Why Takeoff And Landing Are So Dangerous

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According to Boeing, 49% of all fatal plane accidents happen during the final descent and landing phases of the average flight, while 14% happen during takeoff and the initial climb. One of the reasons for this is altitude — the closer the plane is to the ground, the less time a pilot has to react to problems. Here's why making a plane stop is actually riskier than making it fly.

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