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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - AVIATION

    Death is mercifully quick when a rocket hits an airliner mid-flight

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 03:47am by BLOOM

    ... the best guess of James Vosswinkel, a trauma surgeon who led a definitive study of TWA flight 800 that exploded and crashed off New York's Long Island in 1996, killing all 230 on board. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1559905/death-mercifully-quick-when-rocket-hits-airliner-mid-flight
  2. News - China - AVIATION

    ‘I closed my eyes and hoped I would be OK’: passengers on planes that turned back before Penghu crash relive terror

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:48am by Adrian Wan

    ... The Civil Aeronautics Administration said nine flights from the main island landed smoothly at Penghu from 2pm, including a Uni Air flight that touched down at 6.47pm, 19 minutes before Flight GE222 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1560739/i-closed-my-eyes-and-hoped-i-would-be-ok-passengers-planes-turned-back
  3. News - China - AVIATION

    Why let doomed plane fly in storm? Relatives berate air chiefs over Taiwan crash

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:15am by Lawrence Chung, Andrea Chen

    ... crash plane fly Bereaved relatives of passengers killed when a TransAsia Airways plane crashed on Taiwan's resort island of Penghu on Wednesday night have one question: who gave ... it did not show enough respect to the families. Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday led a minute of silence in mourning for those killed in the island's deadliest crash in 12 years. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558545/why-let-doomed-plane-fly-storm-authorities-taiwan-under-fire
  4. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Passengers thrown about Hong Kong-bound plane by turbulence

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 01:26pm by Clifford Lo, LO WEI, Johnny Tam, VICTORIA DUTHIE

    ... the injured to hospital. Paramedics assessed the conditions of the eight injured men and 12 women on the airport apron before transporting them to North Lantau Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555346/22-injured-severe-turbulence-hits-hong-kong-bound-flight
  5. News - China - AVIATION

    Couple who survived Taiwan air crash rescued schoolgirl from wreckage

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:15am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Couple who survived tell how they plucked girl from smoking wreckage Military couple Tsai Pei-ju and Yen Wan-ju were on their way back to the navy base on Penghu Island where they are stationed when they boarded flight GE222 at Kaohsiung International Airport. The ill-fated flight ended with them in the mangled remains of the TransAsia Airways ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558540/couple-who-survived-taiwan-air-crash-tell-how-they-rescued-schoolgirl
  6. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Would you take off in this? Cathay pilot's pet project almost ready for first flight

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Ada Lee

    ... for the first flight. The four-minute trip will take it north of Lantau. While the aircraft has yet to be given a name, its registration is B-Koo. "We want to it to 'be cool'," Cheng ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535152/first-plane-assembled-hong-kong-ready-takeoff
  7. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Fred Lam, head of trade development council, to be Airport Authority chief executive

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... at the northern end of the airport island. Lo declined to comment on speculation about a cost overrun on the planned third runway. Reports have said the estimate of its cost has been revised upwards from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535261/fred-lam-head-trade-development-council-be-airport-authority-chief
  8. News - World - AVIATION

    Aviation chiefs meet in the shadow of unsolved questions on MH370

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:49am by AFP

    ... they were suspended due to clouds of ash from an Indonesian volcano. Friday's eruption of Sangeang Api volcano off Sumbawa island sent two ash plumes over northern Australia on Saturday. More ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1523310/iata-chiefs-meet-shadow-mystery-what-happened-mh370
  9. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Drunk Australian sparks hijack fear on Virgin Australia flight to Bali

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 03:26pm by AFP

    ... As drunk Tries to getin cockpit A drunk passenger sparked a hijack alert on a Virgin Australia flight heading for the Indonesian resort island of Bali yesterday when he attempted to break into the cockpit, officials said. Members of the security forces rushed to the airport when the Boeing 737-800 touched down on the island, after the pilot reported the Brisbane to Bali flight had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1496686/drunk-australian-sparks-hijack-fear-virgin-australia-flight-bali
  10. Lifestyle - Books - AVIATION

    Book review: Hong Kong High, by Cliff Dunnaway

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:49pm by Simon Parry

    ... were killed and the remainder heroically rescued by the flight crew under fire in waters off Hainan Island. Then there was the extraordinary sight of a China Airlines plane nose down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1496693/book-review-hong-kong-high-cliff-dunnaway

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