‘BOEING ADMITS they knew about its 737 Max jets problems a year before two fatal accidents by 737 Max jets but took no action’

‘BOEING ADMITS they knew about its 737 Max jets problems a year before two fatal accidents by 737 Max jets but took no action’

Boeing has admitted that it knew about a problem with its 737 Max jets a year before the aircraft was involved in two fatal accidents, but took no action.The firm said it had inadvertently made an alarm feature optional instead of standard, but insisted that this did not jeopardise flight safety.All 737 Max planes were grounded in March after an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing 157 people. Five months earlier, 189 people were killed in…

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MATOBO Nugget mine collapse : 4 miners dead, 12 trapped underground

MATOBO Nugget mine collapse : 4 miners dead, 12   trapped underground

MATOBO NUGGET MINE DISASTER: Four miners dead, 12 miners remain trapped underground On Monday morning, Nugget mine in Matobo about 30km from Bulawayo, collapsed , killing four gold miners and leaving12 other miners trapped underground in the mine. So far, four bodies have been retrieved but mining experts experts are assessing the risks before attempting to rescue the trapped 12 miners along with retrieving the bodies from the collapsed mine, Sibusiso Ngwenya.

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At least 40 dead in emergency landing after Aeroflot airliner burst into flames in an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport

At least 40 dead  in emergency landing after  Aeroflot airliner burst into flames in an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport

The plane, Sukhoi SSJ100 was operated by Russia’s national airline Aeroflot with 73 passengers and five crew members on board. The plane landed and sped down the runway while flames and plumes of black smoke spewed from it, killing at least 40 people onboard. More news to follow, Sibusiso Ngwenyaphoto-yahoo

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BOEING 737 WITH 143 people onboard , slid off the runway into a shallow river in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday, injuring 21 passengers.

BOEING 737 WITH 143 people onboard , slid off the runway into a shallow river in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday, injuring 21 passengers.

The plane was flying from the U.S. outpost at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, when it slid off a runway into a shallow river as it attempted to land in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday at a military base during a thunderstorm, injuring 21 people.The 21 injured passengers were taken to a hospital, and they are in good condition. More news to follow. Sibusiso Ngwenya Reuters/SOCIAL MEDIAA Boeing 737 is seen in the St. Johns River in Jacksonville,…

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‘Europe’s biggest budget airline, Ryanair cuts UK domestic routes, in response to global grounding of Boeing 737 Max’

‘Europe’s biggest budget airline, Ryanair cuts UK domestic routes,  in response to  global grounding of Boeing 737 Max’

Ryanair had planned to reduce its frequent daily links from Belfast International and Edinburgh to London Stansted from the end of the summer schedules in October.Between the Scottish and English capitals, the service averaging four flights a day is being cut to just four a week – with none on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.Ryanair is also cutting back its Stansted-Belfast service from three a day to two a week.These are two of the relatively few…

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SEVERAL PASSENGERS INJURED after Ntubeni Bus which trades as Gatsheni Express fell off bridge into Gwelo river below.

SEVERAL PASSENGERS INJURED after Ntubeni Bus which trades as Gatsheni Express fell off bridge into Gwelo river below.

Several people were reportedly seriously injured on Sunday morning when a Bulawayo-bound Ntubeni Bus which trades as as Gatsheni Express fell off the narrow Gwelo Bridge in Nkayi into the river below , after failing to negotiate through the narrow Gwelo Bridge at 3AM . The Ntubeni Bus from Zhamba in Gokwe to Bulawayo fell off the bridge on Gwelo River in Nkayi, Nesigwe area which according to transport operators is in a poor state…

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A Bulawayo Woman, threw 6 month old baby out of window, jumped with her mum, from Ist floor fire, baby caught safely by passerby

A Bulawayo Woman, threw 6 month old baby out of window, jumped with her mum, from Ist  floor  fire,  baby caught safely by passerby

A woman from Sizinda suburb in Bulawayo threw her six-month-old baby and jumped together with her mother from their first floor room when it caught fire at Sizinda Flats yesterday morning. The baby escaped without a scratch after a neighbour Ms Betty Phiri managed to catch her before she hit the ground but the two women fractured their legs. The incident occurred at about 9AM.The woman and her mother were rushed to Mpilo Central Hospital…

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A MILITARY TRUCK ROLLED DOWNHILL INTO an ambulance and killed two people at Skyline in Chimanimani on Thursday

A MILITARY TRUCK ROLLED DOWNHILL INTO   an ambulance and killed two people  at Skyline in Chimanimani on Thursday

TWO people were killed at Skyline in Chimanimani on Thursday when a parked military vehicle allegedly lost brakes and hit a rescue ambulance.The dead were taken to Chipinge mortuary while two injured were rushed to hospital for treatment.The deceased, who cannot be named because their next of kin have not been identified, were girls around 15 and 17.Skyline has a military centre offering help to Cyclone Idai victims.Several army trucks are parked there as well…

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CYCLONE IDAI – 24 confirmed dead in Chimanimani East.

CYCLONE IDAI – 24 confirmed dead in Chimanimani East.Government has announced that the number of deaths due to Cyclone Idai is confirmed at 24 mainly from Chimanimani East.The Government through the Civil Protection Unit has informed citizens that it has triggered its disaster management systems which involves armed forces, Airforce, ZRP sub acqua units, partners such International Organization of Migration(IOM), Red Cross, Save Children etc as part of its Action Plan.“We mobilised all our systems…

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