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Pilot Error: American Airlines Flight 965 (1995). Failure to adequately plan & execute the approach. Deaths 159.

Pilot Error: American Airlines Flight 965 Failure to adequately plan & execute the approach.

Tower of London, WWI tribute. Very poignant.

Queen visits Tower of London poppies

2014 Tower of London art installation featuring thousands of ceramic poppies - at the Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red exhibit each poppy commemorates a fallen serviceman.

On Sunday, an airplane tour guide in Kourou, French Guinea learned just how important it is to double-check your aircraft before take off when a little kitten emerged from within the left wing while the plane was already in the air.

An airplane pilot learned just how important it is to double-check your aircraft when a kitten emerged from the wing while the plane was already in the air.

Boston bombing: How internet detectives got it very wrong

Boston: Internet detectives get it wrong

Boston bombing: How internet detectives got it very wrong

29 August 1960 - Air France Flight 343, a Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation (F-BHBC) operating from Paris to Abidjan via Dakar, crashed into the sea with the loss of all 63 lives on board while the aircraft's crew made a second attempt to land at Dakar's Yoff Airport. The incident was blamed on a tropical wave that would become Hurricane Donna.

29 August 1960 - Air France Flight 343, a Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation (F-BHBC) operating from Paris to Abidjan via Dakar, crashed into the sea with the loss of all 63 lives on board while the aircraft's crew made a second attempt to land at Dakar's Yoff Airport. The incident was blamed on a tropical wave that would become Hurricane Donna.

1 September 1953 - Air France Flight 178, a Lockheed L-749A Constellation (F-BAZZ) operating the Paris-Nice portion of a passenger flight to Saigon crashed into Mount Cemet, France, with the loss of all 42 lives on board. The accident occurred while the flight deck crew was preparing to land at Nice's Côte d'Azur airport, the aircraft's first scheduled stop. The accident investigation established "controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) as the cause.

1 September 1953 - Air France Flight 178, a Lockheed L-749A Constellation (F-BAZZ) operating the Paris-Nice portion of a passenger flight to Saigon crashed into Mount Cemet, France, with the loss of all 42 lives on board. The accident occurred while the flight deck crew was preparing to land at Nice's Côte d'Azur airport, the aircraft's first scheduled stop. The accident investigation established "controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) as the cause.

Budget-hit Spanish town charges for tomato-throwing fest

First fees for Spain tomato festival

The debt-hit Spanish town of Bunol - world-renowned for its tomato-throwing Tomatina festival - is to charge entry for the first time.

Richard Hammond sets out on a quest to find the amazing engineering connections behind the Airbus A380, the largest passenger airliner in history. Description from shelf3d.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Mit dem Doppeldecker nach Johannesburg - Der Airbus im Liniendienst - Doku

14 June 1948 - SNCASE SE.161/P7 Languedoc (F-BATG) crashed at Coulommiers - Voisins Aerodrome, Seine-et-Marne.

14 June 1948 - SNCASE SE.161/P7 Languedoc (F-BATG) crashed at Coulommiers - Voisins Aerodrome, Seine-et-Marne.

Pilot Error: Austral Líneas Aéreas Flight 46 (1988). Carried out approach below minimum visibility. Deaths 22 (all)

Pilot Error: Austral Líneas Aéreas Flight 46 Carried out approach below minimum visibility. Deaths 22 (all)

3 June 1962 - Air France Flight 007, a chartered Boeing 707–328 (registration F-BHSM), Chateau de Sully, flying from Orly Airport, Paris, France, to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, crashed at Orly during takeoff. 130 out of 132 people on board were killed. Two flight attendants sitting in the rear section of the aircraft were saved. The rejected take off was due to mechanical failure.

3 June 1962 - Air France Flight 007, a chartered Boeing 707–328 (registration F-BHSM), Chateau de Sully, flying from Orly Airport, Paris, France, to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, crashed at Orly during takeoff. 130 out of 132 people on board were killed. Two flight attendants sitting in the rear section of the aircraft were saved. The rejected take off was due to mechanical failure.

Elon Musk: Rockets will fly people from city to city in minutes

Dewoitine

7 July 1940 - Dewoitine F-AQBA was shot down by a Japanese fighter and crashed in the Gulf of Tonkin, killing the four crew.

Pilot Error: Air India Flight 855 (1978). Failure to gain control after captain instrument failed. Deaths 213 (all).

Pilot Error: Air India Flight 855 Failure to gain control after captain instrument failed. Deaths 213 (all).

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