Integrated Aircraft Oxygen Sensor

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-4697
Published December 01, 2006 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Shortly after its takeoff from New York City on July 17, 1996, Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight 800 exploded over the Atlantic Ocean and crashed. The accident investigation board determined that the center wing fuel tank caught fire and exploded. Although the ignition source remains unknown, it was unquestionably the presence of a combustible fuel/air mixture in the center wing fuel tank that caused the resulting