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Development in terrifying airport shooting

The Daily Telegraph Australia 20 Aug 2022
Police are calling for more witnesses of the Canberra Airport shooting to come forward to help explain the bizarre incident ....

The crew of a passenger plane didn't notice it was descending for almost one minute ...

Business Insider 19 Aug 2022
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), which investigates aircraft incidents in the UK, said in its that a Boeing 737-800, operated by German airline and travel agency Tui, significantly deviated from its scheduled flight path during a go-around at Aberdeen airport in Scotland. The incident occurred in September 2021.

High Points: Rough landings

Aspen Times 19 Aug 2022
On Monday afternoon, just about the time the rains came to Aspen, a tweet was sent out by @FlyAspenAirport — that would be the folks at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport — that read ... In fact, the incident shut down the airport for far more than just an hour ... airport for about nine hours.

Major aviation disaster averted: Plane misses landing as both pilots fall asleep at 37,000 feet | Mint

Live Mint 19 Aug 2022
The incident occurred on Monday when the aircraft was flying from Sudan's Khartoum to Ethiopia capital Addis Ababa.  ... The aviation surveillance system ADS-B confirmed the incident and posted a photo of the aircraft's flight path, which shows an infinity-like loop near the Addis Ababa airport.

Roundup: Ultralight crash at Camarillo Airport, Oxnard officers boxed in, more news

Yahoo Daily News 19 Aug 2022
Emergency personnel investigate the crash of an ultralight craft Thursday at the Camarillo Airport that left the pilot in critical condition. Here's a roundup of recent incidents and announcements from Ventura County agencies.Critical injuries in ultralight crash ... Ultralight crash at Camarillo Airport, more Ventura County news.

Planes trying to land collide in California, multiple fatalities reported

Hindustan Times 19 Aug 2022
The incident occurred when the two planes were trying to land at Watsonville Municipal Airport shortly before 3pm, according to a tweet from the city of Watsonville. “Multiple agencies responded to Watsonville Municipal Airport after 2 planes attempting to land collided.

US supports Ukraine attacking Crimea – Politico

Russia Today 19 Aug 2022
It was the second such incident in a matter of weeks, with a series of explosions also happening at the Saki military airfield earlier in the month, injuring 14 people and killing one ... Ukrainian drone shot down over Crimean airport.

Lorry, 4wd vehicle crash into moving train at Kota Kinabalu

Malaysian National News Agency 19 Aug 2022
... into a moving passenger train in an incident near Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) here this afternoon.

Unruly passenger causes flight from Newark airport to be diverted, officials say

NJ 18 Aug 2022
An unruly passenger led a United Airlines flight from Newark Liberty International Airport to divert to a Virginia airport while flying to Costa Rica Wednesday morning, officials said. United flight 1080 departed from Newark airport around 8.30 a.m ... The incident was being investigated by the FBI, the spokesman said.

Human umbilical cord found in baggage at Louisiana airport

Fox31 Denver 18 Aug 2022
(KLFY) - Airport officials in New Orleans found a passenger traveling with a human umbilical cord in their luggage earlier this month ... The incident happened on August 2 at the Louis Armstrong International Airport ... The US airports where TSA finds the most guns ... Topping the list was a chainsaw, also found at Louis Armstrong International Airport.

Fez-Bound Ryanair Flight Returns To Weeze Following A Bird Strike

Simple Flying 18 Aug 2022
When the incident occurred, the aircraft was headed towards Fes Sais ...

First responders, volunteers practice emergency techniques during staged event at Cedar City airport

St George News 18 Aug 2022
Rescuers evacuate and treat passengers during a mock disaster drill at Cedar City Regional Airport, Cedar City, Utah, Aug ... “What this exercise does is bring all the agencies together to address if an incident at the airport were to happen,” Cedar City spokesperson Gabrielle Costello said afterward.

AAIB Publishes Report Into British Airways Airbus A350 Tail Strike

Simple Flying 18 Aug 2022
The incident occurred on January 2nd, 2022, at London Heathrow Airport(LHR) ... The incident was the ...

US rapper A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to gun charges

Gulf News 18 Aug 2022
Image Credit. Reuters ... The “Praise the Lord (Da Shine)” artist was arrested over the incident at Los Angeles International Airport in April when he arrived on a private plane from Barbados ... He was held in Swedish custody for more than a month, in an incident which drew global attention, and was handed a suspended sentence. .

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers his annual State of the Nation Address ahead of the country's Independence Day, at the parliament building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022.
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