2002 Uberlingen midair collision

2002 Uberlingen midair collision

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Bashkirian Airlines Flight 2937 was a Tupolev Tu-154M passenger jet en route from Moscow to Barcelona. DHL Flight 611, registration A9C-DHL, was a Boeing 757-23APF cargo jet flying from Bergamo, Italy, to Brussels, Belgium. The two aircraft collided in mid-air on 1 July 2002, at 21:35 (UTC) over the towns of Owingen and Überlingen in Germany, (near Lake Constance), killing all 71 aboard both aircraft.[5] The German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Investigation (BFU) determined on 19 May 2004, that the accident had been caused by problems within the Swiss air traffic control system in charge and problems with the use of the collision warning system. 757 by: WilliamT TU154 by: Salin Explosion by: Paradox #757 #Airlines #airplane #Bashkirian #Boeing #collision #crash #DHL #explode #midair #OMG #TU154 #Tupolev
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