EMERGENCY Qatar #QR708 to Doha diverted to Lajes Air Base in Azores, Portugal after severe turbulence over the Atlantic

A Qatar Airways flight that took off from Dulles International Airport near here on Saturday night and bound for Doha made an emergency landing in Azores, an autonomous region of Portugal, roughly 1,200 miles southeast of Newfoundland, after hitting a massive air pocket, according to passengers.   QR708, which contained dozens of Indian Americans and…

ALERT Several China Eastern passengers injured after flight #MU777 to Sydney hit heavy heavy turbulence

Several passengers have been injured after a China Eastern flight from Kunming/Wujiaba hit heavy turbulence coming in to Sydney International Airport. Passengers described their horror as the China Eastern plane Flight #MU777 suddenly dropped, resulting in multiple injuries including three who suffered neck injuries, one a lacerate jaw and another a broken wrist. The two…

BREAKING Plane carrying members of Brazil’s Chapecoense Real football team has crashed near the Colombian city of Medellin

An Aerospace 146 Avro RJ85 carrying the Brazil’s Chapecoense football team has crashed in Colombia, en route to the Copa Sudamericana finals. Investigators say it is ‘very suspicious’ that the plane did not explode on impact as it smashed into a mountain on its way from Bolivia to the Colombian city of Medellin. A surviving flight…