Tag Archives: NTSB

Summary of Articles Posted on Asiana Flight 214 Crash

Here’s a summation of articles posted about the Asiana Flight 214 crash as of Monday, July 8, 2013. Regarding the pilot and aircraft: 1.            The pilot of the jet was in 777 training – had only 43 hours in the … Continue reading

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NTSB Says FAA Needs Safeguards to Prevent Mid-Air Collisions; Top Aviation Stories for July 2, 2013

FAA Needs to Add Adequate Safeguards To Maintain Space between Planes, NTSB Says In a recommendation to the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board has asked the FAA to modify its air traffic control procedures to avoid mid-air … Continue reading

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Special Counsel Says FAA Slow to Act on Whistleblower Complaints of Aviation Safety Lapses at Major Airports – UPDATED 5/17/2012

On May 8, 2012, Carolyn N. Lerner, of the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, sent a scathing letter to President Barack Obama regarding seven recent whistleblower disclosures of significant safety lapses at commercial aviation facilities in the United States.  While … Continue reading

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