Data Chips Too Badly Damaged For Video To Be Captured
While the investigation into the September 16, 2011 crash of a
vintage P-51D Mustang aircraft at the Reno Air Races in Reno, NV
remains ongoing, the NTSB said Friday that they are unable to
retrieve any on-board video from the badly damaged components and
memory cards found in the debris field.
A memory card taken from the on-board telemetry unit of the
accident aircraft is still being examined to determine if data can
Additional telemetry data that was transmitted from the accident
aircraft to the race crew on the ground is also still being
examined. Any information recovered from the card, and any
telemetry data will be included in the public docket.
NTSB investigators continue to review the dozens of videos and
hundreds of photographs provided to them by spectators at the air
race. Additional updates of factual information will be provided as
it is developed.