The morning of Tuesday September 11, 2011 is one of the biggest tradgies of all time. On this specific day four airlines were hijacked by an Islamic group that goes by the name al-Qaeda. The attacks took the lives of 2,996 innocent people, injured nearly 6,000 people, and caused at least $10 billion in infracture and property damage. These attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks, will forever be remebered as one of the most horrific days for so many people around this world. Initally, al-Qaeda considered targeting nuclear power plants on 9/11, but decided to go against it because they feared it would get too out of control.
The airplane touched the ground according to the schedule, however the airplane failed to stop before the end of the runway. The flight 1420 faced a very bad storm on that night within just above the minimum visibility limitation requirement. The DC-9 overran the end of runway 4R and collided with the structure supporting the runway 22L approach lighting system killing the captain and 10 passengers (NTSB,
Accident detail On December 19, 2005, about 1439 of eastern standard time a Grumman Turbo Mallard (G-73T) which was operating at Ocean Airways flight 101. Which crashed into a shipping channel near Miami Florida? Just shortly taking off from Miami seaplane base, flight 101 was usually a regularly scheduled flight to Bimini Bahamas having 2 flight crewmembers and eighteen passengers on board. In the fatal accident, the right wing separated during flight all passenger on board the aeroplane were killed, in the incident, the aircraft was also completed destroyed. When the accident took place, the aircraft flight crew flew the aircraft from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Aircraft (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale Florida to Miami seaplane base,
The low average fleet age helps the company to reduce maintenance cost of the aircrafts. Financial performance of the company was not so encouraging in 2011 because of rising fuel price, high value of Australian dollar and environmental disaster. Nevertheless, the company has been successful over the past few years and future stance is favorable. Some of the key success factors of Virgin Australia are heap flights to major destinations, best quality, innovativeness, good flying records, strong brand image etc. However, the company has been unsuccessful to draw attention of the corporate customers
He begins speaking about the disastrous occasion that was Apollo 1. Three astronauts were killed as a result of a cabin fire in 1967, but NASA has never experienced a calamity like this before. He mourns their loss, but also raises up their names in praise. “Nineteen years ago, almost to the day, we lost three astronauts in a terrible accident on the ground. But we’ve never lost an astronaut in flight; we’ve never had a tragedy like this.
While descending the nose pitched up to 5 degrees and the right wing started to drop. Then the right wing dropped 13.43 degrees and the autopilot was disengaged. The plane started to pitch down and the right wing rolled drastically. Captain “****” First officer “*****” and then only heavy breathing was heard. 1557 The right wing drop stopped at 77 degrees and the nose had dropped 3.5 degrees.
On January 13th, 1982, 79 passengers on the Air Florida Flight 90 crashed into the icy, Potomac River less than a minute after take off. One minute, the passengers were warm and relaxed, sitting in their seats, and the next, they were drowning in the icy Potomac. Air Flight 90’s death toll of seventy-five people, easily could and should have been prevented, yet as tragic as the event was, some good managed to come out it as well. Joe Stiley, one of the passengers onboard the Air Florida Flight 90, knew something wasn’t right as he was sitting in the plane, waiting for takeoff. For one thing, he stated that it was hard for him to see out of his window due to the wintry weather.
This disaster happened early in the morning around 8:00 but you wouldn’t have been able to tell because of how thick the smoke was. It is still not confirmed today how exactly the giant airship caught on fire. What we do know is that out of the 97 people on board only 36 died including the crew. One theory on how the Hindenburg caught on fire is that it was caused by an electric spark. We started making airplanes a couple years
It took just forty five days for United States citizens to acquiesce their rights to freedom and privacy for the sake of safety following the events of September 11, 2001. Forty five days is how long it took the United States Congress to pass a law that gave up the very concept of liberty upon which this country is founded. The morning sky was a brilliant shade of blue with not a cloud in sight in New York on that fateful day of September. That all changed at 8:45 AM when a Boeing 767 jet plane tore into the north tower of the World Trade Center. Eighteen minutes later, a second Boeing 767 bit into the sixtieth floor of the south tower.
One of them flew into the pentagon right outside of Washington, D.C. There was a fourth one, but crew members and passengers fought the terrorists and it ended up crashing in Pennsylvania. Everybody on the plane died, but nobody outside was hurt. They had other plans besides the twin towers, but that plan failed so they turned to major