Viral video captures yacht crash on Hudson River during high school prom | Travel News | Travel

The viral video was captured last week during a New Jersey high school prom. While docked in Hoboken, a chain reaction in the water ended up pushing the larger boat into the smaller one. In the video, the large boat is full of people on the very top deck. Suddenly, it pushes into the smaller boat in front of it that is also docked. It pushes up and damages the back of the yacht. The smaller boat then crashes into the pier in front as well, damaging it further. The…

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Video reveals moment lorry driver pulls off incredible manoeuvre to avoid motorway crash | Travel News | Travel

In footage captured by a dash cam, the lorry – from French haulage firm Bertrand Meledo –  can be seen travelling at high speed. In the distance a blue van pulls into the middle lane from the left, in front of the approaching white lorry. However, on switching lanes, the blue van driver immediately applies the brakes. With not enough warning or time to stop, the lorry driver seems to manage the impossible. He swerves into the left-hand lane, slipping perfectly into the rapidly decreasing gap between the blue van…

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Cuba plane crash: Tributes for Boeing 737 passengers after Havana airport accident | Travel News | Travel

A Boeing 373 has crashed shortly after departing from Havana Jose Marti International Airport in Cuba. The plane, operated by national airline Cubana de Aviacon was scheduled to travel to the city of Holguin on the eastern side of the island. Three survivors have been rushed to hospital in critical condition, whilst one passenger has been confirmed to have died from burns and trauma, according to Reuters. With 104 passengers onboard the flight, the Cuban President told AFP that a “high number of victims” is to be expected. Tributes have…

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Viral dash cam footage shows lorry narrowly miss car crash into traffic warden | Travel News | Travel

A viral video has captured a traffic warden on a busy road directing traffic. Filmed on his vehicle dash cam, he uses lights to direct traffic around his car as it appears to be parked in the middle lane. Most of the cars manage to avoid him, as the lane is empty. He stops and looks into the distance only to run at full speed out of shot. What happens next could have had a fateful outcome for the poor man. As he runs away, a lorry can be seen…

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Air Transat Flight 236 landed without fuel or fatalities after plane crash miracle | Travel News | Travel

A flight miracle in 2001 shocked the world when a plane managed to land without fuel or engine power. Air Transat Flight 236 took off from Toronto, bound for Lisbon on August 24, 2001. Whilst over the Atlantic Ocean, a fuel leak occurred in the right side of the engine which drained it almost entirely. Yet the flight still managed to land safely with no fatalities. So how did the pilots manage the amazing feat? After noticing the unusual readings in the cockpit, Captain Robert Piche and First Officer Dirk…

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Watch the viral video of a coach nearly causing car crash after falling luggage | Travel News | Travel

Bad drivers are often the star of the show in viral videos, with many of their highly illegal actions being caught on car dashcams. Dangerous manoeuvres and bad judgement calls are just some of the things drivers have been seen doing on camera. A man driving on the motorway in Japan caught one coach driver being unaware of his surroundings and nearly causing a high-speed crash. Thankfully the driver filming manages to avoid it. The dashcam footage shows a car trying to overtake a bright pink coach which is driving…

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