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Air India Dreamliner engine failure during pre-delivery test


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) US federal aviation authorities are investigating an engine failure on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane built for Air India during a pre-delivery taxi test in Charleston, ... Read more...

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Webber natches British Grand Prix win from Alonso


July 8th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Red Bull's Mark Webber won the British Grand Prix Sunday, hunting down and passing Ferrari's Fernando Alonso with four laps remaining after the Spaniard ... Read more...

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Top officer survives IAF Mirage-2000 crash (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A senior Indian Air Force (IAF) officer and another pilot ejected safely as an Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage-2000 combat jet crashed in central India, ... Read more...

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IAF Mirage-2000 crashes, both pilots safe


February 24th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage-2000 combat aircraft crashed Friday but both pilots ejected to safety, an officer said.The aircraft, which had taken off from ... Read more...

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`Wonder of wonders: A Pakistani train that runs on time’


February 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb5 (IANS) A Pakistani daily described a train that left on time and reached 15 minutes early at its destination as a "wonder of wonders".An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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NATO warship helps Iranian vessel


January 17th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 17 (IANS) A NATO warship rescued an Iranian-flagged vessel over the weekend just days after the vessel was freed from pirates by another NATO ship, the military alliance ... Read more...

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Buenos Aires airports reopen as volcanic ash clears


October 18th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 18 (IANS) Regular operations have gradually resumed at two airports in this capital of Argentina, where most flights had been cancelled due to ash cloud generated from ... Read more...

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Politeness can be disastrous - sometimes!


October 12th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Your friend solicits your opinion about a fancy haircut he has had at an upmarket saloon, expending a small fortune. Since truth hurts, what do you ... Read more...

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Russian space freighter destroyed in atmosphere


August 30th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Large pieces of the Russian Progress M-12M space freighter have not been found after it crashed in Siberia because the spaceship most likely burned up ... Read more...

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Russia may suspend space deliveries


August 25th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may fail to fulfill its obligations in delivering crews to the International Space Station after Wednesday's accident with Russia's Progress M-12M space freighter, a ... Read more...

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Russian space freighter fails to reach orbit


August 24th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian space agency Roscosmos said the Progress M-12M space freighter failed to reach its designated orbit Wednesday due to a rocket engine failure.A source in ... Read more...

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Will ensure Pavit incident does not happen again: Navy chief (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Merchant vessel MT Pavit, that drifted into the Indian waters without being detected and raised coastal security fears, was an "aberration", navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma ... Read more...

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Adrift ship MT Pavit an aberration, says navy chief


August 20th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Merchant vessel MT Pavit, that drifted into the Indian waters without being detected and raised coastal security fears, was an "aberration", navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma ... Read more...

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Antony to chair meeting on ship incidents


August 8th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will Wednesday chair a meeting of maritime security brass from the navy and the coast guard to assess how an unmanned ... Read more...

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Another ship stuck at Mumbai’s Juhu beach (Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) In the second such incident in six weeks, a huge ship Sunday drifted to and ran aground at Juhu beach here, officials said.The ship is oil ... Read more...

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Russia helicopter crash kills three


July 25th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS) A helicopter with five people on board crashed in Russia Monday, killing three and injuring the other two, a media report said.An engine failure occurred when ... Read more...

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Suspected Somali pirates nabbed in Gujarat quizzed


June 20th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhingar, June 20 (IANS) A day after their arrest in Gujarat, 17 Africans, 14 of them suspected Somali pirates, were questioned by a joint team of the navy, the Indian ... Read more...

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French envoy to Madagascar survives plane crash


May 11th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Antananarivo (Madagascar), May 11 (IANS) French Ambassador to Madagascar Jean-Marc Chataignier had a miraculous escape when his small plane crashed in the southeast part of the Indian Ocean island nation, ... Read more...

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With ISRO lead, rescuers search for missing chopper


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 3 (IANS) More than 100 rescue workers early Tuesday began an arduous trek along a rugged mountainous terrain in Arunachal Pradesh to look for the missing helicopter ... Read more...

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Qantas 747 forced to return to Bangkok International Airport after facing engine problems


January 26th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 26 (ANI): A Sydney bound Qantas flight carrying 352 passengers was forced to return to Bangkok Airport after it experienced engine problems.News.com.au quoted a Qantas spokesman as saying that Flight ... Read more...

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Qantas’ flight woes continue as fault forces US-bound jet to divert to Fiji


January 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 19(ANI): A Qantas flight carrying almost 400 people from Sydney to New York was diverted to Fiji after a fuel valve fault, just four days after another safety scare on ... Read more...

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Qantas engine suffers another ‘low engine failure’


January 16th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 16 (ANI): Qantas Flight QF11 failed to take off to Los Angeles on Saturday after one of its engines suffered a complete failure. There were 344 passengers onboard.News.com.au quoted passengers ... Read more...

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12 die in Russian military plane crash (Lead)


December 29th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) All 12 people on board a Russian Air Force An-22 transport aircraft that crashed late Tuesday night in central Russia's Tula region were found dead, a source ... Read more...

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Rolls-Royce engine worries continue for Qantas’ A380 fleet


December 9th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 9(ANI): Sydney-based Qantas Airways' headaches over its A380 fleet have been compounded after a defect was found in an engine on one of its superjumbos, which is still on the ... Read more...

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Potential manufacturing defect blamed for Qantas’ A380 Rolls Royce engines’ blasts


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 2(ANI): Sydney-based Qantas Airways has said that it will conduct more detailed inspections of its A380 Rolls-Royce engines after the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) issued a new safety alert ... Read more...

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Another Qantas plane grounded in Australia following engine failure


November 28th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Within hours of Qantas resuming its services, QF1, which was bound for London from Sydney, was cancelled after a loud noise emerged from the engine while the aircraft ... Read more...

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Second Delta flight makes emergency landing in Atlanta


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Atlanta (Georgia, US), Nov.22 (ANI): A second Delta Airlines flight was forced into an emergency landing today, returning to Atlanta with engine failure after it departed for Los Angeles.The drama at Hartsfield-Jackson ... Read more...

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US Military Plane Engulfed by Ball of Birds


November 18th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a series of photos that look as though they were taken right out of a scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’, a United States Naval ... Read more...

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Qantas plane forced to return after bird strike


November 17th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 17 (IANS) A Qantas flight with 171 passengers on board was forced to return to Johannesburg in South Africa after birds hit one of its engines, the Australian airline said ... Read more...

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Qantas’ woes continue, jet returns to Sydney


November 15th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) Australia's Qantas airlines was hit by another problem Monday when a jumbo jet bound for Argentina was forced to return to Sydney after smoke came out from the ... Read more...

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Another Qantas plane makes emergency landing


November 13th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 13 (IANS) Australia's Qantas airlines was plagued with more engine problems Saturday, with a plane carrying 234 passengers to Melbourne forced to return to Perth, making it the third such ... Read more...

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Qantas Airways’ engine crisis continues


November 13th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 13(ANI): Qantas Airways has been plagued with more engine troubles after one of its planes carrying 234 passengers to Melbourne was forced to return to Perth.According to the Age, the ... Read more...

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News helicopter forced to make hard landing in Los Angeles


November 13th, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- A TV news helicopter on Friday morning was forced to make an emergency landing at Whiteman Airport in Los Angeles due to an engine failure, KCBS-TV and ... Read more...

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ISRO to send up new communication satellite in 2010


November 10th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is expected to close 2010 with the launch of communication satellite GSAT-5P, which will replace the ageing INSAT 2E to ensure ... Read more...

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Qantas CEO blames ‘engine material failure’ for mid-air explosion on A380 engine


November 5th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): Qantas Airline CEO Alan Joyce has rejected as 'outrageous' union concerns over the outsourcing of maintenance of its aircraft, and added that the explosion of the engine on ... Read more...

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