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Today's design choices = limited chances of surviving a crash
Most Aircraft Deaths Unnecessary (continued)

On the Burnelli aircraft, the fuel tanks are only in the wings On the Burnelli aircraft, the fuel tanks are only in the wings, with no fuel under or behind the passengers. The wheels and tires are under the body of the aircraft with no possiblity of damaging fuel tanks in case of hard landing. The engines are away from from the fuel, on the top rear-most portion of the aircraft. All of the most volatile components have been segregated.

The fuel is safely stored in the wings
Unlike it's conventional "counterpart," the Burnelli designed airplane, in the case of a crash or landing-gear collapse, will be riding down the runway on a flat fuselage. The fuel is safely stored in the wings. During a crash landing, the engines, at the back of the aircraft, don't get ripped off the wings and consequently don't cause a fire.
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