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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"This accident chain started with something as basic as
inadequate tire inflation and ended in tragedy. This entirely
avoidable crash should reinforce to everyone in the aviation
community that there are no small maintenance items because every
time a plane takes off, lives are on the line."
Source: NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman
at a Board meeting to hear evidence in a 2008 Learjet accident in