Luton Airport forced to apologise after 'appalling' Facebook post about fatal plane crash to boast of their own safety recordUsed 'insensitive' image of 2005 Chicago crash that killed Joshua Woods, 6'This is what we prevent you from when it snows……Weeeee :),’ staff wroteThe Boeing 737 slipped off runway in snow and smashed into passing cars Airport forced to apologise after people complain about 'appalling' post By John Stevens PUBLISHED: 07:15 GMT, 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:33 GMT, 15 March 2013 An airport has apologised after it posted on its Facebook page a light-hearted comment with a photo of a plane crash in which a child died. Luton Airport published the image of the plane crash with a joke boasting about its own safety record
Mid-flight horror as plane is forced to land when pilot becomes 'incapacitated' when cockpit filled with fumesEmergency landing made in Canadian town of Goose Bay, NewfoundlandCo-pilot started to feel nauseous before unscheduled stop was madeCaptain and first officer required oxygen masks to make landing By James Rush PUBLISHED: 10:05 GMT, 10 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 11 February 2013 A British Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at a Canadian town after suspected toxic oil fumes were reported on the flight deck. The Boeing 777, carrying 158 passengers from Heathrow to Philadelphia, made the unscheduled stop at Goose Bay, in Newfoundland, in temperatures of -30C after fumes started to cause eye and throat irritation halfway through the eight hour flight.
Ryanair accused of flying overweight planes: German regulator claims budget airline may have saved millions by giving false information | UPDATED: 16:52 GMT, 19 December 2012 626 Ryanair routinely falsified the weight of its aircraft to evade millions of pounds worth of air traffic control charges, it has been claimed The budget airline could face court action after being accused of using the ploy to avoid paying around 42million in extra fee levies in Germany. Air safety watchdog Deutsche Flugsichering, responsible for air traffic control in the country, is investigating the company. Axel Raab, head of communications at Deutsche Flugsicherung, said internal lawyers are currently studying the case, adding: 'If the outcome will be that Ryanair evaded charges we will go to court.' Ryanair is accused by Germany of falsifying weights on take-off to 'save millions' Ryanair has earned itself a tough reputation for weight when it comes to passengers; turning up with a suitcase over the specified maximum allowance and it can cost a small fortune
Seconds from disaster: Ryanair plane carrying 141 passengers from Manchester nearly crashes in Germany after pilots altered landing approach 'to make up lost time' By Allan Hall and Ray Massey PUBLISHED: 13:00 GMT, 10 December 2012 | UPDATED: 19:44 GMT, 10 December 2012 A Ryanair plane carrying 141 people from Manchester came within seconds and feet of disaster at a German airport after the pilots tried to make up lost time on their landing, according to an official air safety report. Investigators said the late-running Boeing 737 – with 153 passengers and six crew – almost crashed when landing at Memmingen Airport in Bavaria on September 23 when the 30-year-old pilot and his co-pilot, 29, tried to 'make good on some of the time lost in Manchester'