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January 18, 2018 1:08 PM ‘I thought I was going to die’: Passengers terrified as Malaysia Airlines plane bound for Kuala Lumpur makes emergency landing in Alice Springs as crew looked 'nervous and clueless'

Passengers were terrified as a Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Alice Springs. The MH122 flight bound for Kuala Lumpur from Sydney was only four hours into its flight when it was diverted. 'The scariest part was that once the engine started to make a loud disturbing noise, the flight attendants all seemed nervous and clueless 7

January 18, 2018 12:19 PM Turkey efforts underway to remove skidded plane from slope

TRABZON, Turkey (AP) - Turkish authorities are using a large crane to lift a passenger plane that skidded off a runway in northern Turkey and stopped on the side of a slope meters away from the Black Sea. The Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, with 168 people on board, left the runway after landing at Trabzon Airport on Jan. 13. All passengers and crew were evacuated 6

January 18, 2018 9:00 AM Oak Lane, Upchurch, closed as firefighters free woman from car

Fire crews were called to Oak Lane near Jubilee Fields, Upchurch, just after 7am to free a woman in her 30s trapped in one of the cars. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting gear to release her. She was taken to Medway Maritime Hospital by ambulance complaining of back pain. A man was also injured and taken to hospital complaining of chest pain. A spokesman 5

January 18, 2018 5:00 AM Dead body: Ambulance crew finished shift instead of going to mortuary

AN AMBULANCE worker has been suspended after a crew chose to finish on time rather than taking a man's body straight to the mortuary. A crew from Ramsbottom ambulance station transferred the body of a man from one ambulance to another at the Bury station rather than taking him straight to Oldham Mortuary, it has been revealed. North West Ambulance Service 2

January 14, 2018 8:02 AM Chip pan fire causes severe smoke damage to kitchen

A KITCHEN was severely damaged by smoke after an unattended chip pan caught fire last night. North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service said crews from Harrogate and Knaresborough extinguished the blaze at a house in Regent Street, Harrogate, which caused minor fire damage. A York crew tackled a small rubbish fire in a field in Tang Hall Lane early today 8

January 14, 2018 7:00 AM Three crews sent to fire at Riverford Farm site

The buiding was heavily smoke logged Three fire crews were sent to a kitchen fire at the Riverford Farm site at 5pm on Saturday. Fire Control sent one fire appliance from Ashburton, one from Paignton, and one from Bovey Tracey to the farm at Wash Barn, Buckfastleigh. On arrival the officer in charge confirmed a fire involving one kitchen oven, the building 11

January 13, 2018 10:20 AM MPs accuse Ryanair of 'fobbing them off' over how much it pays its cabin crew

Ryanair was yesterday accused by MPs of ‘fobbing them off’ over how much it pays its cabin crew. Two Commons select committees are investigating the budget airline over the payment of cabin crew hired by third-party agencies, which could be in breach of minimum wage laws. Ryanair stewards claim they are forced to work unpaid for as many as five hours 12

January 12, 2018 11:50 AM Stricken Iranian oil tanker continues to explode

Ten foot waves, strong winds and toxic fumes from the burning oil have been hindering efforts to extinguish the fire. The Iranian tanker, Sanchi, has been ablaze since it collided with Hong-Kong registered freight ship CF Crystal on Saturday night, 185 miles off China's coast near Shanghai. Sanchi was carrying almost one million barrels of highly flammable 8

January 10, 2018 11:20 AM Astronaut sorry for claiming he grew 3.5in in space

Lieutenant Norishige Kanai is "relieved" he will be able to fit into the Soyuz capsule for the return to earth. Lieutenant Norishige Kanai, currently living on board the International Space Centre (ISS), said on Twitter on Wednesday that he had in fact grown 2cm in height since arriving in space three weeks ago. He measured himself to check his height 8

January 7, 2018 6:48 AM Iranian tanker collides with freighter off China; 32 missing

BEIJING (AP) - An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast, leaving its entire crew of 32 missing and causing the tanker to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday. The missing - 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis - are all from the tanker Sanchi, which was floating while still burning early Sunday 5