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October 15, 2004

Klyde Morris 10.15.04

Klyde's Love For Airline Execs Knows No Limit

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (10.15.04)

"This was an egregious and preventable accident that raises many safety issues that need to be addressed. It also was a clearly survivable accident -- as are most commercial air carrier accidents, and points up the necessity of strictly following time-tested procedures to maximize passenger safety in emergency situations." Source: NTSB Chairman Ellen Engleman Conners, referring to the ditching of an Air Sunshine flight in July, 2003. In an uncharacteristically harsh appraisal of the accident, board members criticized the company, the pilot and what it said was poor, undocumented maintenance, all of which the NTSB listed as contributors to the accident. A woman and a four-year old child died after the aircraft ditched in the Atlantic while on a flight from Fort Lau

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