European airspace closed by volcanic ash

Thursday, April 15, 2010 Approximate depiction of the estimated ash cloud at 18:00 UTC on 17 April 2010. The current forecasts are updated at London Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre site (Met Office, UK). Area in which aviation was endangered by volcanic ash. Situation estimated for April 15, 2010 at 18:00 UTC. Hundreds of thousands of air travelers had their travel plans disrupted in Europe by volcanic ash from the Eyjafjallajökull

Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas/suicide note

This is the online suicide letter authored by Andrew Stack, the man believed to be responsible for flying a light aircraft into a building in Austin, Texas. It was originally posted at Stack’s site, The hosting company, T35, took the site offline per an FBI request. The note is reproduced here in its entirety. If you’re reading this, you’re no doubt asking yourself, “Why did this have to happen?”