Jet forced to land after developing fuel leak while over Donegal

first_imgA transatlantic jet was forced to divert to Shannon Airport and land after the crew declared an emergency over Co Donegal yesterday following a fuel leak on board.It’s the third time in less than a month that the same jet was forced to make an unscheduled landing as a result of a fuel leak.Yesterday’s incident occurred as the aircraft was being flown back to Chicago from Manchester following Sunday’s diversion. The flight left Manchester shortly after 5pm on Sunday with a crew of 11. The airline confirmed the flight was operating a ‘cargo sector’ so there were no passengers on board.About 40 minutes after take-off the crew of the Boeing 767-300(ER) jet declared an emergency over Donegal.The crew advised air traffic controllers they had a suspected fuel and wished to divert to Shannon Airport.While routing towards Shannon, the crew downgraded their emergency to a ‘Pan-pan’ alert which is less serious. On the ground however, airport fire and rescue crews were mobilised to positions alongside the runway ahead of the jet’s arrival.The flight landed safely at 6.20pm and was pursued along the runway by fire crews who also accompanied the aircraft to the terminal.Just last month, the same aircraft diverted to Shannon Airport after the crew also reported a fuel leak.Jet forced to land after developing fuel leak while over Donegal was last modified: December 19th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalfuel leakplaneShannonlast_img read more

United re-sign defender Moutaouakil

first_imgHayes & Yeading United have re-signed defender Yassin Moutaouakil on the eve of their Southern League campaign.The French full-back first joined United in August 2011, when they were in the Conference Premier.He had been without a club for more than a year, following his release by Charlton Athletic, and went on to make 28 appearances for Hayes & Yeading.In January 2013, he left for Portsmouth and played 32 times for them in League One and Two.Now 30, Moutaouakil – who has also played for Motherwell – could play for United in their opening game at Frome Town on Saturday.See also:Defender leaves United to join PompeyStones sign former Watford wingerUnited youngster having trial with BladesWhere you can support Non-League Day this weekendFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Unite for Bafana Bafana!

first_img18 June 2010, Johannesburg – Bafana Bafana has in the past the past few weeks done more to cement our proudly South African identity as a Rainbow Nation than the collective efforts dating back to the 1995 Springboks World Cup triumph.With the attention of the world fixed on our beautiful country, seeing all South Africans put aside their differences to rally behind the team is closest to realising the united nation Nelson Madiba Mandela continues to dream about. One loss in 13 matches is no reason to drop our heads in shame.Bafana did us all proud when they held Mexico, a country ranked over 60 places above them, to 1-1 draw in the opening match when few gave the team a chance. Admittedly, the match against Uruguay did not end in the way we had hoped.However, if there was a time to show our boys that the nation is with them through the good and the bad times, then this is it. Bafana Bafana may be down, but they are certainly not out. A convincing win against France in the match scheduled for Bloemfontein on Tuesday is all the team needs to progress in this first World Cup on African soil which the country is exceptionally hosting.“For this reason, now more than ever, we need to paint Tuesday yellow and green from all the four corners of our country in support of our national team. The vuvuzela clarion call must bring us together as we spur our Boys on their most important assignment yet,” said Sophie Masipa, Marketing Manager of the International Marketing Council of South Africa (Brand SA).“Bafana Bafana, we believe, should be the war cry on Tuesday. Wearing our Bafana jerseys and waving our flags high will send a clear message to our boys that the nation remains loyally behind them. The Bafana 12th   is us, the fans, we must carry on playing our part.  Ke Nako!” she said.For further information:Margaret DingaloDirector: Stakeholder RelationsInternational Marketing Council of South AfricaTel: +27 11 483 0122Web: www.brandsouthafrica.comKalay MaistryMedia Relations ManagerInternational Marketing Council of South AfricaTel: +27 11 483 0122Email: kalaym@brandsouthafrica.comlast_img read more

AleX NetLit Guides Professionals Toward Network Literacy

first_imgYou can share your tweets with the broader network literacy learning network by including the hashtag #netlit.Authors:  Bob Bertsch (@ndbob), Peg Boyles (@ethnobot), Jim Langcuster, and Stephen Judd (@sjudd) This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Many people who participate in online social networks know how conducive social networking can be to learning. But those who are just getting involved in online networks haven’t had a chance to build the connections that will help them learn. Now, there’s at least one connection to help professionals new to social networking get their bearings.Alex NetLit is a fictional persona created by the Network Literacy Community of Practice. Alex was created to serve as a guide to Military Families Service Professionals, Cooperative Extension professionals and others seeking to learn more about using online networks in their work. Think of Alex as a device — an imaginary character developed to help us focus on the millions of people striving to become comfortable with and fluent in the skills and tools that define communicating in the 21st century.Alex is a 30-year-old divorced mother of two who works as a federal-agency professional providing educational information and other types of self-help to her clients. We hope she will give voice to the excitement and skepticism, as well as the delight and frustration, many of us experience when engaging in online networks.AleX NetLitAlex’s SkepticismProfessionally speaking, Alex has always been wary of social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter. She uses both applications to keep up with her daughters and with the classmates and friends she collected in the course of her childhood on both sides of the Atlantic, moving from one military base to another with her father, a career Army NCO.In that respect, she’s grown comfortable with social media. She’s even come to value these online tools for the ways they’ve enabled her to communicate with her daughters and long- separated friends. However, on the subject of using social media in the workplace, Alex takes her cues from the Missouri “show me” school.Despite her skepticism, Alex is beginning to understand that, like it or not, social media will become an essential part of her future. That’s why she’s jumping in. She’s created a Twitter account hoping to connect with other professionals interested in using online networks in their work. She wants to share and reflect on her experiences, offering whatever social-media tips and encouragement she can. More than that, she wants to connect with and learn from other professionals facing the same challenges she faces in a rapidly changing world.last_img read more

Tejashwi snubs Anant Singh

first_imgDon-turned-MLA Anant Singh, who on Thursday said he would contest the Lok Sabha election from Munger, had also declared, in an apparent change of heart, that there was no leader bigger than Lalu Prasad in Bihar. On Friday, however, Mr. Yadav’s son and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav snubbed the MLA, saying “bad elements are not welcome in the party”. The Independent MLA from Mokama has had close ties with the ruling JD(U) for the last several years.last_img

PVL: San Sebastian recovers from opener loss, sweeps JRU

first_imgMOST READ E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  Read Next WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding View comments Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games LATEST STORIES Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games San Sebastian bounced back from its brutal opening loss and swept Jose Rizal U, 25-23, 25-22, 25-21, in the the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Lady Stags are now at 1-1, after losing to Far Eastern University 25-17, 25-21, 25-14, in their first game, while the Lady Heavy Bombers are at 0-2 to bottom Group A.ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Incoming Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball shares plans to visit PH next year Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Joyce Sta. Rita paced San Sebastian with 16 points but she got ample support from Nikka Dalisay and Daurene Santos who finished with 13 and 11 points, respectively.San Sebastian head coach Roger Gorayeb wants his team to stand on its feet after the famed three-time MVP Grethcel Soltones left the squad due to graduation.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“This is their time to shine, they can’t reason out that Grethcel isn’t there anymore,” said Gorayeb. “I hope they can fix their psychology. I want them to dream big.”Shola Alvarez top-scored for JRU with 13 points while Dolly Verzosa added 11. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

UP ends slump, sends UST reeling to eighth straight loss

first_imgView comments LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary “This is just too difficult for us because we just wanted to get another win after the three losses we had,” said UP head coach Bo Perasol. “This is something that can perk us up, make us believe again that we can still do this.”Despite the win, the rebounding department was a cause of concern for UP after the UST dominated the rebounds, 61-40. “Every time we go up against UST, it’s always going to be a classic for us,” said Perasol. “I don’t think that we will be able to outrebound the lineup of UST and true enough we’re outrebounded by 21.”The Maroons, though, were able to neutralized the Growling Tigers’ advantage by forcing them to 23 turnovers that led to 24 points.Janjan Jaboneta had 12 points in his first start to pace the Fighting Maroons while Jun Manzo and Paul Desiderio added 11 and 10 points, respectively.ADVERTISEMENT BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The win allowed UP to take the no. 5 seed with a 4-4 record, half a game behind Far Eastern University.Ibrahim Outtara scored on a layup to give UP a 70-64 lead with 1:16 to go but UST managed to score five unanswered points with Lee drilling a three from the left wing to cut the lead to one, 70-69, with 11 seconds remaining in the game.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAfter a split from the line from point guard Jun Manzo, UST center Steve Akomo secured the rebound for UST with 9.2 seconds left and the Growling Tigers immediately started to run the break.Marvin Lee then had two attempts to play hero for UST but both of his shots bounced in and out of the rim. MOST READ Read Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Outtara missed out on a double-double with nine points and 11 rebounds for UP.Lee had a game-high 17 points to lead UST while Akomo added seven points, 20 rebounds, and four blocks.center_img LATEST STORIES Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president After international duties, Raymar Jose takes talents to PBA Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa FILE Photo – UP Fighting Maroons. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netUniversity of the Philippines recovered from its three-game losing streak in the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball tournament, nipping University of Santo Tomas, 71-69, Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Fighting Maroons had a promising start to the season, going 3-1 but lost their final three games of the first round to fall to 3-4ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games PLAY LIST 01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients last_img read more

ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight Releases Playoff Odds After Rivalry Weekend

first_imgESPN's FiveThirtyEight playoff odds for College Football teams after rivalry week.fivethirtyeight playoff oddsThe regular season, at least for most college football teams, has ended. Which means that after next Saturday’s slate of contests (many of which are conference championship games), the playoff selection committee will have all of the info it needs to make its decisions. Will their be chaos on the final Saturday? Or will it all hold?At this point, according to ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight, a few things are clear. Oklahoma, after winning the Big 12, is in the playoff field. Alabama, with a win over Florida in the SEC title game, will also have a spot. Clemson, with a win over UNC, is in. And the winner of the Big Ten title game between Iowa and Michigan State will qualify as well. The question marks? Does UNC, with a win over Clemson, get in? And if Alabama loses to Florida, does Ohio State sneak back in? Here are the odds that FiveThirtyEight has at the moment.Oklahoma is in. The next four are locks if they win. Lurking: UNC, Stanford, Ohio State. https://t.co/ZvsQO702Hb pic.twitter.com/djQVtog8wY— Andrew Flowers (@andrewflowers) November 29, 2015In just a week, we’ll have all of the answers. Until then, expect a great deal of debate.last_img read more

Dustin Bird an honour student and quarterback with dreams of becoming an

first_imgAPTN National NewsThe family o f a slain teenager from northern Saskatchewan say he was a good kid and loved by many.Dustin Bird, 17, was an honour student when he was shot and killed last week on the Lac La Ronge Indian Band.APTN’s Larissa Burnouf has more on the story.last_img

Ohio State inks Cincinnati lineman

The Buckeyes added a tenacious offensive lineman to their roster.Andrew Norwell, a Cincinnati native out of Anderson High School, is the No. 2 offensive tackle in the country according to Scout.com.   Norwell committed to the Buckeyes more than a year ago, but knew long before that he was born a Buckeye.At Anderson, he led the Redskins to the 2007 Division II State Title. The following season, the Redskins were Division II State runner-ups.“Norwell is the kind of player who always puts the team first,” Redskins coach Jeff Giesting said.  Norwell is an All-Ohio lineman and earned first-team All-State, All-Southwest and All-Fort Ancient Valley Conference honors.  However, the biggest honor he received came during his senior season, he said, when he was selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.  Norwell wasn’t able to play in the bowl and hasn’t seen the field since early September due to a season-ending injury.  Norwell broke his left tibia in a game against Columbus DeSales and underwent surgery just three days later. Since then, Norwell has been dedicated to getting to the weight room and keeping up with physical therapy.Doctors, coaches and Norwell agree: There is no question he will be ready in the fall.  Norwell has an immense amount of versatility in respect to his position. He is the “kind of player coaches dream about,” Scout.com’s Dave Berk wrote.He has the potential to gain speed, flexibility and, yes, even size. Norwell stands at 6-feet-7-inches and 275 pounds, but his frame stands to gain at least another 20 pounds.“I think I’ll be better at about 300 pounds,” Norwell said.  Norwell’s long arms hold defenders off and his pure size drives defenders to the turf. He’s a big guy in an even bigger family. Norwell is the youngest of four sisters and two brothers.“My family is my biggest support system,” Norwell said.Athleticism is in the family; his brother Adam played basketball at Northern Kentucky and his brother Chris played football in the Big Ten for Illinois.Norwell had offers on the table from the University of Cincinnati, Duke, Illinois, Indiana, Notre Dame and Stanford.“I chose Ohio State because it’s a prestigious school,” Norwell said.  OSU is also only two hours from his hometown, an easy trip for family to make, Norwell said.  It isn’t set in stone as to how much Norwell will see the field in 2010. He could redshirt until he puts on the weight and adjusts, but Buckeye fans may see him sooner than expected. Buckeye offensive linemen Michael Brewster, J.B. Shugarts, Mike Adams and Marcus Hall all received playing time as freshmen.Whether he makes an immediate impact or holds off into his second and third seasons, this high-caliber lineman should be a valuable asset to the Buckeye line. read more