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TWA Flight 800 Anniversary

Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the controversial plane crash commonly referred to as the TWA Flight 800 accident. The event involved the in-flight breakup of a Boeing 747-131 operated by Trans World Airlines rather shortly after departure on 17 July 1996. Continue reading »

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Boston Logan Airport Collision Investigated By NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says it is investigating a collision in Boston between two airline jets that occurred on July 14, 2011, at about 7:33 P.M. EDT. According to the safety board, a Delta Air Lines B767-300ER (N185DN) operating as Delta flight 266, was taxiing on taxiway B for departure on runway 04 &hellip Continue reading »

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Southwest Airlines 737 Incident At Chicago Midway Airport

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 operating as Flight 1919 overran Chicago Midway Airport’s (MDW) runway 13C while landing today (26 April 2011). According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the conditions at the time were rainy with southerly winds. The incident occurred at 1:33 pm (CDT).

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United Flight 497 Airbus A320 Investigation Update

An update has been issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) into the incident on 4 April 2011 on board a United Airlines Airbus 320-232. The NTSB says United Airlines Flight 497, operated aboard an aircraft registered as N409UA and Airbus A320 serial number 462, returned to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) &hellip Continue reading »

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United Airlines Airbus A320 Runs Off Runway After Smoke In Cockpit

There is a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) team on its way to investigate an incident involving a United Airbus passenger jet in New Orleans. The safety agency says that on 4 April 2011, at about 7:25 a.m. CDT, an Airbus 320-232 (N409UA), serial number 462, with 109 passengers and crew aboard, operating as United Airlines flight 497, exited the left side of runway 19 at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). The aircraft had returned to the airport about 20 minutes after take-off due to electrical difficulties and smoke in the cockpit. Continue reading »

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