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FAA proposes $689,800 civil penalty against Federal Express
8 July 2011

FAA proposes $689,800 civil penalty against Federal Express

8 July 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a civil penalty of $689,800 against Federal Express Corp. (FedEx) of Memphis for allegedly violating U.S. Department of Transportation hazardous materials regulations. The FAA alleges that in 89 instances from June 13 to Sept. 4, 2009, FedEx failed to provide pilots-in-command with complete, accurate information on the […]

NTSB cites crew actions in ATR-42 cargo flight crash in Texas

27 April 2011

The crash of an ATR-42  cargo airplane while on approach to landing at Lubbock, Texas, was caused by the flight crew’s failure to maintain a safe airspeed, which put the plane into an aerodynamic stall at an altitude too low from which to recover, the NTSB determined. Poor crew resource management, flawed decision-making and human […]