Chinese plane slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rain

Chinese plane slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rainA Chinese passenger jet slid off the runway as it landed at Manila airport in torrential rain, authorities said Friday, with all 165 people on board safely evacuated. The aircraft, carrying 157 passengers and eight crew, landed on its second attempt before skidding onto the grass, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines spokesman Eric Apolonio told AFP. The Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737 was still resting on its belly near the end of the airport’s main runway early Friday, hours after the accident which occurred late on Thursday evening.


Source: Yahoo! News

A stolen plane, a devastated family and a nation questioning airport security gaps

  1. A stolen plane, a devastated family and a nation questioning airport security gaps  CNN
  2. Family of Richard Russell, who stole airliner and crashed it, say they are ‘stunned and heartbroken’  USA TODAY
  3. Plane Thief Said He Trained on Games, Didn’t Plan to Land  Wall Street Journal
  4. Richard Russell, Who Stole Plane Near Seattle, Raises Troubling Security Questions  New York Times
  5. Full coverage


Source: Google News

Horizon Air Plane Theft, Crash Exposes Cracks in Airport Security

  1. Horizon Air Plane Theft, Crash Exposes Cracks in Airport Security  Wall Street Journal
  2. Man Who Stole and Crashed Plane Near Seattle Identified  New York Times
  3. Airline worker who stole plane told air traffic controllers: ‘I don’t want to hurt no one’  ABC News
  4. Sea-Tac Horizon Air employee steals airplane, does stunts before crashing near Tacoma  seattlepi.com
  5. Full coverage


Source: Google News

Airline employee steals empty plane from Seattle's airport, without a pilot's license, before crashing

  1. Airline employee steals empty plane from Seattle’s airport, without a pilot’s license, before crashing  CNBC
  2. Airline worker who stole plane told air traffic controllers: ‘I don’t want to hurt no one’  ABC News
  3. Horizon Air Employee Who Crashed Plane Didn’t Have Pilot’s License  Wall Street Journal
  4. Full coverage


Source: Google News