ALERT Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 wing clipped a building while being towed to gate at San Francisco International Airport

A passenger jet arriving at San Francisco International Airport got too close to the terminal hitting the building with its wing tip and causing minor damage. Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 (reg. EI-GAJ) from Dublin was being towed to gate G91 when the tractor crew misjudged the turn and the wing clipped a concrete pillar. The spokesman…

BREAKING The Dutch investigators concluded today the BUK system which downed #MH17 came from Russia’s 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade

The missile that downed a Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine in 2014 belonged to a Russian brigade, international investigators say. At a press conference in The Hague on Thursday, Dutch police and prosecutors showed photo and video evidence they said proved that they had identified the specific BUK system responsible for shooting down the…

BREAKING Possible hijack attempt – Flydubai #FZ301 returned to Dubai due to a threatening passenger armed with a knife

Flydubai has denied reports on Wednesday of an attempt to hijack its plane in Iranian airspace. Azad News Agency said: “The Iranian Air Traffic Engineering Directorate announced that the flight of FlyDubai Airlines, from Dubai to Kabul, was over Iran when a person armed with a knife tried to enter the cockpit. The pilots succeeded…

Amazing footage from National Police Air Service’s helicopter monitoring the crowd at Windsor while an Aer Lingus “photobombed” the #RoyalWedding

A policeman using the force’s helicopter to monitor crowds at Windsor ahead of the royal wedding got a shock as a huge passenger jet flew underneath him. The amazing footage caught the plane as it few directly under the National Police Air Service’s (NPAS) chopper on Saturday morning. Taking to twitter the NPAS spokesman wrote:…

BREAKING Air Astana Airbus A320 #KC352 damaged today in runway excursion on landing at Astana, Kazakhstan (video)

Today, an Air Astana Airbus A320 skidded off of runway 04/22 at Astana Airport (UACC) in Kazakhstan. The Airbus 320 (reg. P4-KBB) Flight #KC352 arrived from Shymkent after a 1 hour, 45 minute flight. While the aircraft began to descend, a heavy rain shower accompanied by strong wind covered Astana. Almost immediately after touchdown the…