On This Day: American Air Flight 427 had 132 people on board and took off from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport for Palm Beach International Airport in Florida, which was also scheduled to land at Pittsburgh International Airport. But due to a technical fault in the plane, it became a victim of an accident and it could not be controlled, due to which the ship was destroyed by a big explosion. All this happened in just 28 seconds and the passengers traveling did not even know what was the reason for their death.
world's biggest plane crashes Plane CrashIn the list of this incident, which happened in America on the evening of Thursday, September 8, 1994, is also included in the list. Flying at an altitude of thousands of feet, American Air Flight 427's rear wings lost balance and the plane, along with 132 people on board, came down from an altitude of five thousand feet (5,920 feet) in a matter of seconds. 132 people aboard are killed, including 5 crew members. Among the 5 crew members, there were 3 flight attendants, one pilot and one co-pilot.
Technical fault at 6000 feet
According to radar data obtained after the accident, Flight 427 was never closer than 4.1 miles (6.6 km) from Delta 1083. The ship was flying at a speed of 220 mph (350 kmph) at an altitude of 6,000 feet (1,800 m). But in the meantime a technical fault started in the ship. At 7:02:57 p.m. the ship entered the wake turbulence of Delta 1083, and suddenly there were three thumps, a clicking sound and a loud rumble, after which it began to roll to the left. The auto pilot stopped at 7:03:02.
At 7:03:015, the speed of the fall of the ship became very fast. The pilot declared emergency. The speed of its rolling was very fast and fell on the ground in a few moments, after which there was a big explosion in it. The ship crashed into Hopewell township near Aliquippa at 7:03:21, just 28 seconds after going into wake turbulence, causing a loud explosion and killing 132 people.
America panicked after the accident
After the unexpected plane crash, concerns were raised about the safety of the aircraft in many countries of the world including America. A committee was formed to investigate the cause of the accident. The National Transportation Safety Board investigated the matter. Along with this, America has prepared the Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act in its own right. Whereas the Boeing company, which made the aircraft, did a long research by spending crores of rupees and made new technology for improvement.
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