Finnair #AY865 diverted to Turku earlier due to smoke in cabin, passengers evacuated via emergency slides

Finnair flight #AY86 from Helsinki to Gothenburg diverted to Turku due to smoke in cabin. The Embraer ERJ-190 (reg. OH-LKE) was climbing to 30,000 ft when passengers reported smell of smoke in the cabin. Pilots decided to divert immediately and turned right to Turku Airport, Finland for a safe landing runway 26. Passengers were evacuated via slides. The…

A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency landing because of a Wi-Fi Network named ‘Bomb on Board’

A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency diversion on Thursday when flight crew detected a mobile Wi-Fi network named “Bomb on Board.” The flight from Nairobi to Istanbul diverted to Khartoum, Sudan, when flight staff noticed the suspiciously named Wi-Fi network. After the emergency landing, all 100 passengers had to leave the aircraft for inspection.…

Elderly couple try to board with 200 live cockroaches for use in medicinal skin cream at Guangzhou Airport, China

On Saturday, workers at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport happened to notice something unusual inside of a container that had been put through the X-ray machine at one of the airport’s pre-flight security checkpoints. When they opened the container up to see what exactly was inside, out scuttled a cockroach, scaring one poor female worker.…

BREAKING North Korea fires new ballistic missile from Pyongsong in South Pyongan Province

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile, South Korean media say, quoting military officials. South Korean news agency Yonhap reported that the missile flew eastward. UPDATE 20:09 UTC Korea’s missile flew around 960km at altitude of 4,500km. UPDATE 20:03 UTC US has detected, tracked 1 North Korean launch that it believes was an intercontinental ballistic missile.…