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People pushing the tires of a crashed plane in Corfu. 1972

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People pushing the tires of a crashed plane in Corfu.

1972
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People pushing the tires of a crashed plane in Corfu.

1972
People pushing the tires of a crashed plane in Corfu. 1972
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British Airtours Flight 28M was an international passenger flight, originating from Manchester International Airport's Runway 24 in Manchester, England, en route to Corfu International Airport on the Greek island of Corfu. On 22 August 1985, the route was being fulfilled by Boeing 737–236 G-BGJL, when take-off from Manchester Airport was aborted due to engine failure. The aircraft, previously named "Goldfinch", but at the time of the accident named "River Orrin", had 131 passengers and six crew on the manifest. At 06:12 BST during the takeoff roll, a loud thump was heard. An engine failure had generated a fire and a plume of black smoke ensued. Takeoff was aborted and the captain ordered the evacuation of the aircraft,[1](p102) with 78 of the 131 passengers escaping. 53 passengers perished along with two members of the cabin crew. Most of the deaths were due to smoke inhalation.[2] The accident was instrumental in bringing about changes to make aircraft evacuation more effective. Acting on the recommendations of the UK's Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), which investigated the accident, the aviation industry introduced changes to the seating layout near emergency exits, fire-resistant seat covers, floor lighting, fire-resistant wall and ceiling panels, more fire extinguishers and clearer evacuation rules.[3]

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