ALERT Air traffic controller died after ensuring last flight took off from Palu Airport during earthquake

Anthonius Gunawan Agung was a young air traffic controller at Mutiara SIS Al-Jufri Airport in Palu, Central Sulawesi, who died on Friday evening (28/09) while jumping from a collapsing control tower shortly after ensuring that the last commercial flight cleared the runway just as a massive earthquake struck the area. Agung, who would have celebrated…

ALERT Pilot and co-pilot dead, couple in critical condition after Dassault Falcon 50 crashed at Greenville Downtown Airport, SC

The Dassault Falcon 50, which was carrying four people, crashed into boundary fencing at Greenville Downtown Airport at around 1.40pm local time (5.40pm BST). The aircraft came to a stop after crashing into the fencing, but broke into two. The Greenville Police Department reported four people were on board the aeroplane: three men and one…

Volaris #Y4927 A320 leaks fuel onto tarmac at San Francisco International Airport

@nbcbayarea @volaris Fuel gushing from an airbus due to a ‘short circuit’ finally evacuated from plane, currently being cleaned up. We were told half a tank leaked out…! #sfo #volaris #eeek pic.twitter.com/4kSHtTmaB4 — Candy Avila-Baca (@CandyAB) September 25, 2018 A Volaris flight scheduled to depart from San Francisco International Airport early Tuesday was canceled after…

BREAKING Volaris flight #Y4423 experienced severe turbulence leaving 11 people injured (video)

Volaris flight #Y4423 from Guadalajara to Tijuana, México experienced severe turbulence. The airline reported that 11 passengers or crew members were injured during turbulence. The Airbus A320 (reg. XA-VOW) landed safely at Tijuana, México. The mayor of Tijuana, Juan Manuel Gastelúm, reported that two passengers had to be transferred to a hospital because they suffered…

China slams US military ‘provocations’ after B-52 bombers fly over South China Sea

China said it is opposed to US jets taking “provocative actions” in the disputed South China Sea, a day after Washington confirmed that its B-52 long-range bombers flew near the contested territories. On Tuesday, a group of B-52 bombers “participated in a regularly scheduled, combined operation in the East China Sea,” Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel…