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The first officer did not have enough time to countermand before the aircraft stalled and crashed. Southwest Jet Engine Blows Out in Flight, Killing Passenger a b c "A Short History Of Making Flying Safer". However, even if they were counted as accidents they would have added about 2 deaths per 2,000,000,000 person-miles. A disproportionate number of all.S. The 1985 standard in force in the US at the time of the glider crash, Advisory Circular AC 20-53A, 32 was replaced by Advisory Circular AC 20-53B in 2006. The risks of travel Archived September 7, 2001, at the Wayback Machine. Two months later, American Airlines Flight 587 crashed in New York City, killing 256 people including 5 on the ground, causing 2001 to show a very high fatality rate. 4, 1933, a Douglas DC-1 test flight was conducted with one of the two engine shut down during the takeoff run, climbed to 8,000 ft., and completed its flight, proving twin aircraft engine safety.