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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, […]