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

                                    On August 31, 1986, Two aircrafts collided in mid-air over Cerritos, California, killing all 67 aboard both aircraft and 15 people on the ground. In addition, 8 persons on the ground sustained minor injuries from the crash.


1. Which airplane was involved in the accident?
2. Where was the flight heading to?
3. Where did the air crash take place?

4. On which day of the week did this crash take place?
5. At what time did the pilot of the airplane contact air traffic controller?
6. What was the mistake of the pilot of the small airplane?
7. The captain of which flight provided evidence to the control tower, which confirmed the crash?
8. What did the Captain of the American 330 see?
9. What happened in the area where the plane had crashed?
10. What did the fire fighter do when he and his companion saw heavy smoke from one area?

1. It was Aero Mexico flight 498, a DC-9.
2. The flight was heading towards Mexico.
3. The airplane crashed in suburban area of Cerritos in Los Angeles.
4. It was Sunday.
5. The pilot of DC-9 contacted the control tower at 11:47 AM.
6. The pilot of the smaller airplane should have contacted the air traffic controller before actually entering the airport control area, but he informed the air traffic controller when he was already gliding in the control area.
7. The American 330 Heavy’s pilot saw some evidence which confirmed that the crash took place.
8. The pilot of American 330 Heavy saw a large smooth space on land that confirmed the crash.
9. There was fire.
10. The fire fighter was doing training and as soon as he and his colleagues witnessed heavy fire from one region, he immediately informed the fire station and called for more help and headed towards the place of the incident.




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