Commercial Air Accidents/Incidents 1989-1998

1989   Damage to United Airlines Flight 811 after the cargo door blew open mid-flight. 9 passengers were ejected through the hole. January 8 – British Midland Flight 92, a Boeing 737, crashes near Kegworth, Leicestershire, United Kingdom, after one of its engines loses a fan blade and fails. Of the 118 passengers and eight…

Complacency; Human Factors; Uncontrollable Fire- Pakistan International Airlines Flight Pk 705, Pk 268 and Pk 740

Pk 705, 19/5/1965; AP-AMH, B720-047B: Times are UTC Pk 705 departed  Karachi at 1800 on May 19 for Dhahran, and from there to Cairo at 2122. Approaching Cairo at 2340, the aircraft was cleared for a left-hand circuit to Runway 34. The crew reported turning final at 2345 but the aircraft kept descending and struck the…

Crash of Air France Flight 358: penny wise, pound foolish

The above two images are computer generated re-enactment Accident Summary Date August 2, 2005 Aircraft type Airbus A340-313E Registration F-GLZQ Operator Air France Flight origin Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris France Destination Toronto Pearson International Airport, Mississauga Ontario Canada Summary Weather-induced runway overshoot, lack of company procedures, and pilot error Site Toronto Pearson International Airport,…