In its January 10 final report on the fatal crash of a Cessna Caravan more than three years ago, the NTSB said there was “no evidence of an in-flight collision or breakup.” The Safety Board modified its factual report, which previously contained language that suggested the possibility of an in-flight collision, perhaps with a nearby FedEx DC-10, before it lost control and crashed on Oct. 23, 2002, killing the sole-occupant pilot.
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With Duluth, Minn.-based Cirrus Design set to be a first-time exhibitor at this month’s EBACE, the speculation is that the company will finally unveil its long talked-about single-engine very light jet at the European show. In November, the company promised that “over the coming months, more details will emerge around the Cirrus personal jet.”
An aircraft accident happens, on average, three or more times a day in the U.S. If people die in such an accident, investigators from the NTSB are sure to be involved in trying to figure out what happened.
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