Air Crash Investigations: Disaster in the Everglades the Crash of Valujet Airlines Flight 592

Air Crash Investigations: Disaster in the Everglades the Crash of Valujet Airlines Flight 592

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On May 11, 1996, at 1413:42 eastern daylight time, a Douglas DC-9-32 crashed into the Everglades about 10 minutes after takeoff from Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida. The airplane was being operated by ValuJet Airlines, Inc., as flight 592 and was on its way to Atlanta, Georgia. Both pilots, the three flight attendants, and all 105 passengers were killed. The National Transportation Safety Board determined that the probable cause of the accident, was a fire in the airplane's cargo compartment that was initiated by the actuation of one or more oxygen generators being improperly carried as cargo.The 12-year limit was established based on tests conducted by Scott Aviation. 18 The term a€œsafety capa€ as used in chapter 35-22-03 of the Douglas MD-80 maintenance manual will be used in this report rather than the term a€œshipping cap a€ usedanbsp;...


Title:Air Crash Investigations: Disaster in the Everglades the Crash of Valujet Airlines Flight 592
Author:Allistair Fitzgerald
Publisher:Lulu.com - 2009-12
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