Cause of Virgin Spaceship Crash yet Unclear!
Dec06

Cause of Virgin Spaceship Crash yet Unclear!

Crash investigators in the United States are trying to establish how a braking system that should only be used during re-entry to the Earth’s atmosphere was activated prematurely moments before the Virgin Galactic spaceship plane tore apart over the Mojave desert in California during a test flight. The untimely engagement of the tail mechanism, designed to slow the spaceship’s descent into the atmosphere from space and the...

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Communication Failure Caused Worst ever Runway Collision
Nov04

Communication Failure Caused Worst ever Runway Collision

The Tenerife disaster was the worst-ever runway collision in aviation history. The tragedy occurred when two Boeing 747s collided on the runway at Los Rodeos Airport (now called Tenerife North Airport) on the Spanish island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, on March 27, 1977, killing 583 people. Safety A bomb explosion at Gran Canaria Airport, and the threat of a second bomb, caused many aircraft to be diverted to Tenerife...

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