The biggest engineering mistakes of all time

These had disastrous consequences

Stars Insider

07/09/19 | StarsInsider

LIFESTYLE Disasters

Everyone makes mistakes, and engineers are no exception. The big problem is that, some mistakes can have disastrous consequences, and many engineering mistakes, in fact, do.

We're all familiar with a number of disasters that were caused by major design faults. Many people have lost their lives because engineers wanted to take shortcuts, use cheaper materials, were negligent, and in many cases, just plain wrong at the design stage.

These errors occur across different areas of engineering; from civil, to aerospace, among others. In this gallery you'll find some of the biggest mistakes in the history of engineering, the majority of which had disastrous consequences.

Click through and get to know the biggest engineering mistakes of all time.

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