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# airplane - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Four people killed as plane crashes into Mississippi home
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

Four people killed as plane crashes into Mississippi home

May 6th 2021, 10:04 PM 28,155 Views 8 Comments

Authorities were not aware of any distress calls from the plane.

# airplane - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

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

Divers recover black box from crashed Indonesia plane

Jan 12th 2021, 11:06 AM 11,300 Views 1 Comment

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

# airplane - Thursday 22 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:16 PM 24,874 Views 1 Comment

There were 146 passengers and crew on board.

# airplane - Friday 23 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 23rd 2018, 3:38 PM 53,550 Views 26 Comments

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
# Future

Silent plane with no moving parts makes 'historic' flight

Nov 21st 2018, 10:48 PM 31,770 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.

# airplane - Sunday 5 August, 2018

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

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

Updated Aug 5th 2018, 3:10 PM 23,122 Views 10 Comments

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
# BRAY AIR DISPLAY
# BRAY AIR DISPLAY

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

Jul 28th 2018, 10:00 AM 11,401 Views 8 Comments

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
# Lufthansa

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:43 PM 32,629 Views 27 Comments

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'
# Sydney
# Sydney

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

Jul 31st 2017, 7:12 AM 20,082 Views 28 Comments

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
# Turbulence
# Turbulence

Extreme turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok

May 2nd 2017, 1:16 PM 16,731 Views 22 Comments

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
# Dungarvan
# Dungarvan

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

Mar 28th 2017, 8:20 AM 14,557 Views 23 Comments

The man was the sole occupant of the airplane.

# airplane - Monday 27 March, 2017

Man dies following Waterford airplane crash
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Man dies following Waterford airplane crash

Mar 27th 2017, 7:02 PM 26,001 Views 2 Comments

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
# Han So Low
# Han So Low

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

Feb 15th 2017, 10:15 AM 30,025 Views 28 Comments

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
# Come Fly With IT
# Come Fly With IT

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

Nov 10th 2016, 9:28 AM 10,766 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.

# airplane - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

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

New-born baby found in plane toilet at Indonesia airport

Oct 12th 2016, 8:08 AM 10,901 Views 2 Comments

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
# Mystery
# Mystery

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

Jul 21st 2016, 9:52 AM 28,184 Views 34 Comments

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

# airplane - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 29th 2016, 8:07 PM 11,294 Views 9 Comments

The woooOOOooorst!

# airplane - Friday 8 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 8th 2016, 10:13 AM 27,050 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.

# airplane - Friday 1 January, 2016

A mam's heartfelt thank you to the air hostess who helped calm her baby is going viral
# Flying High
From The Daily Edge
# 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 10,358 Views 6 Comments

A+ customer service.

# airplane - Saturday 17 October, 2015

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

The 10 cushiest first-class airplane cabins in the world

Oct 17th 2015, 5:30 PM 37,459 Views 37 Comments

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
# Caught In The Middle
# 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 35,187 Views 17 Comments

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
# Miracle
# Miracle

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

Sep 5th 2015, 10:15 AM 27,566 Views 6 Comments

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
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

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

Sep 3rd 2015, 6:18 PM 20,060 Views 21 Comments

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
# First Class
# First Class

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

Aug 15th 2015, 9:30 AM 43,571 Views 38 Comments

Can you guess what destinations?

# airplane - Sunday 19 July, 2015

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

Romantic marriage proposal kicks off Bray Air Display

Jul 19th 2015, 7:30 PM 35,444 Views 33 Comments

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...
# Awful Carry-on
# Awful Carry-on

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

Jun 11th 2015, 12:07 PM 48,755 Views 20 Comments

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

# airplane - Monday 8 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 8th 2015, 7:57 AM 2,311 Views 1 Comment

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

# airplane - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

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

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

May 27th 2015, 10:22 PM 48,943 Views 38 Comments

Your move, Ryanair…

# airplane - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Two men killed in small aircraft crash in Wexford
# Emergency
# Emergency

Two men killed in small aircraft crash in Wexford

May 24th 2015, 7:55 PM 46,709 Views 37 Comments

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
# Automated
# Automated

We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes

Apr 18th 2015, 5:30 PM 10,485 Views 40 Comments

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
# Not Acceptable
# Not Acceptable

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

Mar 24th 2015, 4:13 PM 13,955 Views 177 Comments

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
# Seat With A View
# Seat With A View

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

Nov 2nd 2014, 4:00 PM 29,860 Views 36 Comments

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

# airplane - Sunday 12 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 12th 2014, 3:46 PM 7,668 Views 1 Comment

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Time Out
# Time Out

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 17,012 Views 3 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two Ryanair planes damaged in collision at Stansted Airport

Jun 28th 2014, 8:36 PM 50,995 Views 82 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

# airplane - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

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

Cork Airport emergency landing caused by faulty instrument in the cockpit

Jun 25th 2014, 11:45 AM 19,163 Views 43 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

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

Jun 11th 2014, 11:19 AM 20,159 Views 21 Comments

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

# airplane - Saturday 7 June, 2014

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

16 thoughts everyone has while packing for summer holidays

Jun 7th 2014, 1:00 PM 25,326 Views 12 Comments

Can’t someone else do it for us?

# airplane - Sunday 6 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 6th 2014, 8:25 AM 15,633 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”.

# airplane - Thursday 3 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 3rd 2014, 3:02 PM 10,476 Views 14 Comments

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

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