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#Near miss

# near-miss - Monday 15 February, 2021

Hugo Keenan: 'It was our accuracy that let us down'
# Near Miss
From The42
# Near Miss

Hugo Keenan: 'It was our accuracy that let us down'

Feb 15th 2021, 1:00 AM 8,209 Views 27 Comments

Ireland full back picked some positives from his side’s 15-13 defeat to France.

# near-miss - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork
# Near Miss
# Near Miss

Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork

May 28th 2020, 11:50 AM 27,672 Views 2 Comments

Temperatures over the bank holiday weekend are expected to reach the high 20s.

# near-miss - Monday 8 January, 2018

Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50
# Near Miss
# Near Miss

Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50

Jan 8th 2018, 9:42 PM 58,021 Views 52 Comments

Jason described the incident that happened as he was driving on the M50.

# near-miss - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Near miss at level crossing after closed barriers trapped car, report finds
# Close Shave
# Close Shave

Near miss at level crossing after closed barriers trapped car, report finds

Dec 20th 2017, 2:12 PM 52,368 Views 22 Comments

The incident happened in Roscommon earlier this year.

# near-miss - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

An Air Canada plane almost landed on crowded taxiway instead of runway in San Francisco
# Near Miss
# Near Miss

An Air Canada plane almost landed on crowded taxiway instead of runway in San Francisco

Jul 11th 2017, 10:49 PM 26,943 Views 14 Comments

“Where’s this guy going? He’s on the taxiway,” one of the pilots on the ground said.

# near-miss - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Russian fighter jet 'came within five feet of US spy plane'
# Tensions
# Tensions

Russian fighter jet 'came within five feet of US spy plane'

Jun 21st 2017, 1:11 PM 20,311 Views 48 Comments

It’s not known how many US crew were on the plane.

# near-miss - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks
# Kilbarrack Station
# Kilbarrack Station

'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks

Apr 23rd 2017, 12:10 AM 34,945 Views 30 Comments

A new video shows how dangerous crossing the tracks can be.

# near-miss - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Harrison Ford to air traffic control after near miss: 'I'm the schmuck that landed on the taxiway'
# Chewie Get Us Outta Here
# Chewie Get Us Outta Here

Harrison Ford to air traffic control after near miss: 'I'm the schmuck that landed on the taxiway'

Mar 25th 2017, 11:56 AM 28,009 Views 12 Comments

He told the air traffic controllers that “it’s a big deal for me”.

# near-miss - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Footage emerges of Harrison Ford's piloting near miss at California airport
# Clear And Present Danger
# Clear And Present Danger

Footage emerges of Harrison Ford's piloting near miss at California airport

Feb 22nd 2017, 4:37 PM 35,394 Views 47 Comments

Ford narrowly missed the American Airlines plane at John Wayne Airport in southern California.

# near-miss - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

'We have to be perfect': Attack the only way to keep All Blacks off balance
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

'We have to be perfect': Attack the only way to keep All Blacks off balance

Nov 1st 2016, 7:00 AM 7,964 Views 20 Comments

Gordon D’Arcy feel he has been on the precipice of beating New Zealand three times only to fall short.

# near-miss - Friday 7 October, 2016

Dublin airport worker sues over fears her ambulance almost hit plane on runway
# Near Miss
# Near Miss

Dublin airport worker sues over fears her ambulance almost hit plane on runway

Oct 7th 2016, 5:54 PM 31,692 Views 0 Comments

Roselyn O’Neill told the Circuit Civil Court she has suffered since the incident.

# near-miss - Monday 25 April, 2016

Norwegian fighter jet machine guns own tower by accident
# Norway
# Norway

Norwegian fighter jet machine guns own tower by accident

Apr 25th 2016, 3:30 PM 29,696 Views 86 Comments

Almost the identical thing happened in 2009.

# near-miss - Friday 8 January, 2016

Yaya Toure hits out at 'pathetic, indecent' African Player of the Year snub
# Outburst
From The42
# Outburst

Yaya Toure hits out at 'pathetic, indecent' African Player of the Year snub

Jan 8th 2016, 9:24 PM 17,039 Views 27 Comments

The 32-year-old midfielder has previously bagged the prestigious individual accolade in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

# near-miss - Thursday 24 December, 2015

New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss
# Close Call
# Close Call

New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss

Dec 24th 2015, 1:26 PM 24,042 Views 20 Comments

Two planes came within 800m of each other last March.

# near-miss - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Hurler of the Year in waiting TJ Reid almost quit playing for Kilkenny a few years ago
# Near Miss
From The42
# Near Miss

Hurler of the Year in waiting TJ Reid almost quit playing for Kilkenny a few years ago

Oct 8th 2015, 6:00 AM 5,303 Views 2 Comments

Reid was frustrated in 2012 but shared his feelings with manager Brian Cody and Henry Shefflin.

# near-miss - Monday 18 May, 2015

Djokovic nearly takes his eye out by showing how NOT to open a bottle of champagne
# Near Miss
From The42
# Near Miss

Djokovic nearly takes his eye out by showing how NOT to open a bottle of champagne

May 18th 2015, 6:10 PM 5,084 Views 3 Comments

The Serb managed to escape without injury after getting the better of Roger Federer in the final of the the Internazionali d’Italia.

# near-miss - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Was it Russian? British? Mystery surrounds submarine that 'dragged' trawler off Co Down
# Near Miss
# Near Miss

Was it Russian? British? Mystery surrounds submarine that 'dragged' trawler off Co Down

Apr 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 37,219 Views 61 Comments

The vessel was heavily damaged following the incident.

# near-miss - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

UTV Ireland reporter doesn't even flinch when stray van ploughs through her shot
# Van Watch
From The Daily Edge
# Van Watch

UTV Ireland reporter doesn't even flinch when stray van ploughs through her shot

Jan 6th 2015, 9:37 AM 5,462 Views 2 Comments

Beeeeeeeeep.

# near-miss - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

How well do you remember Liverpool's brush with Premier League glory?
# Quiz
From The42
# Quiz

How well do you remember Liverpool's brush with Premier League glory?

Dec 31st 2014, 8:00 PM 6,426 Views 13 Comments

Liverpool were agonisingly close to ending their title drought last season.

# near-miss - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Longboarder has unbelievable near miss with bus
# Lucky
From The Daily Edge
# Lucky

Longboarder has unbelievable near miss with bus

Dec 18th 2014, 7:00 PM 2,747 Views 1 Comment

Our nerves.

# near-miss - Friday 21 November, 2014

Arsenal nearly signed Messi, admits Wenger
# Coulda Woulda Shoulda
From The42
# Coulda Woulda Shoulda

Arsenal nearly signed Messi, admits Wenger

Nov 21st 2014, 11:23 AM 4,211 Views 9 Comments

We’re not sure he should be admitting this.

# near-miss - Monday 13 October, 2014

Absolute boss narrowly avoids hurtling motorbike, without even hanging up his phone
# Near Miss
From The Daily Edge
# Near Miss

Absolute boss narrowly avoids hurtling motorbike, without even hanging up his phone

Oct 13th 2014, 7:20 PM 2,790 Views 1 Comment

He meant to do that.

# near-miss - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

A Labour TD crashed his car into the barrier at Leinster House
# Bit Of A Commotion
# Bit Of A Commotion

A Labour TD crashed his car into the barrier at Leinster House

Oct 7th 2014, 1:21 PM 13,460 Views 35 Comments

Robert Dowds got a slight cut to his hand but is otherwise okay.

# near-miss - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Rainbow admirer narrowly misses being hit by lightning
# Near Miss
From The Daily Edge
# Near Miss

Rainbow admirer narrowly misses being hit by lightning

Aug 28th 2014, 8:56 AM 1,382 Views 0 Comments

Too close for comfort.

# near-miss - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Insane near-miss in a racecar doesn't even bother driver
# Racecar
From The Daily Edge
# Racecar

Insane near-miss in a racecar doesn't even bother driver

Jul 16th 2014, 3:27 PM 2,635 Views 1 Comment

This is waaay too close for comfort.

# near-miss - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport

Jun 11th 2014, 11:19 AM 20,111 Views 21 Comments

After getting the warning one of the aircraft had to make an immediate right turn to avoid a crash.

# near-miss - Monday 26 May, 2014

Irish hooker Fogarty misses out on Top 14 after Agen play-off defeat
# Next Year
From The42
# Next Year

Irish hooker Fogarty misses out on Top 14 after Agen play-off defeat

May 26th 2014, 1:51 PM 3,790 Views 2 Comments

The former Munster forward and his teammates were beaten by a Sireli Bobo-influenced La Rochelle.

# near-miss - Friday 4 April, 2014

VIDEO: Norwegian skydiver claims footage shows he was nearly hit by a meteorite
# Close Shave
From The42
# Close Shave

VIDEO: Norwegian skydiver claims footage shows he was nearly hit by a meteorite

Apr 4th 2014, 4:16 PM 24,486 Views 25 Comments

Norway’s public broadcaster NRK aired the clip of Anders Helstrup’s jump last night.

# near-miss - Friday 21 March, 2014

This eye-watering near-miss was an incredible escape for everyone
# Whoa
From The Daily Edge
# Whoa

This eye-watering near-miss was an incredible escape for everyone

Mar 21st 2014, 8:49 AM 2,899 Views 0 Comments

Their guardian angels were doing some heavy lifting.

# near-miss - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Stage invader falls from rafters at New Year's Eve concert (video)
# Near Miss
From The Daily Edge
# Near Miss

Stage invader falls from rafters at New Year's Eve concert (video)

Jan 2nd 2014, 5:00 PM 2,838 Views 0 Comments

The man’s injuries are serious but not life-threatening, according to reports of the incident in Perth, Australia.

# near-miss - Monday 25 November, 2013

17 of the cruellest moments in Irish sporting history
# Near Miss
From The42
# Near Miss

17 of the cruellest moments in Irish sporting history

Nov 25th 2013, 9:30 PM 38,194 Views 104 Comments

Yesterday was not the first time there was heartbreak for Irish sports fans.

# near-miss - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Lucky escape for Harlem Globetrotter as backboard collapses and shatters on top of him
# Near Miss
From The42
# Near Miss

Lucky escape for Harlem Globetrotter as backboard collapses and shatters on top of him

Nov 12th 2013, 1:38 PM 3,136 Views 1 Comment

Who knew basketball could be so dangerous?

# near-miss - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV
# Near Miss
From The Daily Edge
# Near Miss

Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV

Sep 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 10,538 Views 17 Comments

Watch the nail-biting near miss in Brisbane.

# near-miss - Friday 21 June, 2013

Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC
# New York
# New York

Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC

Jun 21st 2013, 6:30 PM 14,838 Views 29 Comments

The Delta Air Lines Boeing 747 came close to a Shuttle America plane on 13 June.

# near-miss - Friday 26 April, 2013

12 people who had an unbelievably close call From The Daily Edge

12 people who had an unbelievably close call

Apr 26th 2013, 8:30 PM 40,497 Views 30 Comments

Prepare to say ARGH.

# near-miss - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

VIDEO: The flukiest near-miss you'll see today
# Lucky
From The42
# Lucky

VIDEO: The flukiest near-miss you'll see today

Apr 23rd 2013, 10:30 PM 3,185 Views 2 Comments

You won’t see much more panic-stricken defending than this.

VIDEO: Man almost makes a meal out of cat
# Cat For Dinner
From The Daily Edge
# Cat For Dinner

VIDEO: Man almost makes a meal out of cat

Apr 23rd 2013, 5:24 PM 573 Views 0 Comments

An actual meal.

# near-miss - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon

Apr 21st 2013, 10:48 AM 7,889 Views 2 Comments

Keith Luxon is running in his 72nd long-distance event today.

# near-miss - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Asteroid comes close to Earth - but what would happen if it hit us?
# Near Miss
From The Daily Edge
# Near Miss

Asteroid comes close to Earth - but what would happen if it hit us?

Nov 8th 2011, 1:52 PM 13,434 Views 28 Comments

Astronomers say the asteroid will pass Earth safely this evening – but here’s a worst-case scenario guide to what would happen if it didn’t.

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