RAF pilot missed crashing C-17 plane into bus packed with Kabul evacuees by just 10FT amid Afghan chaos

AN RAF pilot narrowly avoided crashing his transport plane into a bus packed with Afghan evacuees as the aircraft skimmed over the top with just 10 feet to spare. Wing Commander Kev Latchman revealed how his C-17 plane was hurtling along the runway when he saw three vehicles pull out in front of him at the airport in Kabul. It

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Alone in the sky, pilot and fiancee save 17 in Tennessee flood

Nashville-based helicopter pilot Joel Boyers had just finished helping his fiancee earn her pilot’s licence on Saturday morning, and they were heading home to celebrate, when he received a frantic call from a woman in Pennsylvania. Her brother’s home in Waverly, Tennessee was underwater and he was trapped on a roof with his daughters. Could Boyers help? “I thought, ‘How

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Ex-Southwest Airlines pilot sentenced for lewd act on flight

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A retired Southwest Airlines pilot was sentenced to probation Friday after pleading guilty to exposing his genitals to a female first officer and watching pornography on a laptop during a flight from Philadelphia to Florida last year, an incident that he said started as a “consensual prank” with the co-pilot. Michael Haak, 60, apologized and

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Moment pilot ejects before Canadian Snowbird crashes in neighborhood

Moment pilot ejects before Canadian Air Force Snowbird show team jet crashes into residential neighborhood A pilot ejected just before a jet from the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Snowbirds exhibition team crashed Sunday The small plane nose dived into a residential neighborhood in the British Columbia city of Kamloops, which is about 200 miles northeast of Vancouver The unidentified pilot’s

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Pilot spells out ‘Stay Home’ using flight tracker maps as lockdowns are put in place – The Sun

A PILOT spelt out 'Stay Home' on a flight tracker map over Austrian airspace after the country was put under coronavirus lockdown. The pilot flew a single engine Diamond DA40 jet for 24 minutes after taking off from Weiner Neustadt and landing in Graz. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates The path of his

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Married MH370 pilot, 53, bombarded Instagram model twins with 97 creepy messages

THE pilot of missing flight MH370 bombarded young Instagram model twins with creepy messages as his marriage reportedly crumbled. Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, 53, sent 26-year-old sisters, Lan Qi Hui and Qi Min Lan messages, begging them to come to Kuala Lumpur. His 97 Facebook messages were revealed as psychologists claim the pilot was "self-destructive" before the Malaysian Airlines jet

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