Drone hits passenger plane in Canada – Oct. 16, 2017

Six passengers and two crew members were aboard the plane, which suffered “minor damage and was able to land safely,” the government said.

A plane operated by charter airline Skyjet was approaching Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport on Thursday when a drone struck one of its wings, according to local media reports. There were six passengers and two crew members aboard the plane.

“I am extremely relieved that the aircraft only sustained minor damage and was able to land safely,” Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau said in a statement Sunday.

Source: Drone hits passenger plane in Canada – Oct. 16, 2017

Build-up to Yellowstone eruption could take just 10 YEARS | Daily Mail Online

Researchers from Arizona State University made the discovery after analysing rocks from Yellowstone’s Lava Creek Tuff – a fossilised deposit of ash from Yellowstone’s last supereruption

Their study revealed trace crystals in the ash which contained details of temperature, pressure and water beneath the volcano.

Speaking to the New York Times, Dr Christy Till, an author of the study, said: ‘We expected that there might be processes happening over thousands of years preceding the eruption.’

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Source: Build-up to Yellowstone eruption could take just 10 YEARS | Daily Mail Online

Monroe Co. EMA: US Navy jet crashed near Tellico Plains | WBIR.com

A U.S. Navy aircraft crashed in the Cherokee National Forest after training in that area Sunday afternoon.

 the operations in that area have been suspended, and security will be maintained overnight.

The aircraft was a T-45C jet flying from Meridian, Miss. and was training near the area, according to the U.S. Navy’s Twitter account.

. More to follow. MT @flynavy@CNATRAinvestigating reports of crash in Callico Plains, TN.  T-45C was training near area.

 

The U.S. Navy on Twitter said its aircraft crashed in the Cherokee National Forest near Tellico Plains Sunday afternoon.

The Chief of Naval Air Training is investig

Source: Monroe Co. EMA: US Navy jet crashed near Tellico Plains | WBIR.com