August 22, 2014

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On 22 august 1985, a British Airtours 737 was on a take-off roll from Manchester airport when an engine fire caused the pilot to abort. Not realising the extent of the fire, he followed standard procedures to exit the runway, thereby turning the flaming wing upwind and fanning the flames onto the fuselage. The resulting fire caused the deaths of 55 passengers and crew. read more

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