Belavia Flight

January 8, 2009 - 7:06am

A preliminary report issued by the NTSB yesterday on the facts surrounding the December 20 accident of a Continental Airlines Boeing 737-500 at Denver International Airport noted that after the captain unsuccessfully tried to correct the airplane’s deviation from the runway centerline on takeoff with the rudder, he tried briefly to use the tiller to manipulate the steering of the nosegear.

October 3, 2007 - 4:33am

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch of the UK’s Department of Transport implicated jet lag and over-the-counter drugs in the crash of Bombardier Challenger 604 N90AG, in Birmingham, England, on Jan. 4, 2002. The failure of the impaired crew, which had taken antihistamines the night before, to have the airplane de-iced before takeoff may have caused the jet’s stall, roll to the left and crash on takeoff, concluded the DoT.

November 6, 2006 - 4:03am

Seeing Susan Saint James on the Today show early last month remembering the life of her 14-year-old son, Teddy Ebersol–one of three people who died in the crash of a Challenger 601 at Montrose, Colo., on November 28–brought into stark focus the pain of business aviation’s recent dark spell.

November 3, 2006 - 10:53am

Seeing Susan Saint James on the Today show early last month remembering the life of her 14-year-old son, Teddy Ebersol–one of three people who died in the crash of a Challenger 601 at Montrose, Colo., on November 28–brought into stark focus the pain of business aviation’s recent dark spell.

 
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