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Airplane Disasters Pt.1

written by: pantera182
 
Are you terrified of getting on a plane? Well, don't be-- airplane accidents are much more uncommon than road accidents. Good luck!

Question 1:


What is the term that denotes an airplane accident in which the plane is a total loss?
Finishing accident
Decommission accident
Burial incident
Hull loss incident

Question 2:


Otto Lilienthal, the first person to make repeated successful gliding flights, died after an airplane accident on 10 August 1896. What were the last words he uttered moments before he passed away?
I gave all I had
Sacrifices must be made
It was all worth it
I am not dying in vain, I am dying in the name of progress

Question 3:


US Army Lt. Thomas Selfridge was the first person killed in a powered fixed-wing aircraft. Where did the accident happen?
Colorado
Pennsylvania
France
Virginia

Question 4:


What is the most common reason for airplane incidents?
Overload
Weather conditions
Human error
Equipment malfunction

Question 5:


What was the main cause for Airline hull loss accidents from 1996 through 2005, according to a study by Boeing?
Bad weather
Air traffic control
Flight crew error
Maintenance

Question 6:


Which of these airplane disasters is considered the deadliest in history?
The destruction of the World Trade Center
The Hawaiian disaster
The Tenerife disaster
The Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision

Question 7:


What was the reason for the Tenerife airplane disaster of March 27, 1977?
The airplane crashed into a hospital
The airplane exploded in midair
Two airplanes collided in midair
Two airplanes collided on the runway before takeoff

Question 8:


What was the reason for the 1996 Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision of two airplanes over Haryana, India?
All of these
There was a storm and visibility was poor
Both airplanes were experiencing technical problems before the collision
One of the airplanes was flying at a lower altitude than permitted

Question 9:


Where did the Turkish Airlines Flight 981 McDonnell Douglas DC-10 crash on On March 3, 1974?
Nearby London
Istanbul
Close to Paris
Nearby Rome

Question 10:


What caused the Air India Flight 182 crash on June 23, 1985, when 329 people passed away?
Engine malfunction
One of the pilots had a heart attack
Bomb explosion on board
Miscalculation of the altitude

 


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