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# plane - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Singapore joins list of countries to ban use of 737 Max planes following Ethiopia Airlines crash

A total of 157 people died after the plane went down on Sunday.

# plane - Monday 11 March, 2019

Black box recovered from crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight

157 people were killed in yesterday’s crash, including Irishman Michael Ryan.

# plane - Sunday 10 March, 2019

One Irish person among 157 dead after Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes en route to Kenya

It has been reported that there were no survivors among the 157 people on board the aircraft.

# plane - Friday 8 March, 2019

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men

Andrew Hill said he was “truly sorry” for the part he played in the deaths.

# plane - Monday 28 January, 2019

Over €325,000 raised for private search to find missing footballer Emiliano Sala Crowdfunding This post contains videos

Over €325,000 raised for private search to find missing footballer Emiliano Sala

The official search for Sala and pilot David Ibbotson was called off last week.

# plane - Friday 25 January, 2019

British investigators probe licence held by pilot of missing Sala flight

Police said the chances of finding the 28-year-old Argentine alive were “extremely remote”.

# plane - 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.

Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off

The incident occurred in Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm yesterday.

# plane - Monday 13 August, 2018

# plane - Saturday 11 August, 2018

# plane - 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.

# plane - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, former pilot alleges

The leased passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff killing over 100 people.

# plane - 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.

# plane - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines

Long was fired in August after the incident.

# plane - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Over 100 passengers stranded after co-pilot showed up drunk

Police entered the cockpit of the plane in Stuttgart to find the 40-year-old in a “highly intoxicated condition”.

# plane - Friday 16 March, 2018

Over €300 million worth of gold spilled onto a Russian runway after a cargo plane shed its load

The cargo of bars of concentrated ore used to transport the precious metals weighed 9.3 tonnes.

# plane - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'A tragic accident': Dog dies in United Airlines overhead bin

The black French bulldog was in a pet carrier during the flight from Houston to New York on Monday.

# plane - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Plane crashes in Iran, with all 66 people on board feared dead

The plane was flying from Tehran to the southern city of Yasuj.

# plane - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Ice on sensors 'may have been cause' of Russian plane crash

The plane took off from Moscow on Sunday and went down in a field around 70 kilometres southeast of the city shortly after.

# plane - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died

Around 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board the regional flight destined for Orsk.

# plane - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Russian fighter jet shot down by rebels in Syria

Human rights monitors say the pilot of the plane was killed.

# plane - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport after captain fell ill

The plane was travelling from Florida to Copenhagen at the time.

# plane - Friday 19 January, 2018

'It was like hell': Passengers terrified as 'shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight forced turn back

Flight MH122 was heading from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur when one of its engines shut down.

# plane - Friday 10 November, 2017

Plane forced into emergency landing at Belfast Airport due to faulty nose gear

The flight, which was heading to Inverness, officially declared an emergency at 12.36pm.

# plane - Friday 4 August, 2017

Plane crash at Swiss summer camp kills two teenagers

A third person has been seriously injured, police said.

# plane - Saturday 29 July, 2017

A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece

The ticket mix-up at Charles de Gaulle airport was not noticed by airline staff.

# plane - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

16 dead in US military plane crash in Mississippi

All 16 victims were on the Marine Corps aircraft and there were no survivors.

# plane - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Prime Minister demands 'immediate answers' as forest fires continue to rage in Portugal

Earlier reports had suggested a plane had crashed while attempting to battle the blazes.

# plane - Monday 12 June, 2017

Plane lands safely in Sydney after crew notices hole in engine casing

Passengers said they heard a massive noise and smelled something burning.

# plane - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Children among 120 passengers on board missing Myanmar military plane

Debris has been found in the search for the plane, which was carrying soldiers and their relatives.

# plane - 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.

# plane - Monday 17 April, 2017

Five dead after small plane crashes into Portuguese supermarket

Four others received minor injuries, emergency services said.

# plane - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Harrison Ford won't lose pilot's licence for mistakenly landing on taxiway

The actor landed on a taxiway in February after flying over an American Airlines jet that was waiting to take off.

# plane - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Three years ago MH370 went missing and still hasn't been found

The plane, which had 239 people on board, has never been found.

# plane - 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.

# plane - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board

The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight was called off earlier this week.

# plane - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Search for missing flight MH370 called off after 3 years

The Malaysia Airlines aircraft disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on 8 March, 2014.

# plane - Monday 2 January, 2017

Man dies after emergency landing at Shannon Airport

The man was reportedly travelling under medical supervision.

# plane - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'No explosion' on downed Russian plane but terrorism not yet ruled out

Investigators say they are keeping an open mind.

# plane - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Korean Air crew to 'readily use stun guns' on troublesome passengers

The airline said it will also try to have at least one male flight attendant on duty for each flight.

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