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#pilot

# pilot - Thursday 19 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pilot saved from electricity wires after ejecting from Air Force jet in Brittany Rescue Mission

Pilot saved from electricity wires after ejecting from Air Force jet in Brittany

The incident happened during an exercise near Pluvigner.

# pilot - Friday 8 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men England

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men

Andrew Hill said he was “truly sorry” for the part he played in the deaths.

# pilot - Thursday 20 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Panic' after air pressure error caused mass bleeding on India flight Mumbai To Jaipur

'Panic' after air pressure error caused mass bleeding on India flight

The flight crew “has been taken off scheduled duties pending investigation”, the company said.

# pilot - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pilot of jet that crashed onto dual carriageway, killing 11 men, to be charged with manslaughter Shoreham Air Show

Pilot of jet that crashed onto dual carriageway, killing 11 men, to be charged with manslaughter

The tragedy happened at the Shoreham Air Show in 2015.

# pilot - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pilotless flying taxis are being developed and trialled in New Zealand Pilotless Pilot

Pilotless flying taxis are being developed and trialled in New Zealand

Regulators late today approved plans to develop and test the futuristic air taxis.

# pilot - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents from 100 Irish schools are to test out online payment options Is There An App For That

Parents from 100 Irish schools are to test out online payment options

Previous payments for school trips and book rentals have been made by cash or cheques.

# pilot - Saturday 20 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk' Grounded

British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'

The flight departed several hours late from Gatwick on Thursday.

# pilot - Friday 29 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Disrespecting pilots will not help solve our shared problems': Ryanair captains speak out Flight Cancellations

'Disrespecting pilots will not help solve our shared problems': Ryanair captains speak out

An experienced Ryanair captain based in Europe describes to TheJournal.ie what it is like working for the company.

# pilot - Friday 25 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie HSE looking for company to operate pilot supervised injection centre Drug Use

HSE looking for company to operate pilot supervised injection centre

The facility will look “like any other health or social care premises” said a HSE national addiction lead.

# pilot - Thursday 13 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report Rescue 116

'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report

The preliminary report recommends a review of “all route guides in use by its Search and Rescue helicopters in Ireland”.

# pilot - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces pilot suspended after admitting taking cocaine before random drug test Cocaine

Defence Forces pilot suspended after admitting taking cocaine before random drug test Exclusive

The pilot is expected to resign this week.

# pilot - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Harrison Ford won't lose pilot's licence for mistakenly landing on taxiway John Wayne Airport

Harrison Ford won't lose pilot's licence for mistakenly landing on taxiway

The actor landed on a taxiway in February after flying over an American Airlines jet that was waiting to take off.

From TheJournal.ie Pilot in Canada jailed for showing up to work drunk and passing out in cockpit Bottle Of Vodka

Pilot in Canada jailed for showing up to work drunk and passing out in cockpit

Miroslav Gronych was three times the legal limit when due to fly a plane to Mexico.

# pilot - Friday 3 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pilot errors led to crash that killed 11 people at UK air show say investigators Shoreham Air Crash

Pilot errors led to crash that killed 11 people at UK air show say investigators

Pilot Andy Hill was not certified to do the stunt in the Hawker Hunter plane.

# pilot - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Drunk Canadian pilot arrested after fainting in plane cockpit New Year's Day

Drunk Canadian pilot arrested after fainting in plane cockpit

The pilot was scheduled to fly 99 passengers and 6 crewmembers to Cancun this morning.

# pilot - Thursday 13 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ketamine being tested in Ireland as depression treatment Keep-well Trial

Ketamine being tested in Ireland as depression treatment

The trials are being run by Trinity’s psychology department.

# pilot - Sunday 4 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "It's not the kind of job you can do if you don't like getting up at night" - a day in the life of a Coast Guard pilot Lifesaver

"It's not the kind of job you can do if you don't like getting up at night" - a day in the life of a Coast Guard pilot

Chief Pilot at the Coast Guard base at Waterford Airport Mark McDermott showed TheJournal.ie around for a day.

# pilot - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge An Irish pilot took his little brother on his first helicopter flight, and it'll warm your heart Flying High

# pilot - Sunday 26 June, 2016

This legend of a Ryanair pilot had the craic with Irish fans on a flight to Lyon this morning

“The first officer, his name is Gary Breen. The number one today, her name is Gary Breen as well.”

From The Daily Edge This legend of a Ryanair pilot had the craic with Irish fans on a flight to Lyon this morning Captain Greg Browne

This legend of a Ryanair pilot had the craic with Irish fans on a flight to Lyon this morning

“The first officer, his name is Gary Breen. The number one today, her name is Gary Breen as well.”

# pilot - Sunday 31 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pilot killed after helicopter shot down by elephant poachers Tanzania

Pilot killed after helicopter shot down by elephant poachers

The British man was killed trying to track down a group of poachers in Tanzania.

# pilot - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Flight forced into emergency landing after pilot dies in cockpit New York

Flight forced into emergency landing after pilot dies in cockpit

It’s understood that pilot Michael Johnston died from a heart attack.

# pilot - Friday 28 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pilot dies after stunt plane crashes in New York Air Show

Pilot dies after stunt plane crashes in New York

No one else was injured.

# pilot - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed Bad Idea

Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed

The 38-year-old was almost seven times the legal limit.

# pilot - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Round of applause for the pilot who landed this plane in Cork Crosswinds

# pilot - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge This pilot took his daughter on a stunt plane for the first time, and she bloody loved it Again Again

This pilot took his daughter on a stunt plane for the first time, and she bloody loved it

Flying upside down? It’s a walk in the park to her.

# pilot - Friday 3 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers Brave

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers

There was an Irishman on board who has shared the story.

# pilot - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie French Alps investigators say 'final moments' video is a fake Alps Crash

French Alps investigators say 'final moments' video is a fake

One sequence reportedly shows a chaotic scene with passengers screaming “My God”.

# pilot - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators Andreas Lubitz

Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators

It included correspondence to his flight training school.

From The Daily Edge A pilot shared this heartwarming letter from passenger prompted by Germanwings tragedy Spread The Love

# pilot - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Germanwings crash pilot told ex-girlfriend 'everyone will know my name' Flight 4U 9525

Germanwings crash pilot told ex-girlfriend 'everyone will know my name'

“One day I’m going to do something that will change the whole system…”

# pilot - Friday 13 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge A bored pilot drew a penis on a flight radar, just because Air Penis

A bored pilot drew a penis on a flight radar, just because

Look, we’ve all been there.

# pilot - Friday 6 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called 'mayday' just seconds after engine failed Taiwan

Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called 'mayday' just seconds after engine failed

Today it emerged that the left engine was shut down manually by the crew “for unknown reasons”.

# pilot - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Twelve people still missing from scene of Taiwan plane crash Search Continues

Twelve people still missing from scene of Taiwan plane crash

The pilot of the aircraft is being hailed as a hero.

# pilot - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair co-pilot praised for safe emergency landing after captain fell ill Investigation

Ryanair co-pilot praised for safe emergency landing after captain fell ill

At one stage, the commander of the craft fell unconscious.

# pilot - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pilot captured after Islamic State shoots down coalition jet for the first time Hostage

Pilot captured after Islamic State shoots down coalition jet for the first time

It is believed a heat-seeking missile shot down the warplane.

# pilot - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One killed after French military jet crashes into home for disabled Tragedy

One killed after French military jet crashes into home for disabled

Five other residents at the care home were injured in the incident with one in serious condition.

# pilot - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Couple misses flight, bangs on window to get pilot's attention Missed Connection

Couple misses flight, bangs on window to get pilot's attention

And the video of the incident is going totally viral. Oops.

# pilot - Friday 5 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Unresponsive US plane that flew over Cuba crashes off Jamaican coast Caribbean

Unresponsive US plane that flew over Cuba crashes off Jamaican coast

The plane was pursued by US fighter jets until it entered Cuban airspace.

# pilot - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pilot averts disaster after false arm fell off as he landed plane Investigation

Pilot averts disaster after false arm fell off as he landed plane

The incident happened after his prosthetic limb became detached on a flight in February.

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