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Passenger thrown off Vistara plane after insisting on smoking mid-air

The incidents took place in the Amritsar-Delhi-Kolkata (UK 946 and UK707) flight.

Dec 22, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

Mid-air engine failure forces Lucknow-bound IndiGo flight to make emergency landing

A mid-air engine failure forced the Lucknow-bound IndiGo flight to turn back to Ahmedabad. Over 186 passengers were onboard.

Mar 12, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

Asian Games: South Korea out to end Thailand's sepaktakraw stranglehold

South Korea`s sepaktakraw team will count on "world-class killers, feeders and tekongs" to end the Asian Games dominance of powerhouse Thailand and hope the event will help boost local interest in the electrifying, acrobatic sport.

Sep 17, 2014, 21:17 PM IST

How birds learnt to fly

Birds have an innate ability to maneuver in mid-air, a talent that could have helped their ancestors learn to fly rather than fall from a perch, says a study.

Aug 29, 2014, 18:38 PM IST

Passenger steps into co-pilot`s shoes mid-air in UK

When mid-air a co-pilot of a Frankfurt-bound plane fell ill, the crew wished for a pilot among the passengers and to their surprise found one.

Nov 22, 2012, 00:08 AM IST

NCW to meet those involved in Air India mid-air scuffle

As part of its investigation into the Oct 3 mid-air scuffle and alleged molestation on board an Air India flight, the NCW will Wednesday meet the air hostess, the flight purser and the two pilots involved in the incident.

Oct 14, 2009, 14:14 PM IST