Posts Tagged ‘passenger’

On This Day: Passenger jet crashes in Brazil, killing 200

On This Day: Passenger jet crashes in Brazil, killing 200

On July 17, 2007, a Brazilian Airbus airliner skidded off a runway as it landed at Sao Paulo’s Congonhas Airport. Authorities placed the death toll at 200. Latest News – UPI.com

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Air France passenger detained after fake bomb found

Air France passenger detained after fake bomb found

An Air France plane which arrived at Moi International Airport, Mombasa, Kenya Sunday Dec. 20, 2015 to pick passengers after a bomb scare on their earlier flight from Mauritius. (AP Photo) By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — An Air France passenger has been detained after a Paris-bound flight was forced to make...

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Drunken driver slams into parked school bus, kills passenger

Drunken driver slams into parked school bus, kills passenger

BY Keldy Ortiz, Joe Stepansky, Keldy Ortiz NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Friday, December 18, 2015, 12:19 PM Robert Stridiron A drunken driver crashed his car into a parked school bus in Queens early Friday in an accident that killed his female passenger. A female passenger was killed in a gruesome wreck early Friday...

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Homemade explosive device downed Russian passenger plane over Egypt, security service head says

Homemade explosive device downed Russian passenger plane over Egypt, security service head says

MOSCOW – A homemade explosive device brought down a Russian passenger plane over Egypt last month, the head of Russia’s FSB security service said Tuesday, telling Russian President Vladimir Putin it’s now clear the bombing that killed 224 people was a “terrorist” act. The FSB also offered a $ 50 million reward for information...

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Passenger claims racial discrimination after being booted off Spirit Airlines flight

Passenger claims racial discrimination after being booted off Spirit Airlines flight

LOS ANGELES – Officers escorted a man and his girlfriend off a plane after he became upset when his seat was double-booked, and five other passengers were removed when they protested his treatment, airport police said Tuesday. The incidents occurred Monday evening as Spirit Airlines Flight 868 was boarding at Los Angeles International Airport for...

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Dead Aer Lingus passenger reportedly had packets of drugs in stomach

Dead Aer Lingus passenger reportedly had packets of drugs in stomach

Ed AdamczykCORK , Ireland, Oct. 20 (UPI) — A man who died aboard a flight from Lisbon to Dublin swallowed a consignment of suspected cocaine which opened in his stomach, an investigation showed. Top News – UPI.com

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Lawsuit: Airline passenger injured from sitting by obese man

Lawsuit: Airline passenger injured from sitting by obese man

Ben HooperBRISBANE, Australia, July 30 (UPI) — A lawsuit filed in Australia alleges an airline passenger suffered back injuries as a direct result of being seated next to an obese person. Latest News – UPI.com

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Two dead after passenger self-immolates on Japanese bullet train

Two dead after passenger self-immolates on Japanese bullet train

Japanese media are reporting that two people are feared dead after an apparent act of self-immolation on a bullet train. “We have been informed that there was a passenger in a car on the train who covered him or herself with oil and set it on fire,” a spokesperson for Japan Rail told AFP. A...

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Bomb threat made against passenger jet in California, no explosives found

Bomb threat made against passenger jet in California, no explosives found

Fred LambertSACRAMENTO, June 7 (UPI) — Authorities found no explosives on a Delta Air Lines flight at Sacramento International Airport after a bomb threat on Saturday, according to reports. Top News – UPI.com

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Passenger jet nearly strikes drone over New York City

Passenger jet nearly strikes drone over New York City

Danielle HaynesNEW YORK, May 29 (UPI) — A passenger jet made evasive maneuvers Friday after it nearly collided with a drone flying above Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Top News – UPI.com

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