Tue, Jul 27, 2010
Will Assist Government With MD-11 Freighter Accident
The National Transportation Safety
Board is dispatching a team of investigators to assist the
government of Saudi Arabia with its investigation of today's cargo
airplane accident in Riyadh.
At about 1138 local time Tuesday, a Lufthansa MD-11(D-ALCQ)
freighter crashed while landing at the King Khalid International
Airport in Riyadh. The two crewmembers on board survived the
accident. Flight 8460 originated in Frankfurt.
NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman has designated Senior Air
Safety Investigator Bill English as the U.S. Accredited
Representative. The U.S. team will also include NTSB flight
operations specialists, an NTSB aircraft systems specialist, and
technical advisors from the Federal Aviation
Administration and Boeing.
The investigation is being conducted by Saudi Arabia's General
Authority of Civil Aviation which will release all information on
the progress of the investigation.
FMI: www.ntsb.gov, www.gaca.gov.sa/GACA/Home.aspx?l=EN
YOU Can Contribute To The Annual List Compiled By The Staff and Readership of the ANN and Aero-TV! E-I-C Note: We're going to start naming names and dropping details THIS week--- t>[...]
Also: Big Boeing Order, Napa Tower Quaked, Landsberg Retires, Galileo Falters Breaking News! Google has unveiled an exciting new UAV project, called Project Wing, which has been un>[...]
An Impressive Line-Up Continues To Make A Solid Impact On Sport Aviation ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell seized the opportunity to talk with Phil Solomon, the CEO of Tecn>[...]
AD NUMBER: 2014-17-04 PRODUCT: Certain Bombardier, Inc. Model CL-600-2B19 (Regional Jet Series 100 & 440) airplanes.>[...]
FAA General Aviation Airports Report Beginning in 2010, the FAA began a national review of the general aviation airports resulting in two reports, General Aviation Airports: A Nati>[...]