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Did Anyone Survive the Yemenia Flight 626 Plane Crash?

The tragic Yemenia Flight 626 has taken the lives of more than 150 passengers of the A310-324 aircraft. Based on the final report, the inappropriate flight controls and the crew’s ignorance of the plane-issued warnings resulted in its crashing. But were there any survivors? Bahia Bakari, a 12-year-old French girl, was the only survivor of …

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What Do You Get If the Airline Overbooks and You Get Bumped Off Your Flight?

Being late to board your flight is one thing, but getting bumped to the next flight because the airline overbooked is another. Believe it or not, there are hundreds of cases like this. But did you know you are entitled to a compensation whenever this happens? In the United States, when you get bumped off …

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Joey Cramer, who starred in the movie Flight of the Navigator as a child, robbed a bank in 2016 with the intent of getting sent to prison in order to get himself off drugs and save his own life.

Flight of the Navigator star was homeless and on drugs – then robbed bank to save his life In 1986 Flight of the Navigator star Joey Cramer took a break from acting “to be a normal kid again”. Fast forward 34 years, that hiatus is only just ending – but life has been anything but …

Joey Cramer, who starred in the movie Flight of the Navigator as a child, robbed a bank in 2016 with the intent of getting sent to prison in order to get himself off drugs and save his own life. Read More »

In 1986, two Russian airline pilots got into an argument over wether one could land the plane without vision. The main pilot pulled the curtains over the windows, insisting he could. Then, the plane missed the runway, flipped and killed 70 of the passengers

Aeroflot Flight 6502 Aeroflot Flight 6502 was a Soviet domestic passenger flight operated by a Tupolev Tu-134A from Sverdlovsk (now Yekaterinburg) to Grozny, which crashed on 20 October 1986. 70 of the 94 passengers and crew on board were killed. Investigators determined the cause of the accident to be pilot negligence. Background The crew of …

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Who is D.B. Cooper?

There are many unsolved crimes in history but none more trivial as the 1971 Northwest Orient Airlines hijacking. Who hijacked the plane, and how did he escape? D.B. Cooper was the name the media assigned to an unknown hijacker who took over a Boeing 727. Cooper earned a hefty $200,000 ransom for the hijack and …

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