Aircrash Minority Report

What are some of the little-known facts about famous or infamous airplane crashes?

  For decades they thought they knew why the de Havilland Comets crashed.

We all know that the de Havilland Comets crashed because of metal fatigue cracks emanating from the corners of the square windows. However, modern analysis shows that this is probably not true. Find out the real reason the first jet airliner was a deathtrap.