What aircraft has the worst safety record?


What aircraft has the worst safety record?

JAL Flight 123 520: The crash of Japan Airlines Flight 123 on August 12, 1985, is the single-aircraft disaster with the highest number of fatalities: 520 people died on board a Boeing 747.

How many kilometers can a Boeing 747-400 fly without stopping?

A modern Boeing 747 can fly about 15,000 km (9,500 miles) when it’s flying at 900 kmh (550 mph). This means it can fly non stop for almost 16 hours!

What engines does a 747-400 use?

New engines offered on the 747-400 included the Pratt & Whitney PW4056, the General Electric CF6-80C2B1F, and the Rolls-Royce RB211-524G/H. The engines offered lower fuel consumption and greater thrust, along with a full-authority digital engine control (FADEC) which adjusted engine performance for improved efficiency …

What is the difference between 747 8 and 400?

The -8 actually has a larger wingspan, longer fuselage, as well as an extended upper-deck. For passenger versions, the 747-8 offers 51 additional seats over the 747-400. In fact, with the 5.6 meters of extra fuselage length, the 747-8 offers 16% more revenue cargo volume.

Is there a Boeing 747 400 in the air?

A Skylease Cargo Boeing 747-400, registration N908AR performing flight GG-4854 from Chicago O’Hare,IL (USA) to Halifax,NS (Canada) with 1 passenger,… A Kalitta Air Boeing 747-400, registration N401KZ performing flight K4-335 (dep Jun 10th) from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Brussels (Belgium), was…

Are there any problems with the B747-400?

It seems like, all of a sudden, one the most safe, famous and beatiful aircraft, the B747-400, has been experiencing (age?) problems.

When is Lufthansa retiring the Boeing 747-400?

Lufthansa will be retiring their 747-400 fleet in 2025 as they are being replaced by the Boeing 777x and the Boeing 747-8i. KLM will be retiring their 747-400 Combi and Passenger fleet in 2020 as they are being replaced by the Boeing 777-300ER, the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, and the Airbus A350-900.

Where did the Qantas B747-400 make an emergency landing?

The episode happened just a few days after another B747-400, operated by Qantas Airways, was forced to make an emergency landing in Manila after suffering a hole in the fuselage and the subsequent decompression of the cabin during a flight from Hong Kong to Melbourne.