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Did This 'Tiara-Wearing Lunatic' Bite a Fellow Plane Passenger or Is It Just a Case of Class Envy?

New York art curator Stacy Engman (who has a very colorful Instagram, for what it’s worth) was issued a summons for assault after allegedly biting a fellow first class passenger on a flight from Istanbul to JFK last summer. The best detail of the case: Engman, ever the elegant lady, was wearing a tiara when the biting supposedly happened In ...

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Pope's plane reports laser flash

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Alitalia flight landed in Mexico City after the incident Crew on Pope Francis’s flight from Cuba to Mexico last Friday reported a laser beam incident, the airline has said in a statement. The captain, Massimiliano Marselli, reported the laser sighting to the control tower at Mexico City. Alitalia flight AZ4000 was travelling from Havana ...

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Plane erupts in cheers as Patriots beat Giants on field goal

Dan Sullivan knew something was going to happen — good or bad — so he took out his “millennial playbook.” With passengers (most of them Patriots fans) on his flight from Orlando to Boston glued to the Giants-Pats game on their seat-back TVs Sunday evening, Sullivan decided to whip out his cell phone and tape the final seconds of the ...

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Both TransAsia plane engines lost power before Taiwan crash

TAIPEI, Taiwan – One of the engines on TransAsia Airways Flight 235 went idle 37 seconds after takeoff, and the pilots apparently shut off the other before making a futile attempt to restart it, Taiwan’s top aviation safety official said Friday. The details were presented at a news conference in Taipei by Aviation Safety Council Executive Director Thomas Wang as ...

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Police: Plane, helicopter collide in Maryland

Updated October 23, 2014 5:45 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Travel deals FREDERICK, Md. – A fire department official says three people were killed and two others were injured when an airplane and a helicopter collided in midair at Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland. Capt. Kevin Fox of Frederick County Fire and Rescue says the collision occurred at 3:40 p.m. He ...

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Malaysia Airlines Changes Plane Routes to Avoid Ukraine

Filed under: Travel, Security, Transportation & Logistics, Travel Industry Phil Nijhuis/APA closed desk of Malaysian airlines is seen at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam on Thursday. By EILEEN NG KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia Airlines says that in the wake of the shooting down of one of its passenger jets over Ukraine, it has changed the route its planes will take ...

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Mother on crashed plane led searchers to wreckage

Published: November 30, 2013 11:40 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | This image, provided by Alaska State Troopers, shows the wreckage of a plane that crashed near St. Marys, Alaska. (Nov. 29, 2013) ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A mother on board a plane that crashed in remote southwest Alaska made a frantic phone call for help resuscitating her 5-month-old ...

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