Posts Tagged ‘engine failure’


On This Day in Aviation History: May 5th

Cinco de Mayo is a busy day in aviation: Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space, Eastern Flight 855 narrowly averts near Miami, two unrelated hijackings on the same day in 1972, the merger of Air France with KLM and m...
by Phil Derner Jr.


Video and Photos of Qantas 747 Uncontained Engine Failure

A passenger captured video of sparks pouring out the back of a Qantas 747's number 4 engine after it failed near San Francisco Monday night.
by admin