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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Plane

All time
# have a nice flight
These parents handed out sweets to plane passengers to apologise for their crying babies
# Singapore Airlines
Fire engulfs wing of passenger plane after emergency landing
Dramatic footage shows plumes of black smoke billowing from the aircraft.
# South Pole
Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission
It was only the third time that an emergency rescue operation has been launched in the middle of winter.
# Suspicious
Professor interrogated after passenger reports him for doing maths on plane
The woman sitting next to him was concerned he was a terrorist because he was writing “strange things” on paper.
# Liverpool
Plane forced to land after drunk passengers start fighting
The two British nationals were on a plane to Alicante.
# no explosives
"It's over": Plane standoff ends after hijacker surrenders in Cyprus
The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed no Irish citizens were involved.
# Russia
62 dead as airliner crashes and bursts into flames in poor weather
The accident happened early this morning.
# Air France
Small child found hidden in plane passenger's carry-on luggage
The woman placed the child at her feet under a blanket – but the girl was discovered when she needed to go to the toilet.
# strike it rich
This man found out he's going to be a dad over a plane loudspeaker
# Tragedy
23 confirmed dead as passenger plane crashes on Nepal mountain
The aircraft lost contact with air traffic control eight minutes after taking off.
# Somalia
One passenger confirmed missing after blast rips hole in airplane
There are reports that a man was sucked out of the hole in the plane.
# Somalia
Man 'sucked out of plane' after explosion
The pilot said he thought the blast was caused by a bomb.
# Terror Alert
'Fake bomb' causes Paris-bound Air France jet to make emergency landing
The flight from Mauritius was forced to land in Kenya.
# hot liquid
Ryanair passenger whose genitals were burned by spilled tea settles claim
The 33-year-old’s social, domestic and recreational lifestyle was “interfered with” following the incident, he said.
# crashed
Putin: Downing of Russian jet by Turkey a "stab in the back"
Video footage of the incident showed a warplane crashing onto a hill and two crew members apparently parachuting safely.
# Bulgaria
Bomb scare forces plane from Poland to Egypt to make emergency landing
A man on the aircraft claimed there were explosives on board.
# Egypt
At least 179 Irish people in Egypt as world leaders say bomb may have brought down plane
A number of European airlines are preparing to bring tourists home from Sharm el-Sheikh.
# metrojet
Reports: Sinai plane black box shows emergency 'took crew by surprise'
The Egyptian president made the claim.
# sinai
Doomed Russian jet broke apart "in the air" before Egypt crash
A top Russian investigator says the wreckage is strewn over a large area.
# Egypt
Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for downing Russian passenger plane
Emergency services have found no survivors of the 224 people on board.
# caught in the middle
Someone has come up with a way to make the middle seat in a plane more comfy
No one likes sitting in the middle, but someone has to.
# Comeback
Concorde fans are so dedicated they could have it back in the skies in four years
A group of Concorde enthusiasts says it’s raised enough funds to buy one and get it flying again.
# big buala bos
Is clapping when the plane lands an Irish thing or does everyone do it?
We investigated.
# Miracle
This woman was the sole survivor of a flight obliterated by a thunderstorm
Juliane Koepcke was believed to be dead before she reappeared after trekking through the jungle for 11 days.
The airplane part found on remote island IS from missing flight MH370
The plane disappeared on 8 March 2014.
# air show
Pilot dies after stunt plane crashes in New York
No one else was injured.
# 1945
Remains of two crewmen of World War II fighter plane found in Poland
The fighter-bomber plane was shot down by Germany.
# mayday call
Engine was on fire before fatal plane crash in Waterford
Howard Cox died in the crash last month.
# no experience
Passenger crash-lands plane after pilot collapses at controls
The woman was injured in the crash, while the pilot died.
# plane breakup
A woman sat next to a couple breaking up on a plane and live-tweeted everything
Who breaks up with someone ON A PLANE?
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
The death of a man in Naas, the Provisional IRA and the plane tragedy in West Sussex had people talking.
# Trigana Air
Everybody on board the crashed Indonesian plane has died
The plane crashed on Sunday due to bad weather carrying 54 people.
# MH370
'I don't believe this latest information about the plane, they have been lying to us'
Relatives have been waiting over a year for news.
# experts gather
Wing part found on island is from MH370
Technical experts in France began examining the plane part today.
# crosswinds
Round of applause for the pilot who landed this plane in Cork
# Hypersonic
Airbus patents jet that could fly from Dublin to New York in under an hour
That’s pretty fast.
# Cheshire
Emotional Chris Evans confirms pilot died in air display crash
The incident happened just before 2pm.
# whoops
Here's how to find your iPhone if it falls from a plane
More a case of “when” rather than “if”, really.
# England
Plane that 'belongs to Bin Laden family' crashes killing four people
It is being reported that Osama bin Laden’s sister and step mother are among those killed.