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Old 05-03-2014, 05:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NachtRitter View Post
How many have died because the engine stopped running?
For the GM recall scandal 13 people were killed so far.
There is no data on people killed in other car makes or other non ignition switch related failures.

I'm pretty sure large airplanes have a backup system to move the aero control surfaces, even if the engines stop running.
BTW large airplanes are supposed to be engineered to be a safe as known possible.
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