Mid-flight horror as British Airways pilot becomes "incapacitated" when cockpit filled with fumes

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.

Nasa prepares to crash probes into the surface of the moon on Monday night

Going out with a bang: Nasa prepares to crash probes into the surface of the moon in dramatic finale to year-long lunar mission The twin Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory spacecraft will crash on Monday nightMarks end of a year-long mission to the moon | UPDATED: 12:06 GMT, 14 December 2012 A year-long mission to learn what lies beneath the lunar surface will culminate next week with Nasa crashing a pair of small robotic science probes into the moon.

Ryanair plane carrying 141 passengers from Manchester "nearly crashed over Germany after pilots altered landing approach to make up lost…

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'

EgyptAir flight forced to make emergency landing after passenger was bitten by snake he had smuggled on board

Snakes on a plane! EgyptAir flight forced to make emergency landing after passenger was bitten by animal 'he smuggled on board' | UPDATED: 23:52 GMT, 4 December 2012 An EgyptAir flight was forced to divert yesterday after a passenger was bitten by a snake he had smuggled on board. The pilots decided to perform an emergency landing at a nearby airport after hearing the terrifying screams of the victim.