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Sinkhole opens up at DFW Airport, forcing authorities to close a runway

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One of the runways at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is closed while crews deal with a sinkhole, located somewhere on the air field, “in the vicinity” of runway 18-L. That runway is closed for the time being. officials don’t know how long it will take to repair the 25-foot-by-25-foot sinkhole. The airport has six other runways available for use. (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com) More...

The teenager who flew to Moscow

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28 years ago, on the 28th May 1987, a 19-year old German flew a Cessna 172 to Moscow. He appeared on the Soviet Air Defence radar. He did not reply to any attempts to contact and three military divisions with surface-to-air missiles began to track him. The military went into alert and two fighter jets were scrambled to investigate. He landed on a bridge near the St. Basil’s Cathedral, and taxied past the cathedral and into the Red Square. (fearoflanding.com) More...

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