Tag Archive for plane

Chilean object: A U.F.O. does not mean it’s a ‘UFO’ (Update: Likely explanation obtained)

UPDATE (8-Jan-2016): The most likely explanation for this “UFO” is that it was a plane. This detailed analysis of focal length and speed of object concludes “medium-haul aircraft”. The heat signature and shape of the object does suggest conventional dual-engine aircraft. A post on Metabunk has additional details and visuals to show why this case is almost certainly…

TB Joshua continues to be psychically full of BS

Once again, ridiculous preacher TB Joshua claims he predicted the latest air disaster. Missing Jet prophesy: UK High C’ssner taunts TB Joshua The UK High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin has scoffed at Pastor TB Joshua over his claim that he predicted the disappearance of AirAsia’s Indonesia flight QZ8501 months before the incident occurred. The…

Missing flight 370 sparks mystery mongering (Several Updates)

As each hour goes by with no sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 strange ideas evolve about what happened to it. Mystery and conspiracy sites are abuzz with imaginative explanations including UFO abduction. It’s been days since the passenger flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing, China, disappeared (8 March 2014) with 227…

AWESOME: Cake delivery from space

Welcome to the 21st century. FINALLY! Soshiok.com – ‘UFO’ in Shanghai found to be cake deliverer. A small “unidentified flying object” that has been seen over Shanghai’s Huangpu River in recent days has been revealed to be a remote controlled plane being used to deliver cakes, reported Shanghai-based news website eastday.com. The “UFO”, which is…

TIGHAR accused of racketeering in Earhart plane recovery project

Oh, this story just keeps giving and giving. Does this suit provide more evidence that TIGHAR is fishing for money? Aircraft group denies Wyoming man’s claim it withheld 2010 discovery of Amelia Earhart’s plane –  Newser. A Delaware aircraft preservation group denies a Wyoming man’s claim that it found pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart’s missing plane…

Mysterious nighttime flyovers near Boston

As they say, when it’s secret, it’s SECRET. Even when it’s all over the news and flying over metropolitan Boston area. Mystery Aircraft Frightens Quincy Residents « CBS Boston. A mystery in Quincy continues to deepen: Who is flying around the city from dusk to dawn, for the past ten days or so? Every night…

Women injured in India from falling debris from plane

Heads up. The sky is falling. Mysterious fireball from sky injures 2 women in HP – Hindustan Times. In a first-of-its-kind incident, two women sustained minor injuries as a mysterious fireball fell from the sky at Patola village near Chamunda temple, 19 km from Dharamsala town of Kangra district. However, no other damage was reported…

Free my e-reader during takeoff

Well YAY. Because this is pointless. I’m bored during this time and dislike having to turn off the Kindle or ipod. Senator presses FAA to allow tablet use during takeoff, landing A United States senator wants the Federal Aviation Administration to relax its long-standing rule against the use of portable electronic devices on airplanes during…

I’m in ur suitcase, warming your undies

Purr-fect stowaway: Bob-bob arrives at Disney after 10 hours in suitcase Bob-bob the cat wasn’t about to let his owner go to the Happiest Place on Earth without him. So he came along — in her suitcase. Days before her annual Disney trip, Ethel Maze of Circleville, Ohio, went through the familiar steps of confirming…

Did TIGHAR find Earhart’s plane? Possible possibilities are not very impressive

Don’t be fooled by the hyping headlines that they found the Earhart plane. Earhart expedition team says video possibly shows plane debris | Reuters. A team of researchers trying to solve the mystery of aviator Amelia Earhart’s 1937 disappearance said on Friday that underwater video from a Pacific island has revealed a field of man-made…

The search for Amelia Earhart’s plane ends with conflicting reports

In an update to this story, the search for Amelia Earhart’s plane has been called off. TIGHAR Ends Earhart Aircraft Search. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery has ended a much publicized search for Amelia Earhart’s aircraft after being stymied by technical issues and difficult underwater topography. “After discussion and analysis of the results…

Falling ice chunk damages home

Chunk of ice from sky slams into Fremont home. A chunk of ice that tore through the roof of a Fremont home Sunday evening may have plunged from an airplane, authorities said Monday. The basketball-size piece of ice landed on a home on Wichitaw Drive in the Warm Springs neighborhood about 6 p.m., shaking the…

Real life snake on a plane

Snake on a plane grounds Top End flight – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). A snake has terrified a pilot in the Northern Territory by appearing in the cockpit of a small plane mid-flight, forcing an emergency landing. The snake slithered out of the dashboard of an Air Frontier plane 20 minutes after take-off from…