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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Plane

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Passenger kicked off plane for over-singing Whitney Houston
The authorities did not always love her.
Plane overshoots Bali runway into sea
Everyone on board the plane survived, a transport ministry official said.
British military plane takes €1 million to Cyprus
The defence ministry said the cash cargo flight is a “contingency” plan in case banks in the country stop giving out money.
Stuck in the mud: Poland airport closes as plane skids off runway
Last night’s flight to Dublin was delayed as a result.
VIDEO: Fill 'er up! Plane visits petrol station... then takes off
Wait, did he pay for that petrol?
Report into Birr plane crash found ‘no technical defect’
Flying instructor Niall Doherty and trainee Damien Deegan died in the crash last month.
Rihanna confirms Dublin date, brings 150 weary journalists to New York
Rihanna will be bringing her Diamonds tour to Dublin next year.
Ryanair comes onto customers via website
You saucy divils!
Rihanna "having the craic" on her round-the-world plane trip
150 journalists and fans are joining Rihanna as she plays seven gigs in seven days around the world.
Flights in Irish airspace increase in October
What was the busiest day for flights last month?
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.
Turkey confiscates 'suspected arms' from Syrian plane
Turkey forced a Syrian passenger plane from Moscow to land in Ankara, reportedly suspecting it was carrying weapons. It was allowed leave some hours later.
US flight turned back after Facebook threat
Man may have been target of hoax on social networking site but it disrupted US Airways flight.
Virgin Atlantic flight diverts to Gatwick after declaring on-board problem
The airline has said that there is no mayday situation onboard. The plane dumped or burned off fuel over the Irish Sea before turning back.
Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat
The flight from New York made an emergency landing after an anonymous phone call said there were explosives on board.
What happens when an aeroplane hits a bird? This.
The United Airlines flight was able to land safely, despite having a big hole in it.
Belarus generals fired after teddy bear invasion
The firings come after a Swedish advertising firm entered the countries airspace and dropped pro-democracy teddy bears from a plane.
Search for Amelia Earhart's plane begins in Hawaii
The search begins this morning in Honolulu for the famous aviator, who went missing in her plane over the South Pacific 75 years ago.
Plane flies swastika banner over New York and New Jersey
The banner was the work of the Raelian society, a UFO religion that wants the symbol to be rehabilitated.
Plane tyre bursts on landing at Dublin Airport
The plane had just arrived from the Isle of Man when the incident happened. All 29 passengers were unhurt and disembarked safely.
Plane goes off the runway at Waterford Airport
No injuries are reported after the FlyBe passenger plane came off the runway this evening.
Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city
The plane crashed into a two-storey building in Africa’s largest city. Residents said the plane had been coming in low and making a loud noise before it crashed.
In pictures: Is this the cutest plane in the world?
Or is it all a bit too much?
Flying with Ryanair this weekend? You should read this…
The airline’s website will be inaccessible for an extended period of time over the weekend – meaning passengers may have to check-in online earlier than planned.
Plane crash kills 15 in Nepal mountains, 6 survive
A plane carrying Nepalese, Indian and Western passengers crashed into a mountain in the Himalayas today, killing 15 people and critically injuring six.
VIDEO: WWII Kittyhawk fighter plane found in Sahara
Plane which crashed in June 1942 has been found after 70 years in the desert.
Bodies found at Russian jet wreckage in Indonesia
All 45 people on board are feared dead after the discovery of bodies at the site.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed.
Russian plane disappears during demonstration flight
Plane carrying 46 people has lost contact with air traffic controllers while flying in western Indonesia.
Woman, 80, lands plane after pilot husband suffers fatal heart attack
Helen Collins, 80, landed the plane on one engine in Wisconsin after her husband died from a sudden heart attack while flying.
Bomb found on Libyan plane in Cairo
Officials at the Egyptian airport have said they have now defused the explosives.
Six feared dead in Arizona plane crash
Six people, including three young siblings, are feared dead following the crash of a small aircraft in an Arizona mountain range.
Plane diverted over "strange smell"
This is the second time in two days that a plane has been diverted because of a strange smell on board.
28 dead after Papua New Guinea air crash
The plane crashed in a remote forest during a violent storm – four people survived.
Pictures: four trapped after plane crashes into ferris wheel
Two children on the ride, and two men in the light plane were trapped after the aircraft collided with the ferris wheel at a fair.
Fighter jets escort US passenger flights after alarm raised over bathroom use
Airline officials said that two passengers on board an American Airlines flight from LA spent an “extraordinarily long time” in the plane’s bathroom.
Pictures and video: Memorial dedicated to the victims of United 93
Forty passengers and crew were killed when the hijacked plane crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
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.
New website catalogues transport totty
A new Irish website’s encouraging you to photograph your fellow commuters… but only if you fancy them.