Tom and the crew sailed back to Brooklyn to fix the damages. After the ship was fixed Captain Ericsson decided it was time to face the Merrimac. The Monitor began it’s journey toward Hampton Road, Virginia. On way to Virginian, the ironclad comes face to face with a storm. Tom and everyone aboard was terrified.
Ninety seconds afterward the plane arrived and the doors were opened, the warmth of the fire and new oxygen from the open exit doors crafted flashover conditions, and the plane's inside instantly came to be engulfed in blazes, killing 23 travelers who had yet to evacuate the aircraft. As a consequence of this mishap, aviation regulations concerning the globe
Revised Roger Rosenblatt’s essay, “The Man in the Water,” details the abominable elements cohesively worked together to bring down the plane and kill the people aboard during the crash Air Florida Flight 90. On Wednesday, January 13, 1982, a heavy snowstorm over Washington, D.C. superfluously caused the plane to crash into the Rochambeau Bridge and fall into the Potomac River. On that particular evening, the frigidity of the arcane weather meant that Arnold forcefully fought the treacherous, blisteringly cold water. During this horrendous crash, the wind blasted the survivors, the scene of the incident was grisly. On Wednesday, January 13, 1982, a heavy snowstorm zenith Washington, D.C. caused the plane to crash into the Rochambeau Bridge
August 21, 1991 little after 2 pm, when an explosion occurred on Coode Island, a 600,000 litre chemical storage tank that was filled with acrylonitrile caught on fire and exploded. The fire burned extreme hazardous chemicals including, methyl ethyl ketone, acrylonitrile, and benzene forming clouds of toxic black smoke more than 18 miles from the site, prompting the closure of roads and evacuation of Schools, nearby buildings and ships. All residents were told to stay inside with doors and windows closed to avoid smoke from entering the building. Tank number 80that was containing acrylonitrile (vinyl cyanide) monomer went into the air which discharged its contents into the tank bund. The tank and its associated pipework came crashing down,
Tragedy, and burning flames. Everybody remembers 9/11, and the day the twin towers collapsed into shreds. Bombers in hijacked planes, millions injured, and thousands dead enduringly. The beginning of the ending, 250 people on 4 hijacked planes that changed America forever. Nobody knew, it was a rude awakening.
That is the entire length and width of the hotel and casino.This plenum fed into many air handling system. As the fire progressed at ceiling level vast amounts of toxic black smoke was produced. It is believed by the Officers reporting that the phenomenon known as flashover occured at this time. The fire spread vertically as well as horizontally into the casino. Eventually spreading downward to preheat and consume all the
Ill-Equipped Rescuers Formative Assessment The article “Ill-Equipped Rescuers Digs Out Volcano Victims; Aids Slow Reach to Colombian Town” written by Bradley Graham provides information on the eruption of a volcano taking place in Columbia. Moreover, the eruption caused a major outcry in the city Armero, Columbia leading to the deaths of thousands. Throughout the article Bradley Graham described his sightings throughout his journey from people dying one by one and how the city was completely devastated during this event. However, he sought to see something that had inspired him to write this article. It was a female child stuck within the depths of the water fulfilled with mud and water shown on “The article also relates the
However, the ordeal was horrendous all surrounding materials within the city, served as a tinder field drawing the flames within causing the fire to spread swiftly consuming whatever it touched. Nevertheless, the winds transported the flames across the street touching down at the Star Inn. Upon entering sparks danced across the straw as well as the fodder consequently causing them to burst into flames dissolving a stable into a sea of flames. Nevertheless the fire continuing its path begins devouring Thames Street storehouses containing, which was full of extremely flammable materials disappeared within seconds, “ Each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.” (Edgar Allan Poe)
November Witch Bringing nasty weather to much of northern half of country Strong low pressure fights with high pressure creating havoc across much of the nation Meteorologists call it the November Witch because it is a brew of nasty weather that hits the Upper Midwest and Ohio Valley most seasons, brought on by high and low pressure systems duking it out over the area. The November Witch hits the Great Lakes area as well, and is immortalized in the Gordon Lightfoot ballad “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” about the sinking of an iron ore tanker on Lake Superior. “The wind in the wire made a tattle-tale sound When the wave broke over the railing And every man knew, as the captain did too T’was the witch of November come stealin’” Powerful
After, harpoons are be plunged into the whales back. The harpoon causes the whale to trash wildly in pain. In many instances this is a danger to the crew because the whale had the potential to capsize the tiny boat and drown the men. Once the whale is dead, it's massive body is dragged to the ship. An article on whaling by Photovoices states, “Many paledang (whaling boats) have been sunk by injured whales trying to escape the harpoon.
Despite desperate efforts to raise ladders and spread nets there was little the firefighters could do to help the terrified women that were lining the windows of the ninth floor. The longest ladders only reached the seventh and the fire nets were useless to the girls who were falling from over 100 feet above. Several of the girls jumping were already on fire, demonstrating that there was only the choice to jump or burn to death. Thousands of people continued to watch as firemen poured water on the building and entered to find even more girls. The elevator shaft was clogged with at least thirty more bodies, most burned beyond recognition; in the ninth floor workroom