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Iran Admits They Shot Down Ukrainian Plane By Mistake

Iran Admits They Shot Down Ukrainian Plane By Mistake

Four days after Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, destined for Kyiv, Ukraine, was shot down, Iran has admitted it was their fault. Initially, they had claimed it was mechanical error or some
Iran admits to shooting down Ukrainian plane, blames 'human error'

Iran admits to shooting down Ukrainian plane, blames 'human error'

Iran admitted Saturday that its military shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran on Wednesday, after denying for days that one of its missiles hit the aircraft.What are the
El Al plane makes emergency landing after 'mayday' on flight from Newark

El Al plane makes emergency landing after 'mayday' on flight from Newark

The flight, which departs from the New Jersey airport late Thursday night local time, is a popular route among Israelis and Americans making their way to Israel before Shabbat. ;
It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Iran Shot Down That Ukrainian Plane

It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Iran Shot Down That Ukrainian Plane

On Wednesday, it was announced that a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran crashed, killing all 176 aboard. Now it is with “high confidence” that U.S. officials believe that the aircraft was shot down
Why Your Phone Connection Is Slow on the Airport Tarmac

Why Your Phone Connection Is Slow on the Airport Tarmac

If you’ve ever boarded a flight only to find your phone connection suddenly drop just while you’re trying to send a pre-flight text, you’re not alone. It’s a problem that plagues most passengers right
Booking Back-to-back Flights Is Brilliant, but Risky

Booking Back-to-back Flights Is Brilliant, but Risky

A few months ago, we here at Lifehacker HQ discussed the possible consequences of hidden city ticketing—when a traveler intentionally misses a connection because it’s cheaper to book a multi-stop

Recommended Reading: The 15th anniversary of 'Halo 2'

When 'Halo 2' invaded planet earth Anthony John Agnello, The Ringer In the latest installment of "things that will make you feel old," Halo 2 was released on November 9, 2004 -- which makes it 15

Recommended Reading: The 15th anniversary of 'Halo 2'

When 'Halo 2' invaded planet earth Anthony John Agnello, The RingerIn the latest installment of "things that will make you feel old," Halo 2 was released on November 9, 2004 -- which makes it 15 years
Plane crashes in Texas in another gender-reveal gone wrong

Plane crashes in Texas in another gender-reveal gone wrong

An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board has found that a September plane crash in Texas occurred during a gender-reveal celebration, which left one person injured in the

Garmin's new nav system can emergency land small planes

Flying in a small plane is thrilling (and at least slightly terrifying) when things go as planned. It's another story when the pilot of the small plane is, for whatever reason, suddenly unable to fly
What is the Open Skies Treaty and why does Donald Trump want it canceled?

What is the Open Skies Treaty and why does Donald Trump want it canceled?

Another treaty designed to prevent accidental conflict is on Trump's chopping block.
Should You Book a Flight Through an Airline You've Never Heard of?

Should You Book a Flight Through an Airline You've Never Heard of?

In your quest to find an especially great deal for a flight, you’ll likely come across airlines that seem made up—take Bearskin Airlines, for example, which operates out of Ontario, Canada and is very
Bones That May Belong to Amelia Earhart Sent to Lab for Testing

Bones That May Belong to Amelia Earhart Sent to Lab for Testing

Amelia Earhart standing in front of the Lockheed Electra in which she disappeared in July 1937. Born in Atchison, Kansas in 1897, Amelia Earhart did not begin flying until after her move to California
Why is Boeing investing in Richard Branson’s rocket plane?

Why is Boeing investing in Richard Branson’s rocket plane?

The world's biggest aerospace company is betting on Richard Branson's dream
Can You Call Dibs on Overhead Space on a Flight?

Can You Call Dibs on Overhead Space on a Flight?

Earlier this week, we explained why you should never swap seats on a flight to make room for another passenger—but what about overhead space for their carry-on?
You Never Have to Swap Seats on a Flight

You Never Have to Swap Seats on a Flight

On a recent Reddit thread, u/christontoast666 explained his moral dilemma when agreeing to switch seats on a flight with another passenger. “I booked an aisle seat on a 12-hour flight to Europe, and
Are 'Emotional Support' Pets Getting Out Of Hand?

Are 'Emotional Support' Pets Getting Out Of Hand?

We think they just might be... what first started as a clever way to letting her animal board with you in the main cabin, to a lengthy complaintas to why listing all animals as 'service' animals is
Someone Built A Working Plane In Minecraft And It Looks Terrifying

Someone Built A Working Plane In Minecraft And It Looks Terrifying

Over on the Minecraft subreddit, MrCatFace8885 has created a rather impressive and scary looking plane. Using Redstone, slime blocks and pistons, MrCatFace8885 was able to build a working plane in
Someone Built A Working Plane In Minecraft And It Looks Terrifying

Someone Built A Working Plane In Minecraft And It Looks Terrifying

Over on the Minecraft subreddit, MrCatFace8885 has created a rather impressive and scary looking plane. Using Redstone, slime blocks and pistons, MrCatFace8885 was able to build a working plane in