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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
Burial incident
Hull loss incident
Decommission accident

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?
Sacrifices must be made
I gave all I had
I am not dying in vain, I am dying in the name of progress
It was all worth it

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
Virginia
France

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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