Air Travel Nightmare of the Day: Door Falls Off Bono’s Plane

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Air Travel Nightmare of the Day: Door Falls Off Bono’s Plane
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In the most recent terrifying news from the sky, a door fell off Bono's private plane Wednesday. The U2 frontman was traveling from Dublin to Berlin for the Bambi Awards, where his band was being honored and was scheduled to perform.

The door was on the rear of the plane where the luggage is kept, and no one knows how it happened.

"There can be many reasons for this incident. Either something broke on the door or the door wasn't closed properly. Those are the usual problems that occur," an official with the German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation said.

Most likely, however the pilot blew the door off in frustration, after he couldn't figure out how to remove U2's "Songs of Innocence" from his iTunes library.

Close Call of the Day: Propeller Slices Through Plane During Crash Landing in Canada

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Close Call of the Day: Propeller Slices Through Plane During Crash Landing in Canada
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This is the stuff of nightmares, especially if you're already scared of flying.

An Air Canada flight was forced to make a crash landing on Thursday, when one of its tires burst soon after take-off from Calgary.

But as the plane went down, the landing gear collapsed, and its propeller broke off, slicing into the plane and hitting passenger Christina Kurylo in the head.

Fortunately, no one died, and there were only minor injuries.

"I'm really lucky. It could have been a million times worse," said Christina Kurylo. "I could have died, you know, you never know what could have happened."

Kurylo was one of 5 employees from an Alberta-based radio station that were all on board when the incident occurred. And they seem to be taking it all in stride.

Close Call of the Day: Sky Divers Catch Mid-Air Plane Collision on Camera

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Two airplanes carrying sky divers collide in mid air over Wisconsin. All the passengers miraculously survived, and the footage was caught on camera.

Time Lapse of the Day: Landings at San Francisco Airport

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All landings at San Diego International Airport on November 23, 2012 between 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., composited and time-lapsed into a 25 second clip by Cy Kuckenbaker.