Drunk driver kills two homeless people on Los Angeles sidewalk

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A drunk teenager was arrested on vehicular manslaughter charges Sunday after she lost control of her vehicle and ran over two homeless people who were sleeping on a sidewalk in downtown Los Angeles, officials [...]

Iraq searches Syria-bound cargo plane from Iran

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi authorities on Saturday ordered a Syria-bound cargo plane to land in the capital Baghdad to make sure it was not carrying weapons or other prohibited items, nearly a month after a similar search was carried [...]

Poisonous fumes sicken 53 people at Berlin airport

BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- More than 50 people became ill Saturday when they were affected by poisonous fumes at a major airport in the German capital of Berlin, local authorities said. Dozens of people were taken to area hospitals but none [...]

Passengers treated for shock after plane skids down runway in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICO (BNO NEWS) -- Several people were treated for shock Thursday after a passenger plane skidded across the runway as it attempted to land at Costa Rica's main international airport, airline officials and emergency services [...]

Military helicopter crashes near Damascus after clipping airliner

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Syrian military helicopter crashed near the capital Damascus on Thursday after it clipped the tail of a large passenger plane, the country's information ministry said. The aircraft was able to land safely and [...]

South African aviators among 12 dead in Kabul car bombing

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Nine foreigners and three Afghan citizens were killed on Tuesday when a female suicide bomber rammed her explosives-laden car into a minibus carrying foreign aviation workers to the airport in the Afghan capital [...]

Hundreds of flights canceled as Lufthansa cabin crews strike

BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- Cabin crews at German airline Lufthansa on early Tuesday launched a fresh strike at two major airports in Berlin and Frankfurt over an escalating pay dispute, a labor union said, forcing the airline to cancel hundreds [...]

JetBlue fined $90,000 for violating passenger rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways Corp. has been fined $90,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) after it failed to inform passengers of their right to leave the aircraft while it sat at the gate during [...]

Sudanese government officials among 32 killed in plane crash

TALODI, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Sudanese government minister and scores of other senior officials were killed Sunday when their plane crashed into a mountain in the south of the country, officials said on Monday. The crash is believed to be the [...]

Fighter jet intercepts small planes during Obama’s visit to Chicago

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) -- An F-16 fighter jet intercepted two small planes Saturday after they entered airspace which has been temporarily closed for a visit by President Barack Obama, officials said on Sunday, less than a week after a [...]