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STUBBORN PIGEON HOLDS ONTO PLANE ENGINE DURING TAKEOFF

Pigeon Holds Onto Plane Engine During Takeoff

LONDON, ENGLAND – It must have been an odd and very unusual sight for passengers onboard a plane taking off from London, when they were looking outside the window and saw to their shock that a stubborn pigeon was refusing to give up its perch on the plane’s right engine during takeoff. The remarkable incident

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MARKET GARDEN VETERAN SANDY CORTMANN DIES AT THE AGE OF 97

War veteran Sandy Cortmann dies at the age of 97

ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND – Market Garden veteran Alexander ‘Sandy’ Cortmann died on Saturday night at the age of 97 in his hometown Aberdeen in Scotland, 75jaarvrijheid reports. Last year, Sandy became nationally known in The Netherlands and the U.K. when he attended the commemoration of ‘Operation Market Garden’ for the first time in 75 years. Until

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VIDEO | F-22 DEMO TEAM OPPOSITE TAKEOFFS – SAME DAY, SAME RUNWAY

F-22 Demo Team opposite takeoffs at RIAT Airshow

RAF FAIRFORD AB, ENGLAND – Due to the ongoing and dreadful corona pandemic, unfortunately many airshows are canceled worldwide this springtime. We are therefore sharing a lot of awesome and badass airshow moments from the past years, for our readers to enjoy during this difficult time – like this awesome video by flyhigh.news Chief Editor

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U.S. EXTENDS TRAVEL BAN TO UK AND IRELAND

U.S. extends travel ban to UK and Ireland

WASHINGTON DC – The U.S. government will extend its European Coronavirus travel ban to the UK and the Republic of Ireland, the BBC reports. The decision came on Saturday, the day that President Trump’s travel ban on 26 European Schengen countries came into force. As of today there are no flights from 26 European Schengen

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FLYBE DECLARES BANKRUPTCY

Flybe declares bankruptcy and has entered administration

EXETER, ENGLAND – UK airline Flybe has entered administration early Thursday morning, only 1 month after the UK government announced a rescue deal, Business Insider reports. The airline said in a statement that all flights have been grounded and that the business has ceased trading with immediate effect. Flybe was Europe’s largest regional airline, with

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