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By Samme Chittum

On June 12, 1972, a robust explosion rocked American airways Flight ninety six an insignificant 5 mins after its takeoff from Detroit. The explosion ripped a gaping gap within the backside of the airplane and jammed the hydraulic controls. Miraculously, regardless of the wear and tear and resulting chaos, the pilots have been capable of land the aircraft competently. lower than years later, on March three, 1974, a surprising, forceful blowout tore via Turk Hava Yollari (THY) Flight 981 from Paris to London. THY Flight 981 was once no longer as fortunate as Flight ninety six; it crashed in a woodland in France, and none of the 346 humans onboard survived. What triggered the mysterious explosions? How have been they associated? may perhaps they've been avoided? The Flight 981 catastrophe addresses those questions and lots of extra, providing a desirable insiders' examine dramatic aviation disasters.

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