Plane approaches Heathrow with smoke coming from engine
Manjit Gahir captured this footage of a British Airways A319 aircraft approaching London’s Heathrow airport with smoke coming from its starboard engine. The plane was forced to make an emergency landing, after which both runways were temporarily closed in Heathrow. All passengers were evacuated safely. Credit: Manjit Gahir
A team of engineers from the University of Maryland come close to winning the $250,000 American Helicopter Society award for self-propelling a helicopter for at least 60 seconds. They managed to hit the 40 second mark and ended up setting a record while doing so!