So many incidents with airplanes lately!

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Registered: 01-03-2001
So many incidents with airplanes lately!
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Thu, 07-24-2014 - 10:59am

And now this morning I see on the news another one from Air Algerie has gone missing. What is going on??

Karla
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Registered: 04-16-2009
Thu, 07-24-2014 - 11:22am

Nothing is going on (except of course over conflict areas).

With the increasing number of airline flights each day in the world,there are going to be more accidents. But,  even at that, the actual number of accidents is very low.

This plane accident was due to bad weather.

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Registered: 03-05-2013
Thu, 07-24-2014 - 2:17pm

I think something is going on but not sure what. We will probably find out soon enough.

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Registered: 11-13-2011
Thu, 07-24-2014 - 3:40pm

It is a little scary . It makes me wonder what is really going on ...

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Registered: 08-25-2013
Fri, 08-01-2014 - 8:23am

What I can't understand is the fact they can't seem to solve any of the mysteries surrounding these planes. With all the technology this world has and we still have one plane completely MIA.

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Registered: 11-15-2001
Sat, 08-02-2014 - 6:24pm

From my point of view, something is definately going on. Just what is anyone's guess. In the end times....


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Registered: 02-14-2000
Mon, 08-11-2014 - 7:05am

More and more people taking to the sky in bigger and bigger planes with deferred maintenance to balance higher fuel costs/ airport fees. IMHO

BUT here's a comparison chart for US carriers...looks like an awful lot of cars crashing to get their fatality numbers up to those of a MUCH higher capacity plane.

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/publications/national_transportation_statistics/html/table_02_01.html

 

Marti