Since the beginning of the industrial age, mankind has perpetually impressed itself by its accomplishments. As is typical with human nature, this has led to severe self-absorption by TECHNOLOGICAL ARROGANCE. Practically every time mankind has proclaimed to have conquered Nature,
Important Aloha Flight 243 Information
Nature swiftly, surely and most times dramatically reminds us how delicate and fragile our "Greatest Technological Accomplishments" really are.
Failure of Boeing's "Safe Decompression" Design Philosophy Leads to the Inflight Failure of Aloha Airlines Flight 243 Upper Fuselage
RMS TITANIC Sinks due to brittle cracking of steel hull plates caused by cold water operation of ship below ductile to brittle transition temperature of steel.
Boiler Explosion on a Mississippi River Steamboat kills 1238 Union POWs.
Nuclear Submarine The USS Thresher lost at sea.
Boiler Explosion onboard the USS Bennington at San Diego on July 21, 1905 kills 62 seamen.
- The Brockton Boiler Explosion
- The Lynn Boiler Explosion
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- Locomotive Boiler Explosion AT&SF RR, Canadian, Texas April 1, 1951
- KC135 Air National Guard Aircraft Fails Pressure Test
- MD-80 Crashes the Gate
- Explosion of 22 Foot Long DOT Nitrogen Cylinder
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