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A Russian passenger plane that disappeared in Siberia has been located with all 19 people aboard still aliveAn Antonov-28 plane, operated by regional airline SiLA, has been found after making an emergency landing in Siberia. All 19 passengers on board are alive and are being evacuated. A source told Interfax that the flight "stopped communicating" mid-flight and had disappeared off radar. A Russian plane that disappeared off radar near the Tomsk region of Siberia has been located - and all 19 passengers on board are alive, local officials told Sky News. (www.msn.com) More...
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The media is the worst when it comes to aviation. I'm still laughing about when CNN reported that the "Boeing 777 will struggle to maintain altitude once the fuel tanks are empty".
That was a classic. I'm still trying to find a screenshot of that one somewhere online.
CNN Boeing 777 screenshot
Oh yeah, struggling will be over if it runs out of fuel. But they are “newsies,” so there’s that.
sure aren't journalists....newsies, maybe so.
Don't they just drop the helium masks and go blimp mode?
A masterpiece of dry humour and understatement.
That’s some skill! The AN28 has a fixed gear ;-)