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Iranian passenger plane slides off runway into highway, passengers safe

Iranian passenger plane slides off runway into highway, passengers safeA Caspian Airlines plane slid off the runway onto a highway on landing at an airport in southwestern Iran on Monday, but all passengers were evacuated without injury, Iranian state media reported. “It ran out of runway when landing at Mahshahr airport with no casualties,” state news agency IRNA said. Some other Iranian media outlets reported 135 passengers and seven crew members were on board but there was no official confirmation.



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Passengers were terrified when an engine on their United flight failed after takeoff

Passengers were terrified when an engine on their United flight failed after takeoffNo one was hurt in the frightening incident, and passengers were flown on a later flight on a different plane.



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2 passengers say they were sexually assaulted during their flights. They're suing the airline for allegedly ignoring their reports.

2 passengers say they were sexually assaulted during their flights. They're suing the airline for allegedly ignoring their reports.One woman alleged in the lawsuit that she immediately notified a flight attendant when she was assaulted, but she was not allowed to switch seats.



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Six passengers injured after cruise ships crash into each other in Mexico

Six passengers injured after cruise ships crash into each other in MexicoSix people have been injured after two cruise ships crashed into each other while docking at a port in Mexico. Carnival Cruise Line confirmed that its Carnival Glory vessel scraped into the Carnival Legend in the Mexican-Caribbean resort of Cozumel, damaging at least one of the boats. The operator said that the Glory was maneuvering in the port on Friday morning when it “made contact” with the other liner. Videos shot by startled passengers and posted on social media showed the noisy, slow-moving accident, which left part of the Glory visibly mangled at the stern. The cruise line said it was assessing the damage but there were "no issues that impact the seaworthiness of either ship.” It said six guests came to the Glory’s medical centre for evaluation for minor injuries. 2 Carnival cruises crashed in Cozumel-Mexico ������ pic.twitter.com/8IekKs1ocK— Nic Paul Enache (@nicpaulenache) December 20, 2019 According to Carnival’s website, the Glory sails from New Orleans on cruises to the Caribbean and the Panama Canal and is 952 feet long with a guest capacity of 2,980. The Legend operates from multiple ports in the United States and Europe to a variety of destinations and is 963 feet long with a capacity of 2,124.



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Passengers injured as cruise ships crash into each other in Mexico port

Passengers injured as cruise ships crash into each other in Mexico portSix people have been injured after two massive cruise liners collided off the eastern coast of Mexico.The ships smashed into each other during apparent rough sea conditions close to the resort port of Cozumel.



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Two cruise ships collide in Mexico forcing passengers to evacuate

Two cruise ships collide in Mexico forcing passengers to evacuateAt least one person was injured following a dramatic crash between two massive Carnival cruise ships in Mexico where shocked onlookers filmed the slow-moving collision.In a company statement, Carnival said that the Carnival Glory vessel collided with the Carnival Legend near a Cozumel resort as the Glory manoeuvred to dock and accidentally "made contact" with the Legend that was motionless alongside it.



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London's Gatwick airport is testing out new technology to board passengers by individual seat, which could be faster and avoid long lines

London's Gatwick airport is testing out new technology to board passengers by individual seat, which could be faster and avoid long linesThe major UK airport is running a two-month trial on some EasyJet flights. It uses screens to call single seat numbers, for maximum efficiency.



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2 passengers, emotional support French bulldogs booted off Norwegian Air flight

2 passengers, emotional support French bulldogs booted off Norwegian Air flightTwo passengers and their emotional support French bulldogs were escorted off a Norwegian Air flight when their dogs started showing signs of distress.



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An Air France flight was forced to turn back in midair when staff found an unattended cellphone that wasn't claimed by any of the passengers

An Air France flight was forced to turn back in midair when staff found an unattended cellphone that wasn't claimed by any of the passengersAir France flight 136 to Chicago from Paris landed at Ireland's Shannon Airport, where the police scanned a cellphone found on board.



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Disney Skyliner reopens with modified hours after stranding passengers last week

Disney Skyliner reopens with modified hours after stranding passengers last weekDisney's Skyliner is back in action after the new aerial cable car system stranded passengers for hours the night of Oct. 5.



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