PENSACOLA, Fla. (WALA) - The largest passenger jet to land at Pensacola International Airport arrived Sunday night from the middle-eastern kingdom of Bahrain.
Belinda Zephir, the air service development and marketing manager for the airport, told FOX10 News that a members of Bahrain's royal family and a delegation from the country arrived in a 747 jet to attend the Iron Man competition at Panama City Beach.
They include Supreme Council for Youth and Sports chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee president Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, along with Supreme Council for Youth and Sports first deputy chairman and Bahrain Athletics Association president Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
A fleet of limousines lined up on the tarmac to drive the entourage to the event.
The 747 will be at the airport until next Monday. After taking on approximately 40,000 gallons of jet fuel, the 747 will fly non-stop from Pensacola to Nice, France on its way back to Bahrain.
The trial for Giuseppe Pino LoPorto continues today in Baldwin County. LoPorto, now 80-years-old, faces several sex abuse charges against a child dating back to the early 90s.
FOX10 News has learned William "Eddie" Patrick, captain of Mobile's First police precinct, has been demoted following an internal investigation.
If you were in the Foley area Thursday, you may have seen a helicopter, police and K-9 units. That’s because a store in Foley was robbed this morning at gunpoint. Eventually, the search was called off. The suspect is still on the loose.
Pastor of Lifeway Community Church Mike McPherson says thieves stole presents that would have been given to needy children.
Skies are mostly clear and the breezy north wind is very noticeable this evening. Daytime highs were only in the mid 50’s today. We are expecting a light freeze tonight along and north of I-10. Lows will be near 32 degrees in Mobile. Upper 20’s are possible well inland.
Jennifer Fram pleaded guilty to reckless murder in Mobile Thursday, December 12. Fram is charged in a fatal traffic accident that killed Nicholas Markow in April 2012.