Most mysterious plane crash in the history of
• The most mysterious plane crash in the history of
Perhaps the most mysterious event in aviation history occurred with the American writer and aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart
the history of aviation are cases where aircraft are also not filed a distress call, and after the disappearance did not leave any trace of debris.
Here are some of the most notorious and mysterious plane crash that was not without mystery:
1. Air France flight 447 (2009)
This deadly air accident occurred in 2009 with the participation of the Airbus A 330, flying from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. The plane with 228 passengers on board fell into the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. As in the case of the missing Malaysian plane, Air France pilots did not file a distress call. A full-scale search and rescue operation for five days did not give any results. Then some parts of the tail of the aircraft were found.
The search for the plane that crashed on the ocean floor, dragged on for two years. And after one more year as a result of the investigation it was found that ice crystals blocked speed sensors Air plane - this is what led to the tragedy.
2. Flight 800 TWA (1996)
Airplane Boeing 747, bound from New York to Rome, exploded in the air and fell into the Atlantic Ocean. All 230 passengers on board were killed. transport experts from the National Security Council determined that the probable cause of the crash of the aircraft has been an explosion of the fuel tank, which occurred due by malfunction of wiring. However, the conspiracy theory supporters believe that the cause of the explosion was planted a bomb on board the plane or collision with a missile the US Navy.
During the briefing, conducted last summer by the National Security Council confirmed that neither the testimony nor found the wreckage or flight recorders to record does not support the assumption that the collision of the aircraft with a missile.
3. EgyptAir Flight 990 (1999)
Airplane Boeing 767, carrying out regular flights between Los Angeles and Cairo, crashed and fell into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after takeoff. The disaster claimed the lives of 200 people. After a 2-year investigation it found that the plane crash was caused by the improper actions of the commander.
All collected by the National Council of the evidence, including the trajectory of the aircraft and the flight data from the flight recorders indicated that the commander and chief mate in the last minutes of his life trying to take control of an airplane in his hands. The senior officer repeatedly said: "I rely on God." This version did not work for the Egyptian side, and she pushed her - cause of the accident was the fault plane control system.
4. The aircraft "Cessna" (1972)
October 16, 1972 a member of the US Congress from the Democratic Party, Thomas Hale Boggs and Nick Begich politician boarded the twin-engine "Cessna", which is directed in the capital of Alaska - Juneau. However, the aircraft was never destined to deliver passengers to their destination - he disappeared. Even a 39-day search, which were called "the most ambitious in the history of Alaska", t. To. They were involved in 70 aircraft, yielded no results. They put forward various theories about the cause of the plane crash. It was said that the plane was shot down by the Serbs because of the Croatian roots Begich. Another version points to the political past Boggs, is part of the Warren Commission.
5. Amelia Earhart (1937)
Riddle last flight of Amelia Earhart, the first woman pilot, still remains unsolved. In 1937, while attempting to make a circumnavigation flight on a twin-engine airplane Lockheed Model 10 Electra, Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan disappeared in the central Pacific Ocean. According to one version, in the plane just ran out of fuel, on the other - Amelia Earhart and Frederick Noonan were captured from the Japanese, to build on located in the Pacific islands of its military bases.