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Has there ever been a mid-air plane collision?
Has there ever been a mid-air plane collision?

Oh boy, fasten your seatbelts folks, because we're about to take a turbulent trip through aviation history. Believe it or not, mid-air plane collisions have happened before, and I'm not just talking about in Hollywood blockbusters. In fact, one of the most infamous cases was the 2002 Ɯberlingen mid-air collision, a truly shocking event that taught the world a lot about the importance of air traffic control. It's a bit of a bumpy ride to think about, but hey, even a tiny bit of turbulence can make for an interesting flight, right? So, next time you're cruising at 30,000 feet, remember to appreciate those air traffic controllers on the ground, they're the unsung heroes making sure your flight doesn't turn into an unplanned airshow!

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