Friday October 20, 2017

Archive for the ‘Scary’ Category

Air Canada near-miss at San Francico might have triggered ‘greatest aviation disaster in history’

In what one aviation expert called a near-miss of what could have been the largest aviation disaster ever, an Air Canada pilot on Friday narrowly avoided a tragic mistake: landing on the San Francisco International Airport taxiway instead of the runway. Sitting on Taxiway C shortly before midnight were four airplanes full of passengers and fuel awaiting permission to take off, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.  More…

Boy dies in river after getting sucked into drain pipe

Authorities say a 10-year-old boy slipped while playing in a culvert with his two brothers and was swept into a pipe leading to a Connecticut river. His body was found hours later.  More…

Texas teen electrocuted after cell phone incident in bathtub

A 14-year-old girl from Lubbock died early Sunday morning after being electrocuted in a bathtub. Madison Coe’s mother said she was in the bathtub, and either plugged her phone in or simply grabbed her phone that was already plugged in.  More…

Woman throws ‘lucky’ coins into engine, delays flight

Bad weather, crowded skies and military drills…and now add coin-tossing to the growing list of reasons for China’s notorious flight delays. Police took away an 80-year-old woman Tuesday after fellow passengers reported that she was throwing coins at the plane’s engine during boarding of a China Southern Airlines flight.  More…

Hackers can ruin your life with just two numbers

Cybercriminals are using a simple trick to steal people’s mobile phone numbers, move them to a different carrier and use the stolen number to gain access to the victim’s other personal information, including their bank accounts. In most instances, fraudsters simply need an account number for your mobile provider and your date of birth.  More…

TV news crew’s truck stolen while reporting on Downtown Albuquerque crime

Someone stole a television news station’s SUV in Downtown Albuquerque while the crew was gathering footage for a story about crime in the area. Michelle Donaldson, KOB news director, said the crew watched as the vehicle was stolen during their reporting.  More…

Fitness model killed in freak whipped cream accident

A French fitness model died in a freak accident with a whipped cream dispenser, according to her family. Rebecca Burger was killed when a defective whipped cream dispenser exploded and struck her in the chest.  More…

Niagara Falls finally kills daredevil

A Niagara Falls daredevil made a splash in 2003 as the first person to take the plunge with no protection. He should have called it quits then. Kirk Jones tried the stunt again on April 19 — this time in a 10-foot inflatable ball — but was killed the second time around.  More…

The moment the GOP shooter opened fire

Dramatic video from the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, captured some of the chaos that ensued when a 66-year-old left-wing zealot opened fire on the GOP congressional baseball team. More than 25 bullets can be heard, which was captured by a witness close to the field at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park. At one point, a man can be seen lying in the middle of the field.  More…

Texting lady tumbles through open sidewalk doors

Terrifying video captures the moment a woman flipped over open sidewalk cellar doors in New Jersey — and plunged six feet into the basement below. The unidentified 67-year-old woman was walking down a street in Plainfield, N.J. around noon on Thursday when she approached the open doors. But instead of turning to avoid them, she kept walking and toppled head-first over the wide-open grate, video shows.  More…

London terror attack: London Bridge, Borough Market and Vauxhall latest – at least two dead amid van attack, stabbings and gunfire

At least two people have been killed and and multiple people are injured after a string of terror attacks at landmarks across London. London Bridge, Borough Market and Vauxhall have all been hit in what appears to be a series of coordinated attacks south of the River Thames.  More…

Shocking video of Times Square carnage shows pedestrians running for their lives

Horrifying video has emerged Friday showing the Times Square’s madman’s path of carnage as he barreled over pedestrians in his Honda Accord. The video begins showing Richard Rojas’ maroon Honda making its way south on the left lane at Seventh Avenue and 42nd Street before making a sharp U-turn and jumping onto the sidewalk.  More…

Hoda Kotb catches pregnant model who fainted on air

A pregnant model collapsed on “Today” and was caught by host Hoda Kotb. The model was walking out in a flowy dress in a segment for stylist Lilliana Vazquez on Friday when she fainted. A source told us, “You could see her eyes losing focus. Hoda said, ‘Are you OK?’ Then the model’s knees buckled and she fell, but Hoda caught her.”  More…

Texas’s Sky Pool on the 42nd floor has great Houston views

A luxury apartment block in Texas boasts a glass-bottomed rooftop pool, giving swimmers a dizzying view of the busy street 500 feet below. Dubbed the Sky Pool, the infinity pool is on the 42nd floor of the Market Square Tower and extends 10 feet over the side of the imposing Houston building.  More…

Missing couple found dead after disappearing in Belize

A missing American man and his Canadian girlfriend have been found dead in Belize, according to reports. The bodies of Francesca Matus, from Ontario, and her American boyfriend, Drew DeVoursney, were discovered Monday evening on a road leading to a sugar cane field in the Corozal District near the Mexican border.  More…