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Dutch PM: Investigators access MH17 crash site, collect more remains
An international team of investigators has managed to recover more human remains from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine, the Dutch prime minister has announced, adding that the number of remains is unspecified.

31.10.2014 20:21

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes in Mojave desert killing pilot
One person is dead Friday after Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo experimental rocket plane crashed in the Mohave Desert after the aircraft suffered an “in-flight anomaly” during a test flight.

31.10.2014 18:23

‘Ebola’ coffee cup puts plane on lockdown at Dublin Airport
An unidentified man who scribbled an Ebola warning on a cup of coffee caused quite a stir on a Dublin-bound flight. After putting the plane on lockdown for nearly an hour in the Irish capital, authorities determined that it was all a hoax.

30.10.2014 14:29

Piece of Amelia Earhart’s plane? Patch may solve mystery of first woman’s solo flight across globe
A piece of aluminum, thought to be from the plane of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart – the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean – is almost certainly hers, say experts. The piece was found decades ago, in 1991, on a Pacific island.

30.10.2014 12:08

Airplane crashes into airport building in Wichita, Kansas (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
An airplane crashed into a two-story building at an airport in Wichita, Kansas early Thursday shortly after takeoff, leaving at least four people dead and five injured.

30.10.2014 15:20

The Russians are coming! UK media hypes up RAF interception of Latvian plane
Two Royal Air Force jets reportedly threatened to shoot down a Latvian cargo plane, rushing at supersonic speeds to intercept it, after the plane failed to respond to air traffic control over Kent in Southern England and sent authorities into panic mode.

30.10.2014 04:24

Forecast: UK to have world's biggest weather supercomputer
The UK will build a £97m ($157m) supercomputer that can perform 16,000 trillion calculations a second and will be as heavy as 11 double-decker buses. It will help forecast the country’s famously unpredictable weather.

28.10.2014 13:56

MH17 might have been shot down from air – chief Dutch investigator
The chief Dutch prosecutor investigating the MH17 downing in eastern Ukraine does not exclude the possibility that the aircraft might have been shot down from air, Der Spiegel reported. Intelligence to support this was presented by Moscow in July.

27.10.2014 20:39

Nurse quarantined against her will over Ebola scare, released after threatening to sue
The nurse who was detained and quarantined in New Jersey upon returning to the United States from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has been given clearance to go home by federal officials, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced early Monday.

27.10.2014 15:27

New windowless plane lets you have your head in the clouds (VIDEO)
An emerging UK aerospace firm has released images of its windowless plane concept. Instead of windows passengers will see display screens, which can show the environment outside the plane as well as films and video conferencing.

26.10.2014 20:44

German intel warns ISIS can shoot down passenger planes – report
Islamic State militants in northern Iraq have modern portable air defense systems that are capable of shooting down a passenger plane, Germany’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported citing the country’s foreign intelligence agency.

26.10.2014 14:49

NY, New Jersey issue mandatory Ebola quarantine for risk travelers
The governors of New Jersey and New York have issued a mandatory quarantine for those travelers who have been treating or otherwise in contact Ebola-infected patients in West Africa.

24.10.2014 21:29

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