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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FAA Grounds Virgin Galactic Amid Investigation of July Flight

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday has grounded Virgin Galactic amid an investigation of the company’s July spaceflight which went off trajectory during its descent. “Virgin Galactic may not return the SpaceShipTwo vehicle to flight until the FAA approves …

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Afghan Youth Footballer Fell to Death From U.S. Plane Leaving Kabul

An Afghan national youth footballer fell to his death after trying to hold on to a United States military plane as it was leaving Kabul amid the Taliban takeover. “We learned with great regret that Zakia Anwari, one of the …

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Plane Disappears in Siberia, 17 Missing

A Russian Antonov An-28 passenger plane carrying 17 people went missing in Siberia’s Tomsk region. The plane was reportedly flying under Siberian Light Aviation (SILA) and was due to land in Tomsk before its emergency beacon activated The regional branch …

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Philippine Air Force C-130 Transport Crashes

A Philippine Air Force transport aircraft carrying 85 passengers and 7 crew members has crashed while attempting to land on the Island of Jolo, Phillipines. The C-130 aircraft was transporting troops from Cagayan de Oro City on  Mindanao island to …

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Malaysia Condemns Recent Chinese Military Plane Intrusion

Malaysian authorities have condemned the recent intrusion of 16 Chinese military aircraft into Malaysia’s airspace on Monday.  Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Jeffrey Kitingan has welcomed the immediate response of the foreign ministry to the incident. “I welcome the …

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Belarus Diverts Ryanair Flight to Arrest Journalist

Belarusian police arrested journalist and opposition activist Roman Protasevich after diverting his Ryanair flight headed to Lithuania from Greece on May 23. Ryanair said in a statement that the Belarus Air Traffic Control notified the crew of “a potential security …

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