BREAKING Israel has launched airstrikes on Syrian capital Damascus from the Lebanese airspace

Syrian air defenses have responded to apparent missiles attacks in the vicinity of Damascus and Homs, Sana reports, with its military source claiming that a number of ‘hostile targets’ have been intercepted. Israel F-16Ds fighter jets from 109sq launched cruise missiles. #IAF jets involved in the airstrikes over #Syria pic.twitter.com/HVllyHW4ve — Intel Sky & Air…

EMERGENCY Newark Airport was shut down after United #UA2098 was evacuated on runway

Newark Liberty International Airport was shut down for about an hour Saturday morning due to an airport emergency. The Airport’s official Twitter account said shortly before 9 a.m. that “due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport.” United Airlines’ official account subsequently informed customers that the Federal Aviation…

RAF Typhoons scrambled to escort a Jet2 flight with disruptive female passenger after a miscommunication between ATC and pilots

Two RAF Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to escort a Jet2 flight on Saturday after an apparent mix-up between air traffic controllers and the pilots. The flight, which left Stansted Airport on Saturday evening, was heading for Turkey when there was allegedly disruptive behaviour from a female passenger on board. The flight to Dalaman in…

BREAKING Two crew members reported dead after Angara Airlines Antonov An-24 has crash landed into building in Eastern Siberia

At least two people have died and over half a dozen are injured in Eastern Siberia following a crash landing of an Antonov An-24 twin turboprop airplane operated by Angara airlines. The aircraft (reg. RA-47366) was 42 years old. The tragedy in Nizhneangarsk occurred after the plane skidded off the runway while attempting to make…