Category: Travel Disaster & Emergency News

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:20 0

The terrifying moment when a two-seat light aircraft crashed into a river after a stunt-gone-wrong at an airshow in the city of Płock in Poland ... Read More

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:55 0

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being discussed in Congress. In Rio de ... Read More

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 02:20 0

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Alexandre de ... Read More

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 01:15 0

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal city of Coquimbo today. The earthquake, ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:20 0

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus trap ropes. The traps have ... Read More

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 01:39 0

Local cultural requirements may be the reason for three isolated cases of Ebola in Uganda. Even though the border region is a tourism transportation center, ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident

First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 00:05 0

A man, riding his electric scooter, was killed after collided with a truck in Paris today. The 25-year-old was riding the scooter in the busy ... Read More

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Traveler photos, license plate images taken in data breach

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Traveler photos, license plate images taken in data breach

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 23:04 0

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a data breach it learned about last month that exposed the photos of travelers and vehicles traveling in ... Read More

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 19:01 0

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north of the Theater District and Times ... Read More

Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre

Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 15:10 0

An overnight attack on Sunday targeting an ethnic Dogon village in Mali left 95 people dead, local mayor Moulaye Guindo told Reuters. “Armed men, apparently ... Read More

American Airlines: Company’s 737 Max fleet will remain grounded till September 3

American Airlines: Company’s 737 Max fleet will remain grounded till September 3

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 9, 2019 16:33 0

Major US carrier, American Airlines, announced on Sunday that is has extended the grounding of its entire Boeing 737 Max fleet until September 3. The ... Read More

Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain

Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 17:15 0

Emergency services rushed to the scene at the San José de la Rinconada fair in the town of La Rinconada, near Seville, when a merry-go-round ... Read More

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 16:15 0

India's Dabolim Goa International Airport was shut down as firefighters battled a runway fire on Saturday. The blaze started after an Indian Navy MiG-29K fighter ... Read More

25 children injured in tourist bus collision with car in Thuringia, Germany

25 children injured in tourist bus collision with car in Thuringia, Germany

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 15:18 0

25 people were injured in a collision between a tourist bus and a car in the German state of Thuringia. Most of the injured were ... Read More

17 passengers killed, 9 injured in Muscat-Dubai bus crash in UAE

17 passengers killed, 9 injured in Muscat-Dubai bus crash in UAE

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 15:36 0

17 people were killed when a bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates, according to Dubai police. At least 12 Indians were among ... Read More

Fiji and Dominican Republic:  Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Fiji and Dominican Republic: Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2019 01:26 0

Add Fiji to the list of now two countries where four healthy American visitors died within a week on mysterious and unexplained circumstances. Are the ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:56 2

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel room. According to police, the ... Read More

Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting

Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 21:58 0

At least four people were killed and one injured in the hotel attack in the city of Darwin in northern Australia. The attack took place ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 16:39 0

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) ... Read More

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:23 0

This tourist region in British Colombia, Canada is known as the Okanagan is a region It's known for its wineries and fruit orchards. The main ... Read More

Police: 11 people killed, 6 wounded, suspect shot dead in Virginia Beach bloodbath

Police: 11 people killed, 6 wounded, suspect shot dead in Virginia Beach bloodbath

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 23:19 0

Eleven people have been killed and six more injured, including a police officer, at a municipal building in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The suspect, identified as ... Read More

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 22:21 0

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - city on the Atlantic Ocean, ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- May 31, 2019 19:40 0

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel room. According to police, the ... Read More

Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission

Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 01:37 0

Global Rescue joined the African Tourism Board showing emphasis on their medical, security, evacuation, travel risk and crisis management services to the African continent.  Global ... Read More

Trump slaps extra tariffs on EVERYTHING coming from Mexico over immigration

Trump slaps extra tariffs on EVERYTHING coming from Mexico over immigration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 00:16 0

US President Donald Trump announced that he would implement a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, until illegal immigration problem is resolved. A ... Read More

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:10 0

Dennis Muilenburg, the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, said his company failed to properly implement a safety alert feature on ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 14:59 0

A powerful earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, has hit off the coast of El Salvador. The quake sent frightened residents running out of ... Read More

20 people killed, 31 injured in fiery Mexico bus crash

20 people killed, 31 injured in fiery Mexico bus crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 23:30 0

A crash involving a bus and a tractor-trailer in Mexico's eastern state of Veracruz on Wednesday left 20 people dead, the local government said. The ... Read More

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 23:10 0

A tourist boat with dozens of people on board has collided with another vessel and capsized on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary. There were ... Read More

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