civil aviation disasters
accidents have long captured the interest and attention of pilots
and non-pilots alike. Outside of the horror of lost lives and
increased anxiety of future flights, there are valuable lessons to
be learned from these accidents. The purpose of this web site is to
examine these accidents in that light with the hopes of increased
understanding and safety.
All of the accidents discussed
involve airline flights and resulted in fatalities. For some, there
is still no explanation. In discussing these crashes, you will find
only the facts of the events and the probable reasons behind them.