Person Sucked Into Jet Engine And Killed As Plane Prepares For Takeoff

A person was killed after being sucked into the engine of a KLM Embraer jet. Photo: Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto (Getty Images) A person has died at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands after they were sucked into the engine of a plane preparing for takeoff. A KLM Embraer jet bound for Denmark was full of passengers … Read more

Do You Check Your Luggage Or Are You Normal?

Image: Kayak A fully-loaded Boeing 737-800 has room for 189 seats, and with U.S. airports having a track record of losing around 0.75 percent of all checked bags, it’s all but guaranteed that one person on this theoretical plane is going to get to their destination without a change of clothes or their swim trunks … Read more

‘Southwest, Stop!’ Air Planes Avoid Runway Collision By Less Than 400 Feet in Washington D.C.

Photo: Brendan Hoffman (Getty Images) Two airliners almost collided on a runway at Reagan National Airport just outside of Washington, D.C. on Thursday morning. A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 was cleared to taxi across a runway, while a JetBlue Embraer ERJ-190 was about to take off on the same runway. WTOP reports the potential disaster … Read more