Defective Equipment / Lack of Alertness: Turkish Airlines Flight 1951

Turkish Airlines Flight 1951 was a passenger flight that crashed during landing at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Netherlands, on 25 February 2009, resulting in the death of nine passengers and crew, including all three pilots, who died on impact. The aircraft, a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800, crashed into a field approximately 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) north…

Malaysia Knows More: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) was a scheduled international passenger flight that disappeared on 8 March 2014 while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia, to its destination, Beijing Capital International Airport in China. The aircraft has not been recovered, and the cause of the disappearance remains unknown. With 239 people on board, the case…

Checklist compliant to destruction : Swiss Air Flight 111

Accident Overview On September 2, 1998 Swiss Air Flight 111, a Boeing/McDonnell Douglas MD‑11, departed John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, New York at 0018 UTC (2018 EDT) on a flight to Geneva, Switzerland. The flight included 215 passengers, and a crew of two pilots and twelve flight attendants. Approximately one hour into the flight,…