Daily Quiz | Aviation industry: Crashes, heroes and lessons learnt

In what has been called China’s worst air disaster in more than a decade, a China Eastern Airlines plane crashed into a remote, mountainous area of ​​the country on March 21 while flying from Kunming to Guangzhou. While this is a tragic incident, data shows that the airline industry has become much safer over time and has learned many lessons from past accidents. Here’s a quiz about crashes, lessons learned, heroes and the industry.

In what has been called China’s worst air disaster in more than a decade, a China Eastern Airlines plane crashed into a remote, mountainous area of ​​the country on March 21 while flying from Kunming to Guangzhou. While this is a tragic incident, data shows that the airline industry has become much safer over time and has learned many lessons from past accidents. Here’s a quiz about crashes, lessons learned, heroes and the industry.

In what has been called China’s worst air disaster in more than a decade, a China Eastern Airlines plane crashed into a remote, mountainous area of ​​the country on March 21 while flying from Kunming to Guangzhou. While this is a tragic incident, data shows that the airline industry has become much safer over time and has learned many lessons from past accidents. Here’s a quiz about crashes, lessons learned, heroes and the industry.

1† The mid-air collision of two planes over Charkhi Dadri in 1996 is one of India’s worst aviation disasters. The accident, which killed all 349 people on board both flights, led to two major changes in aviation. First, India said that any aircraft with 30 or more passengers or a maximum payload of more than 3 tons would have to have an ACAS (airborne collision avoidance system) to be allowed to fly in Indian airspace. What was the other change India proposed to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) that many countries opposed? This requirement was not set out until 2003 when ICAO published guidelines on it. And the reason India insisted on it was because it was largely a reason for the crash.

Reply :

Making English the language of aviation. Charkhi Dadri’s crash occurred largely because the Kazakh pilot did not understand the instructions given to him in English.


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