Lessons from World’s Worst Mid-air Collision
Jan07

Lessons from World’s Worst Mid-air Collision

The Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision of November 1996 that happened in the Indian airspace was the worst in the history of civil aviation. The tragedy, which claimed 349 lives, raised so many crucial questions on the existing safety standards, leading to concerted efforts to make flying safer. Here is an analytical recap of the tragedy. The Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision that occurred on November 12, 1996, over the village of Charkhi...

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