Airport-dwelling magpies get in less of a flap about planes, and that could be good or bad

Airport-dwelling magpies get in less of a flap about planes, and that could be good or bad

Updated May 25, 2018 16:45:35 Photo: The Australian magpie is ubiquitous, familiar, relatively large and frequently struck by aircraft. (ABC: Daniel Battley) Magpies that live at airports are less likely to flee from aircraft noise than those that live elsewhere, according to our research. But it is unclear whether this …

Explainer: How is it possible that people can get sucked out of planes?

Explainer: How is it possible that people can get sucked out of planes?

Updated April 19, 2018 13:22:42 Photo: Air safety investigators are working to determine why the engine failed so spectacularly. (AP: NTSB) Related Story: Passenger partially sucked out of plane window was wearing seatbelt Related Story: Passengers grabbed woman sucked out of jet plane window in deadly explosion The death of …