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Types of Microburst’s

Microbursts are columns of air downdrafts that are localized and create a mixture of straight line and divergent winds near the surface. They may last for a few seconds but they have immense power and can bring down an aircraft and make it crash. In the microburst, air dashes to the earth from the top in a downward directed funnel and then spreads outwards. In a tornado the opposite happens and air from the bottom rises to the top in an upward directed funnel (Fujita, 1985). This paper would discuss the effects of a microburst on an airborne aircraft. The paper would then examine the incident when a microburst hit the Delta Air Lines Flight 191 killing 8 crew and…