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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Plane

All time
# Moscow
Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died
Around 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board the regional flight destined for Orsk.
# conflict zone
Russian fighter jet shot down by rebels in Syria
Human rights monitors say the pilot of the plane was killed.
# Dreamliner
Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport after captain fell ill
The plane was travelling from Florida to Copenhagen at the time.
# Malaysia Airlines
'It was like hell': Passengers terrified as 'shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight forced turn back
Flight MH122 was heading from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur when one of its engines shut down.
# Flybe
Plane forced into emergency landing at Belfast Airport due to faulty nose gear
The flight, which was heading to Inverness, officially declared an emergency at 12.36pm.
# Graubunden
Plane crash at Swiss summer camp kills two teenagers
A third person has been seriously injured, police said.
# All aboard
A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece
The ticket mix-up at Charles de Gaulle airport was not noticed by airline staff.
# Marine Corps
16 dead in US military plane crash in Mississippi
All 16 victims were on the Marine Corps aircraft and there were no survivors.
# Forest fires
Prime Minister demands 'immediate answers' as forest fires continue to rage in Portugal
Earlier reports had suggested a plane had crashed while attempting to battle the blazes.
# china eastern airlines
Plane lands safely in Sydney after crew notices hole in engine casing
Passengers said they heard a massive noise and smelled something burning.
# debris found
Children among 120 passengers on board missing Myanmar military plane
Debris has been found in the search for the plane, which was carrying soldiers and their relatives.
# Turbulence
Extreme turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok
Some passengers were slammed into the ceiling of the aircraft such was the force of the turbulence.
# tires
Five dead after small plane crashes into Portuguese supermarket
Four others received minor injuries, emergency services said.
# john wayne airport
Harrison Ford won't lose pilot's licence for mistakenly landing on taxiway
The actor landed on a taxiway in February after flying over an American Airlines jet that was waiting to take off.
# Mystery
Three years ago MH370 went missing and still hasn't been found
The plane, which had 239 people on board, has never been found.
# han so low
"Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?" - Harrison Ford in piloting near-miss
The actor, a seasoned pilot, flew in towards a taxiway instead of a runway.
# MH370
'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board
The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight was called off earlier this week.
# Malaysia Airlines
Search for missing flight MH370 called off after 3 years
The Malaysia Airlines aircraft disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on 8 March, 2014.
# kuwait airways
Man dies after emergency landing at Shannon Airport
The man was reportedly travelling under medical supervision.
# Black sea
'No explosion' on downed Russian plane but terrorism not yet ruled out
Investigators say they are keeping an open mind.
# Safety
Korean Air crew to 'readily use stun guns' on troublesome passengers
The airline said it will also try to have at least one male flight attendant on duty for each flight.
# gaddafi supporters
Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane
They had claimed to have a grenade when they took over the plane, which had over 100 people on board.
# JetBlue
Man ejected from flight after confronting Ivanka Trump
The man told her “your father is ruining the country”, according to reports.
# Engine Failure
Plane carrying 48 people crashes in Pakistan, killing all on board
It is one of the deadliest aviation accidents in the nation’s history.
# Tragedy
Plane that crashed killing 71 people 'may have run out of fuel'
A Brazilian soccer team was among the passengers onboard the plane.
# Close Call
Two injured in Toronto plane's near-miss with suspected drone
Two flight attendants on the passenger plane sustained minor injuries.
# hair force one
A prankster in Dublin has put Donald Trump’s plane up on DoneDeal
“Drinks service as standard – grab them in the cockpit.”
# trump's running mate
Mike Pence's plane slides off runway in New York
Luckily no one was injured.
# suspended flights
Significant delays at Belfast Airport after plane gets stuck on runway
All flights were suspended, but the airport is now taking inbound aircraft.
# Gulfstream IV
Government jet may have been sold for €330k less than its value
Additionally, spare parts for the aircraft were sold for what may have been just a fraction of their actual worth
# Australia
Flight forced to shut down engine after cabin fills with smoke
The plane had been travelling between Sydney to Cairns.
# how the other half flies
Hillary has unveiled 'Hill Force One' but does it stack up to Trump's gold encrusted jet?
Battle of the planes.
# She's flyin'
Sailing hero Annalise Murphy has airplane named after her
Annalise is the first modern-day person to have an aircraft named after her by an Irish airline.
# Cork Airport
Emergency landing at Cork Airport after plane reports smoke in the cockpit
The Aer Lingus flight landed just after 10am.
# Up A Tree
A German pilot was stuck up a tree all night after a crash-landing
Rescuers were afraid moving him would cause the plane to dislodge and crash to the ground.
# Cornwall
UK police probe near-miss between drone and passenger plane
The drone flew alongside the plane as it came in to land.
# david mcgowan
The man who brought a Boeing 767 to a Sligo glamping site is now moving a train from London
Several couples have asked if they can get married on the plane.
# hell freezes over
Donald Trump admits he was wrong about viewing secret Iran cash video
Trump raised eyebrows this week when he said he had seen a video showing the US transporting $400 million in cash to the Islamic Republic.
# Emergency Services
Cargo plane overshoots runway and skids into road at Milan airport
No one was injured, according to officials.
# Around The World
This solar-powered plane is nearing the end of a historic trip
The plane will soon become the first solar-powered airplane to circle the globe without using fuel.