered his country’s military to “concentrate preparations for fighting a war” as the People’s Army announces plans to “break the passive situation and completely control warfare” by adopting a more aggressive posture. It has built or expanded a number of artificial islands of which military facilities, including airstrips 10

November 14, 2018 12:03 PM Leicester City helicopter 'did not respond to pilot's command'

The helicopter that crashed outside Leicester City's stadium, killing five people, did not respond to the pilot's command, initial findings show. Club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others died when the aircraft came down after a match on 27 October. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said the helicopter started to turn right "contrary 8

November 13, 2018 9:34 PM UFOs spotted over Ireland: little green men sought

Ireland’s reputation as a haven for little green men has reached far into the cosmos. UFOS have been spotted over the Emerald Isle. The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) is investigating the strange flying objects. (A British Airways) pilot, flying from the Canadian city of Montreal to Heathrow, said there was a “very bright light” and the object had come up along 12

November 13, 2018 10:06 AM UFOs spotted off Irish coast under investigation

The Irish Aviation Authority is investigating reports of bright lights and UFOs off the south-west coast of Ireland. It began at 06:47 local time on Friday 9 November when a British Airways pilot contacted Shannon air traffic control. She wanted to know if there were military exercises in the area because there was something "moving so fast". The pilot 11

November 10, 2018 12:09 AM Leicester City fans in '5,000-1' walk for helicopter crash victims

Thousands of Leicester City fans are set to join a memorial walk in honour of those killed in the helicopter crash outside the club's stadium. Club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people who died when the aircraft came down on 27 October. Fans will march from Jubilee Square to the King Power Stadium before the Foxes play Burnley. The idea for the memorial 10

November 8, 2018 5:44 PM MIDAIR HORROR: Flybe jet PLUMMETS 500 feet after autopilot set to GROUND

A FLYBE airplane nosedived 500ft in just 18 seconds after the aircraft’s autopilot was accidentally set to zero feet while in mid air. Up to 44 people were on board the flight from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow with an incorrect setting having been blamed for the plane plummeting toward the ground according to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch 19

November 7, 2018 1:51 PM PLANE CRASH MYSTERY: Shocking image of sunken jet off Scottish coast found on Google Earth

A dad was left stunned after noticing an “incredible” image of what appears to be an aeroplane underwater in the UK on Google Earth. Robert Morton, 55, made the discovery of the aircraft just off the coast of Edinburgh on the mapping software. The father-of-three, from Doncaster, South Yorkshire, described the picture as “very, very strange”. He said: "I was just looking 13

November 3, 2018 10:06 AM Leicester players in tears as stadium falls silent to remember Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

Members of the team are due to fly out to Thailand for the funeral of the club's late owner after the match in Cardiff. Players shed tears and fans raised their club scarves aloft in tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. Two giant flags in memory of the popular tycoon were also unfurled, one of which was "surfed" from Cardiff supporters to the Leicester 11

November 1, 2018 4:16 PM Pilot was nearly 10 times over the alcohol limit at Heathrow before flight to Tokyo

Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, who was due to be in the cockpit of the plane, failed a breath test 50 minutes before take-off. Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, was arrested after being reported to police when an airport bus driver smelled alcohol on him. The drunk pilot failed a breath test just 50 minutes before the Japan Airlines flight to Tokyo. Jitsukawa was due to be in the cockpit 13