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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Plane

This year
# Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus website and app restored after suffering tech issues for two hours
The webiste and app were out of operation from approximately 11:30am to 1:30pm today.
# Minsk
Belarus's exiled opposition celebrate after partisans destroy Russian surveillance plane
Kyiv has said Russia has used Belarusian air strips as a base from which to launch strikes on Ukraine.
Last year
# Courts
Warrant re-issued for Ukrainian refugee who tried to get on plane without boarding pass
Marina Hrabar failed to answer bail for a second time by not attending her latest scheduled appearance today.
# Cessna 551
Mystery as private Germany-bound plane crashes off Latvia
It is not known what caused the plane to fly off course.
All time
# Kamchatka
Wreckage found after plane goes missing with 28 people on board in Russia
According to Russian media reports, none of the 28 people on board survived the crash.
# Philippines
Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 50
A total of 45 others were injured when the aircraft overshot a runway at Jolo airport in Sulu province.
# Philippines
Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 29 as rescuers search for survivors
The defence secretary said the air force C-130 plane had 92 people on board.
# Airport
British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow
The incident involved a freighter-only aircraft with no passengers on board.
# Roman Protasevich
Von Der Leyen promises sanctions for Belarus over diverted flight as detained activist appears in video
Journalist Roman Protasevich was detained yesterday after the flight was diverted to Minsk.
Journalist Roman Protasevich was detained on Sunday after the flight was diverted to Minsk
Micheál Martin said the incident was "a state-sponsored coercive act" and "absolutely unacceptable"
It is suspected that KGB agents were present on the Ryanair flight
Roman Protasevich: The award winning journalist who was branded 'terrorist' by Belarusian authorities
Michael O'Leary says diversion of Ryanair plane was 'state-sponsored hijacking'
# Sriwijaya Air
Indonesia intensifies search for black boxes of crashed plane carrying 62 people
The Boeing 737-500 jet disappeared minutes after taking off from Jakarta on Saturday.
# Turkey
120 people injured after plane skids down runway and breaks apart in Istanbul
The Transportation Ministry said there had been no deaths in what it called a “rough landing”.
# A holy show
Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?
We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.
# 737 max
Boeing expects 737 Max planes will resume flying in January
The 737 Max plane was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people.
# London
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.
# Rescue Mission
Pilot saved from electricity wires after ejecting from Air Force jet in Brittany
The incident happened during an exercise near Pluvigner.
# Strike
UK Ryanair pilots have planned to strike for a week in September
The pilots are striking over improved work and pay conditions.
# diverted
Aer Lingus flight forced to return to Dublin Airport after crew report 'smell' on board
The flight landed safely in Dublin at 9.05am and was met at the terminal by ground crews and engineers.
# American Airlines
US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems
There were 146 passengers and crew on board.
# Athy
Investigation underway after two men killed in light aircraft crash in Kildare
The Air Accident Investigation Unit are currently at scene.
# Emergency Landing
Pilot lands Myanmar plane safely without front wheels
The 82 passengers and 7 crew members were declared safe.
# Russia
Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41
There were 78 people including crew members on board the plane.
# grounded
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 Crash
Black box recovered from crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight
157 people were killed in yesterday’s crash, including Irishman Michael Ryan.
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.
# England
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.
# crowdfunding
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.
# Investigation
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”.
# Future
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.
# Moscow
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.
# Payson
Utah man crashes plane into his own home after being arrested for assault of his wife
The pilot, Duane Youd, died
# seatlle
'This is probably jail time for life, huh?' - Airline employee steals passenger plane, crashes into island
There were no other casualties in the incident.
# Crash
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.
# Havana
Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, former pilot alleges
The leased passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff killing over 100 people.
# lufthansa
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.
# Chicago
Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines
Long was fired in August after the incident.
# Stuttgart
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”.
# all that litters
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.
# United Airlines
'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.
# Tehran
Plane crashes in Iran, with all 66 people on board feared dead
The plane was flying from Tehran to the southern city of Yasuj.
# Moscow
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.