Air Canada Cause and Effect Essay by Write Fine

Air Canada
Discusses the factors that led to the Air Canada 797 aviation accident and the resultant changes in air safety regulations.
# 112231 | 2,161 words | 2 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Feb 17, 2009 in Canadian Studies (Misc.) , Aviation, Aeronautics (General)

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The paper discusses the June 2, 1983 accident of Air Canada flight 797, in which 23 passengers died as a result of a fire soon after the plane made an emergency landing at the Cincinnati airport. The paper notes that this is considered to be one of the most significant disasters in aviation history as it led to important changes in fire safety design and procedures for passenger aircrafts. The paper gives an overview of what happened that led up to the emergency landing and the survival factors, as well as the National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) recommendations that resulted.

Events Leading to the Emergency Landing
Survivability Factors
NTSB Recommendations

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Aircraft Accident Report: Air Canada Flight 797." (1983). National Transport Safety Board. June 2, 1983. Retrieved on May 3, 2008 from
  • Noland, D. (2007). "Ten Plane Crashes That Changed Aviation." October 13, 2007. Retrieved on May 3, 2008 from,13319,152543,00.html

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