China Sichuan Airlines flight makes emergency landing after co-pilot ‘sucked’ out window

China Sichuan Airlines flight makes emergency landing after co-pilot ‘sucked’ out window

Posted May 15, 2018 23:16:44 The co-pilot of a Chinese passenger jet that was forced to make an emergency landing was “sucked halfway” out of the plane after a cockpit windshield blew out, local media has reported. Captain Liu Chuanjian, hailed a hero on social media after having to land …

Canberra man who built plane in his garage prepares for charity flight across Australia

Canberra man who built plane in his garage prepares for charity flight across Australia

Updated May 13, 2018 08:22:33 Photo: Christine and Steven Mogg with the plane built entirely in their double-car garage. (ABC News: Elise Pianegonda) In Steven Mogg’s garage in suburban Canberra ā€” along with some superglue and cans of paint for the odd touch up ā€” are spare parts for a …

Soldier watches his baby’s birth on FaceTime after flight delayed

Soldier watches his baby’s birth on FaceTime after flight delayed

Updated May 09, 2018 11:44:18 Photo: The photo of Brooks Lindsey was shared on social media by a fellow passenger. (Facebook: Tracey Dover) Related Story: Both bereaved, both grieving ā€” but these war widows got different support Related Story: ‘No-one cares, mate’: Being a war veteran at 27 A soldier …

Window crack forces Southwest Airlines flight to land, weeks after deadly accident

Window crack forces Southwest Airlines flight to land, weeks after deadly accident

Posted May 03, 2018 08:49:36 A Southwest Airlines plane flying from Chicago to New Jersey was forced to make an unscheduled stop after the outer pane of a window cracked. Key points: The glass did not break all the way through to the plane’s cabin Two weeks ago a passenger …

Qantas apologises after passenger suffers second-degree burns on flight to Gold Coast

Qantas apologises after passenger suffers second-degree burns on flight to Gold Coast

Updated May 01, 2018 11:34:00 Photo: Karina, who still has blistering from the burn, said she was happy with the airline’s response. (Supplied: Karina) Related Story: Qantas passenger left with blistering burns after Gold Coast flight Qantas has apologised to a Perth woman who suffered serious burns during a flight …

China joins flight club as major aircraft manufacturers hit turbulence – RN

China joins flight club as major aircraft manufacturers hit turbulence – RN

Updated April 28, 2018 08:41:08 Photo: China’s home-grown C919 passenger jet has been in development for more than a decade (Getty: Aly Song) In November last year, a Chinese-built passenger jet touched down in the city of Xi’an after flying more than 1,300 kilometres from Shanghai. The journey marked a …

Black Panther artist Brian Stelfreeze leaves surprise on Adelaide flight

Black Panther artist Brian Stelfreeze leaves surprise on Adelaide flight

By Alice Dempster Updated April 26, 2018 18:57:00 Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’sā€¦ a superhero sketch on a sick bag! A passenger flying from Adelaide to Sydney today might have spotted something a bit more impressive than a half-completed crossword quiz in their …