On July 19, 1989, the tail-mounted No. 2 engine of United Airlines Flight 232 exploded, causing serious damage to the aircraft’s hydraulic systems and leaving the flight controls unusable.

On July 19, 1989, the tail-mounted No. 2 engine of United Airlines Flight 232 exploded, causing serious damage to the aircraft’s hydraulic systems and leaving the flight controls unusable.

The Unflyable Plane: Disaster (Series 1) (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site. – Full Video, Duration (28:25)

Using what you learned in this weeks’ readings, discuss how the failure of the engine shown in the video introduced a hazard in other aircraft systems resulting in difficulty controlling the aircraft. Use resources from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and other credible sources in aviation to substantiate your initial post and responses. Engage in relevant and focused conversation.
Please meet the following criteria for discussion posts: Post should be a minimum of 200-300 words grammatically sound.

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