Another Crash Claims Three Lives as Cargo Flight Goes Down in Serengeti District

Another crash claims three lives as cargo flight goes down in Serengeti District (Picture by Peter Pabel @LOWL)

SERENGETI DISTRICT PLANE CRASH KILLS ALL THREE ON BOARD A converted Fokker 27-500, operating as a cargo plane, crashed yesterday evening for yet to be determined reasons while enroute from Mwanza, Tanzania’s lake side city, to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The aircraft, registered with the Kenya Civil Aviation as 5Y-SXP and MSN 10681, made […]

Russia Demands Publication Of MH17 Data Recordings

Russia Demands Publication Of MH17 Data Recordings

Russia is demanding to know why investigators have yet to publish the black box data from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July. Moscow blames Ukraine for the disaster, in which all 298 passengers and crew were killed. In a version of events widely believed in the West, Ukraine […]

Flight Systems Problem Disrupts Madrid Airport Traffic

Flight Systems Problem Disrupts Madrid Airport Traffic

. A two-hour technical problem in the flight planning system at Madrid’s Barajas airport caused delays and cancellations on Saturday, a busy weekend when many Spaniards and tourists were due to return from holiday. Enaire, the state-owned body responsible for air traffic management in Spain, said the problems affected part of the air transit control […]

Joan Rivers’ Chilling Joke About Death (VIDEO)

  CNN’s Miguel Marquez explains the chain of events that led up to Joan Rivers being rushed to the hospital. Source:  CNNInternational Related posts: How Will Film Go On After Walker’s Death? (VIDEO) Boeing 747, Qantas, Vh-ojh Incident 23 September 1999, Repair (Safety) Philippines: Super Typhoon Death Toll Rises (VIDEO) No Joke: Jay Leno Took […]

Papua New Guinea Volcano Erupts, Forcing Locals To Evacuate

Tavurvur Volcano, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea | tarotastic | Flickr

  Mount Tavurvur, Papua New Guinea Volcano, Erupts CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Several communities were evacuated and some international flights were diverted Friday after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea. Authorities in the South Pacific nation had evacuated communities close to Mount Tavurvur which erupted early Friday in Rabaul district on New Britain Island, […]

Germanwings Pilots To Strike After Talks Break Down

Germanwings Pilots To Strike After Talks Break Down

Lufthansa said talks with pilots over an early retirement scheme had ended without an agreement, leading to strike action on Friday that will affect thousands of people coming back from summer holidays. The Lufthansa pilots want the management to maintain the scheme that allows them to retire early at 55 and still keep some of […]

Malaysia, Australia To Share MH370 Search Costs

Malaysia, Australia To Share MH370 Search Costs

Malaysia said it will share with Australia the cost of the next stage in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, in the hope of unlocking modern aviation’s greatest mystery. Months of searching have failed to turn up any trace of the missing Boeing 777, which disappeared on March 8, carrying 239 passengers and […]

Mystery Of Death Valley’s ‘Sailing Stones’ Has Finally Been Solved

Mystery Of Death Valley's 'Sailing Stones' Has Finally Been Solved

  In a secluded corner of Death Valley National Park, strange rocks known as “sailing stones” have been known to move across level surfaces, completely unaided by gravity. We know the mysterious shifts occur because the rocks — some weighing as much as 700 pounds — leave behind long trails in the soil. But no one has […]



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