EMERGENCY Passengers injured during evacuation of Thomas Cook #MT519 on the runway of Hurghada airport, Egypt

Holidaymakers were injured as they were evacuating a London-bound Thomas Cook plane in Egypt after smoke started rising from beneath a passenger’s seat. Emergency slides were deployed from the Thomas Cook Boeing 757-300 (reg. G-JMOG) from Hurghada on Egypt's Red Sea coastline to London Gatwick, at around 1.40am local time on Wednesday. One passenger was taken…

BREAKING Two German Eurofighter jets scrambled to escort Korean Air #KE917 to Stuttgart

Korean Air flight #KE917 from Seoul to Zurich was escorted to Stuttgart after loss of communication. Two German Airforce Eurofighter jets were scrambled on Saturday evening at 20:45 LT after Korean Air Boeing 777-300ER declared communication failure. The Boeing 777-300ER (reg. HL8011) safely landed at 22:05 LT. Two loud bangs frightened many people due to the fighter…

NEWS Germany’s military is launching a new cyber expertise amid fears hackers can hijack warplanes

Germany’s military is launching a new “aviation cyber expertise” as an urgent measure in response to a government-funded research revealing that hackers would be able to seize command of a military aircraft with equipment worth just a few thousand dollars. The new initiative, propelled by the head of the German Military Aviation Authority, Major General…