After the recent Yemeni Airbus jet carrying 153 people crashed into the Indian Ocean and Air France Airbus flight 330 disappearing off Brazil’s northeast coast on 31st may Sunday night, apparently after encountering violent thunderstorms and severe turbulence it has been proved once again that there are still loopholes in our advanced technology which costs human lives after every few years.Here is a list of 6 worst disastrous air accidents which compelled human being to bow down and urges scientist and technocrats to make aviation industry more and more flawless
so that it does not cost human lives any more in future.
The deadliest aviation-related disaster of any kind, considering fatalities on both the aircraft and the ground, was the destruction of the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001 with the intentional crashing of American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175. The crashes killed 2,988, most of them occupants of the World Trade Center towers or emergency personnel responding to the disaster.
On 18th July 2007 a passenger plane crashed and burst into flames at Brazil’s busiest airport, in the heart of Sao Paulo, killing all 199 people.It was raining and the plane skidded off the runaway and crashed into a warehouse.Investigation started and pointed fingers on Govt. bureaucracy which managed the Airport’s air traffic system.
On 27 march 1977 Tenerife airport disaster was the collision of two Boeing 747 airliners on the runway of Los Rodeos Airport (now known as Tenerife North Airport).With 583 fatalities, the crash remains the worst accident in aviation history.
Close to 147 people died when jet crashed during takeoff in Spain.It was the height of the summer tourist season in Spain, when families take holidays throughout the country.According to sources, the plane was attempting to make a second takeoff when the accident happened.
An Air France Airbus A330-200 was destroyed when it crashed into the sea while on transatlantic flight from Rio de Janeiro International Airport to Paris- Airport on 31st may’09.The airplane carried 12 crew members and 216 passengers.Soon after the news search team started their operation near the island of Fernando de Noronha, 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) northeast of Rio de Janeiro and two debris fields were found about 650 km (400 miles) northeast of the Fernando de Noronha Islands the very next day.
Recently a Yemeni Airbus jet carrying 153 people crashed into the Indian Ocean as it came in to land in the Comoros islands early Tuesday on 30 June ‘09 but rescuers pulled a child from the sea alive.Search teams are out and flying over Indian ocean after the accident to locate debris and bodies of passengers with zero hope of survival.