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January 14, 2019 1:19 PM 15 killed as Iranian military plane making emergency landing crashes into house

The plane carrying 16 people was making an emergency landing when it overshot a runway and crashed into a house. The plane was carrying meat from Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan when it crashed near the capital Tehran, army spokesman Amir Taghikhani told state television. He said 16 people were on board - 14 military personnel and two civilians. The sole survivor 156

January 14, 2019 11:15 AM Lion Air crash: 'Black box' voice recorder recovered

The "black box" voice recorder from a Lion Air flight which crashed off the coast of Jakarta in October has been recovered, said officials on Monday. All 189 people on board died when Flight JT610 fell into the sea shortly after taking off for the short journey to Pangkal Pinang. The pilot had asked air traffic control for permission to turn back to the airport 138

January 13, 2019 11:38 AM Airlander 10: World's longest aircraft gets full-production go-ahead

The world's longest aircraft is set to go into full production with the model designed to take its first passengers. It comes after the prototype £32m Airlander 10 - a combined plane and airship - was formally retired following successful final testing. As a result, Bedford firm Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has been given Production Organisation Approval 148

January 8, 2019 5:55 PM Heathrow DRONE chaos: Is YOUR flight cancelled? What's happening at Heathrow?

HEATHROW AIRPORT have suspended flights following reported drone sightings, but is your flight cancelled? What is happening at Heathrow Airport? Flights from London's Heathrow airport were halted on Tuesday after the airport said there had been sightings of a drone flown near Britain's busiest air hub. A statement from Heathrow Airport said: "We are responding 108

January 8, 2019 12:58 PM MH370 FOUND: Debris discovered in Madagascar gives huge boost to families

AIRCRAFT debris found in Madagascar is most likely from the missing MH370 flight, officials have confirmed, giving fresh new hope for families of victims who lost their lives in the disaster that they may finally attain some sort of closure. US firm Ocean Infinity, who was in charge of the search operation, used a deep-sea vessel to survey a large area of the southern 152

January 8, 2019 10:23 AM Kegworth air disaster: What caused the Kegworth plane crash? 30 years on

VICTIMS of the Kegworth air disaster will be remembered today on the 30th anniversary of the plane crash - but what happened on that tragic night? Survivors, relatives and emergency workers who attended the scene of one of Britain’s worst air disasters will remember the 47 people killed in a memorial service at 11am. A London to Belfast plane carrying 115

January 8, 2019 7:10 AM Rahaf al-Qunun: UNHCR 'grateful' Saudi woman not deported

The UN's refugee agency has said it is "very grateful" that officials in Thailand did not deport an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun refused to board a flight from Bangkok to Kuwait on Monday and had barricaded herself into her airport hotel room. She said she feared her family would kill her as she had renounced 123

January 8, 2019 1:16 AM Kegworth air disaster: 30th anniversary service to be held

A service to mark the 30th anniversary of the Kegworth air disaster, in which 47 people died, is to be held later. A Boeing 737, carrying 126 people, plummeted into the embankment of the M1 in Leicestershire, on 8 January 1989, during an emergency landing. Witnesses described the "absolute devastation" as the plane was engulfed with fire, "bounced" over the carriageway 147

January 7, 2019 11:04 AM Holidaymakers RAGE as Ryanair dumps them THREE countries away and says get the BUS

RYANAIR passengers were geared up for a short hop to Greece’s second city on a Friday night - but they never got there. Eighty-nine passengers refused to take the bus and instead spent the night at the airport. In the end, the Greek government sent an Aegean Airlines aircraft to Timisoara, which flew passengers to Thessaloniki, where they arrived nearly 135

January 6, 2019 5:34 PM Wayne Rooney ‘arrested for public intoxication and swearing in December’, US media reports

WAYNE ROONEY was reportedly arrested in December. It is believed he was arrested for “public intoxication and swearing”. abc7 News - which is located in Virginia, United States - have reported the news while the footballer continues his three-year deal with DC United. A spokesman for Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said: “He was booked into the Loudoun 77