Category: Airplane Accidents


For those afraid of flying, it is easy to conjure a nearly infinite amount of scenarios wherein something goes terribly wrong with a plane. Among the most alarming that any passenger could imagine is a window blowing free, decompressing the cabin and pulling people into thin air. This is precisely

When news first broke that Roy Halladay, former pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays, was killed in a plane accident on November 7th, 2017, the sports world stopped to grieve. Mr. Halladay was long known as one of the true “good guys,” beloved by fans and teammates

Fear of flying is one of the rare fears that isn’t known by some fancy other name. Though it can be called Aviophobia, most people just refer to it as fear of flying. It is also an extremely common fear, affecting millions of people across the world. For many people

Few things are as terrifying as the thought of an airplane accident. Whether your imagination conjures images of a breached hull at 30,000 feet or a devastating crash that strews wreckage for miles, just the idea of being in an airplane accident is enough to keep thousands of people on

When a US Airways jetliner crashed in Philadelphia on March 13th, 2013, the early reports indicated that a blown tire and gusting winds had caused the jet to skid off the runway. There was no reason for the nearly 150 passengers to ask any more questions. They thought they knew

Just as with new homebuyers and the warning that cautions “let the buyer beware,” so should buyers be aware any time they purchase high ticket items, including planes and luxury vehicles. Many vehicles—old or new—pose risks to the owner if repairs and maintenance have not occurred on a regular basis.