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ID:

176

Date:

2007-04-14

Headline:

Delta pilot declined to land Aug. 26 because edge lights were out

Reporter's name:

Brandon Ortiz

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Lexington Herald-Leader

City:

Lexington, KY

Summary:

An e-mail message sent by Delta to the Federal Aviation Administration shows that a Delta pilot had declined to land at the Lexington airport the day before a fatal crash there because the main runway's edge lights were out. The e-mail was obtained by the Herald-Leader through FOIA.

Keywords:

crash, airport, runway, pilot, Blue Grass Airport


Agencies:

FAA

States:

KY

Categories:

air safety


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