Showing posts with label passengers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label passengers. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Pilot tells terrified passengers to brace for a crash landing at sea after plane suffers engine failure

Terrified passengers on a flight across Europe feared they were moments away from death after one of the plane's engine's failed in mid-air. After an emergency was declared by the flight crew, the plane's 'weeping' pilot warned holidaymakers that they had six minutes before they would crash, a passenger says.

Travellers were ordered to put on their life jackets and brace for a water landing during the charter flight from Split, Croatia to Nantes, France.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Air Algerie flight AH5017 crash: Wreckage found in Mali as hopes fade for 116 passengers

The wreckage of the Air Algerie flight AH5017 which crashed with 116 people on board, including more than 50 French nationals, has been discovered in Mali, west Africa, officials have said.

The office of French President François Hollande confirmed the announcement, saying in a message on its website the wreckage had been clearly identified despite the disintegration of the aircraft and a French military unit has been dispatched to secure the site and gather evidence.  French investigators have now concluded the flight broke apart when it hit the ground, the Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve told RTL radio. 

Sunday, July 6, 2014

SAD: Police Van Chase Okada Rider & His Passengers To demise

 This sad incident happened this afternoon,  an Okada rider and his 2 male passengers were crushed to death this afternoon at Awoyaya bus-stop  over the Lekki-Epe Express way in Lagos as they were being chased with a police van. While trying to flee from law enforcement who were chasing them to seize their bike for riding on the express, the Okada, that was in top speed, collided with a BRT bus that crushed them to death. In accordance with an eye-witness, area boys gathered and burnt the law enforcement van. The army had to be brought to calm the situation. 

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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Lagos Passengers Stranded As BRT Employees Join ASUU Strike

Commuters in Lagos, western Nigeria, were stranded, Saturday morning, when workers with the Bus Rapid Transit, BRT scheme refused to act as they protested their unpaid salaries. The commuters, who expected to board the bus after the monthly sanitation, were left to bemuse their fate once the boarding points at Ketu and Ojota bus stops were  empty.  It was revealed that the ticketers and drivers refused to act as their salary for last month hadn't been paid-a situation which they're not used to.
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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Lagos Plane Crash Full List: Passengers & Survivors

5 people out of the 27 people on board survived. See the list of passengers and those who survived below according to Sad!

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Man Nabbed For Receiving Oral $-éx On A Plane In Front Of Passengers

A winery director accused of partaking in lewd s-éx acts during a flight to Las Vegas in full view of passengers has been forced to take a leave of absence by his father.

Troon Vineyards announced on its Facebook page on Monday that Chris Martin has been replaced pending the court case against him.

Martin, 44, and Jessica Stroble, 33, were arrested in June after getting off an Allegiant Airlines flight from Medford, Oregon.

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Friday, July 12, 2013

VIDEO: Train crash near Paris killed 7 passengers On The Spot

A train derailed Friday in the Paris suburb of Bretigny-sur-Orge in an accident that caused "many casualties", authorities said. At least seven people were killed and dozens wounded, Interior Minister Manuel Valls said.
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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Passengers Escape Death As Power Cut Stops Arik Plane From Landing In Uyo

What could have amounted to another major air disaster in the country was averted on Friday evening when an Arik aircraft aborted landing at Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital barely about 500 meters from the tarmac due to power cut at the airport.

The sudden power outage forced the pilot to hurriedly terminate his landing plan and fly back to the sky where it hovered for about 30 minutes before flying back to Abuja because the person to turn on the alternative power source was not available.

The passengers on Arik Flight W3 533, including the Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Chidi odinkalu, and some unnamed federal lawmakers, said to be heading to Uyo for a retreat.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Friday, March 1, 2013

Robbers - Kidnappers abduct 5 Lagos bound passengers along Benin-Sagamu rd

Robbing is not enough since most people don't carry cash anymore due to technology advancement as they prefer to carry ATM card. Robing on highways have changed as well. They are now kidnapping passengers on highways. According to Vanguard, 5 passengers on a Lagos-bound vehicle were kidnapped on Wednesday morning by gunmen on the Lagos-Benin road near Ogbemudia farms. 

The passengers, traveling in a Greener Line space wagon Siena bus travelling from Warri to Lagos  ran into a barricade along the Benin-Ore- Sagamu-Lagos road. The bus driver sighting the barricade, which was a truck, slowed down.


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