Showing posts with label Hoax. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hoax. Show all posts

Monday, December 10, 2012

► ZAMBIA: DC9 crash landing this morning was just a simulation: AFP

ZambiaThose of you who follow us on Twitter will have been aware this morning of an Agence France-Presse (AFP) report coming from Lusaka, Zambia of a crash landing of a DC 9 (and in some cases, a DC 10 was even reported) with 93 people aboard at Lusaka International. It was even tweeted that "some 20 people had been rescued".

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

► NIGERIA: Passenger arrested after going crazy on Arik Air flight.

Arik AirNigeria's Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah-Ogiewonyi, moved quickly to dispel any rumours of an "attempted bombing" of an Arik Air (W3) domestic flight from Maiduguri to Abuja, in which a passenger is said to have suddenly started shouting "Allahu Akhabar!" (God is Great!), culminating in him being tackled by fellow passengers.