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This is a list of aviation-related events from 2015:

Contents

Events

January

1 January
3 January
4 January
5 January
6 January
7 January
8 January
9 January
10 January
12 January
13 January
14 January
15 January
16 January
18 January
19 January
20 January
21 January
22 January
23 January
24 January
25 January
26 January
27 January
28 January
29 January
30 January
31 January
Late January

February

1 February
3 February
4 February
5 February
6 February
7 February
8 February
9 February
10 February
11 February
13 February
15 February
16 February
17 February
21 February
22 February
24 February
25 February

March

2 March
3 March
5 March
8 March
9 March
10 March
11 March
12 March
13 March
14 March
16–17 March (overnight)
17 March
18 March
18–19 March (overnight)
19 March
20 March
22 March
23 March
24 March
25 March
26 March
27 March
28 March
29 March
30 March
31 March

April

2 April
3 April
4 April
6 April
7 April
8 April
10 April
11 April
12 April
13 April
14 April
15 April
18 April
19 April
20 April
21 April
22 April
23 April
24 April
25 April
26 April
27 April
28 April

May

1 May
1–2 May (overnight)
2 May
3 May
4 May
5 May
7 May
8 May
9 May
11 May
12 May
13 May
14 May
15 May
16 May
17 May
18 May
20 May
21 May
22 May
24 May
25 May
27 May
28 May
30 May

June

1 June
2 June
3 June
5 June
7 June
8 June
8–9 June (overnight)
9 June
10 June
11 June
12 June
13 June
15 June
16 June
18 June
22 June
25 June
28 June
30 June

July

1 July
2 July
3 July
4 July
4–5 July (overnight)
5 July
6 July
7 July
8 July
9 July
10 July
11 July
11–12 July (overnight)
12 July
13 July
14 July 2015
15 July
16 July
18 July
19 July
20 July
21 July
22 July
23 July
24 July
24–25 July (overnight)
25 July
27 July
28 July
29 July
30 July
31 July

August

3 August
4 August
5 August
6 August
11 August
12 August
15 August
16 August
17 August
18 August
20 August
20–21 August
21 August
22 August
23 August
26 August
27 August
30 August
31 August

September

1 September
3 September
5 September
6 September
7 September
8 September
9 September
13 September
14 September
15 September
16 September
18 September
18–19 September (overnight)
19 September
21 September
23 September
25 September
27 September
28 September
29 September
30 September

October

1 October
1–2 October (overnight)
2 October
3 October
4 October
5 October
6 October
7 October
8 October
9 October
10 October
11 October
12 October
13 October
14 October
15 October
16 October
17 October
19 October
20 October
21 October
22 October
23 October
25 October
27 October
28 October
29 October
30 October
31 October

November

1 November
2 November
3 November
4 November
5 November
6 November
7 November
8 November
9 November
10 November
11 November
12 November
13 November
14 November
15 November
16 November
17 November
18 November
19 November
21 November
23 November
24 November
25 November
27 November
28 November
29 November
30 November

December

2 December
4 December
6 December
6–7 December (overnight)
7 December
8 December
9 December
10 December
11 December
12 December
13 December
14 December
16 December
16–17 December
18 December
19 December
20 December
21 December
22 December
23 December
24 December
25 December
26 December
27 December
29 December
30 December
31 December

First flights

February

March

April

May

June

July

September

October

November

December

Entered service

Retirements

References

  1. Ryan, Missy, and Erin Cunningham, "U.S. advisers in Iraq stay out of combat but see fighting edging closer," washingtonpost.com, 1 January 2015, 10:44 a.m. EST.
  2. 1 2 3 Khan, Riaz, "Pakistan strikes kill 31 militants, drone kills 7," Associated Press, 4 January 2015, 8:19 AM EST.
  3. Mahsud, Ishtiaq, "Al-Qaida says US drones kill 2 leaders in Pakistan," Associated Press, 12 April 2015, 12:24 PM EDT.
  4. Lamothe, Dan, "In shift, U.S. military says it is investigating credible civilian casualty reports in Iraq and Syria," washingtonpost.com, 6 January 2015, 3:09 p.m. EST.
  5. Whitlock, Craig, "U.S. surveillance drones largely ineffective along border, report says," washingtonpost.com, 6 January 2015, 1:59 p.m. EST.
  6. Anonymous, "Report: Agency should abandon plans to buy new drones," Associated Press, 6 January 2015, 1:59 p.m. EST.
  7. time.com, Linshi, Jack, "FAA Grants Drone Permits to Agriculture and Real Estate Companies," 6 January 2015.
  8. Perry, Nick, "All 13 on New Zealand skydiving plane leap out before crash," Associated Press, 7 January 2015.
  9. Whitlock, Craig, "U.S. to realign forces in Britain and other European countries," washingtonpost.com, 8 January 2015, 5:11 p.m. EST.
  10. Hadjicostis, Menelaos, "Cyprus' national airline to shut after breaking EU rules," Associated Press, 9 January 2015, 1:23 PM.
  11. Anonymus, "AirAsia Flight 8501 Tail Lifted From Sea But No Black Boxes Found," CBS News/Associated Press,10 January 2015, 5:01 p.m.
  12. Davenport, Christian, "SpaceX fails to nail landing on barge at sea," washingtonpost.com, 10 January 2015.
  13. Perry, Nick, "Volcanic eruption causes cancellation of flights to Tonga," Associated Press, 12 January 2015, 10:18 PM.
  14. Pacific Island Report Anonymous, "Volcanic Eruption Creates New Island In Tonga", eastwestcenter.org, 16 January 2015.
  15. 1 2 Mullen, Jethro, and David Molko, "2nd AirAsia Flight QZ8501 black box recovered; fuselage possibly located," cnn.com, 14 January 2015, 1049 GMT.
  16. Kedmey, Dan, "Search Crews Locate Missing AirAsia Flight's Fuselage," time.com, 14 January 2015.
  17. Anonymous, "AirAsia plane 'fuselage located' - officials," BBC News, 14 January 2015, 11:29 EST.
  18. Smith, Alexander, "AirAsia Flight 8501 Fuselage Found in Java Sea: Singapore Military," NBC News, 14 January 2015, 7:13 a.m.
  19. Anonymous, "Drone strike kills seven suspected militants in South Waziristan," The Express-Tribune, 15 January 2015.
  20. 1 2 Baker, Peter, "Obama Apologizes After Drone Kills American and Italian Held by Al Qaeda," nytimes.com, 23 April 2015.
  21. Anonymous, "Drone briefly flies over French presidential palace," Agence France-Presse, 20 January 2015, 20:07. Archived 2 April 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  22. By Roth, Andrew, and Andrew E. Kramer, "Russian-Backed Rebels Claim to Have Control of Strategic Donetsk Airport," New York Times, 16 January 2015.
  23. Naylor, Hugh, "Hezbollah accuses Israel of deadly attack targeting its fighters in southern Syria," washingtonpost.com, 18 January 2015, 5:32 p.m. EST.
  24. 1 2 Heller, Jeffrey, and Sylvia Westall, "Two Israeli soldiers, U.N. peacekeeper killed in Israel-Hezbollah violence," Reuters, 28 January 2014, 6:42 p.m. EST.
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  26. Demirjian, Karoun, "As fighting deepens in eastern Ukraine, casualties rise and truce is all but dead," washingtonpost.com, 20 January 2015.
  27. Saud, Mehsud, "U.S. drone strike kills four suspected militants in northwest Pakistan: officials," Reuters, 19 January 2015, 4:24 a.m. EST.
  28. Harwell, Drew, "Airlines could slash ticket prices as fuel costs plummet. Here's why they won’t," washingtonpost.com, 20 January 2015.
  29. Accident report at Aviation Safety Network
  30. Valencia, Nick, and Michael Martinez, "Drone carrying drugs crashes south of U.S. border," cnn.com, 23 January 2015, 3:00 PM EST.
  31. Anonymous, "Aden airport shut in solidarity with Yemen president," alarabiya.net, 21 January 2015, 11:02 GMT.
  32. Whitlock, Craig, "Yemen chaos threatens U.S. counterterror efforts, including drone program," washingtonpost.com, 22 January 2015.
  33. Demirjian, Karoun, "Pro-Moscow rebels force Ukraine retreat in battle for key airport stronghold," washingtonpost.com, 22 January 2015.
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  35. "Quirky SkyMall catalogue bankrupt, inflight appeal lost". Toronto Star. 23 January 2015. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  36. Ferdman, Roberto, "SkyMall, the wacky in-flight catalogue, is filing for bankruptcy. How did it last this long?," washingtonpost.com, 23 January 2015, 12:41 PM EST.
  37. Kaminsky, Jonathan, "U.S. airline flights land in Atlanta after bomb threats," Reuters, 24 January 2015, 11:09 p.m. EST.
  38. Moran, Lee, "Two Eagles hot air balloon team begins trip across Pacific Ocean," nydailynews.com, 26 January 2015, 8:34 AM EST.
  39. Lee, Henry, "Video shows plane using parachute to ditch into ocean near Maui," sfgate.com, 26 January 2015 7:22 PM EST.
  40. Goyer, Robert, "Video: Cirrus SR22 Chute Deployment in Pacific," flyingmag.com, 26 January 2015.
  41. Jackson, David, and Bart Jansen, "Government employee piloted drone that crashed at White House," USA Today, 26 January 2015, 6:30 p.m. EST.
  42. Cooper, Helene, and Mona El-Naggarjan, "U.S. Drone Kills 3 Qaeda Operatives in Yemen, Continuing Policy on Strikes," nytimes.com, 26 January 2015.
  43. Goodman, Al, and Elwyn Lopez,"Greek F-16 crashes in Spain during NATO exercise, killing 11," cnn.com, 27 January 2015, 1015 GMT.
  44. Anonymous, "Greek fighter jet crashes in Spain killing 10 people," bbc.com, 26 January 2015, 18:07 EST Share.
  45. Jones, Rory, Safa M. Majeed, and Ghassan Adnan, "FlyDubai Flight Comes Under Fire at Baghdad Airport," The Wall Street Journal, 27 January 2015, 10:41 a.m. EST.
  46. Thornhill, Ted, "Inches from death: Passenger reveals bullet hole in the side of a flydubai jet which was shot at as it landed at Baghdad airport, injuring a young girl," dailymail.co.uk, 27 January 2015, 12:10 EST.
  47. DeYoung, Karen, "U.S. seeks to capitalize on defeat of Islamic State in Kobane," washingtonpost.com, 27 January 2015, 7:09 p.m. EST.
  48. Salim, Mustafa, and Liz Sly, "Airlines suspend Baghdad flights after shots hit plane," washingtonpost.com, 27 January 2015.
  49. Jones, Charisse, "American Airlines sees record profits," USA Today, 27 January 2015, 1:44 p.m. EST.
  50. Booth, William, and High Naylor, "Deadly border clashes stoke fears of war in Israel, Lebanon," washingtonpost.com, 28 January 2015.
  51. Laub, Karin and Elaine Kurtenbach, "Jordan offers prisoner swap to ISIS to save pilot," Associated Press, 28 January 2015. 4:40 PM
  52. Davenport, Christian, "Boeing chosen to build the next Air Force One," washingtonpost.com, 28 January 2015.
  53. Umar, Haruna, and Lekan Oyekanmi, "Chad air force bombs Boko Haram out of Nigerian border town," Stars and Stripes, 30 January 2015.
  54. Neuman, Scott, "Balloonists Crossing Pacific Set Distance Record," NPR, 30 January 2015, 10:51 a.m. EST.
  55. "PAF identifies pilots killed in Batangas plane crash", INQUIRER.net , January 31, 2015.
  56. Mukhashaf, Mohammed, and Noah Browning, "Suspected U.S. drone strike kills al Qaeda militants in Yemen," Reuters, 31 January 2015, 4:37 p.m. EST.
  57. Whitlock, Craig, "Drone strike kills senior al-Shabab official in Somalia," washingtonpost.com, 3 February 2015.
  58. 1 2 Anonymous, "Chad forces bomb Boko Haram positions in Nigerian town," Agence France-Presee, 1 February 2015.
  59. Neuman, Scott, "Record-Setting Balloonists Touch Down In Mexico After Pacific Crossing," NPR, 31 January 2015, 10:36 a.m. EST.
  60. Bryan, Susan Montoya, "Historic journey across Pacific Ocean ends with balloon pilots landing off Mexican coast," Associated Press, 1 February 2015, 3:41 a.m. EST.
  61. Unnikrishnan, Madhu, "U.S. Open Skies Policy Comes Under Scrutiny," Aviation Daily, 29 January 2015.
  62. Gardner, Frank, "Jordan pilot hostage Moaz al-Kasasbeh 'burned alive,'" BBC News, 3 February 2015, 15:44 EST.
  63. 1 2 Booth, William, and Taylor Luck, "Jordan hits Islamic State with airstrikes as king visits family of pilot burned alive," washingtonpost.com, 5 February 2015, 4:56 PM EST.
  64. Anonymous, "US officials confirm suspension of UAE combat missions," Aljazeera, 5 February 2015, 03:29 GMT.
  65. Laub, Karen, and Mohammed Daraghmeri, "Jordan hits Islamic State with airstrikes as king visits family of pilot burned alive," Associated Press, 5 February 2015, 2:31 PM.
  66. Bradley, Matt, Suha Ma’ayeh, and Asa Fitch, "Jordan Strikes Islamic State in Syria," Wall Street Journal, 5 February 2015, 7:20 p.m. EST.
  67. 1 2 Al-Khalidi, Suleiman Al-Khalidi, "Syrian air attacks kill nearly 200 in Damascus suburbs: monitor," Reuters, 11 February 2015, 11:49 a.m. EST.
  68. Booth, William, and Taylor Luck, "Jordan rages against Islamic State as military vows to expand airstrikes," 6 February 2015, 3:45 PM EST.
  69. Anonymous, "Islamic State says airstrike killed US hostage, US skeptical," Associated Press, 6 February 2015, 10:58 p.m.
  70. Lab. Karen, "Official: UAE Sends F-16s to Jordan to Fight Islamic State," Associated Press, 7 February 2015, 12:14 PM EST.
  71. Daraghmeh, Mohammed, "Jordan says it launched 56 airstrikes against Islamic State," Associated Press, 8 February 2015, 9:25 AM EST.
  72. Anonymous, "Chile mountaineers: We found plane missing for half century," Associated Press, 8 February 2015.
  73. Ybarra, Maggie, "Mullah Abdul Rauf, former Gitmo detainee, killed by drone in Afghanistan," The Washington Times, 9 February 2015.
  74. Baldor, Lolita C., "US official confirms IS recruiter killed in US drone strike," Associated Press, 10 February 2015 3:16 PM EST.
  75. Dembassa-Kette, Crispin, "Peacekeepers kill seven rebels in Central African Republic fighting," Reuters, 10 February 2015, 4:29 p.m. EST.
  76. Anonymous, "Europe launches space plane with eye on strategic goal," phys.org, 11 February 2015.
  77. Anonymous, "Europe launches space plane, brings it back to earth," Agence France-Press, 11 February 2015.
  78. Anonymous, "Air Force Resurrects B-52 Bomber From Boneyard for First Time," UPI, February 23, 2015.
  79. 1 2 French Aircraft Carrier in Gulf for IS Fight - Defensenews.com, 23 February 2015
  80. 1 2 Ryan, Missy, "Alliance against Islamic State deepens, but U.S. still shoulders bulk of burden," washingtonpost.com, 8 March 2015.
  81. 1 2 Whitlock, Craig, "," washingtonpost.com, 15 February 2015, 11:23 a.m. EST.
  82. 1 2 Malsin, Jared, Chris Stephen, et al., "Libya and Egypt Launch Air Strikes Against ISIS After Beheadings Video," The Guardian, 16 February 2015, 08:07 EST.
  83. Abubakar, Aminu, "Sources: Nigerian airstrike kills 37 mourners in Niger," CNN, 18 February 2015, 4:14 p.m. EST.
  84. Ryan, Missy, "Obama administration to allow sales of armed drones to allies," washingtonpost.com, 17 February 2015.
  85. Anonymous, "Nigerian Troops Retake Town as Boko Haram Attacks Villages," Associated Press, 21 February 2015, 1:55 p.m. EST.
  86. Anonymous, "Unidentified drones seen flying over Paris landmarks," Al-Jazeera, 24 February 2015, 15:06 GMT.
  87. Anonymous, "Philippine Troops Attack 300 Abu Sayyaf Militants, 7 Killed," Associated Press, 25 February 2015, 6:54 a.m. EST.
  88. Mulholland, Rory, "Unidentified drones reappear over Paris for second night," The Telegraph, 25 February 2015, 8:53 a.m. GMT.
  89. Adamson, Thomas, "3 Al-Jazeera Journalists Arrested for Flying Drone in Paris," Associated Press, 25 February 2015, 2:55 PM EST.
  90. Anonymous, "Iraq launches offensive to take back Tikrit from ISIL," Al-Jazeera, 2 March 2015, 14:49 GMT
  91. "Turkish Airlines plane crash-lands after overshooting runway", Telegraph, 4 March 2015, 03:52 GMT
  92. Anonymous, "Senior Nusra Front commander killed in Syria air strike," Al-Jazeera, 6 March 2015, 07:47 GMT.
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  99. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 11 March 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  100. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-31754912
  101. Aviation Safety Network: ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174294
  102. Whitcomb, Dan, and Piya Sinha-Roy "Actor Harrison Ford injured in small-plane crash in Los Angeles," Reuters, 6 March 2015, 7:03 a.m. EST.
  103. Perry, Tom, and Suleiman al-Khalidi, "Air strike in Syria hits Nusra Front camp: monitor, sources," Reuters, 8 March 2015, 1:20pm EDT.
  104. Perry, Tom, "Air strike on Islamic State-run refinery in Syria kills 30-monitor," Reuters, 8 March 2015, 6:45 p.m. EDT
  105. Davies, Alex, "Solar-Powered Plane Begins Its Journey Around the World," wired.com, 9 March 2015, 6:05 p.m.
  106. solarimpulse.com Leg 1
  107. Pisarenko, Natacha, and Paul Byrne, "Argentina probes copter crash as France mourns dead athletes," Associated Press, 10 March 2015. 7:01 PM EDT.
  108. "French star athletes, TV crew among 10 dead in Argentina twin helicopter crash". RT. Retrieved 9 March 2015.
  109. "Choque de helicópteros en Argentina: 10 fallecidos" [Helicopter Crash in Argentina: 10 deaths]. modocharlie (in Spanish). 9 March 2015. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  110. Amos, Jonathan, "Solar Impulse: Oman to India journey sets new record," BBC News, 10 March 2015, 14:00 EDT.
  111. 1 2 3 4 Amos, Jonathan, "Solar Impulse plane lands in China," bbc.com, 30 March 2015.
  112. solarimpulse.com Leg 2
  113. Botelho, Greg, "Military helicopter crash: Air search suspended for the night," CNN, 11 March 2015, 8:33 p.m. EDT.
  114. Anonymous, "US to send Ukraine drones, more aid, but no lethal weapons," Associated Press, 11 March 2015.
  115. Lamothe, Dan, "U.S. to send Humvees and unarmed drones to Ukraine — but still no weapons," washingtonpost.com, 11 March 2015.
  116. Whitlock, Craig, and Kevin Sieff, "," washingtonpost.com, 13 March 2015, 3:05 p.m. EDT.
  117. Anonymous, "Air raid by Burma kills four in China", Reuters, 14 March 2015, 01:55 EDT
  118. 1 2 Craig, Tim, "Pakistan says it will deploy its own armed drone against terrorists," washingtonpost.com, 13 March 2015, 5:02 p.m. EDT.
  119. Anonymous "Activists: Syrian Air Raids Pound Rebellious Damascus Suburb," Associated Press, 15 March 2015, 12:26 PM EDT.
  120. Naylor, Hugh, "Chemical weapons attack alleged in Syria," washingtonpost.com, 17 March 2015.
  121. Ryan, Missy, "U.S. loses track of drone over Syria," washingtonpost.com, 17 March 2015.
  122. Amos, Jonathan, "Solar Impulse: Plane completes Ahmedabad to Varanasi leg," bbc.com, 18 March 2015.
  123. solarimpulse.com Leg 3
  124. Morris, Loveday, "," washingtonpost.com, 18 March 2015.
  125. solarimpulse.com Leg 4
  126. Almasmari, Hakim, Jason Hanna, and Jethro Mullen, "Yemen: Jet strikes palace grounds in deposed President's stronghold," cnn.com, 19 March 2015.
  127. Scott, Alwyn, "UPDATE 3-U.S. regulators give Amazon go-ahead for drone tests," Reuters, 19 March 2015, 7:57 p.m. EDT.
  128. Anonymous, "Small Argentine Plane Crashes Near Uruguay Resort," Associated Press, 20 March 2015, 10:28 a.m. EDT.
  129. 1 2 3 Naylor, Hugh, "Fighting escalates in Yemen as Houthis launch airstrikes," washingtonpost.com, 19 March 2015.
  130. Robertson, Campbell, "Assailant Shot at New Orleans Airport Is Dead," New York Times, 21 March 2015.
  131. Anonymous, "Syrian Military Helicopter Crashes, Insurgents Capture Crew," Associated Press, 22 March 2015, 11:16 a.m. EDT.
  132. Anpnympus, "Okinawa orders halt to work related to US base relocation," Associated Press, 23 March 201, 12:52 PM. Archived 14 April 2015 at Archive.today
  133. Anonymous, "NATO scrambles jets after Russian bombers spotted over Baltic Sea," Associated Press, 24 March 2015, 2:18 PM
  134. Lucas, Ryan, "," Associated Press, 24 March 2015.
  135. Norland, Rod, and Peter Baker, "Opening New Iraq Front, U.S. Strikes ISIS in Tikrit," New York Times, 25 March 2015.
  136. al-Mujahed, Ali, "Egypt poised to join Saudi assault on Yemen rebels," washingtonpost.com, 26 March 2015.
  137. Thorp, Gene, "Saudi Arabia enters Yemen conflict," washingtonpost.com, 26 March 2015.
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  139. al-Mujahed, Ali, and Hugh Naylor, "Saudi-led airstrikes intensify in Yemen as possible coalition land attack looms," washingtonpost.com, 28 March 2015.
  140. solarimpulse.com Leg 5
  141. Rajagopalan, Megha, "China air force conducts drill in west Pacific Ocean," Reuters, 30 March 2015 5:28 a.m. EDT.
  142. al-Mujahed, Ali, and Hugh Naylor, "Dozens killed in airstrike at refugee camp in Yemen," washingtonpost.com, 30 March 2015.
  143. Anonymous, "Iran claims U.S. drone strike kills 2 Revolutionary Guard advisers in Iraq," Associated Press, 30 March 2015, 8:06 AM.
  144. Anonymous, "Also in Business," Washington Post, 8 April 2015, p. A12.
  145. 1 2 3 Harwell, Drew, Ashley Halsey III, and Thad Moore, "Justice Dept. investigating potential airline price collusion," washingtonpost.com, 1 July 2015, 10:07 p.m. EDT.
  146. Mroue, Bassem, "Syrian rebels capture main border crossing with Jordan," Associated Press, 2 April 2015, 12:00 noon EDT.
  147. Anonymous, "Saudi-Led Coalition Airdrops Arms to Yemeni Forces," Associated Press, 3 April 2015, 1:39 p.m. EDT.
  148. Vogt, Heidi, "Kenya Strikes al-Shabaab Positions in Somalia After College Attack," Wall Street Journal, 6 April 2015, 1:19 p.m. EDT.
  149. "US recon aircraft intercepted by Russian fighter jet over Baltic - Pentagon," rt.com, 11 April 2015, 09:56.
  150. Landau, Joel, "Lightning hits Icelandair plane flying to Denver, flight continues despite hole in nose," nydailynews.com, 9 April 2015, 2:01 PM.
  151. McLaughlin, Kelly, "Lightning strike leaves massive HOLE in the nose of plane... but pilots don't notice and carry on with eight-hour flight," dailymail.co.uk, 9 April 2015, 11:39 EST.
  152. Keeney, Laura, "Denver-bound Icelandair flight from Reykjavik hit by lightning," The Denver Post, 8 April 2015, 12:50:09 PM MDT.
  153. Botelho, Greg, and Ryan Scallan, "Illinois State coach among 7 dead in plane crash on way home from Final 4," cnn.com, 7 April 2015, 6:04 p.m. EDT.
  154. Mullen, Jethro, cnn.com, "Canadian warplanes carry out first airstrike against ISIS in Syria," 9 April 2015, 2:25 a.m. EDT.
  155. Anonymous, "Soldier Patrolling Paris Airport Injured by Attacker's Knife," Associated Press, 10 April 2015, 4:01 PM EDT.
  156. Anonymous, "Spokesman: Air Force plane inspections to be done Tuesday," Associated Press, 14 April 2015, 9:12 PM EDT. Archived 15 April 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  157. "ALERT British Airways #BA144 makes emergency landing in Azerbaijan due to fire in one of the engines". AirLive.net. 11 April 2015. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
  158. 1 2 Anonymous, "Syrian government airstrikes kill at least 9 in Aleppo," Associated Press, 12 April 2015, 12:09 p.m. EDT.
  159. Anonymous, "Senior al-Qaeda leader in Yemen killed in US strike," Aljazeera.com, 15 April 2015, 05:15 GMT.
  160. Goldman, Adam, "U.S. to inform Americans whether they are on ‘no-fly’ list, and possibly why," washingtonpost.com, 14 April 2015, 5:48 PM EDT.
  161. Blankstein, Andrew, "Nightmare: Alaska Airlines Flight Turns Around After Napping Worker Trapped in Cargo Hold," NBC News, 13 April 2015, 6:55 p.m.
  162. alaskaair.com Statement on Alaska Airlines flight 448, 13 April 2015.
  163. flightaware.com Alaska Airlines 448 Monday, 13 April 2015.
  164. al-Mujahed, Ali, and Hugh Naylor, "Al-Qaeda seizes airport in eastern Yemen," washingtonpost.com, 16 April 2015.
  165. Davenport, Christian, "SpaceX rocket hits barge, Elon Musk says, but ‘too hard for survival’," washingtonpost.com, 14 April 2015.
  166. Fram, Alan, "Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn; pilot in custody," Associated Press, 15 April 2015, 6:15 p.m. EDT. Archived 16 April 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  167. Duggan, Paul, Ashley Halsey III, and Keith L. Alexander, "Gyrocopter pilot is charged with felony and sent back home to Fla.," washingtonpost.com, 16 April 2015.
  168. Malenic, Marina, "X-47B engages tanker to prepare for refuelling test next week," IHS Jane's Defence Weekly, 19 April 2015.
  169. Joseph Trevithick, "A Drone HAs Never Linked Up With a Tanker Until Now," War is Boring, undated.
  170. "Yemen militia aligned with embattled president says it is besieging rebels at strategic base," Associated Press. 18 April 2015, 1:20 p.m. EDT.
  171. Anonymous, "Activists: Syrian government air raids kill at least 16," Associated Press, 19 April 2015, 10:07 a.m. EDT.
  172. 1 2 Al-Mujahed, Ali, and Hugh Naylor, "Dozens reported killed in airstrike in Yemen capital," washingtonpost.com, 20 April 2015.
  173. LaGrone, Sam, "Confrontation avoided? Iranian ships and U.S. aircraft carrier both turn away from Yemen," usni.org, 20 April 2015, 6:09 p.m.
  174. Hicks, Josh, "U.S. sends illegal immigrants home on expensive charter flights that are largely empty," washingtonpost.com, 20 April 2015.
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  176. Al-Mujahed, Ali, and Hugh Naylor, "Saudi Arabia says it will scale back its military campaign in Yemen," washingtonpost.com, 21 April 2015, 7:01 p.m. EDT.
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