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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

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Twelve people still missing from scene of Taiwan plane crash
The pilot of the aircraft is being hailed as a hero.
Ryanair co-pilot praised for safe emergency landing after captain fell ill
At one stage, the commander of the craft fell unconscious.
Pilot captured after Islamic State shoots down coalition jet for the first time
It is believed a heat-seeking missile shot down the warplane.
One killed after French military jet crashes into home for disabled
Five other residents at the care home were injured in the incident with one in serious condition.
Couple misses flight, bangs on window to get pilot's attention
And the video of the incident is going totally viral. Oops.
Unresponsive US plane that flew over Cuba crashes off Jamaican coast
The plane was pursued by US fighter jets until it entered Cuban airspace.
Pilot averts disaster after false arm fell off as he landed plane
The incident happened after his prosthetic limb became detached on a flight in February.
US pilot treats passengers to pizza after storms delay flight
Ryanair, take note.
Pilot hailed after landing plane that had lost power
The plane was damaged in the landing, but all on board were unhurt.
Manx2 pilot 'put himself under pressure' to land in thick fog - rather than unfamiliar airport
The coroner’s court also heard today that responses to safety recommendations made as a consequence of the crash were not adequate.
Daughter of MH370 pilot accuses Daily Mail of 'making up' quotes from her
Aishah Zaharie is quoted by the paper as calling her father ‘disturbed’ but she claims the paper invented her words.
Can you see what this Air Corps pilot has just done?
It’s all in a day’s work for the Air Corps.
UPS plane crash pilot said work 'schedules were killing him'
Captain Cerea Beal and his co-pilot died in the Alabama crash.
Tiredness and 'inadequate training' of flight crew factors in Cork Airport crash
The AAIU’s report into the tragic events of 10 February 2011 has revealed a number of “systemic deficiencies”.
British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport
The airline has stated that all passengers disembarked safely.
Pilot arrested at English airport on suspicion of being drunk
The airline said the pilot has been grounded after he was arrested at Leeds Bradford airport last night.
You can now do up to three - instead of two - JobBridge internships
So far the number of JobBridge internships has passed 20,000.
Ryanair to sue Channel 4 over Dispatches programme on pilots and safety
A strongly worded statement from Ryanair this evening refuted what they described as “false and defamatory claims”.
WATCH: The Kanye West sitcom clip you never thought you'd see
Kanye West and Larry David worked together apparently.
These people are NASA's eight new astronauts
The astronauts will earn between $64,000 and $141,000 per year, and will be part of the team that lays the groundwork for NASA missions.
Snapshot: Is there anything Cristiano Ronaldo can't do?
The Real Madrid star tweeted a pic of himself as a pilot earlier today.
Irish pilots 'fear air crash' due to fatigue
The Irish Airline Pilots Association said that it was concerned that the European Aviation Safety Authority was not using certain scientific recommendations on its proposed EU Flight Time Limitations.
Political integration scheme connects migrants to Leinster House
How did four migrants get on during a pilot scheme working with TDs for six months? finds out.
Emergency landing at Dublin Airport
A Tenerife-bound Thomas Cook flight with 323 passengers and crew on board made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport this morning.
Eric Elwood: If I won Euromillions I'd sign Richie McCaw myself
The Connacht coach would love to draft in the All Black captain but admits he may have to find a blank cheque.
This guy wanted to propose to his girlfriend - so he pretended to crash a plane
“She thought we were dying and ended up with a ring!” says the prankster.
AXA pilots 'big brother'-style car scheme
People who take part in the Drivesave scheme, which monitors their driving behaviour, can save up to 30 per cent off their insurance.
Amelia Earhart search expedition finds 'debris field' off Pacific island
High-res footage has revealed “a scattering of man-made objects” in location consistent with 1937 photo which sparked search.
Syria: Rebels claim to capture pilot of downed warplane
Rebel fighters say they shot the plane down earlier using an anti-aircraft weapon.
Trainee pilots to protest outside Dáil on Wednesday
The students, who are unable to complete their training, said it is the government’s responsibility to come up with a solution.
Amelia Earhart search project prepares to launch new expedition
New search will focus on area of underwater reef along the Pacific atoll of Nikumaroro.
Syrian air force pilot defects to Jordan and is granted political asylum
The pilot flew his plane to Jordan while on a training mission.
What is the Public Services Card?
The Public Services Card will include facial imaging software to help detect and prevent welfare fraud. What else do we know about this new ID card?
Prince Harry may return to Afghanistan as front line pilot
Captain Wales became a fully-qualified Apache Attack helicopter pilot yesterday.
Pilot taken off Aer Arann flight crew after failing breath test
The flight from Bristol to Cork was delayed for several hours on Thursday while a replacement pilot was found.
2011's top 7 lucky escapes
There were numerous lucky people this year who escaped from car crashes, plummeting helicopters, speeding trains and more. We have some of the most jaw-dropping videos here.
'Hero' Iranian pilot suspended after landing without front wheels
Iran investigating last week’s dramatic landing at an airport in Tehran.
28 dead after Papua New Guinea air crash
The plane crashed in a remote forest during a violent storm – four people survived.
Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach
Passenger has been pulled alive from light aircraft which crashed into the sea – its outline can be clearly seen under the water.
German authorities investigate fatal blimp crash
The pilot of a blimp died on Sunday after an apparent sudden loss of weight caused the ship to shoot into the air, where it burst into flames. The two passengers on board leapt to safety.