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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Plane

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'Important and encouraging lead' in search for missing Malaysia jet
The Australian head of the mission urged caution about the signals similar to that of a black box which were detected yesterday saying: “We are working in a very big ocean and within a very large search area”.
“Goodnight…” New official account of last words from MH370 cockpit
The new official version of last words spoken from the cockpit is ‘more in keeping with the way a pilot might usually speak to air traffic control,’ according to one expert.
Search stepped up for missing Malaysia Airlines flight
It’s 22 days since the plane vanished with 239 people on board.
Two people die after plane crashes and bursts into flames in Essex field
The pilot and passenger of the light aircraft died in the crash this afternoon.
Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s been talking about the shock resignation of Patrick Nulty, Phil Hogan’s spat with Micheál Martin, and the grisly ‘House of Horror’ discovery in Nigeria.
Large 'floating object' seen in Indian Ocean during missing plane search
China has a new satellite image of the object, which it believes could be related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.
Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
Investigations continued into two Dublin murders, Crimea voted… and the triumphant BOD & co. returned home.
25 countries now involved in hunt for missing plane as pilots’ homes searched
Police say they have searched the homes of both pilots and examined the captain’s home flight simulator.
Timeline: The hunt for the mystery Malaysia Airlines flight
The search enters its eighth day today and authorities now say the plane’s disappearance was ‘deliberate’.
Missing Malaysian plane may have flown for 4 hours after losing contact - report
The Wall Street Journal says investigators suspect the missing plane could have been diverted to an unknown location.
US sends FBI to aid search for missing jet but insist 'no evidence of terrorism yet'
A total of 40 ships and 22 aircraft are searching for the jet which has been missing since Saturday morning.
Two passengers on Malaysia plane had stolen EU passports
Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirmed that names of two nationals listed on the manifest matched passports reported stolen in Thailand.
Jet carrying Spanish Prime Minister makes emergency landing in Dublin
Taoiseach Enda Kenny called him afterwards to make sure everything was okay.
No Swiss jets scrambled after hijacking... as airforce only works office hours
“Switzerland cannot intervene because its airbases are closed at night and on the weekend,” a spokesperson said.
Unlucky GoPro camera falls out of plane, lands in pig pen, gets chewed by pig
Now THAT’S what I call an incredible journey.
Lone survivor found after Algeria military plane crash kills 77
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced three days of national mourning to begin tomorrow, praising the soldiers who perished in the crash as “martyrs.”
6 ways Ryanair's fully allocated seating will change your life
These flights, they are a’changing.
Jeremy Clarkson apologises after posting "gay c*nt" photo
Will he ever learn?
Jonah Hill tells tragic tale of getting the blame for someone else's smell
It could have been love, were it not for the horrific smell in the jacks.
Missing Mozambican plane found in Namibia, all 33 on board dead
The wreckage was found in northeastern Namibia, at Bwabwata National Park.
Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines
The aid is being sent by GOAL on a special Aer Lingus flight to the stricken country.
Skydivers record terrifying collision between two planes
Two planes collided at 12,000 feet and incredibly, everyone survived.
FBI investigating rise in lasers targeting commercial airplanes
This follows two incidents on Tuesday in which lasers were pointed at the cockpits of planes.
At least 10 dead as plane carrying parachutists crashes in Belgium
The mayor of Fernelmont said the plane crashed around 10 minute after it took off.
Climber finds treasure trove off Mont Blanc
The climber found emeralds, rubies and sapphires that had been buried for decades after a plane crashed some 50 years ago.
Delta: Plane was diverted to Dublin “out of an abundance of caution”
Passengers and crew members had complained of nausea and headaches, due to a ventilation problem.
Aer Arann sells aircraft as part of profitability strategy
The company aims to get back to profitability, so has sold one plane to Myanmar Airways.
Biggest Irish airshow since 1936 to take place next month
FlightFest will see a selection of aircraft, from flying boats to massive cargo planes, fly over the River Liffey next month.
Plane makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport
The transatlantic Delta flight from JFK experienced “engine problems”.
Joy and celebration as New Zealand celebrates first same-sex weddings
One couple, who had been together 13 years, got married at 39,000 feet.
Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead
The propeller-driven plane struck two small homes near Tweed New Haven Airport in Connecticut, USA. The victims have not yet been identified.
Column: Pope Francis' new and modern rhetoric is refreshing
We’ve watched people disappear from our churches in recent year but Pope Francis has brought some back, writes Father Seamus Ahearne, who says from his first appearance, this pontiff showed he was different.
Eight injured as plane lands nose-first in New York
The plane carrying 150 people collapsed on landing at La Guardia airport.
11 things Father Ted taught us about going on our holidays
Is there anything to be said for having another round of crazy golf.
US transport security's Instagram shows confiscated guns and fireworks
We think it’s bad to carry liquids on board.
Asiana chief defends 'experienced' pilots as investigators question them
Two teenage Chinese girls were killed and more than 180 people injured when the flight skidded out of control and went on fire.
Passengers stuck on overheated plane take dramatic action
Using the power of song.
13 people who fill you with rage when you're taking a flight
To queue or not to queue?
€569 million - Ryanair's profit for last year up 13%
The airline reported the profits despite higher fuel costs, which represents 45 per cent of the companies total costs.