What we do not know about car accidents and plane crashes
• What we do not know about car accidents and plane crashes
Crash planes are rare and always get into all the world news. And no matter how terrible they are, the chance to die in a road accident is much higher. In this article, we gathered the most amazing and incredible stories and facts about accidents of various kinds:
Clint Eastwood had to survive a plane crash in the military service period. The plane in which he was flying, crashed over the Pacific Ocean. He is survived by swimming a few miles to the saving shore.
In 1973, Stevie Wonder was in a coma as a result of the accident. The doctors could not bring him out of this state. Then his friend began to sing in his ear, "Higher Ground" and Stevie began tapping his fingers, beating out the rhythm.
The father of one of the hijackers of the aircraft on September 11 was against the occupation of the pilot for his son, saying, "I have only one son, and I do not want him to crash."
In 1937, the Florida receiver suddenly caught the radio transmissions had an accident Amelia Earhart. They heard a woman named Betty, and recorded everything in a notebook. Now, her records are stored in a document entitled "Notebook Betty."
September 1st few fighters without ammunition flew on combat alert. Pilots had to send fighters into the hijacked ship and eject at the last moment.
A member of the Norwegian group A-HA Magne Furuholmen was five years old lost his father in a plane crash. His future bandmates Morten Harket saw it crash. They met 13 years.
In 1948, the Norwegian philosopher Bertrand Russell was among the survivors of the fall in domestic flights. All the survivors were on the ground smoking. According to rumors, before the flight, Bertrand said: "If you will not be able to smoke, I die."
Pilots Delta Flight 1141 before takeoff were so busy flirting with the flight attendants that "dropped" the plane and killed 14 108 people.
In 2010, a small plane of the Democratic Republic of Congo crashed due to a crocodile. One of the passengers on the sly has carried on board the crocodile hoping to sell on arrival. Crocodile escaped and made panic in the cockpit, causing the plane lost balance and fell.
The most likely time of the car accident - the output from 12 to 3 nights.
Opened in 1952, Center for the Study of automobile accidents and injuries conducted crash tests with real bodies, not with puppets.
In 1954, Ernest Hemingway survived the crash ... and another one the next day.
In 1996, hijackers seized Ethiopian Airlines flight 961 from Nairobi to Addis Ababa. They ordered the pilot to fly to Australia, intending to ask for asylum there. When the run out of fuel, the plane fell into the water. While the pilot was down only competently, many passengers were killed simply because they have inflated lifejackets ahead of time and could not get out of the plane.
The magazine "Popular Mechanics" investigated the collapse of all commercial flights since 1971, and found that the closer to the tail, the more chances to survive. Among the business class passengers survived turned out 49%, and the "galorke" 69%.
Most car accidents occur within a radius of five kilometers from the driver's home.
In 1977, on the way the game was killed in a plane crash the entire basketball team at the University of Evansville, except for one player. The last member of the team was killed two weeks later - he was hit by a drunk driver.
When the airship Gidenburg turned into a flaming ball of New Jersey, has survived almost two-thirds of the passengers.
In 1977, the Mississippi crashed plane with the band Lynyrd Skynyrd on board. Survivor drummer Artimus Pyle for help came across a farmer who took over the offending Artimusa private property boundaries and shot him in the shoulder.
It was only after the death of the famous American singer Buddy Holly in a plane crash in 1959, the newspaper stopped publishing the list of victims to alert relatives.
After the September 11 attacks the concept of "fear of danger." Fearing a possible tragedy, a man starts to make more risky behavior.
After September 11, the Americans tried to avoid the fly, resulting in increased flow of cars. As a consequence, the number of fatal accidents. During the year, about 1,500 people died in excess of normal numbers in an attempt to avoid an accident in a plane crash.
Before the aforementioned Buddy Holly died in a plane crash, his friend Waylon Jennings joked: "I hope your plane will break antediluvian". This joke haunted him until his death.
In today's world, almost a third of all teenage deaths occur in accidents.