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
Search and rescue operations were ongoing Sunday at about 10:15 p.m. Rescue boats are being sent from the Kenner Boat Launch at the end of Williams Boulevard, McGregor said, and authorities asked that residents avoid the area as much as possible.
An eighth person is believed to be missing.
Source: Oil rig explosion rocks Kenner, injures 7 people Sunday | NOLA.com
Police in Miami say an 8-year-old girl fell to her death Saturday from a cruise ship that had been docked there.
Source: Girl, 8, dies in fall from Miami cruise ship | Fox News
Tax agency faces mounting pressure to cut ties with credit reporting company following latest security flaw
Source: IRS suspends contract with Equifax after malware discovered
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
A tornado-like storm kills eight people as its sweeps through South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region.
Source: Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa – BBC News
A tanker explodes near a petrol station in Accra, sending a huge fireball high into the sky and causing scores of people to flee.
Source: Seven dead and 68 injured in gas explosions in Ghana
Hospitals remained full in Las Vegas with hundreds injured, some in critical condition.
Source: As Las Vegas grieves, investigators struggle to uncover motive behind shooting
The 15-year-old had been attempting to bench press almost 100kg (220 lb), local media said.
Source: Australian boy fatally crushed by gym weights – BBC News
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.
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
The rock star was taken to hospital after the incident in New York on Saturday night.
Source: Marilyn Manson crushed by stage scenery in New York – BBC News
SAN FRANCISCO — A massive new rock fall hit Yosemite National Park on Thursday, cracking with a thundering roar off the El Capitan rock formation, injuring one person and sending huge plumes of
Source: Massive rock fall strikes Yosemite for a second day, one injured | New York Post
Nearly a dozen train cars loaded with coal jumped the tracks in McKeesport on Wednesday afternoon.
Source: Train Hauling Coal Derails In McKeesport « CBS Pittsburgh
A man died over the weekend after family members said he saved his 16-year-old daughter from drowning in a Texas lake.
Source: Man drowns after saving daughter from lake | WPXI
- Two more earthquakes shake the southern Mexico state of Oaxaca
- The Saturday temblors registered magnitudes of 6.1 and 4.5
Source: New earthquakes shake Mexico, already coping with earlier disasters – CNN
Ross Frye, 62, of Homestead was found hanging in his cell Tuesday morning . Medical staff treated him at the jail and called paramedics who transported him to a hospital for treatment.
Frye died at the hospital, the county Medical Examiner’s Office reported.
Source: Inmate found hanging in Allegheny County Jail cell dies | TribLIVE
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey said, rattling a country still coming to grips with the devastation from two stronger temblors earlier this month.
Source: New earthquake shakes Mexico, already coping with earlier disasters – CNN
The 7.1-magnitude quake occurred on the 32nd anniversary of the notorious Mexico City earthquake.
Source: Strong earthquake shakes Mexico, killing dozens
Anger over the police shooting of a Pride Alliance leader at Georgia Tech turned violent Monday night, as protesters who had attended a vigil on the campus set a police car ablaze.
Two police officers received minor injures and one of them was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital, a Tech spokesman said.
Source: Georgia Tech Shooting: Campus vigil turns violent