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How to Crash a Plane

How to Crash a Plane

Nickolas Means

November 16, 2015
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  1. HOW TO CRASH
    A PLANE
    NICKOLAS MEANS / @NMEANS

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  2. July 19, 1989

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  3. Denver Stapleton International Airport

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  4. United Flight 232
    Denver Stapleton to Chicago O'Hare

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  5. McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
    N1819U

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  6. Captain Al Haynes

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  7. Al, I can't control the plane!

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  8. We're rolling!

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  9. "Ladies and gentlemen, we've lost our tail engine, but this
    aircraft can fly fine with the two remaining engines.
    We're going to descend and continue on to Chicago."

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  10. We've lost all our hydraulics.

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  11. The only question I had was how long
    it was going to take Iowa to hit me.

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  12. GE CF6-6 Turbofan Engine

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  13. Brace! Brace! Brace!

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  14. Of 296 people on board, 185 survived.

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  15. In the previous 25 years, no one had ever survived the
    complete loss of flight controls on an airliner.

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  16. "The Safety Board believes that under the circumstances
    the UAL flightcrew performance was highly commendable
    and greatly exceeded reasonable expectations."
    — NTSB Aircraft Accident Report, United 232

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  17. What made this crew different?

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  18. CREW RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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  19. EVERYONE HAS A VOICE

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  20. SOFTWARE IS A TEAM SPORT

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  21. THANKS!
    NICKOLAS MEANS / @NMEANS

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