Putin honors Damir Yusupov with ‘the Hero of Russia’ award

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday awarded the nation's highest medal, the Hero of Russia, to the pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled passenger plane in a cornfield after a flock of birds hit both engines and knocked them out. The experienced captain, 41-year-old Damir Yusupov, said Friday that a quick landing was … Continue reading Putin honors Damir Yusupov with ‘the Hero of Russia’ award

Heroic Russian pilot saves many lives, says he’s not a hero

The "hero" Russian pilot who safely crash-landed a passenger plane in a cornfield shortly after take-off went back into the cockpit to phone his wife and tell her he was safe. Captain Damir Yusupov, 41, was forced to take action after birds got caught in both the plane's engines after jetting off from Moscow's Zhukovsky Airport. The … Continue reading Heroic Russian pilot saves many lives, says he’s not a hero

Pilot awarded $1 million for landing plane with a broken windscreen

The Chinese government has offered $1 million as reward to a heroic pilot who showed brevity in the sky when faced with terrifying challenges from a broken windshield. Image: Liu Chuangjian (Source: China Daily) Liu Chuangjian, a professional pilot with Sichuan Airlines, was in control of Flight 3U8633 in May 2018 when the right side … Continue reading Pilot awarded $1 million for landing plane with a broken windscreen

Racist thrown off plane for using the K-word

A woman was sent off a Kulula flight for using the K-word against a pilot on Friday. An unnamed person overheard her use of racial slurs few minutes before take-off, and the airliner took decisive actions in an effort to free South Africa from racism, sexism, and intolerance. The incident occurred at O. R. Tambo. … Continue reading Racist thrown off plane for using the K-word

American Pilot Lost Girlfriend In A Swimming Pool Death At HILTON Hotel, Kenya.

Police in Kenya are working to unravel the mystery behind a woman's death in a swimming pool at the Hilton Hotel in Nairobi. The 27-year-old woman's body was found in the water Thursday morning, and police say investigations are in progress. Image: Nairobi Police Boss Japheth Koome According to Capital FM, the deceased was in the … Continue reading American Pilot Lost Girlfriend In A Swimming Pool Death At HILTON Hotel, Kenya.