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What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
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1 The Tenerife Disaster
On March 27, 1977 two Boeing 747s collided on the island of Los Rodeos, Tenerife, Spain. 522 people were killed in this horrific accident. How did this story unfold? (Sources: bambooweb, AirDisaster, Fact-Archive)
10 Q
Oct 16 09
498 plays
2 The "Star Dust" Mystery of 1947
My tenth quiz! The "Star Dust" was a small (civilian) British Lancastrian airplane. In 1947, on a flight from England to Chile, it flew into the mists over the Andes NEVER TO BE SEEN AGAIN! That is, until 1998 ...
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Mar 02 07
324 plays
3 Forty-Five Crashed, Sixteen Survived
Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashed in the Andes. The search was called off after eight days. What do you remember about this truly controversial story? (Research sites used: Wikipedia, Viven, etc.)
10 Q
Mar 13 09
612 plays
4 Aviation Mishaps and Misadventures
This quiz contains some very interesting trivia about commercial aviation disasters
10 Q
Aug 03 06
990 plays
5 Commercial Air Disasters 1988-98
History's tendency to repeat unheeded or forgotten lessons of bitter experience was never more apparent than in this period of airline crashes.
10 Q
Jan 19 05
1260 plays
6 The Gimli Glider
Inspired by the TV show "Air Disasters" on the Smithsonian channel, this quiz is all about the accident on Air Canada Flight 143. The plane involved was nicknamed "The Gimli Glider". This quiz is about the accident. Have fun and good luck!
10 Q
Aug 11 11
216 plays
7 The Colgan 3407 Air Disaster
Colgan Air Flight 3407 (operated on behalf of Continental Connection) was a daily scheduled commuter flight that crashed on February 12, 2009. This quiz is based on official NTSB reports and Cockpit Voice Recorder transcripts.
10 Q
Apr 30 10
201 plays
8 Mayday, Mayday, Mayday: Aviation Disasters
This is an aviation disasters quiz, ranging from the 1960s to the 21st century. Have fun!
10 Q
Feb 09 12
285 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:26 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* On February 24 1989 an explosive decompression ripped off the cargo door of United B747 Flight 811 bound from Honolulu to Sydney. Nine passengers seated above the door were sucked out of the aircraft to their deaths. What caused the door to blow off?
* On March 3 1991 a United B737-200 series over Colorado Springs, Colorado, was brought down by extremely adverse weather conditions, resulting in the deaths of all on board. What was the weather condition?
* On June 26 1988 a new Airbus A320, operated by Air France, scraped treetops during a low-altitude flyover for passengers' enjoyment, ripping off the starboard wing and crashing in a ball of fire. What was this accident a result of?
* Airline crashes in the '80s, '90s and today are often solved by information provided by this very important item from the aircraft.
* What airlines were not involved in any crashes, fatality-free or otherwise in the period 1988-98?

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