On July 19, 1989, United Airlines, Flight 232, a McDonnell-Douglas DC-10 experienced a catastrophic failure of the No. 2 tail-mounted engine during cruise flight. The separation, fragmentation, and forceful discharge of stage 1 fan rotor assembly parts from the No. 2 engine led to the loss of the three hydraulic systems that powered the airplane's flight controls. The flight crew experienced severe difficulties controlling the airplane, which subsequently crashed during an attempted landing at Sioux Gateway Airport, Iowa. 111 people were fatally injured (NTSB, 1991).
Back in May, Three people including a young girl have been hurt after a car crashed into Terminal 7 at LAX around 4:50 p.m. right before the Sunday night rush of passengers. L.A. City Fire spokesperson Brian Humphrey reported three patients had been transported to the hospital, including a 9-year-old female pedestrian listed in critical condition. The two others, a driver and a passenger, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Humphrey said. The car involved crashed through the departures level on Terminal 7, coming to a stop inside a utility room above a stairwell. The 9 year old Victorville girl has improved dramatically. Authorities said that the 67 year old man driving his new car mistook the gas pedal for the brake pedal in his 2015 Porsche
WASHINGTON - At approximately 10:30 P.M., a small civilian plane crashed during takeoff in Jefferson County International Airport, Washington. The airport officials claim that this aircraft with 30 passengers on board was dragged into crash by the heavy winds, but the police officials are continuing investigation. The passengers were carried to hospitals immediately, and luckily enough, there were no severe injuries or deaths. The mayor showed sympathy for the victims and their family by arriving at the scene immediately. Despite the fact that everyone was safe, the plane, unfortunately, caught fire and whether the plane will be back to its original state is a mystery.
On August 14, 2013 United Postal Service (UPS) Flight 1354, an Airbus A300-600, crashed short of runway 18 during a localizer non-precision approach to runway 18 at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Birmingham, Alabama (BHM). The pilot and first officer were the only two people on board and both were killed. The aircraft was completely destroyed by ground impact at the post-crash fire (National Transportation Safety Board [NTSB], 2014, p. 13).
When the plane clipped the top of the mountains of Colombia plane slid down the fuselage slid down the other side of the mountain. The pilot had declared an emergency prior to the crash. The soccer players, including journalists, employees of Fox Sports, and Globo employees died in the crash. The plane was due to arrive in Medellin from Bolivia.
An Eastern Air Lines Lockheed L-1011 crashed at 2342 Eastern Standard Time, December 29, 1972, approximately 18 miles west-northwest of Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida. The air- craft was destroyed. There were 163 passengers and a crew of 13 aboard the aircraft; 94 passengers and 5 crewmembers died. All other occupants received injuries, which ranged in severity from minor to critical.
Hospitals later confirmed 22 other deaths after the crash --- 18 in Antananarivo’s main hospital and four at a hospital in Ankazobe. Based on the list of passengers, a six-month-old baby and a 67-year-old were among the victims.
Summary: On July 6, 2013 a Asiana flight 214 crash at the San Francisco airport. In the plane, it was carrying more that 300 hundred people and out of the 300 plus, only three people were killed in the incident and 200 people were injured (The Guardian, 2014). Within the past five years this event would make it first fatal passenger airline incident in the US. In addition, the crash was concluded as a pilot error due to crew member fail to maintain equipment system and identifying hazard.
When many people think of aircraft investigations, they think of a large-scale airliner crash. While these types of accidents get more airtime on the television circuit, the majority of accidents occur within the general aviation community. One of the most notorious of these general aviation accidents was the accident of John F. Kennedy, Jr. His notoriety as the son of a President of the United States gave a special spotlight to this particular aircraft investigation.
Asian flight 214 had a total of 307 people on board. There were 4 crew members, 12 cabin crew and 291 passengers. Three of the 291 passengers were fatally injured. There were 40 passengers, and 8 cabin crew members, as well as 1 flight crewmembers who received serious injuries. The other 248 passengers, 4 flight attendants, and 3 flight crewmembers received minor injuries or were not injured. The majority of the injures occurred when the tail was sheared from the rest of the fuselage causing 5 people to be ejected from the aircraft. These include two crew members who were still strapped into the rear jump seat and who incurred serious injuries but have survived. The 3 passengers who were seated in the last two rows of the aircraft incurred
According to the NTSB (National Transport Safety Board), on April 11, 1996 a Cessna 177B took off from Cheyenne, Wyoming Airport as apart of a publicized cross country trip by a seven-year-old named Jessica Dubroff (1). Poor aeronautical decision-making (ADM) alongside with stormy weather, an overweight aircraft and an excessively ambitious trip itinerary led to the crash of the private general aviation aircraft that killed the young girl, her father, and a flight instructor. After investigations, the NTSB ruled that the probable cause for the accident was the improper decisions made by the flight instructor, who was the pilot in command at the time, to take off in diminishing weather conditions. The plane was over the maximum gross
The captain and 10 passengers were killed; the first officer, the flight attendants, and 105 passengers received serious of minor injuries; and 24 passengers were not injured. The airplane was destroyed by impact forces and a post-crash fire. Flight 1420 was operating under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CRF) Part 121 on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan.
In Pennsylvania it was 10:10 a.m. when a plane crashed in a rural field. While four passengers fight off the hijackers the plane wet upside down at 500 miles per hour. Only 44 people got killed in the crash in the plane. People think that the plane tried to go to Washington, or Maryland. But that what people guess so it’s probably not right.