Posts Tagged ‘terrorism’

An aerial view of the Kandahar International Airport in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Suicide Car Bomb at Afghan Airport Kills 7

At least seven people were killed on Thursday afternoon when a suicide bomber attacked an airport in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, officials said. Several others were injured.
by BNO News


On This Day in Aviation History: December 27th

Apollo 8 splashes down after orbiting the Moon, US planes bomb a volcano to divert a lava flow, a Scandinavian Airlines flight crashes in Stockholm, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


On This Day in Aviation History: December 22nd

A failed shoe-bombing attempt on an American Airlines flight, the first flights of the Dassault Mirage F1, the Northrop HL-10, the SR-71 Blackbird and the Tupolev ANT-6, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.



Boston Bomber Planned Remote Control Plane-Bomb Attacks on Pentagon and U.S. Capitol

A Massachusetts man was arrested and charged Wednesday with plotting to launch airborne bomb attacks on the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
by admin


New York Cops Able to Shoot Down a Plane Says Commissioner

In a television interview first aired on Sunday, New York City Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly said that his department would have the ability to shoot down a plane if needed.
by admin