Alicante to Gatwick British Airways Flight in Fault Emergency

A British Airways Airbus from Alicante to London Gatwick, registration G-GATU,  was involved in an emergency situation on Tuesday, when the plane´s landing gear wouldn´t retract after takeoff. Flight BA2631, the 10:55 departure on Tuesday 18 September, 2018, took off without apparent incident, until moments later when the crew tried to retract the landing gear. …

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Can I Dial 999 to Summon Help in Spain?

There are many questions we come across on a regular basis which have become embedded in popular culture, shared through social networks, like the bar and pub of old, and the internet sites of new, and have become firmly fixed in many a people’s mind. But that belief can also have potentially serious consequences, if …

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Hero Kid Saved Mum

It is a saying that ‘not all heroes wear capes’, but in this case, some are barely out of nappies, as a 4-year-old child saved the life of his mother this week A 4-year-old child from Castilla y León has been branded a hero, after he managed to save the live of his mother by …

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eCall now Mandatory

As of the end of March, 2018, all new cars and vans must have the eCall automatic emergency call system installed. The calls from the system is free and has coverage throughout Europe. The system is activated automatically when the Read Full Article…

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How to Deal with Priority Vehicles

Emergency vehicle which are responding to an incident have priority over other vehicles. During any drive we must be forever conscious of our surroundings, allowing all of our senses to combine to provide special and location awareness, so that we Read Full Article…

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Emergency Call System for Motorcycles

BMW has developed an emergency contact system for motorbikes which, similar to the eCall system for cars, will automatically summon assistance in the event of a crash. eCall is expected to save some 2,500 lives per year on the roads Read More …

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