Woman survives after being hit by plane propeller

July 19th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS) A woman worker at an airport in Russia was injured but had a miraculous escape Thursday when she was hit by the propeller of an An-24 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Merchant Navy to scriptwriting - Bikram Sandhu explores new avenues

June 24th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) There are certain things money can't buy - and for Merchant Navy serviceman Bikram Sandhu, this couldn't be more than true.Life at sea was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Model injured by plane propeller starts to walk again

December 9th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A model who was seriously injured in a freak accident has started walking again less than a week after the incident. Lauren Scruggs was left ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man killed by propeller of small plane at Indonesian airport

October 16th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by BNO News
MAKASSAR, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A man was killed at an Indonesian airport on early Saturday morning when he was hit in the face by the propeller of a small plane, local ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mysterious object baffles police

September 27th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 27 (IANS) An unidentified object weighing some 20 kg and suspected to have fallen from the sky has baffled police in Meghalaya. It was recovered Tuesday from a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Britons may soon fly cars!

July 19th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A flying car which usually finds its mention in children books or animated cartoon movies, may soon become a reality in Britain.Aviation experts are saying ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pilot dies after mid air collision in UK

July 5th, 2011 - 6:44 am ICT by BNO News
WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The pilot of a small aircraft died after colliding in mid air with another plane in the United Kingdom, local media reported Monday.The incident occurred at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

3000-pound boat’s propeller gets stolen

March 24th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lee County, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators are shocked as to how a 3,000-pound boat's propeller was stolen. The investigators are working to ensure that they get to the bottom of the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Former England spinner Titmus dies at 78

March 24th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 24 (ANI): Former England off-spinner Fred Titmus, who played county cricket across an incredible five decades, has died after a long illness. He was 78.Titmus, one of England's finest ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Spitfire designer’s family angry over school renaming

February 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.27 (ANI): The family of the creator of the Spitfire, Reginald 'RJ' Mitchell, have expressed dismay that a school named in his honour is to be closed. Mitchell High School, in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New 2D cloak that ‘turns underwater objects invisible to sonar’

January 6th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A scientist has created a two-dimensional cloak that turns objects underwater invisible to sonar and other ultrasound waves.Illinois professor Nick Fang constructed the 2D acoustic cloak made of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK expedition team makes world record by crossing Antarctica in 13 days!

December 10th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI):A British expedition team to Antarctica has claimed that it has established a new record, the fastest land crossing of the southernmost continent, in less than 13 days.The team ... Read more...

Posted in World |

20-foot long shark found dead in Chennai port

November 23rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarChennai, Nov.23 (ANI): A dead 20-foot-long shark has been retrieved from the waters off Chennai Port.Chennai Port employee said sharks are usually found in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and he ... Read more...

Posted in National |

World’s first flying car gets green signal to take-off (Lead, changing dateline)

July 1st, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 1 (IANS) The world's first flying car, which was caught in a legal snarl in the US, has finally been given the green signal.Being developed by Boston-based Terrafugia ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Korea claims proof that North Korean torpedo sank its ship

May 19th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 19 (ANI): South Korea will claim that a North Korean torpedo was the culprit in sinking their naval ship, according to domestic media reports.The torpedo smashed into the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bo Derek suffered breakdown due to plane mishap

May 2nd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Veteran actress Bo Derek has revealed that she suffered a mini- breakdown after a terrifying flight to the US from Australia earlier this month when the pilot had ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US engineers developing spy plane that lands vertically, clings to wall

May 1st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): American engineers are trying to develop a spy drone that could fly silently into a city and perch on a wall for days, vertically undetected.Stanford University is developing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Single engine plane kills jogger while making emergency landing

March 20th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hilton Head, Mar 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Robert Gary Jones was killed in a freak accident while he was jogging on the beach. A single engine plane had to make an emergency ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Plane’s Emergency Landing Kills Jogger

March 20th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Hilton Head Island, March 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An emergency landing made by a single-engine plane on the beach of the Hilton Head Island took the life of a jogger on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lancair IV P Aircraft Crash Lands, Kills Jogger On The Beach

March 17th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Virginia, Mar 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A strange accident that took place on Monday at Hilton Head Island, killed a jogger named Robert Gary Jones. The Georgia resident was listening to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Plane kills jogger in emergency landing

March 16th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hilton Head, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A single engine plane made an emergency landing on a South Carolina beach, and killed a jogger in the process. The jogger probably didn’t listen to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Plane Makes Emergency Landing On SC Beach:Kills Jogger

March 16th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Robert Gary Jones, a 38 year old married father of two children was killed instantly when he was struck from behind by an airplane on Hilton Head Beach. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cavin Cox Charged Of Frederick Airport Stolen Plane Incident

January 2nd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan. 02, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A homeless man, identified as Cavin Cox, has landed in jail after making a futile attempt to fly off with a stolen aircraft from the hangar ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Wrong maps landed British sailors in Iranian captivity

December 3rd, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec.3 (ANI): Wrong maps and a faulty propeller landed five British sailors in Iranian waters, it has emerged. According to The Telegraph, the five were freed on Wednesday morning by Iran's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four die as Israeli helicopter plunges into sea

November 24th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 24 (DPA) A civilian helicopter plunged hundreds of metres into the sea off central Israel Tuesday afternoon, killing three tourists on board, at least one of them British, and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zimbabwe plane crashes after run-in with pigs

November 5th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Nov 5 (DPA) Two people were slightly injured after a passenger aircraft of Zimbabwe's state-owned airline crashed on take-off after colliding with a herd of wild pigs, officials said Thursday. Transport Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hudson river air crash

August 9th, 2009 - 1:31 am ICT by John Le Fevre
One person is confirmed dead and three people missing after a mid-air collision between a helicopter and light plane over the Hudson River in New York.Witnesses said the helicopter dropped like a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pilot killed in Bangkok Air crash on Samui

August 4th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The Pilot has been reportedly killed and more than 40 others injured when a Bangkok Airlines flight from Krabi to the Thailand holiday island of Koh Samui crashed while landing this ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Plane takes itself for a ride in Australia

August 4th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 4 (DPA) An Australian pilot who forgot to put chocks under the wheels of his aircraft when he cranked its propeller saw it take off without him. The embarrassing, and expensive, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flying car to be unveiled in 2011 (With Image)

June 24th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 24 (IANS) The flying car is on its way.An American company Terrafugia Transition, based near Boston, is set to unveil the dual-purpose car-cum-plane vehicle called 'The Flying Car' ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Spitfire found in Cape Town scrapyard will be auctioned for 2 million pounds

April 19th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): One of the world's few remaining airworthy Supermarine Spitfires was rusting in a South African scrapyard thirty years ago.But this week its remarkable restoration will be completed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Runaway aircraft takes off without pilot at vintage airshow

April 7th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): A runaway aircraft reportedly took off on its own when the pilot was not able to get into the cockpit after swinging the front propeller.The incident on April ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Seven die as military plane crashes into building in Ecuador capital

March 20th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, March 20 (DPA) Seven people were killed when a military aircraft crashed into an apartment building in thick fog and exploded in the capital of Ecuador. All five people on board the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Flying car takes off successfully

March 19th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): An American company has successfully tested its flying car, which took flight and landed at an upstate New York air strip recently.According to a report in Boston ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit pilot leans out of plane to cut a parachutist free!

July 19th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): A British pilot leaned out of the plane hatch to free an Army parachutist entangled in the landing gear, while they were flying 3,000ft above the Joint ... Read more...

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