Makenzie Wethington broke her pelvis, spine, shoulder, several ribs and a tooth in the fall
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Thursday 01 August 2013
Restrictions ban private aircraft owners from almost all of China’s airspace. But Nuomin He, one of the country’s estimated 2,000 private aircraft owners, is one of the few who grouped together for the Air Nadaam festival in Hexigten, Inner Mongolia – the first event of its kind – seeking leniency for aviation enthusiasts.
Tornado pilot narrowly avoided smashing into glider over Scotland by flipping plane into dramatic inverted loop at 500mph
Friday 26 July 2013
The RAF pilot was on a low-level training mission when he was forced into a inverted loop manoeuvre
Google Doodle: Roswell UFO incident marked 66 years on with interactive illustration of alien crash landing
Monday 08 July 2013
Google has commemorated the 66th anniversary of the Roswell incident with an interactive Google Doodle showing an alien crash landing on Earth.
Stunt pilot Charles Schwenker and wing-walker Jane Wicker die after plane crashes and bursts into flames at Ohio air show
Sunday 23 June 2013
The woman and her pilot have been named as Jane Wicker and Charles Schwenker
Sunday 16 June 2013
The often vicious trade battle between Airbus maker EADS and rival Boeing has helped cement their position as a duopoly, says the US giant's chief executive.
Friday 17 May 2013
Team has flown world-famous diamond formation for first time in 18 months after 2011 tragedies
Thursday 14 March 2013
A man who won the lottery twice, scooping over £1.16 million in total, joked that he was not “that bothered” by the wins and wanted more.
Sunday 03 March 2013
Warning from UK ballooning boss comes as it emerges British pilots are refusing to work in Egypt and Turkey because of safety fears
Wednesday 27 February 2013
Pilots and operators say travel company used Egyptian agent that put profits before safety
Tuesday 26 February 2013
A Briton badly injured in an earlier Luxor balloon crash spoke today of her horror at hearing of another tragedy in Egypt.
Thursday 27 December 2012
Former US president George H.W. Bush has been admitted to a hospital intensive care unit “following a series of setbacks including a persistent fever”, but he is alert and talking to medical staff, his spokesman said.
Sunday 16 December 2012
A third of the Earth's land surface is classified as desert, from the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica to the North African Sahara – and it is a subject that represents a life's passion for landscape photographer George Steinmetz. Inspired by a hitchhiking trip across North Africa in the 1970s, the American aerial artist has spent the past 15 years documenting deserts from above.
Friday 30 November 2012
Residents ask charity skydivers to switch to something less noisy
Friday 30 November 2012
Protest groups form to fight noise nuisance caused by parachute jump aircraft
Wednesday 14 November 2012
From boats bobbing on the Great Barrier Reef, to hot air balloons hovering over the rainforest, and the hilltops and beaches in between, tens of thousands of scientists, tourists and amateur astronomers watched as the sun, moon and Earth aligned and plunged northern Australia into darkness during a total solar eclipse today.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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