Israeli Man Plummets to His Death From Hot Air Balloon

A hot air balloon ground crew member plummeted to his death on Tuesday morning in Balfouria, Israel.  The victim, Yogev Cohen, 28-years old of Kibbutz Yizre’el, was hanging from the bottom of the hot air balloon’s gondola after the the …

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Taiwan Reports Latest 25-Plane Intrusion by Chinese Military Aircraft

The Taiwanese Defense Ministry reported that 25 Chinese military aircraft entered the national air defense zone. According to the ministry,  the PLA sent out 18 J-16 and four Su-30 fighters plus two nuclear-capable H-6 bombers and an anti-submarine aircraft. In …

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Nigerian Airforce Kills Several Civilians During Counter Insurgency Airstrikes

The Nigerian Air Force reportedly shot and killed dozens of villagers in the northeast part of the state, as the country pursues a 12-year war against Islamist rebellions.  The deaths came two months after the U.S. government deployed six A-29 …

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Algeria Closes Air Borders to Moroccan Planes Amid Tensions

The Algerian presidency and the country’s supreme security council decided to bar its airspace from civil and military aircraft from Morocco after a month of cutting diplomatic ties with the country. The council also said that the airspace closure covers …

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