Thoughts on ‘The Plane Crash’, a documentary film shown on Channel 4 (UK), 11 October 2012

Last night Channel 4 in the UK aired a programme called ‘The Plane Crash’, which documented a controlled crash of a Boeing 727 in a dried lakebed in Mexico. This event took over four years of planning and involved many experts across the fields of air accident investigations, biomechanics, and aviation safety. It was fascinating,[…]

Manchester Airport suspend worker for missing fake bomb

Link to story on BBC website. It is important to note that the flying public was never in danger. It could be argued that exercises such as planting ‘dummy’ bombs in luggage makes flying safer. It would be interesting to learn more about the training which this worker underwent, and see if there is a[…]