This special looked at accidents and incidents where problems with the interface between crew members and on-board avionics were a factor and the causes of those problems. Jetstream 31 ; Flight Tupolev TuM ; Flight Northwest Airlines Flight US Airways Flight Investigators later determined the cause of the false deployment to be a malfunction of an electronically-controlled hydraulic valve. As the crew tries to restart the engine, the Boeing SP enters a dive.

On 2 September , a fire breaks out on Swissair Flight while in flight, damaging vital systems and causing the aircraft to crash into the Atlantic Ocean off Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia , with no survivors. Hawker Siddeley Trident 1C ; Flight At the time, it was the deadliest-ever aviation accident, and would lead to major changes in the regulation of flight operations over the United States. On 28 April , the upper half of the front fuselage of Aloha Airlines Flight tears off, blowing out a flight attendant. Scandinavian Airlines Flight At this stage of the investigation, the only established facts are: This special looked at how pilots safely land their aircraft in emergency situations. On 7 September , Yak-Service Flight , carrying the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl professional ice hockey team, crashes shortly after takeoff at Yaroslavl , Russia , killing all but one of the 45 occupants.

China Airlines Wathc Retrieved 5 May Malfunctions in the pitot probes on the A led the manufacturer to issue a recommendation in September to change the probes. On 23 JuneAir India Flight explodes in mid-air over the coast of Irelandkilling all passengers and crew members on board.

The crew flies the aircraft by changing the engines’ thrust for control and make a safe landing 16 minutes later.

On 8 JuneReeve Aleutian Airways Flight 8’s number-four propeller separates, tearing a gash on the aircraft’s underside, jamming the flight controls and causing a rapid decompression.

Fatal Flight Chaos in the Cockpit – Dailymotion Video

The crew of Flight followed the on-board traffic collision avoidance system TCAS instructions to initiate a descent.

Archived from the original on 20 June All passengers and crew members on board are killed.

British Aerospace Jetstream The aircraft makes an emergency landing at almost twice the speed of a normal landing. On 15 NovemberContinental Airlines Flight stalls and crashes off the right side of the runway shortly after taking off in a snowstorm from Stapleton International Airport cockpif DenverColoradoon a scheduled flight to Boise, Idahokilling 28 of the 82 people on board. Aired October 17, on PBS”. Airspeed Ambassador ; Flight Archived from the original video on 6 July On 16 MayLe Noline reported that the BEA investigators had ruled out an aircraft malfunction as the cause of the crash, according to preliminary information extracted from the flight data recorder.


Many of the passengers on Flight were connecting to other destinations worldwide, so other parties anticipating the arrival of passengers were instead to appear at various other airports that were the passengers’ final destinations. Investigation showed that the pilots’ controls had been improperly adjusted during maintenance, and that the aircraft was overloaded due to outdated formulae for calculation of passenger weights.

Retrieved 1 January It provides an explanation for most of the pitch-up inputs by the pilot flying PFleft unexplained in the Popular Mechanics piece: The fire was caused by faulty wiring in the on-board first-class and business-class entertainment systems. Southern Airways Flight Archived from the original on 6 June San Bernardino train disaster SP East.

Early on 6 Junefive cocjpit after Flight disappeared, two male bodies, the first to be recovered from the crashed aircraft, were brought on board the Caboclo [] along with a seat, a nylon backpack containing a computer and vaccination card, and a leather briefcase containing a boarding pass for the Air France flight.

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Air France Flight 447

Retrieved 23 October It runs out of fuel and crashes into a field in South Dakotakilling all 6 occupants on board. Watvh 3 crew members on board survive. On 31 OctoberSingapore Airlines Flight collides with construction equipment at Chiang Kai-shek International Airport in Taipei while attempting to take off on the wrong runway in a typhoonkilling 83 of the people on board.

Commercial fllght transport crews routinely encounter this type of storm chaoe this area. Airbus A ; Flight T: An inquiry concluded that a “railroader culture”, which prized loyalty and productivity at the expense of safety, had resulted in a tired and sick crew of three, including an engineer at extreme risk of a stroke or heart attack, to either fall asleep or be otherwise incapacitated, failing to stop the freight train.


Kennedy Airport and crashes into Queenskilling all people on board and five people on the ground.

Flying at night, the crew fail to notice their descent until only seconds before crashing into the Everglades. Retrieved 13 July This special looked at disasters where multiple investigations don’t agree on the cause of these accidents. Archived from the original on 19 December The aircraft rapidly loses altitude and crashes, killing nine people.

Fatal Flight 447: Chaos in the Cockpit

On 13 JanuaryAir Florida Flight 90 stalls at feet altitude, strikes a road bridge and crashes into the Potomac Riverkilling 78 people. Atlantic Airways Flight On 16 Septembera vintage fighter aircraft named The Galloping Ghost crashes into spectators during the Reno Air Raceskilling the pilot, James Leeward, and 10 people on the ground.

On 9 FtaalEastwind Airlines Flight also rolls unexpectedly in similar circumstances, but the crew successfully regains control of the aircraft cockpiy lands safely.

Intests suggested that the new probe could improve its reliability, prompting Air France to accelerate the replacement program, [] which started on 29 May. Retrieved 1 June Retrieved 3 August The fflight determined that the pilots forgot to extend the aircraft’s flaps and slats for takeoff.

Retrieved 2 April Fatsl bodies had been previously recovered from the sea. Retrieved 22 March The cause of the crash is disputed: The investigation determined that the aircraft turned the wrong way during the approach.

Archived from the original on 20 May Retrieved 17 June Unable to carry out their plans, the terrorists kill three fhe over the next two days. On 27 Maythe BEA released an update on its investigation onoine the history of the flight as recorded by the flight data recorder. A design flaw with the DC’s cargo door locking mechanism was not rectified after the first accident, and the second DC’s door opened during flight, causing the crash.