Category: accident

Japanese train drivers and conductors purposely point at all the…

Japanese train drivers and conductors purposely point at all the signs they pass as a way to keep focus and prevent accidents. The technique is called shisa kanko and has been in use for more than 100 years.

Photo :  Jeroen Komen from Utrecht, Netherlands / wikimedia

During the opening ceremony for a new terminal building at the…

During the opening ceremony for a new terminal building at the Ottawa International Airport in 1959, a USAF F-104 Starfighter did a supersonic flypast. The resulting sonic boom shattered nearly all the glass in the airport and caused significant structural damage, delaying the opening for another year.

A Russian pilot went against regulations and allowed his…

A Russian pilot went against regulations and allowed his 16-year-old son to sit at the controls of the plane. His son accidentally disabled the autopilot, the plane then crashed and killed all 75 people on board.

The UK police uses incidents screens to block the view of…

The UK police uses incidents screens to block the view of traffic accidents on the highway in an attempt to reduce rubbernecking delays.

The UK police uses incidents screens to block the view of…

The UK police uses incidents screens to block the view of traffic accidents on the highway in an attempt to reduce rubbernecking delays.

According to the “Pass by Catastrophe” rule, if, by…

According to the “Pass by Catastrophe” rule, if, by accident, the university burns down, or is destroyed otherwise, all current students immediately graduate with a degree.

Photo : Daily Mail