“This was his first time flying with them and I’m not sure if he had ever been in a small plane before. He was looking forward to the trip,” Mr Shedd’s dad told KSDK. … [Read more...] about Man sends haunting group photo to mum before fatal plane crash
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The plane was downed by two missiles, fired 30 seconds apart, from an air defense unit that mistook the jet for a cruise missile. An operator had forgotten to re-adjust the north direction on the radar system after moving to a new position, an error that contributed to misreading the radar’s data, according to the report published on CAO’s website on Saturday. … [Read more...] about Iran says forgetful operator helped trigger Ukraine jet crash
As of 8pm tonight, the Currowan Fire burning in the Shoalhaven has been set to out. The fire burned for 74 days, burnt out 499,621 hectares and spans from each end of the Shoalhaven. 312 homes were destroyed and 173 damaged. 1,889 homes saved by firefighters. #NSWRFS #nswfires pic.twitter.com/0IDLGK2p62 … [Read more...] about Heavy rain ‘breaking back’ of NSW fires, Currowan Fire ‘officially extinguished’ — but when will downpour end?
ISLAMABAD: The US has imposed a ban on Pakistan International Airlines flights for at least six months, citing dubious pilots' licenses, according to a media report on Friday. On Tuesday, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) ordered its 32 member states to bar Pakistani pilots from working, following reports of fake licenses being issued to them. The decision has been taken after 262 Pakistani pilots were grounded, whose licences the Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan had termed “dubious” in the National Assembly. The Express Tribune reported quoting sources that the US authorities have notified the national carrier of the ban through an email. They added that the special flight licences obtained by the PIA had also been revoked. The US officials said that the ban had been imposed because of the recent issue of suspected pilots' licences in PIA. PIA was allowed to operate 12 direct special flights to the United States of which the airline had operated … [Read more...] about US bans PIA operations over dubious licences issue: Report
“If anyone is found to have travelled in breach of any orders we’ll refer them to police and take the appropriate action, depending on whether anyone is symptomatic, to ensure the community is protected,” she said. … [Read more...] about Jetstar Melbourne to Sydney flight sees passengers disembark without coronavirus screening