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# airplane - Thursday 17 October, 2019

E-fit image released of man found dead in London after falling from plane

The body of the man was found in a residential garden on 30 June.

# airplane - Thursday 22 August, 2019

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

There were 146 passengers and crew on board.

# airplane - Friday 23 November, 2018

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

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

# airplane - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Silent plane with no moving parts makes 'historic' flight Future This post contains videos

Silent plane with no moving parts makes 'historic' flight

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

# airplane - Sunday 5 August, 2018

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

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

# airplane - Saturday 28 July, 2018

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

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

# airplane - Monday 23 April, 2018

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

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

# airplane - Monday 31 July, 2017

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

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

# airplane - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Extreme turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok

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

# airplane - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

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

The man was the sole occupant of the airplane.

# airplane - Monday 27 March, 2017

Man dies following Waterford airplane crash

The plane crash landed earlier this afternoon.

# airplane - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

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

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

# airplane - Thursday 10 November, 2016

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

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

# airplane - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

New-born baby found in plane toilet at Indonesia airport

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

# airplane - Thursday 21 July, 2016

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

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

# airplane - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This woman just found a whole new way to be annoying on an airplane Hairplane!

# airplane - Friday 8 January, 2016

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

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

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

# airplane - Friday 1 January, 2016

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

# airplane - Saturday 17 October, 2015

The 10 cushiest first-class airplane cabins in the world

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

# airplane - Saturday 19 September, 2015

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

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

# airplane - Saturday 5 September, 2015

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

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

# airplane - Thursday 3 September, 2015

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

The plane disappeared on 8 March 2014.

# airplane - Saturday 15 August, 2015

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

Can you guess what destinations?

# airplane - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Romantic marriage proposal kicks off Bray Air Display

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

# airplane - Thursday 11 June, 2015

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

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

# airplane - Monday 8 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Kate Moss had to be escorted off a flight for being 'disruptive' Moss Goss

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

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

# airplane - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

# airplane - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Two men killed in small aircraft crash in Wexford

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

# airplane - Saturday 18 April, 2015

We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes

It might not be too far off either.

# airplane - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

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

The Minister for Defence was speaking in the Dáil today.

# airplane - Sunday 2 November, 2014

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

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

# airplane - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Couple misses flight, bangs on window to get pilot's attention Missed Connection

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

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# airplane - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Two Ryanair planes damaged in collision at Stansted Airport

No one was injured in the incident.

# airplane - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Cork Airport emergency landing caused by faulty instrument in the cockpit

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

# airplane - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

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

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

# airplane - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 16 thoughts everyone has while packing for summer holidays Luggage Struggle

16 thoughts everyone has while packing for summer holidays

Can’t someone else do it for us?

# airplane - Sunday 6 April, 2014

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

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”.

# airplane - Thursday 3 April, 2014

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

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

# airplane - Thursday 27 March, 2014

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

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

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