NOT-SO-PLANE SAIL­ING: fly­ing’s pri­mary per­ils

Australian T3 - - PLANE TRUTH - (Source:ICAO)

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Run­way-re­lated Taxi­ing can be dan­ger­ous, ac­ci­dent too

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Fire Es­pe­cially bad at 35,000 feet

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Tur­bu­lence A dan­ger as well as an in­con­ve­nience dur­ing in-flight meals

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Sys­tem fail­ure Whether a gen­uine tech­ni­cal fault or hack at­tack

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Loss of con­trol in-flight Of­ten the con­se­quence of one of the above

6/ Emer­gency Con­trolled land­ings flight into are ter­rain an op­tion at low al­ti­tudes if prob­lems oc­cur

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Un­knowns From hi­jack to act of god

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