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Young girl bitten by support dog on Southwest Airlines flight after trying to pet it

A young girl was was bitten by a support dog that was accompanying its owner on a busy passenger flight. The incident occurred onboard a Southwest Airways service from Pheonix, Arizona, to Portland, Oregon, scheduled to takeoff at 11.45pm on February 21. The young girl “about the age of six” was bitten on the forehead after she attempted to pet the animal, according to one eyewitness. The girl and her parents were forced to leave the aeroplane as medics bandaged her forehead, but were subsequently allowed to return to to…

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Heartwarming video shows flight attendant going above and beyond

There’s a heartwarming video circulating on the Internet that shows a flight attendant going above and beyond. The Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant is seen helping out a mother of three by calming her toddler on a late-night flight. “You gave a mother a moment to breathe and you have no idea how priceless this was for everyone around to see,” the woman said. via WSBtv

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The terrifying moment a Qantas plane is battered by a tropical storm as lightning flashes outside the window and travellers scream in terror

Passengers on board a Qantas flight were left screaming for their lives last night when the plane flew into some of the region’s notoriously wild weather. The Townsville-bound flight left passengers ‘extremely sick’ after it hit a terrifying patch of thunder and lightning strikes which lasted for over 40 minutes. Screams of terror can be heard throughout the video including one passenger’s attempts to reassure others shouting, ‘don’t worry guys, we’re nearly there’. The Qantas flight from Mount Isa to Townsville was hit with thunder and lightening for 40 minutes The video’s unsteady…

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Petrifying moment passengers see smoke billowing from plane engine as propeller slows to a ‘death spin’ after an explosion 5,000ft up in the air

This is the terrifying moment passengers looked out of their plane window to see propellers not spinning – after an engine caught fire. The Nok Air twin-propeller aircraft carrying 84 people took off from Sakon Nakhon, Thailand, yesterday at 3.10pm but just ‘two minutes’ later its engine was engulfed in flames. Hair-raising footage shows smoke still coming from the plane’s engine charred black around the engines with the farmer’s fields visible below at an altitude of around 5,000ft. Power to the engine was cut – leaving the Bombardier Dash 8 Q…

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The British Airways engineer, 44, killed in car crash on the runway of Heathrow ‘when he collided with driver who failed to give way

A British Airways engineer was tragically killed in a runway smash with another airport vehicle at Heathrow. Colleagues last night paid tribute to ‘kind, generous and chatty’ John Coles, 44, who joined the company nearly three decades ago as an apprentice. It was also claimed the collision should never have happened because the other vehicle involved, being driven by a BAA (British Airports Authority) worker, should have given way to aircraft engineer Mr Coles, who had just started his shift. Passengers watched the tragedy unfold at Terminal 5 when Mr…

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Flight HORROR: Mid-air horror as parts of engine fall off United Airlines flight

The stripped-back engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 flying from San Francisco to Honolulu after parts of the outer casing fell off mid-flight. Picture: Maria FalaschiSource:Twitter PASSENGERS panicked on a flight San Francisco to Honolulu when parts started to fall off the engine mid-flight. Photos have emerged on social media of the stripped-back turbine of United Airlines flight 1175 after parts of its outer casing fell away, about half an hour from its destination on Tuesday local time.     Scariest flight of my life #ua1175pic.twitter.com/hjCvrJ9VwV — Maria Falaschi…

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WIN two flights ANYWHERE with Easyjet by writing a poem on your SICK BAG: How to enter

EASY JET are offering tow free flights anywhere in the world to the winner of their Love Sick Poetry Competition judged by the UK’s Poet Laureate.  Yes, you read that right. Easyjet has launched the first ever poetry competition that must be submitted on an in-flight sick bag. Inspired by a real message left by a lovely passenger on recent flight, the airline discovered that passengers have been penning loving rhymes and verses for other passengers to find. The competition has been kicked off by the acclaimed Bill Bilston. His…

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How can travel apps make your travel cheaper?

New Delhi: Technological evolution has led to many changes in the travel industry.Today, common people have a lot of options to make their travel plans after having conducted a research on all viable options. There are plenty of great apps to help people cut down on their travel costs. The last thing anyone wants to do is, spend the least money when planning a vacation. From booking a flight to searching a tourist attraction spot or a resort, there are many apps that lists all the possible options, which a traveler…

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Air stewardess turned glamour model with 32S breasts who decided to ‘become black’ with extreme tanning injections claims her once blonde hair is now ‘naturally African’

A blonde ex-air hostess with 70S breasts who identifies as a black woman after undergoing radical tanning injections has claimed that her hair structure has turned ‘naturally African’. German glamour model Martina Big, 29, spent more than £50,000 on plastic surgery for her 70S cup size (UK 32S) breasts, said to be the biggest in Europe. Yet those body enhancements were not enough for Martina and made the controversial choice to ‘become black’, vowing to get ‘darker and darker and see what the limits are.’ Scroll down for video  +6…

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH122 forced to make emergency landing in Alice Springs

A MALAYSIA Airlines flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur has been forced to make an emergency landing in Alice Springs. Passengers on board Flight MH122 have told of their terror, taking to social media to tell how the plane’s crew were “preparing to crash”. ”We were just bracing for the worst. I thought I was going to die,” Donna Edwards told Channel 9 News. The A330-300 landed in Alce Springs at 5.46pm local time (6.16pm AEDT) with emergency crews on standby. #malaysian airlines #mh122. Emergency landing at Alice Springs. The…

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