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Please watch this interesting Air-Crash investigation video and read the questions and answers.

                                    On 2 september 1998,Swissair flight 111(SR-111, SWR – 111)also codeshare flight with Delta Air Lines crashed  into the atlantic ocean.The crash site was 8 kilometres (5 mi) from shore.All 229 people on board died.


1. At what height did the airplane catch fire?
2. How many people were onboard when the airplane crashed? What happened to the passengers?
3. What was the model of the aircraft?


4. Where was the flight destined to?
5. What modern facilities were provided in the Swiss Air airplanes?
6. Who smelled the smoke first?
7. Which airport did the pilot choose for the emergency landing?
8. What forced the pilots to turn back before landing?
9. What electrical equipment remained on despite the pilot switching off all the equipment?
10. What was the result of the investigation?

Answers :

1. The airplane caught fire at a height of 33000 feet.
2. There were 229 onboard when the airplane crashed in the ocean. All the passengers died in the incident.
3. The model of the airplane was MD-11 model 1986.
4. The flight was destined to Geneva in Switzerland.
5. The Swiss Air airplanes had introduced an onboard entertainment system in which a passenger can see videos, browse the internet and could also gamble onboard.
6. The first officer smelled the smoke at first and went to inspect it.
7. The pilot chose the airport at Helifax for the emergency landing.
8. The airplane was very high to land accurately at the Helifax airport, so it turned back to attain the desired height.
9. The newly introduced entertainment system remained on and created overheating of the circuits.
10. A faulty wire was found, which was placed very near to a highly flammable material.




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