Wed, Apr 15, 2009
UAL 232 Captain Will Keynote May 7 Event
The Greater Washington Business Aviation Association announced
Tuesday the group will host a well-known and much-lauded pilot
during its Safety Standdown next month.
Former UAL Captain Alfred C. Haynes will be the keynote speaker
at the May 7, 2009 Safety Standdown at the NTSB Training Academy in
The captain of United Airlines Flight 232, Haynes is one of the
most in-demand speakers today. It was twenty years ago that Captain
Haynes and his crew, against all odds, crash landed a United DC-10
in Sioux City, IA with no hydraulics.
Despite the fiery crash landing, 184 people survived the
"Captain Haynes' presentation is not just for pilots, but for
flight attendants, maintenance personal, dispatchers, air traffic
controllers, emergency crews and others," the GWBAA writes. "His
75-minute presentation will captivate, inspire and motive you."
The cost of the Safety Standdown is $50 and includes a
continental breakfast, lunch (sponsored by Bombardier) and breakout
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