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NTSB: Mechanical defects, breakdown in monitoring procedures caused wintertime 757 runway excursion
6 June 2012

NTSB: Mechanical defects, breakdown in monitoring procedures caused wintertime 757 runway excursion

6 June 2012

Mechanical defects that prevented the automatic deployment of speedbrakes and the captain’s failure to monitor and manually deploy them led to an overrun of a Boeing 757 off of a snowy runway at Jackson Hole Airport, WY (JAC). The incident was compounded by an anomaly with the thrust reversers, the NTSB reported. On December 29, […]

Report: Poor CRM factor in cargo plane takeoff incident (India)

28 February 2011

Indian investigators concluded that inadequate CRM and a lack of assertion on the part of the first officer were factors in a takeoff incident at Mumbai Airport in June 2010. A Boeing 757 was lined up right of the centreline and k knocked down 15 runway edge lights during the takeoff before the captain was […]

NTSB: Auto speed brake mechanism anomaly noted in Jackson Hole runway excursion incident

12 January 2011

The NTSB issued a second investigation update regarding the runway overrun of a Boeing 757 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. At about 11:38 am MT onDecember 29, American Airlines flight AA2253, a Boeing 757-200 (N668AA) inbound from Chicago O’Hare International Airport, ran off the end of runway 19 in snowy conditions while landing at Jackson Hole Airport. No […]

Boeing 757 runway excursion incident at Jackson Hole, WY

30 December 2010

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB ) has opened an investigation into an incident in which a Boeing 757 passenger jetliner departed the runway while landing at Jackson Hole Airport in Wyoming. At about 11:38 am MT on December 29, American Airlines flight AA2253, inbound from Chicago O’Hare International Airport, ran off the end […]

NTSB issues update on its investigation of Boeing 757 windshield fire

21 May 2010

In its continuing investigation of a fire aboard a Boeing 757 that diverted to Dulles Airport (IAD) enroute to the Los Angeles International airport (LAX) from New York’s John F. Kennedy International airport (JFK), the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has developed the following factual information. On Sunday, May 16, 2010, about 21:17 the pilots […]

NTSB issues recommendations for Boeing 757 wing panels

23 May 2008

Following an occurrence in March 2008 when a Boeing 757 experienced an in-flight separation of a wing panel in cruis flight, the NTSB issued three recommendations to the FAA: Require operators of Boeing 757 airplanes to conduct a one-time visual inspection of the upper wing fixed trailing edge panel support beam clips for cracks, proper […]