Tag: Disaster/Accident

E.U. Urges Sharing Data to Avert Air Disasters

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BRUSSELS — Responding to the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in July, Europe’s top aviation safety agency urged national governments on Wednesday to share intelligence data with the aviation authorities to better enable international regulators and

NSA official: ‘Much easier’ to explain operations after Snowden

The official in charge of making sure the National Security Agency is complying with the law says it’s been “much easier” to talk about his agency ever since Edward Snowden revealed details of its operations. “It’s actually much easier today,”

CIA knows something about missing Flight MH370, says former Malaysian PM

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Missing Flight MH370 did not crash and its current whereabouts may be know to the Central Intelligence Agency and the Boeing aircraft company, Malaysia’s influential former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has claimed. Dr Mahathir said the plane could have been

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Terrorist theories grow as MI6 and CIA involvement confirmed

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British secret services are investigating the disappearance of flight MH370, Malaysia's transport minister said on Saturday. The disclosure that MI6 as well as the CIA are helping the Malaysian authorities will add to speculation the aircraft was hijacked by terrorists.

Drone came within 200 feet of airliner over New York

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(CNN) — An unmanned drone came within 200 feet of a commercial jet over New York, triggering an FBI appeal to the public for any information about the unusual and potentially dangerous incident. The crew of Alitalia Flight 608 approaching

NATO Helicopter Crash Kills 14 Near Afghan Capital

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Turkey's military says one of its helicopters has crashed into a house on the outskirts of the Afghan capital, killing 12 Turkish soldiers onboard and at least two people on the ground. Authorities say the Sikorsky helicopter was on a