|A DC-10 Looses Its Cargo Door At 11,000 feet
A Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes just after takeoff from Orly Airport in Paris, France. Flight 981 climbed to flight level 110 when the aircraft rear cargo door blew out causing a rapid decompression, damage to the cabin floor and flight controls. The aircraft crashed killing all 346 passengers on board. It was determined that the latching mechanism design had a flaw. When it appear that the door was locked, in essence it wasn't.
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