FlyDubai plane crash: Wives of pilot, co-pilot are pregnant

TVC E -Tears flow freely as wives of the pilot and co-pilot of the crashed FlyDubai flight FZ981 narrate their feelings, saying they are expecting children. The plane crashed early on Saturday morning on approach in Rostov-on-Don, killing 62 people on board, including seven crew members. Captain Aristos Sokratous, 38 recently married, was expecting a son with his wife while the wife of Alejandro Cruz Alava, the plane’s co-pilot, is expecting twins. Sokratous was just days away from beginning a new life in his native Cyprus....

Panic in Lagos over plane crash simulation

TVCE (LAGOS) - Lagosians, particularly those living around the Oworonshoki area of the state on Thursday scamper for safety following the rumour of a plane crash in the area.Rumours of a plane crash spread around Lagos as panicky residents said they saw a plane going down around Oworonshoki area. But Lagos State Government debunked the rumours, saying what people saw was merely a simulation exercise. Commenting on the incident, General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Michael Akindele,  said it was just simulation being carried out to ascertain preparedness of emergency agencies in case of a plane crash. “As part of emergency preparedness of the National Emergency Management Agency in collaboration with Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and other stakeholders in Lagos State, a simulation exercise was today conducted on plane crash in Oworoshoki area of Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria,” he said. [caption id="attachment_7145" align="alignleft" width="268"] Simulation rescue team[/caption] Akindele said the exercise...