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Plane Crashes That Changed The Way Planes Are Now Made

Air transport is undoubtedly the fastest and safest mode of transport in the world today. In the past 5 years, only one fatal plane crash has taken place in the U.S. When you consider the fact that over 30,000 flights take off daily in the U.S., air transport has a very impressive safety track record. It is however important to note that air transport hasn’t always been this safe. ( More...

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Martin Haisman 2
Ill informed bad reporting. Most of the crashes were mistakes that can and happen again, especially as airports are more congested, older pilots/maintenance people that turnover loose experience and anyone can employ slack/bad staff. New aircraft designs have new issues that can arise e.g. recently batteries, engine explosion/wing damage, wing cracks, fuel tank contamination/gage issues, composite cracks, electrical failures etc. These crashes are only in the US not including those that originate from the US that crashed elsewhere. Complacency will get you nowhere, hopefully not by someone’s mistake or design fault.


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