Eight people, including four children, were killed in a collision between two light aircraft in Germany. Message received on Saturday, December 8, from law enforcement agencies. "The aircraft collided in the sky, and then collapsed to the ground, however, which led to the accident, we do not know" - said a police spokesman Joerg Raynemer. According to him, the accident occurred in good visibility. The incident occurred in the municipality of Velferskhaym (Hessen), 30 kilometers north of Frankfurt-am-Main, reminds ITAR-TASS. At the site of the crash of aircraft operating police, Read more [...]
In Krasnoyarsk airport at 10:35 in Moscow successfully made an emergency landing Boeing passenger airline "North Wind," ITAR-TASS. Airliner with 279 passengers and 11 crew members on board flew to Phuket at 05:40 Moscow time. Pilots had to return to the airport because of problems with Emelyanovo flaps. Boeing few hours circling over the airport, generating fuel. The commander decided to return to the departure airport after the alarm board reported that it removed the flaps.Category: Factors and accident Read more [...]
Period in orbit on Saturday launched from Baikonur telecommunications satellite "Yamal-402" can be slightly reduced because of the fuel on board will need to use to generate the desired orbit, "Interfax-AVN" in the space industry."Upper stage" Briz-M "in the fourth turn instead spent about nine minutes five. As a result he was unable to finish form the target orbit satellite" Yamal-402 ". This problem should be solved by the use of fuel that is on board the spacecraft, "- said agentstva.On recalled that after the third turn the main engine booster" Read more [...]
Premier Medvedev decided to follow the Prime Minister of Australia, and the question of the presence of aliens on Earth, said: "How many of us - I will not tell, because it can cause a panic." As well, Mr. Medvedev said about the secret book of presidents, and that the film "Men in Black" is - "documentaries." Most interesting is that laughing at this point only the Ren-TV journalist, and the Prime Minister had behaved very seriously. Can of prime ministers began, some epidemic of stupid jokes? Or? In my opinion, the prime ministers of all countries, and especially Read more [...]
The MiG-27 Indian Air Force crashed on Tuesday in the northwestern state of Rajasthan, the pilot ejected safely.
The fighter took off from an airbase Uttarlai and performed a training flight. The reasons for the crash are being investigated.
MiG-27 - Soviet supersonic fighter-bomber with variable sweep wing, in operation since 1975. Designed to attack ground and air targets. These airplanes are manufactured under license in India, the Indian Air Force, they were called "Bahadur".Category: Factors and accident Read more [...]
Seven settlements remain without electricity in Sakhalin after two cyclones passing through the region this week, according to the Far Eastern Regional Center (DVRTS) Russian Emergencies Ministry.
First cyclone came to Sakhalin on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday night there was off-line power Kholmsk Gornozavodsk. The accident led to the disconnection of power supply to 11 villages Nevel urban district without electricity were almost 20,000 people and 18 social objects.
Repair work very difficult, because there were cliffs in a remote mountainous area. Second cyclone came to the island on Thursday Read more [...]
According to the report, carried out by an explosion, called Pollux, was the 27th in a row subcritical nuclear experiment. Previous - Barolo B - was launched in February 2011. Experts in the United States conducted a subcritical non-nuclear explosion in the underground experimental test site in Nevada, reports AFP, citing the Ministry of Energy. According to the report, carried out by an explosion, called Pollux, was the 27th in a row subcritical nuclear experiment. Previous - Barolo B - was launched in February 2011. Representatives of the U.S. Department of Energy said that the aim of Read more [...]
Livestock industry in developing countries faced a wave of indiscriminate "hobbies" antibiotics. Disturbing findings were made during a large-scale public-private study conducted including U.S. Department of Agriculture, the United Nations and a number of non-profit organizations such as the Pew Charitable Trusts. Now it is obvious that the observed growth of the livestock in emerging economies goes along with increased consumption of antibiotics. In countries such as India and China, as well as in the U.S., the use of antibiotics in animal virtually unregulated. As a result, animals Read more [...]
Minister of Ecology, Development of Industry and Energy of France Delphine Batho proposed in July 2013 to disable the internal and external lighting of the city from morning till seven o'clock in the morning. Without light, are likely to remain shops, offices and other public buildings, including the flagship store Louis Vuitton, and even cabaret Lido Champs Elysees. Thus the French authorities expect to save energy and money.
The Minister's proposal, however, has caused protests from businessmen who claim that the government did not care about the status of tourism in France, writes The Read more [...]
From exploding in the Argentinean capital container with chemicals spreading a huge cloud of smoke. Residents are asked to stay home from the area of the explosion is a mass evacuation, local media reported. Pesticide containers ignited by a chemical reaction between the contents. The flame was extinguished quickly, but the trail of container saw thick yellow smoke. City officials believe that the container could carry garbage. "Pesticides are a small risk and affect only the respiratory tract" - quoted channel C5N National Security Minister Sergio Bernie. The incident occurred Read more [...]
Another disturbing reason appeared to abandon destructive health of genetically modified organisms, writes naturalsociety. We know that due to the use of GMOs many serious diseases, but we were not convinced of this, as now, when they learned about the recent discovery of the gene "hidden viruses" deep inside of genetically modified crops.Over the years, GM knowingly and unknowingly consumed worldwide. Monsanto and the Government of the United States argue that modified crops are safe, despite the very limited (or virtually absent in some cases) initial testing, the researchers also Read more [...]
Head of the Russian Space Research Institute (IKI) RAS Leo Green said that due to the increasing activity of the Sun at the end of 2012 to humanity should expect most of these man-made problems.This version is confirmed by the data obtained previously in Canada after solar flares (they show the breakdown of several transformers in this moment). This means, says Green Academy, the consequences of outbreaks can be unpredictable.As noted scientist, speaking at a round table on space activities in the next year earthlings should expect a very large man-made problems, as researchers predict a very Read more [...]
12/07/2012 At the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT 2012) was approved standard for the use of technology DPI ("deep packet inspection" - Deep Packet Inspection). If this tool will really be implemented, privacy, many users may be at risk.WCIT opened on December 3 in Dubai. The conference will last until December 14. The Summit by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), which since 1947 has been part of the UN.The main theme of the intergovernmental meetings is government regulation of the Internet. Some countries (Russia, China, Iran and others) Read more [...]
In Kharkiv, the sky lit up blue-green flash of light and it is unusual actively discussed residents. The authorities did not comment on the situation. Abnormal events occurred last December 6, 2012. Kharkiv discuss versions of icing wires arcing trolleybuses, trams and trains due to weather, storm, power lines broken wires. Electrotransport really sparks, but other than that there were flashes in the sky, that baffled even the most inveterate skeptics. Eyewitness: "in general, with an interval of 10-20 minutes, the sky lit up blue-green flash is more powerful than the fireworks, traliki Read more [...]
12/07/2012 On Apple computers may come back marked "made in USA". The company decided to move production of one of the lines of Mac from China. A statement made by the head of Tim Cook. In an interview with Bloomberg, he said that the transfer of production to Apple in 2013, is ready to spend $ 100 million.In this case, according to Cook, it's about working together. From this we can conclude that the "apple company" plans to assemble its computers in the U.S. together with one of its Taiwanese partners - Foxconn or Quanta Computer, reports Associated Press. These companies Read more [...]
In the south of Sakhalin cyclone with rain and wet snow snapped two cables high voltage lines, as a result of no electricity are six locations Nevel urban district. To eliminate wires gusts sent five brigades of Power and nine pieces of equipment, but the accident occurred in a remote mountainous area, making it difficult to work. Electricians even have to get up on skis to get to emergency areas on power lines, Itar-Tass learned at the press service of the Far Eastern Regional Emergency Center. Powerful cyclone began to tear the wire transmission line on the night of 4 to 5 December. Read more [...]
Late in the evening of 11 February, after Pope Benedict XVI announced his abdication from the throne of Rome storm broke. With one of the lightning struck right in the dome of St. Peter's.Representatives of religious bodies can only wonder if it was an accident or a special sign from heaven.On the ground, the reaction to the resignation of the Pope is ambiguous. Many European political and religious leaders have already said they believe the act of Benedict XVI courageous and deserving of respect.In the Russian Orthodox Church said they did not expect Benedict XVI after the departure Read more [...]
Military plane crashes in the Drakensberg Mountains in the east of South Africa. According to local media, on board were doctors of former President Nelson Mandela, who flew on scheduled weekly scan to 94-year-old policy. "I was informed that the wreckage was found, but the exact number of casualties is not yet known," - said the representative of the South African National Defence Force. An anonymous source says that on board were 11 people.Category: Factors and accident Read more [...]