News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
Exposes shortcomings at military air defense and civilian ATC control centers, and MAS ops center
Search continues for FDR in rugged terrain in French Alps
Agency recommends SOPs for aircrew to determine a point after touchdown where a go-around will not be initiated.
The weather at the time was below Category 1 landing minimums.
Other include airspace complexities; birds and wildlife; distraction and technology management; fatigue; and ground handling collisions.
The crash occurred in Argentina during filming of a French reality television show and killed several French Olympians.
The left-seat pilot was giving instruction to the right seat pilot.
Crew kept the aircraft on the runway during the incident.
Ford has long championed general aviation, most recently fighting to preserve SMO.
Delta MD-88 skids off runway and nearly into Flushing Bay