28 Aug 2015

Migrant crisis: 71 bodies found in Austria lorry

“Police in Austria say the bodies of 71 people, believed to be migrants, were discovered in an abandoned lorry found near the Hungarian border on Thursday. The victims included 59 men, eight women and four children who are thought to have been dead for about two days. “ Source: Migrant

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17 Aug 2015

Apple Reportedly Scouting Secure Location to Test Driverless Car

“The long-rumored Apple Car might be hitting the road soon—just don’t expect to see it cruising around your neighborhood. Apple has reportedly built an electric, self-driving car that’s ‘almost ready for the road,’ according to the Guardian, and it’s currently looking for a secure site in the San Francisco Bay

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16 Aug 2015

Indonesian plane missing over Papua region

“An Indonesian plane with 54 people on board is missing in Papua region, officials have said. Contact was lost with the Trigana Air ATR 42 turboprop just before 15:00 local time (06:00 GMT) after take-off from Sentani airport in the regional capital Jayapura.” Source: Indonesian plane missing over Papua region

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14 Aug 2015

Pilots Are Spotting More Drones, Prompting Worries About Collisions

“Pilots are spotting drones in flight at a far higher rate than last year, U.S. regulators said, triggering authorities to step up efforts to prevent a midair collision as drones proliferate in U.S. skies. The Federal Aviation Administration said pilots spotted drones while flying more than 650 times this year

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01 Aug 2015

Eleven Colombian military personnel killed in plane crash

“Eleven Colombian military personnel were killed on Friday when their transport plane suffered motor failure and crashed in the northern province of Cesar, killing all on board, according to a statement from the Air Force. The burned hulk of the plane was found near the town of Codazzi, about 600

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01 Aug 2015

Saudi ambassador says bin Laden family members killed in private jet crash in southern England

“Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United Kingdom says family members of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were killed in a private jet crash in southern England. In a tweet late Friday, Prince Mohammed Bin Nawaf Bin Abdel-Aziz offered his condolences to the bin Laden family, without identifying the

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26 Jul 2015

Three killed as small airplane crashes into Tokyo suburb

“Three people were killed when a small airplane crashed into a residential area of the Japanese capital, Tokyo, on Sunday, public broadcaster NHK reported, setting fire to houses and cars. Television footage showed the plane crashed upside down in the wreckage of a burnt-out house as firefighters and rescue officials

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15 Jul 2015

As cars rely more heavily on computers, risk of hackers grows

“The future of driving has been cast in terms of cars that talk to one another and eventually drive themselves, but all of that computer camaraderie on the roadways could fall prey to hackers unless the auto industry and regulators come up with stout defenses.” Source: As cars rely more

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08 Jul 2015

F-16 collides mid-air with small plane, killing two in US

“A small plane has collided in mid-air with an F-16 fighter jet over South Carolina, killing two people and sending debris into a mobile home park. Officials at Shaw Air Force Base said the F-16 pilot ejected to safety and was being treated for his injuries. But the two people

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30 Jun 2015

Indonesian Military Plane With 113 Aboard Crashes Into City

“An Indonesian military aircraft with 113 people aboard crashed into a neighborhood in the city of Medan on Tuesday, according to the head of the country’s air force. Forty-nine people were confirmed to have been killed, but the toll appeared certain to rise. Air Chief Marshal Agus Supriatna said in

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