Since the beginning of the industrial age, mankind has perpetually impressed
itself by its accomplishments. As is typical with human nature, this has led to
severe self-absorption by TECHNOLOGICAL ARROGANCE. Practically every time
mankind has proclaimed to have conquered Nature,
Nature swiftly, surely and
most times dramatically reminds us how delicate and fragile our "Greatest
Technological Accomplishments" really are.
Important Aloha Flight 243 Information
Failure of Boeing's "Safe Decompression" Design Philosophy
Leads to the Inflight Failure of Aloha Airlines Flight 243 Upper
RMS TITANIC Sinks due to brittle cracking of steel hull plates caused by
cold water operation of ship below ductile to brittle transition temperature of
The Event Recorder Printout during the Three Mile Island Incident.
Boiler Explosion on a Mississippi River Steamboat kills 1238 Union
Nuclear Submarine The USS Thresher lost at sea.
Boiler Explosion onboard the USS Bennington at San Diego on July 21, 1905
kills 62 seamen.
- The Brockton Boiler Explosion
- The Lynn Boiler Explosion
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included, giving much needed insight into previous Disasters that may prevent
you taking or even you sending someone else on
Boiler Explosion AT&SF RR, Canadian, Texas April 1, 1951
- KC135 Air National Guard
Aircraft Fails Pressure Test
- MD-80 Crashes the Gate
- Explosion of 22 Foot Long
DOT Nitrogen Cylinder
- MIG In Flames Over Europe
"A Short Trip to Disaster
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