1984: When NASA intentionally crashed a passenger jet

Pretty awesome read.


Everything is worth doing for science!

What’s better is the documentary on this.

They forgot overhead cabin luggage storage and that would have made the test more realistic.

as a comparison in 2012 a similar experiment (including overhead luggage) was conducted using a B727 in the Mexican desert. (Or Mexican Dessert if you trust my autocorrect!)

Worth watching the documentary, available on YouTube as well.


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