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Divers recover black box from crashed Indonesia plane
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Divers recover black box from crashed Indonesia plane

Jan 12th 2021, 11:06 AM 11,284 Views 1 Comment

The Boeing 737-500 crashed into the ocean shortly after take-off from Jakarta on Saturday.

US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems
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# American Airlines

US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:16 PM 24,852 Views 1 Comment

There were 146 passengers and crew on board.

'Bomber' nickname causes mid-flight trouble for Eoin Liston
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# Nickname Trouble

'Bomber' nickname causes mid-flight trouble for Eoin Liston

Nov 23rd 2018, 3:38 PM 53,320 Views 26 Comments

The Kerry star’s nickname wasn’t made for air travel.

Silent plane with no moving parts makes 'historic' flight
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# Future

Silent plane with no moving parts makes 'historic' flight

Nov 21st 2018, 10:48 PM 31,751 Views 29 Comments

The team was able to fly the new plane a distance of 55 metres at a speed of 4.8 metres-per-second.

20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm
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20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm

Updated Aug 5th 2018, 3:10 PM 23,119 Views 10 Comments

The Junker JU52 HB-HOT aircraft, built in Germany in 1939 and now a collector’s item, belongs to JU-Air.

'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot
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'My display will be what I call old man aerobatics': Life as a veteran Irish stunt pilot

Jul 28th 2018, 10:00 AM 11,131 Views 8 Comments

Limerick native Gerry Humphreys has spent over 9,000 hours flying planes over the past three decades.

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen
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# Lufthansa

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:43 PM 32,616 Views 27 Comments

Lufthansa flight LH-978 was en route to Dublin from Frankfurt when the crew declared an emergency.

Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer'
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# Sydney

Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer'

Jul 31st 2017, 7:12 AM 20,080 Views 28 Comments

Four men were arrested in connection with the alleged plot in Sydney on Saturday.

Extreme turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok
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# Turbulence

Extreme turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok

May 2nd 2017, 1:16 PM 16,720 Views 22 Comments

Some passengers were slammed into the ceiling of the aircraft such was the force of the turbulence.

Air accident investigation launched after elderly man dies in light aircraft crash
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# Dungarvan

Air accident investigation launched after elderly man dies in light aircraft crash

Mar 28th 2017, 8:20 AM 14,511 Views 23 Comments

The man was the sole occupant of the airplane.

Man dies following Waterford airplane crash
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# Plane Crash

Man dies following Waterford airplane crash

Mar 27th 2017, 7:02 PM 25,991 Views 2 Comments

The plane crash landed earlier this afternoon.

"Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?" - Harrison Ford in piloting near-miss
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# Han So Low

"Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?" - Harrison Ford in piloting near-miss

Feb 15th 2017, 10:15 AM 30,017 Views 29 Comments

The actor, a seasoned pilot, flew in towards a taxiway instead of a runway.

Wi-Fi to be made available on Aer Lingus short-haul flights
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# Come Fly With IT

Wi-Fi to be made available on Aer Lingus short-haul flights

Nov 10th 2016, 9:28 AM 10,759 Views 25 Comments

The carrier’s owner International Airlines Group said it will begin the roll-out of the service at the start of 2017.

New-born baby found in plane toilet at Indonesia airport
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# Jakarta

New-born baby found in plane toilet at Indonesia airport

Oct 12th 2016, 8:08 AM 10,893 Views 2 Comments

The discovery was made by cleaners as they moved through the Qatar Airways flight.

MH370 searchers may have been looking in the wrong place for two years
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# Mystery

MH370 searchers may have been looking in the wrong place for two years

Jul 21st 2016, 9:52 AM 28,179 Views 34 Comments

Transport ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia will meet tomorrow to discuss the two-year search.

This woman just found a whole new way to be annoying on an airplane
# Hairplane!
# Hairplane!

This woman just found a whole new way to be annoying on an airplane

Mar 29th 2016, 8:07 PM 11,291 Views 9 Comments

The woooOOOooorst!

Watch: Northern Irish teenager with Tourette's Syndrome shouts "bomb" compulsively on a plane
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# What Not To Say

Watch: Northern Irish teenager with Tourette's Syndrome shouts "bomb" compulsively on a plane

Jan 8th 2016, 10:13 AM 26,976 Views 27 Comments

17-year-old Lewis Nickell was only recently diagnosed with the syndrome, now he deals with it by posting videos of his condition online.

A mam's heartfelt thank you to the air hostess who helped calm her baby is going viral
# Flying High
# Flying High

A mam's heartfelt thank you to the air hostess who helped calm her baby is going viral

Jan 1st 2016, 9:41 AM 10,356 Views 6 Comments

A+ customer service.

The 10 cushiest first-class airplane cabins in the world
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# First-class Baby

The 10 cushiest first-class airplane cabins in the world

Oct 17th 2015, 5:30 PM 37,429 Views 37 Comments

We’re not used to this much leg room … or caviar.

Someone has come up with a way to make the middle seat in a plane more comfy
# Caught In The Middle
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# Caught In The Middle

Someone has come up with a way to make the middle seat in a plane more comfy

Sep 19th 2015, 3:15 PM 35,179 Views 17 Comments

No one likes sitting in the middle, but someone has to.

This woman was the sole survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm
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# Miracle

This woman was the sole survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm

Sep 5th 2015, 10:15 AM 27,400 Views 6 Comments

Juliane Koepcke was believed to be dead before she reappeared after trekking through the jungle for 11 days.

The airplane part found on remote island IS from missing flight MH370
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# CONFIRMED

The airplane part found on remote island IS from missing flight MH370

Sep 3rd 2015, 6:18 PM 20,051 Views 21 Comments

The plane disappeared on 8 March 2014.

This is the longest, non-stop flight in the world that you can take
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# First Class

This is the longest, non-stop flight in the world that you can take

Aug 15th 2015, 9:30 AM 43,548 Views 38 Comments

Can you guess what destinations?

Romantic marriage proposal kicks off Bray Air Display
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# Love Is In The Air

Romantic marriage proposal kicks off Bray Air Display

Jul 19th 2015, 7:30 PM 35,416 Views 33 Comments

An estimated 80,000 people are expected to turn up at Bray seafront this afternoon.

You might want to buy some new airplane carry-on luggage...
# Awful Carry-on
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# Awful Carry-on

You might want to buy some new airplane carry-on luggage...

Jun 11th 2015, 12:07 PM 48,741 Views 20 Comments

… because the industry wants to standardise the size of bags to free up overhead space onboard. Great.

Kate Moss had to be escorted off a flight for being 'disruptive'
# Moss Goss
# Moss Goss

Kate Moss had to be escorted off a flight for being 'disruptive'

Jun 8th 2015, 7:57 AM 2,307 Views 1 Comment

The supermodel was returning to London after celebrating a friend’s birthday in Turkey.

Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone
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# Crowd Pleaser

Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone

May 27th 2015, 10:22 PM 48,938 Views 38 Comments

Your move, Ryanair…

Two men killed in small aircraft crash in Wexford
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# Emergency

Two men killed in small aircraft crash in Wexford

May 24th 2015, 7:55 PM 46,702 Views 37 Comments

The incident was reported by a hillwalker just before 3pm today.

We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes
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We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes

Apr 18th 2015, 5:30 PM 10,466 Views 40 Comments

It might not be too far off either.

Simon Coveney is NOT happy about Russian war planes flying close to Ireland
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# Not Acceptable

Simon Coveney is NOT happy about Russian war planes flying close to Ireland

Mar 24th 2015, 4:13 PM 13,857 Views 177 Comments

The Minister for Defence was speaking in the Dáil today.

Windowless planes are on the way and they're pretty slick
# Seat With A View
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# Seat With A View

Windowless planes are on the way and they're pretty slick

Nov 2nd 2014, 4:00 PM 29,855 Views 36 Comments

The walls are lined with high-tech interactive screens instead.

Couple misses flight, bangs on window to get pilot's attention
# Missed Connection
# Missed Connection

Couple misses flight, bangs on window to get pilot's attention

Oct 12th 2014, 3:46 PM 7,656 Views 1 Comment

And the video of the incident is going totally viral. Oops.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Time Out

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 17,006 Views 3 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Two Ryanair planes damaged in collision at Stansted Airport
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Two Ryanair planes damaged in collision at Stansted Airport

Jun 28th 2014, 8:36 PM 50,940 Views 82 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

Cork Airport emergency landing caused by faulty instrument in the cockpit
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# Emergency

Cork Airport emergency landing caused by faulty instrument in the cockpit

Jun 25th 2014, 11:45 AM 19,139 Views 43 Comments

The pilot declared an emergency soon after the plane left Belfast and diverted to Cork.

Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport
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Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport

Jun 11th 2014, 11:19 AM 20,079 Views 21 Comments

After getting the warning one of the aircraft had to make an immediate right turn to avoid a crash.

16 thoughts everyone has while packing for summer holidays
# Luggage Struggle
# Luggage Struggle

16 thoughts everyone has while packing for summer holidays

Jun 7th 2014, 1:00 PM 25,322 Views 12 Comments

Can’t someone else do it for us?

'Important and encouraging lead' in search for missing Malaysia jet
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# Hope

'Important and encouraging lead' in search for missing Malaysia jet

Apr 6th 2014, 8:25 AM 15,630 Views 34 Comments

The Australian head of the mission urged caution about the signals similar to that of a black box which were detected yesterday saying: “We are working in a very big ocean and within a very large search area”.

'We'll keep searching for flight MH370 till hell freezes over' say officials
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'We'll keep searching for flight MH370 till hell freezes over' say officials

Apr 3rd 2014, 3:02 PM 10,473 Views 14 Comments

Australia officials vow to continue the search, however the prime minister said they could not be certain of success.

London City Airport runway reopens after engine fault on Swiss Airlines plane
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# Evacuated

London City Airport runway reopens after engine fault on Swiss Airlines plane

Mar 27th 2014, 5:30 PM 7,972 Views 15 Comments

London City Airport described it as “minor technical incident”.

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