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  • Japan Airlines Flight 123 Crash

    Here is a circumstance where a more accurate preflight check could have prevented a crash. It was a single mechanical error that caused the crash of Japan Airlines Flight 123. This mechanical error occurred when a bulkhead in the tail section of the Boeing made airplane was not repaired correctly. A row of rivets were not up to par after they were repaired. The maintenance workers didn’t follow the correct procedures in replacing the dysfunctional bulkhead. The rivets and plates used in the repair came apart mid-flight. With a proper pre-flight check, they would have seen and repaired the incorrect plates. This caused a catastrophic crash killing 520 people. This crash made the safety standards for most airlines heighten greatly. The standards…

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  • Reflective Essay On American Airlines Flight 11.9/11

    1. The Passenger “American Airlines, Flight 11. 9-11-2001. Economy Class, seat 32A. Boarding time: 7:45 A.M. Departing from Logan International Airport of Boston MA, Gate B32. Destination: Los Angeles, California.” I restlessly read my plane ticket over and over. It may seem as if it’s not a big deal. Just a boarding pass, right? But this isn’t just any flight. After being in Boston for almost two weeks, the homesickness is hardly bearable anymore. It’s almost been two weeks since I’ve seen my…

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  • Pan Am Flight 747 Case Study

    Pan Am Flight 299, August 3rd 1970 (Suarez). A man approaches a flight attendant and states that he wants to go to Cuba, he then pulls out a gun and bottle that he says is filled with explosives, and threatens to set them off if he does not go to the cockpit. The Premier of Cuba, Fidel Castro, was waiting when the plane landed at Havana’s airport. The only people to exit the aircraft were Captain Augustus Watkins and the Hijacker. Castro tours the exterior of the plane for around 40 minutes,…

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  • Phil Atwater's Short Story

    Phil Atwater's helicopter landed on the roof of the Government facility where his office was. He told the pilot an address and instructed him to bring up the coordinates to that location. Governor Commins temporary office in Bermingham would be Atwater's next stop. The pilot nodded as he began typing on his computer. Atwater hurried to the elevator door and pressed the button. The stainless steel door slid open as he stepped in and pushed the button to his floor. Trying to sort things out in…

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  • How To Write A Reflective Essay About 9/11

    September 11, 2001 is a date that is ingrained in the minds of anyone who was old enough to hear the reporters on the news stations announce that an airplane has hit the World Trade Center. Even before we knew the extent of the damage, or we were told about the other planes, I knew this would affect me. With less than five years of service with United Airlines, I knew that even plane crash from any airline was a big deal. A live camera focused on the towers when it happened. The south tower was…

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  • Essay On D. B. Cooper: The Unsolved Hijacking

    whether or not he survived the jump that enabled him to get away on that night. This debate stems from the plethora of facts that can back up either side of the story. Who knows how it has been over forty years with the case still open and still unsolved. Although it may never be proven whether D.B. Cooper lived or died after his attempted hijacking, there is definitely reason to believe that he could have survived the jump. It all started on the day the before Thanksgiving when a man under the…

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  • Seatbelt Monologue

    My clammy hands grip the seat tightly turning my knuckles white. My heart beats as if something is trying to frantically pound its way from inside my chest. Frenziedly, I search for my seatbelt. It’s across my lap. Thank god! The relief that the seatbelt gives me is short lived as I hear the plane’s engines shudder under the pressure of flying against the ferocious wind. Fire erupts from one of the wings as it is hit by an enormous bolt of lightning and I feel the plane lurch forward, plummeting…

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  • Creative Writing: Extraterrestrial Disaster

    aggressive woman. "Well, we have a warrant" Daryl added. "Oh, erm a warrant, well, why didn't, you say that in the first place, sorry boys I guess, my rudeness got the best of me" apologized the women, so Daryl, and his partner ran to inside of the plane. Inside Daryl, and Ronald looked consistently for the killer, but made it look ordinary. They searched for a couple of minutes, but they had stop when they had told them to take their seats. Meanwhile in the cockpit, the copilot, and the pilot,…

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  • Bill Clinton Speech Rhetorical Analysis

    Rhetorical Analysis of Clinton’ Speech On April 19 in 1995, America has witnessed a tragic act of terrorism- the bombing of federal agency building in Oklahoma- in which 168 people died, and hundreds of individuals were injured. For the US, where people rarely doubted their security, this act of terrorism was a big loss. Families of victims and citizens of America were hurt, desperate, and heartbroken, and of course the US Government feared that this incident may contribute to loss their…

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  • Helios Airways Flight 522 Research Paper

    Helios Airways “Ghost” Flight 522 Abstract : Helios airways flight 522 carrying people to their holiday destination took a tragic dive into the mountains when the whole crew and passengers became unconscious. No one in air or on ground could determine in time what was happening. Investigation revealed that a pilot’s negligence on a routine check proved to be deadly for all 121 on board. Depressurization was the determined caused which happened when the pressurization was left on manual after a…

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