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Lizard Squad attacks Malaysia Airlines website, replaces homepage

Hacking group Lizard Squad took control of the Malaysia Airlines website homepage for a while earlier today, replacing it with a high-profile mocking of the disasters that have struck the troubled company in the past year.

Search plane spots 'shadow' on seabed believed to be AirAsia jet

Jakarta - An air force plane Tuesday spotted a "shadow" on the seabed believed to be the missing AirAsia jet, Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency chief said."God blessed us today," Bambang Soelistyo told a press conference.

New super plane to fly from Europe to Australia in 4 hours

A new superplane, which can get you anywhere in the world in four hours, may get its first flight in only five years from now. It is planned to use its rockets for commercial airline flights, as well as space travel.

Plane crashes into Maryland home, 3 confirmed dead

Three passengers are confirmed dead after a small jet crashed into a Maryland residence on Monday. A possible fourth passenger has yet to be accounted for.

Video: plane nearly lands sideways

Chicago - On Thursday, a plane was filmed landing in fierce winds at O'Hare airport in Chicago. The footage shows the plane nearly landing sideways.

Man faces charges after parking plane at pub to grab a drink

Newman - A man in Australia has been charged by police after he drove a light plane down the street and then parked it at a pub while he went to have a beer inside.

Ukraine rebels deny they had weapons to shoot down MH17

Moscow - Pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine said on Tuesday they did not have the capability to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, after Dutch investigators said it was hit by numerous "high-energy objects".

Iran ordered plane carrying Americans to land

Tehran - A charter plane carrying 100 people, including Americans, out of Afghanistan was ordered to land in southern Iran because of errors in its flight plan, a Tehran-based official said Saturday.

US military searches for plane that crashed off Jamaica

Port Antonio - The US military was searching Saturday for a plane carrying three people that crashed off the coast of Jamaica in an incident that prompted rare coordination between Cuba and the United States.

Americans flying from Afghan air base land briefly in Iran

Washington - A charter plane carrying about 100 people including Americans was briefly diverted to Iran during a flight from Bagram air base in Afghanistan, US officials said Friday.

Private U.S. plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off Jamaica

According to officials, a private U.S. plane that took off from the Greater Rochester International Airport in New York this morning has crashed into the ocean off Jamaica. There was no immediate information about the people on board.

Fighter jet shot down over rebel-held east Ukraine: AFP

- A Ukranian fighter jet tumbled to earth in a fireball Thursday after it was blasted out of the air while flying low over rebel-held territory in the east of the country.

Plane carrying Ebola patient arrives in US: Reports

Washington - A plane carrying a US aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus arrived at an air force base in Georgia on Saturday, local television network WSB TV reported.

Plane crash could be Ukraine game changer

Paris - The apparent downing of a Malaysian passenger jet and the loss of nearly 300 lives could be a game changer in the Ukraine crisis, piling pressure on key players, Russia foremost.

Newest U.S. military plane gets OK to return to skies

Washington, D. C. - US military officials were pleased Monday to announce that the most expensive weapon ever built, the new F-35 war plane, has been cleared to fly again, although with limitations.

Deleted posts suggest Ukraine rebels downed Malaysian jet in error

Kiev - Social media posts by pro-Russian insurgents -- most of them hastily removed -- suggest the rebels thought they had shot down a Ukrainian army plane before realising in horror that it was in fact a packed Malaysian airliner.

UK Military designers demonstrate concept for 'The Transformer'

A military research team in the UK has released plans for a three-part plane which can detach into faster planes then reform when the enemy has been shaken off. The concept so far looks quite impressive.

Pilot buys pizza for all passengers on delayed plane

Cheyenne - A manager at a Domino's Pizza in Cheyenne, Wyoming, received an order from a Frontier Airlines pilot, who wanted to feed passengers that were stuck on a delayed plane.

Last fuselage to be lifted from Montana river after derailment

Alberton - The last of three Boeing 737 fuselages that toppled into a Montana river after a train derailment was expected to be recovered Tuesday.

Search for missing plane to shift further south in Indian Ocean

Perth - A new search for the wreckage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is scheduled to resume this summer, hundreds of miles south of where an underwater drone scanned the Indian Ocean seabed for weeks earlier this year but found no trace.

Landing plane barely misses sunbather on beach

A small plane narrowly missed wiping out a sunbather on a beach on Dune Island in the Heligoland archipelago off the coast of Germany. The pilot said "It wasn't one of my greatest achievements in the cockpit," as he misjudged his landing over the beach.

Dog poops on flight, causes plane to make emergency landing

Last week a plane had to make an emergency landing after a dog defecated in the center of the aisle, not once, but twice.

Actress Daryl Hannah in flight scare over Austria

Klagenfurt - It seems that Daryl Hannah, star of "Splash" and "Kill Bill," has always been afraid of flying, but is even more so now after a private jet she was traveling in lost cabin pressure 10 kilometers above Austria.

Debris found in Australia not from missing plane

Perth - A large metal object that washed up on an Australia beach this week was not from the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner that vanished more than a month ago, authorities said Thursday.

Five feared dead in Australia plane crash

Caboolture - Five people are feared dead after a light plane crashed at an airfield in eastern Australia on Saturday, emergency service workers said.The plane, used for skydiving, took off before veering left, crashing and bursting into flames at Caboolture, 50 kil...

Single-engine plane forced to land on New York expressway

New York - Three people escaped serious injury as a single-engine aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing on an interstate expressway in the New York borough of the Bronx, Saturday afternoon.

Passing of notes on plane ends in assault after landing

On a holiday known in the United States as Thanksgiving, the play-by-play of a passive-aggressive exchange of notes between two airplane passengers was chronicled on Twitter.

Forced landing for plane suspected to have a bomb

Philadelphia - The FBI is investigating a phoned-in tip after a flight heading from Ireland was forced to land because of a hoax bomb threat.

Spain tries to defuse row with Bolivia over Morales' plane

Madrid - Spain is trying to defuse a diplomatic spat on Friday, over Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane and its diversion, due to suspicions that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was stowed-away on board.

Pilot plans major journey for 90th birthday

Ohio pilot plans to fly his Cessna 172 airplane across the U.S.-Canadian border 90 times on his 90th birthday. He will start his journey in Buffalo, NY near the site of the closest call of his piloting career.
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