This is the second or third I've heard a story like this in the past 10 years. Seems like the airlines are looking for excuses to dump these people and the airlines have known these passengers have been using other names on tickets. Seems to me that they let them do this for a time and then at...
Hey, here's a brilliant idea; we have jumpseats, so lets put a 3rd pilot in all cockpits including the RJs to prevent this from happening again. How do you become an "expert"?
NTSB report today of findings so far.
I highlighted some significant things here. Could they have landed too smoothly or hydroplaned and neither the spoilers or brakes activated because of it? And for those of you that have started to blame the crew...STFU!
March 9, 2015
WASHINGTON - As part...
On Sep 9th 2014 the NTSB conducted their board meeting to determine the cause of the crash and concluded the probable causes of the crash were:
- the crew continued an unstabilized approach into Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Ala.
- the crew failed to monitor...