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WHICH CAME FIRST?Fedora Gavin Raj2518129
Summary of Flight 529An Embraer EMB120RT operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines as Flight 529 took off from Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia, on August 21, 1995. About 31 minutes into the flight, the plane experienced a loss of propeller blade from the left engine. The pilots tried to conduct an emergency landing at West Georgia Regional Airport, Carrollton, Georgia, but unfortunately crashed during the process. Damage was severe due to the impact forces upon landing, and a post crash fire broke out (FAA, n,d,). The captain and seven other passengers where killed, 13 people onboard the aircraft sustained serious injuries while the remaining got away with minor injuries.
Causes and Contributing Factors to AccidentCAUSESFracture due to fatigue crack that went undetected due to incompetent inspections, repair work, training and documentation (NTSB, 1996)Fracture caused the propeller blade to break, deforming

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