On June 1st, 1999, the American Airlines Flight 1420 was on its way to the Little Rock National Airport. The American Airlines Flight 1420’s pilot was considered a very experienced pilot with more than 10,000 total flight hours. The airplane that was used during the flight is a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) (NTSB, 2001). The airplane was supposed to land just 10 minutes before midnight. The airplane touched the ground according to the schedule, however the airplane failed to stop before the end of the runway.
Rogelio “Roy” Samorano Professor Robert Nullmeyer AMT 410 16 November 2015 Human factors written analysis: Colgan Air Flight 3407 On February 12, 2009 Colgan Air Flight 3407 was scheduled to fly from Newark, New Jersey to Buffalo, New York. The flight was to be made on a Bombardier Dash-8 Q400 model. The aircraft is a two engine turboprop aircraft made for short domestic commuter flights. On this flight there were 45 passengers and a total of four crew members. The crew consisted of two pilots and two flight attendants.
. P.2: Jack One of our explanation for how he died was having malaria while on his chariot.We think this because malaria makes you very drowsy . So when he was going on the chariot which is already hard considering the speed and bumpy road. The malaria makes it even harder. So if you are going at about 50 miles per hour standing up
Then after what felt like hours of flying in a tin can of a plane, we start hearing voices over the radio but the person on the other in of the radio was not speaking english. It sounded more Russian than any other language but way is there Russians on the other end of our radio? Anyways it finally stop and we continued our mission. By this time the Fighter escort had to turn around and head back to base, we are all alone against the German Luftwaffe. We finally made it past the French borders and on our way to
Since it holds these words, you can read what was happening at every hour and minute. Cooper, Henry. Thirteen, The Apollo Flight That Failed. Baltimore, NY: John Hopkins University, 1995. The book tells what was taking place before the malfunction occured in Apollo 13 's oxygen tank.
William graduated from yale in 1903 ("Boeing"). He opened Boeing in 1916. Boeing bought heath shipyard to build his first airplane factory. Many of his first designed planes were seaplanes. William believed that seaplanes were going to lead the industry due to lack of land in cities for airports.
It was very awkward for all the crew members in the plane to walk around in all of their equipment on in the plane, and very often crewman would run into equipment in the plane. Also, when the plane was being refueled, it filled with gasoline fumes and the bomb bay doors would have to be opened so that they would be filtered out. The B-24 was also very prone to accidents, and was also nicknamed “The Widowmaker.” Just in 1943, 850 people in B-24’s were killed, due to 298 accidents. There was a thing called “Black Thursday,” which was an awful day. 750 B-24s went to attack Berlin in broad daylight, which was not a smart idea.
According to a U.S Air Force webpage, approximately 2,800 Kamikaze attackers sank 34 Navy ships, damaged 368 others, killed 4,900 sailors, and left over 4,800 wounded. Any of the Japanese pilots who were in World War II made deliberate suicidal crashes into enemy targets, usually ships. The term also denotes the aircraft used in such attacks. The practice was most prevalent from the Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944, to the end of the war.
“The planes going down!” said Mrs.Weinreich. I didn’t know what to do, so I ducked under my seat. Everybody else did the same except Mrs. Weinreich. She stayed in the front of the plane. She tried messing with the buttons and pulling the throttle up.
The most uncomfortable flight ever, image a can of sardines. You open it and see how they are packed in there that is what it’s like on the plane for a few hours. You can’t move, your carry-on is on your lap, the seats are two inches smaller in width then your hips. Then all of a sudden the plane does a straight nose dive, your stomach is in your throat, your bladder is yelling at you. Next thing you know you hear the skid of your tires on the tarmac in Afghanistan.