Aircraft

Troops uncover wreckage of Alpha Jet aircraft missing since March 2021

The Nigerian Army has said troops of Operation Desert Sanity have uncovered the wreckage of a crashed Alpha Jet aircraft in Sambisa Forest, Borno State. In a terse statement, the Army said the aircraft (NAF 475) had gone off the radar with two crew members on it on March 31, 2021. The statement read, […]

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Bandits storm Kaduna airport, stop aircraft from taking off

Bandits stormed Kaduna airport on Saturday and stopped an aircraft from taking off. It was gathered that the aircraft was scheduled for Lagos on Saturday, when the hoodlums stormed the runaway forcing the officials of the airline and passengers to run for safety. According to source who pleaded for anonymity disclosed that a staff […]

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Air Peace Deploys Aircraft To Evacuate Nigerians

  Air Peace Nigerian airline, Air Peace has deployed its aircraft to evacuate Nigerians stranded in Europe following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. The airline’s spokesman, Mr Stanley Olisa, said this in a statement in Lagos on Thursday. “This is the first batch of Nigerians to be evacuated since the war broke out. “The […]

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Biden approves thousands of additional troops to Eastern Europe

US aircraft patrol the skies above Estonia on Feb. 1.EPA US workers unload military aid outside Kyiv, Ukraine on Jan. 25.EPA This is a developing story

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Dana Air Unveils Valentine Promo

  A valentine promo titled – ”Vibe for Love” has been launched by Dana Air to reward customers for their short trips to local attractions from February till mid- March, 2022. This was disclosed by Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, the Media and Communications Manager of Dana Air, in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos. Ezenwa said […]

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Police deny helicopter crash in Bauchi

The police headquarters in Abuja Thursday debunked rumors making the rounds that one of its helicopter crashed at the Tafawa Balewa Airport in Bauchi State. Rather it said that the helicopter a Bell 429 5NMDA, flying from Abuja helicopter was involved in what it described as a controlled “safe landing” at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa […]

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US Navy sailors hurt in ‘mishap’ on USS Carl Vinson in South China Sea

officials said. ​​ The pilot of the F-35 Lighting II warplane was recovered by a helicopter after ejecting and is in stable condition. The incident occurred during “routine flight operations,” the Navy said. ​ Three of the injured sailors were taken to a medical facility in Manila, while the other four we​re treated aboard the ship.  Three […]

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Woman forces London-bound plane back to Miami after refusing to mask up

tracking site Flightaware. Airline spokeswoman Laura Masvidal confirmed the incident in a statement to The Post, saying a “disruptive customer refusing to comply with the federal mask mandate” was the reason the Boeing 777 landed back at Miami International Airport. “The flight landed safely at MIA where local law enforcement met the aircraft,” Masvidal said. […]

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19-year-old lands in Belgium, becoming youngest woman to fly solo around the world

A British-Belgian teenager Zara Rutherford became the youngest woman to fly solo around the world on Thursday. She is also the first person to do so in a microlight plane after a five-month, five-continent odyssey in her Shark ultralight. Nineteen-year-old Rutherford landed back at Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport in Belgium after flying 51,000 km (32,000 miles) over […]

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‘WarHunt’ Review: Witchcraft Threatens U.S. Soldiers Behind Enemy Lines in This War-Horror Mash-Up

During his 1980s and ’90s heyday as a frightfully prolific star of blood-and-thunder direct-to-video fare, Wings Hauser once aptly described his target audience as “the microwave-burrito guys at 2 a.m. with a beer in their hands” — and, presumably, a VCR remote switch nearby. Nowadays, that audience can digitally stream their B-movies of choice. But […]

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Aviation threat: We’ll ensure safe operation of 5G in Nigeria – Danbatta

Executive Vice-Chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Umar Danbatta has promised the public of measures to ensure the safe operation of 5G in the country. MTN and Mafab Communications in December emerged winners in the country’s 5G spectrum license. While congratulating the two companies, Danbatta said the country was ready […]

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Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over US 5G dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S. over an ongoing dispute about the rollout of 5G mobile phone technology near American airports. Dubai-based Emirates, a key carrier for East-West travel, announced it would halt flights to Boston, […]

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Arik Air Reacts After Actress Said Plane She Was In Nearly Crashed

Nigerian Actress, Uche Elendu, had taken to her Instagram page on Wednesday to narrate the incident while thanking God. Nigerian airline, Arik Air has reacted after an actress cried out on social media that she nearly lost her life after the plane she was inside crash landed. Arik has now released a statement rubbishing claims […]

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Arik Air rubbishes actress Uche Elendu’s crash claims, says airplane landed safely

Arik Air, a Nigerian airline, has issued a statement refuting accusations that one of its planes crashed on Wednesday owing to a technical issue. Uche Elendu, a Nigerian actress, took to Instagram on Wednesday to recount the episode, which saw her and other passengers return to Lagos after the defective jet was forced to do […]

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Nollywood actress, Uche Elendu escapes death as plane crash lands

Nollywood actress, Uche Elendu and other passengers narrowly escaped death when an Arik Air plane reportedly crash landed on Wednesday, January 12. The actress, who took to Instagram to share her near death experience stated that aircraft which was on its way to Asaba, the Delta State capital from Lagos developed fault and crash landed […]

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LAPD cops rescue pilot from damaged plane seconds before train crash

tweeted by the department shows the officers yanking the bloodied man from the plane before it was smashed by an oncoming train. “Go, go go,” someone in the video can be heard screaming as the train blasts its horn. Moments later, the train slammed into the downed plane, the footage shows. The LAPD praised the […]

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Taiwan conducts military drills to intercept Chinese warplanes

Reuters reported. Flight crews at a base in Chiayi, which houses US-made F-16 fighter jets​, scrambled to prepare the aircraft as alarms sounded. The exercises were intended to highlight Taiwan’s military readiness ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday at the end of this month.​ Chinese aircraft have repeatedly violated Taiwan’s airspace​ over the past several […]

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Air passenger over 7-feet tall gets first-class upgrade due to height

Beau Brown claims he was forced off a flight for being too tall. The inconvenience earned him a first-class upgrade on his next trip.Beau Brown / SWNS Brown, 29, shared his experience in a video, which now has more than 11.5 million views. He called the experience “pretty sweet,” despite its short-lived duration. “The flight […]

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Two teens rescued from mountain after ‘SOS’ signal spotted

told the Oregonian. The hikers were reported to authorities as missing on New Year’s Eve. With heavy snow in the area, a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was deployed to assist the Lane County Sheriff’s Department to find them. Crews were able to locate the two after identifying the “SOS” distress signal they had written in […]

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