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June 1, 2017 10:42 AM Malaysia Airlines flight diverted after passenger threatens to blow up jet

CANBERRA, Australia - A Malaysia Airlines plane returned to Australia after a mentally ill passenger threatened to detonate a bomb and attempted to enter the cockpit before he was tackled and tied up by passengers, police said Thursday. The 25-year-old Sri Lankan man Manodh Marks had been discharged from a Melbourne psychiatric hospital on Wednesday 62

June 1, 2017 8:11 AM 'Let's roll': Sri Lankan who 'threatened to blow up Malaysia Airlines plane' posted a video of him smoking CIGARS as he drove to the airport listening to gangster rap

A Sri Lankan man who allegedly attempted to hijack a Malaysia Airlines flight relaxed with a cigar and gangster rap music, just hours before threatening to blow up more than 300 passengers onboard. Manodh Marks allegedly claimed to have a bomb as he rushed towards the cockpit door of flight MH128, just minutes after take-off at 11.11pm on Wednesday night 26

June 1, 2017 7:31 AM Police respond to MH128 evacuation delay allegations

After returning to Melbourne, the plane was on the Tullamarine tarmac for more than an hour before heavily armed police went on board and took the man into custody. "We were told 10 minutes, but it was over an hour. But everybody was really calm, really calm," she said. "I thought it was really disappointing, only because we weren't told. We weren't 96

May 31, 2017 7:35 PM Malaysia Airlines plane forced to turn back to Melbourne after bomb scare

A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport less than 30 minutes into a flight after a man tried to enter the cockpit, claiming to have explosives. One of the passengers on board told SBS World News he believed the man was carrying an "electronic frequency" device. Flight MH128 from Melbourne to Kuala 96

May 31, 2017 4:55 PM Malaysia Airlines flight forced to land over bomb scare

A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to return to Melbourne to land late tonight after a "disruptive" Sri Lankan passenger on board claimed he was carrying a bomb. A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to return to Melbourne to land late tonight after a "disruptive" Sri Lankan passenger on board the Kuala Lumpur-bound flight claimed he was carrying 65

May 31, 2017 4:05 PM Malaysian Airlines plane turns back after cockpit entry bid

A Malaysian Airlines plane has been forced to turn back to Melbourne airport after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit. Flight MH128, bound for Kuala Lumpur, was forced to return "due to a disruptive passenger", a statement from the airline said. The airline said that the flight landed safely and the passenger was apprehended. But Malaysia's Deputy 47

May 30, 2017 1:36 AM Passenger Jumped Out of Taxiing American Flight

PHOTO: A passenger tried to bite a crew member before successfully opening an airplane’s door and jumping to the tarmac. (photo via Flickr/Piper) Somehow, a passenger on an American Airlines flight taxiing from the gate at Charlotte-Douglas Airport was able to open the aircraft door and jump to the tarmac. The incident happened Thursday when a 22-year 71

May 23, 2017 8:39 PM Boeing signs defence, commercial deals with Saudi Arabia

Boeing’s deal with Saudi Arabia is the latest in tens of billions of dollars in deals signed between US and Saudi firms since Donald Trump arrived in Riyadh on Saturday Dubai: Boeing Co. said on Sunday it had signed several defence and commercial deals with Saudi Arabia including for the sale of military and passenger aircraft during a visit by US President 40

May 23, 2017 2:41 PM Video: Nana Ama rides Okada, with Emelia Brobbey as passenger

There is a popular saying that what a man can do, a woman can do better. van report that star actress Nana Ama McBrown put life into this saying on Tuesday when she masterfully rode a motor cycle, popularly known as Okada, on the streets of Accra. Nana Ama, 43, who has been described as a woman of many talents, had fellow actress, Emelia Brobbey 41

May 18, 2017 9:18 AM Dutch King Willem-Alexander Reveals He Was KLM Pilot for 21 Years

Some Dutch passengers on KLM flights might have recognized the co-pilot's voice when he introduced himself on the airline's services. It was not just any co-pilot telling them weather conditions and estimated time of arrival. It was their king. King Willem-Alexander revealed in an interview with De Telegraaf that he recently ended a role as a regular 10