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Stricken cruise ship enters port after passengers are airlifted to safety

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A cruise ship which was evacuated after getting into difficulties in stormy weather has reached port under its own steam. Hundreds of passengers were airlifted one-by-one to safety after the Viking Sky ship lost engine power off the west coast of Norway yesterday. Video posted on social media showed furniture sliding around inside the ship Read More

Ethiopian Airlines questions Boeing's 'aggressive' software

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian Airlines executive questioned whether Boeing had told pilots enough about “aggressive” software that pushes a plane’s nose down, a focus of investigation into a deadly crash in Ethiopia this month. FILE PHOTO: Candle flames burn during a commemoration ceremony for the victims at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Read More

Passengers relive 'scary' ordeal after tornado-like winds hit cruise ship

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A cruise ship which was evacuated after getting into difficulties in stormy weather is now sailing to port under its own steam. Hundreds of passengers were airlifted one-by-one to safety after the Viking Sky ship lost engine power off the west coast of Norway yesterday. Video posted on social media showed furniture sliding around inside Read More

‘We feared the ship would capsize’: Witnesses recall ‘horrific’ hours aboard Norwegian cruise liner

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Rescued passengers are describing horror filled hours on board the Viking Sky Cruise liner stranded in turbulent Norwegian sea waters. Videos from the ship show objects flying as waves crash against the vessel. The storm that started on Friday caught the ship off Norway’s coast and as it intensified on Saturday the engines broke down, Read More

Injured cruise ship passengers airlifted in 'scary' ordeal

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More than 1,000 passengers are being airlifted one-by-one to safety from a cruise ship after its engines failed in stormy conditions. Police said 16 people have been taken to hospital after being airlifted from the Viking Sky, three of them with serious injuries. The cruise ship was carrying about 1,300 passengers and crew, including 200 Read More

Ethiopian Airlines defends its Boeing planes after deadly crash

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines has rejected media reports that optional equipment for Boeing 737 MAX planes was critical for safety aboard a flight that crashed this month. FILE PHOTO: Candle flames burn during a commemoration ceremony for the victims at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 Read More

8 hurt as passengers airlifted from stranded cruise ship

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Eight people have been injured after a cruise ship’s engines failed in stormy conditions off the west coast of Norway. The Viking Sky, carrying about 1,300 passengers and crew, sent a mayday signal as it drifted towards land. Video posted on social media showed furniture sliding around inside the ship and debris falling from the Read More

Passengers evacuated after Viking Sky cruise ship's engines fail

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Rescue helicopters have begun evacuating the 1,300 passengers and crew from a cruise ship which suffered engine failure in windy conditions off the west coast of Norway. The maritime rescue service said the Viking Sky had been drifting towards land and had sent out a mayday signal. It was later able to restart one engine Read More

1,300 cruise ship passengers to be evacuated after engine failure

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A cruise ship has suffered engine failure in windy conditions off the west coast of Norway and will evacuate its 1,300 passengers. The Viking Sky was drifting towards land and had sent out a mayday signal. The ship belongs to Viking Ocean Cruises, part of the Viking Cruises group founded by Norwegian billionaire Torstein Hagen. Read More