Category Archive: Off the Runway

I-X Center lands a big piece of its history

CRAIN’S CLEVELAND BUSINESS – The I-X Center has rescued an aircraft with ties to the massive, World War II-era building and plans to showcase it on the complex’s 1 million-square-foot exhibition floor. The airplane, a KC-97 Stratofreighter flying tanker, is in pieces for now. But within a year, with the investment of $1 million-plus, I-X …

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Air Canada flight helps locate sailor off Australian coast – World – CBC News

Australian authorities are thanking the crew of an Air Canada flight for helping to locate a sailor in distress off the country’s east coast.The Australian Maritime Safety Authority AMSA said Tuesday it received an emergency beacon activation at 8:15 a.m. local time, coming from approximately 270 nautical miles 500 kilometres east of Sydney.The AMSA requested …

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Reno man accused of watching porn, committing sex act on Southwest Airlines flight – San Jose Mercury News

A Nevada man was arrested at Denver International Airport over the weekend for allegedly viewing Internet porn on his laptop and committing a sexual act on a commercial airline flight.  Daniel Michael Drinan, 63, of Reno, watched pornography and was touching himself on a Southwest Airlines flight Saturday from Baltimore-Washington International Airport to DIA, according …

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Silver Airways Plane Makes Unscheduled Landing at Fairmont Municipal – WBOY.com

An apparent airline pilot error has left a Silver Airways plane stranded at a small airport in Fairmont Wednesday morning.Marion County Airport Authority President Tom Mainella said that the pilot of a Saab 340 Turbo Prop airplane thought he was landing in Bridgeport, when he touched down at the Fairmont Municipal Airport-Frankman Field around 11:30 …

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