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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270045
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... investigation of two in-flight bombings. aircraft accidents explosive sabotage failure analysis DAMAGE BY EXPLOSIVE SABOTAGE continues to be a serious and increasing threat to structures all over the world. This is particularly true for international targets such as passenger aircraft. As the speed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... per 100 cubic feet, respectively ( Ref 3 ). Explosive sabotage of aircraft continues to be a serious threat to aviation throughout the world. After investigating the various aircraft accidents caused by deliberate in-flight detonation of explosive devices, an increased awareness to air safety...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... structures, especially international targets such as passenger aircraft, has been on the increase with the coordination of terrorists throughout the world. In aircraft accidents due to explosive sabotage, extensive damage is caused not only primarily by the explosion, but also by crash impact forces that...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... illustrated subsequently. Deliberate damages are caused by sabotage by antisocial elements. In almost every major accident, the first suspect is sabotage until disproved. Sabotage by deliberate detonation of powerful explosives has been practiced by such elements to cause destruction of...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... other sabotage in the area. Following a lengthy investigation and trial, the court-appointed auditor handed down a decision that the disaster was the result of structural failure rather than an explosion ( Ref 2 , 3 ). His decision reflects the frustration felt by anyone trying to judge two real...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... causal candidates included sabotage; an explosion caused by a ruptured turbine blade penetrating a fuel tank; structural failure from clear air turbulence; an in-flight engine fire that either ignited fuel or weakened the structure to the point of failure; explosion of hydrogen from a leaking battery; or...