BREAKING Man held at Mangaluru airport (India) after alleged cell phone bomb found in check-in luggage

In a major scare at Mangalore airport on Tuesday, a Dubai-bound passenger’s power bank was found to have a suspicious clay-like object in his check-in baggage. The flight is question was an Indigo Airlines aircraft plying directly from Mangaluru to Dubai. “IndiGo’s alert security screener staff at Mangalore caught a suspect carrying alleged cellphone bomb…

BREAKING British Airways #BA303 to London evacuated at Paris CDG over ‘direct security reasons’

The evacuation was called at around 8am at one of France’s busiest airport – Charles de Gaulle. British Airways passengers of an Airbus A320 (reg. G-EUYC) were flanked by armed officers and searched by sniffer dogs after a “direct security threat” sparked the sudden evacuation of a London-bound plane. UPDATE Following additional security checks British Airways #BA303…

EMERGENCY Air India A319 flight #AI820 hits parked truck after landing at Delhi’s IGI airport

An Air India aircraft hit a parked ground cooling unit (GCU) truck just after landing on the runway at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. The incident took place around 9.41pm on Friday. The GCU is ground support equipment, which supplies cold air or hot air into a parked aircraft to maintain comfortable temperatures. Officials confirmed…

NEWS American Eagle #AA5233 collides with vehicle at Charlotte airport, one injured

An American Airlines flight arriving at Charlotte Douglas Airport collided with a “tug” vehicle outside of Terminal E Wednesday, sending one person to the hospital. According to American Airlines, American Eagle flight 5233, arriving into Charlotte from Charleston, West Virginia made contact with a tug while it was taxiing to the gate. Thirty-one passengers and three crew members were…

BREAKING Injuries reported in tear gas attack at check-in counters in Frankfurt Airport

An unknown person should have sprayed an irritating substance at the check-in counters in Terminal 1. UPDATE 6 people reported injured. Multiple people have suffered breathing problems after a tear gas attack at Frankfurt airport, local media reports. Injuries were reported at the check-in counters around 11am on Monday. Emergency services have been called to the…

NEWS Medical emergencies on board Saudia #SV706 as the AC system didn’t work during more than 3 hours (video)

Several passengers on board Saudia flight #SV706 suffered faintness after the AC system failed to work properly. The AC system of the Boeing 777-200 didn’t work properly causing several medical emergency on board Saudi flight #SV706 from from Madina to Karachi. During the 3 hour flight, the temperature reached about 32°C with a high level of…

EMERGENCY British Airways #BA294 Boeing 747-400 engine shut down in flight, returned to Chicago

  A British Airways flight departing Chicago O’Hare International Airport Sunday evening was forced to return after encountering engine problems shortly after takeoff, authorities confirmed Monday. The Boeing 747-400 (reg. G-BNLY) was flying over Arlington Heights when a loud boom was heard. Witnesses reported seeing flames coming from one of the engines and the plane dumping…