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Syrian air defense thwarted ‘Israeli missile attack’ near Damascus airport – state agency

Syrian Army air defenses have intercepted several “Israeli missiles” over Damascus International Airport, state news agency SANA reported, citing a military source. “Our air defense systems thwarted an Israeli missile aggression,” the source said. A SANA reporter meanwhile reported sounds of explosions in the vicinity of the airport. An Israeli military spokeswoman declined to comment on the reported incident, when ...

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Belgrade airport closed after EgyptAir flight suffers multiple tire blow-outs on landing (PHOTOS)

Published time: 12 Sep, 2018 08:19 Edited time: 12 Sep, 2018 08:53 Belgrade airport has been temporarily shut after an EgyptAir flight experienced multiple tire blowouts, leaving it stuck on the runway. Flight MS3100 from Cairo to Belgrade arrived at 02:10 UTC but suffered several tire blowouts during landing. The aircraft was unable to leave the runway forcing more than ...

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Security breach at Lyon Airport, a car chase on runway, flights grounded (VIDEO)

Published time: 10 Sep, 2018 10:26 Edited time: 10 Sep, 2018 10:55 This is not a typical day at Lyon International Airport, as a car was seen careening across the dirt and onto the runway, followed by 20 police vehicles and at least one helicopter. The driver then leapt from the vehicle and started running. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ...

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Several rockets target Basra Airport, close to where US Consulate is located – reports

Numerous rockets were fired at Iraq’s Basra airport on Saturday morning following violent protests in the city. Officials said the sudden attack did not disrupt flights in or out of the city. A local official at Basra International Airport said three rockets were fired at the facility, AP reported on Saturday. He told the news agency that no casualties had ...

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Emirates plane at JFK airport quarantined after 100 people reportedly fall ill on flight from Dubai

Published time: 5 Sep, 2018 13:49 Edited time: 5 Sep, 2018 13:55 Passengers have been quarantined on board an Emirates airplane at JFK airport in New York, after 100 reportedly fell seriously ill during a flight from Dubai. Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai arrived at 8:50 a.m. ET Wednesday with the pilot expressing concerns over dozens of passengers sick with ...

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Reported airstrike targets Damascus military airport, multiple explosions heard (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Several powerful explosions have rocked a military airport in Damascus, hitting an ammunition depot there. Media reports suggest the airport was targeted by an Israeli airstrike. The blasts occurred at the Mazzeh military airport late Saturday night, according to multiple reporters on the ground. Explosions can be heard in footage from Damascus posted on social media. According to unnamed officials ...

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Apple updates AirPort Express firmware with AirPlay 2 support

Surprise, the AirPort Express isn’t dead! While Apple stopped selling AirPort products back in April, the company is still updating the firmware of the once beloved AirPort Express. This firmware update is quite significant as it adds support for AirPlay 2 and the Home app. In other words, you can now plug speakers to a dusty AirPort Express and turn ...

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Plane blows tires at New Jersey airport, prepares for crash landing

A plane is stuck in mid air over New Jersey, attempting to land after blowing two of its tires off during takeoff. The plane reportedly took off around 10.50 am on Tuesday from New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport, bound for London Luton Airport in the UK. Two of the aircraft’s tires blew off, and the plane is now circling Westfield-Barnes Regional ...

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Chinese Boeing 737 crash-lands at Manila airport – reports

A XiamenAir plane has crash-landed at Manila International Airport in the Philippines, according to AirLive. Flight MF8667 from Xiamen, China, circled Manila for about one hour before aborting landing. On its second landing attempt, the Boeing 737-800 skidded off the runway. A photo posted online appears to show the plane sitting lopsided on the runway. There are reports that the ...

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Power outage holds flights at Reagan National Airport, Washington DC (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Inbound and outbound flights are bogged down in the US capital’s primary airport, as it experiences a complete power outage. Stranded travelers have been posting images of the sudden blackout on social media. Late Wednesday evening, the airport’s official account tweeted the management was aware of an “airport-wide” power outage and was investigating its cause. We are aware of an ...

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